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Old 04-26-2021, 07:03 PM   #48 (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: 53.56 mpg (US)

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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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35 MPH jackknife! My first thought was suspension failure. But 12k lbs behind an old 280 will do it too.


Since I started this thread, I still haven't connected with my buddy to find out if the field truck is even still there.

However, here's a new development that wasn't under consideration before: My brother's next-door neighbour just bought a full-size pickup. He used to own one that we'd borrowed in the past in exchange for gas & beer. Win-win??
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
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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