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Old 11-25-2007, 10:10 PM   #177 (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)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
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Someone asked if I'd seen this Honda n600 conversion before...


I have seen that Honda conversion before. Neat job. AND: under $2K US conversion cost (not sure if that included the car or not).

I'm not crazy about filling the rear seat area with batteries, but then again it's a much smaller car than the Metro, plus his has a lot more range than we'll be aiming for - 12 Trojans gives him 50 miles.

I want to retain seating for 4 - more to keep the stock appearance than to actually carry 4 people. (It'd probably be over its GVWR or whatever you call it with 4 adults plus 4-8 batteries.)
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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