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Old 09-15-2017, 01:43 PM   #156 (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)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

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aero-hiding the re-gearing

Difference in aero drag? Still unknown... but improved!

Re-used the 15 inch wheel discs I saved from my 2007 Honda Civic former winter beater, and which also spent some time on my 2004 Prius winter beater.

I need to make up a pair to cover the factory 14 inch wheels on the front.

I swear I'm going to start a mods thread some time.


If the fuel gauge and the odometer can be trusted, the car is on its best tank yet: 46+ ?? More mods than last tank, plus the weather turned warm again. We'll know soon.
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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.
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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