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Old 11-11-2016, 01:49 PM   #26 (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: 55.97 mpg (US)

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90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

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Picasso: yeah, even if it runs/drives perfectly, it's definitely not worth $1k any more.

(Although a Miata-owning friend of mine swears it's worth that just to part it out. I'm not so sure whether to believe him.... he's an enabler!)

Also, would I have to refund the money when the crank pulley shears off?

Originally Posted by LittleBlackDuck View Post
Fred flintstone mod would have as much power.
Turns out it's already got the Flintstone mod! I just need to make the hole big enough to get my other foot through.
Project MPGiata! Mods for getting 50+ MPG from a 1990 Miata
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: 70 MPG in my ecomodded, dirt cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage.
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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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