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Old 05-01-2011, 08:47 PM   #950 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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The car was parked in the garage, and was this close to disassembly & welder-based first aid...

Then it was pressed back into service hauling brush to the city compost yard - result of a big wind storm.

It's really satisfying using it as a light duty hauler, especially the low speed maneuvering...I guess it's all low speed with this car . Forklift DNA ftw!!

So... a few more brush runs are required early this week... THEN it's into the garage for first aid. (I should get someone to hide the keys so I can't pull it out again!)
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