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Old 01-14-2008, 06:51 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Base Metro - '96 Geo Metro
90 day: 54.24 mpg (US)

Neon ACR - '98 Dodge Neon ACR

Banana Slug - '64 Volkswagen Bug

Spirit - '92 Toyota Class C Motorhome Winnebago Itasca
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International differences

Hello 64Falcon!
I also love the old classics. My second car was a 64 Mercury Comet (US spec) which was the Merc equivalent to the Falcon. It was only 5 years old when I bought it! It had a 260 ci V8 and 3 on the tree, with some kind of high gearing. It easily got @20mpg even with a hotfoot teenager driving it.
Okay, back to my point... Your avatar picture looks like a 62 / 63 Falcon to me. I think that is probably an international difference, but can you post a bigger picture of it? I'd love to get a closer look at it. And welcome; I'm very interested in what kind of mileage can be coaxed out of old Detroit (or wherever yours came from) iron.

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