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Old 10-10-2008, 10:50 AM   #723 (permalink)
MetroMPG
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.78 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: 66.29 mpg (US)
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Nope, Ivan's got more pressing issues (a 1 year-old @ home) to bother spending time on the computer!

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Good news! James from the UK, designer of the incredibly useful LED battery pack monitor that is in the ForkenSwift, has just posted step by step instructions on how to build them:



See: EV Weblog: LED Bargraph battery monitor part 2

An LED monitor like this is invaluable for anyone driving an older, less-than-perfectly-balanced pack. Prevent battricide! Build a pack monitor!
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www.MetroMPG.com - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners
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