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Old 02-01-2021, 05:12 PM   #1260 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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I have a theory. My theory that belongs to me is as follows:

They took those pics of the car on the very corner where it broke down. Thus the odd positioning in the street, the hood not shut, the owner's manual out for troubleshooting.


Also: these cars are troublesome to do some brake work (ABS). EG: bleeding fluid is a pain due to the design of the blended hydraulic/regen system.


If you have to bike more than 10 minutes to see this car, I'd not bother.
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