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Old 11-25-2007, 09:10 PM   #71 (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: 52.07 mpg (US)

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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
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03-27-2006, 02:11 Pm

forgot to mention: these scrap guys may be a good source of used batts.

they get used 12v truck starting batteries from a local commercial truck service center. he said the trucks usually run 4 batteries, and if one fails, the service center replaces all 4.

oh, and the scangauge showed 68.2 mpg (us) on the return trip to the scrap yard (about 8 km). i'm liking that engine kill switch.

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