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Old 12-27-2018, 06:45 PM   #26 (permalink)
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It is 198 miles from my house to his area if I drive through a canyon, which I do not want to do again, particularly in the winter. It is 284 miles the other way,
Holy cow, no way. My "beater radius" rule is 50 km = 30 miles.

I broke the rule and went 400 km / 240 mi. round trip for my current Metro winter beater, and it's still debatable whether that was a good move.

Summer beater MPGiata was 58 km away. Slightly over. (Not good at following rules?)
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

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