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Old 03-07-2019, 12:33 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: WV
Posts: 1,165

IGL - '04 Saturn Ion
Team Saturn
90 day: 56.19 mpg (US)

grayOS (personal use) - '19 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES
90 day: 30.71 mpg (US)
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As to profitability, right now on weekends I’ve made close to $20 an hour driving on just one platform, call it $300 for two days at an average 8 hours a day (usually 6 first day and 10-12 the second), and after fuel and car washes I normally profit $220-240... my car gets around 20mpg while driving in town (really steep, 1st gear hills and lots of stop and go)... that’s less than I *could* make working OT at my day job but the time is difficult to get and it’s usually offered on a few mins notice (get call at 9:45 asking if I can be there by 10), so I appreciate the flexibility

The issue with buying a car is mostly my credit. While I’ll likely have 20-30% to put down on a $5-6k car, that doesn’t buy much and I’m not even sure if I could get financing
My current Ecotec project...

My last Ecotec project...
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