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Old 10-02-2020, 02:58 PM   #293 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 64.03 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
One thing I've got down to instinct is to swerve toward the tail end of the deer...

One thing I've got down to instinct is to start honking the horn repeatedly.



Also, at night, I sometimes flash my high beams repeatedly if I see one stationary near the road.



Both seem to help them out of "deer in the headlights" mode.
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