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Old 11-27-2007, 01:23 PM   #372 (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: 52.8 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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06-10-2007, 05:37 Pm

I just took the ForkenSwift for a spin around the block - fresh off the charger - and achieved a new milestone: I have now officially broken the speed limit with it.

Where the previous highest seen was 49 km/h (29 mph), I just saw 55 km/h indicated, and there was still some pedal left . Speed limit is 50 km/h.

Since the tires on the car are 6.7% bigger than stock, I was actually going 58.7 km/h (36.5 mph) - assuming the speedo is correct. Woo!
Latest mods: 3-cylinder Mitsubishi Mirage. EcoMods now in progress...
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