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Old 05-22-2008, 09:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I managed to get 42 MPG (Imperial) out of an '81 Celica, but now I'm onto Metros. I've got a 4-door automatic to fix and sell, and a 3/5 coupe to improve and keep. Aero mods come easiest to me.

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Old 05-22-2008, 09:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi Bicycle Bob - welcome to the site.

Glad to see another Metro fan. I'm quite sure you can make a buck on the Metro resale (assuming you were able to buy it at a decent price - apparently that's getting harder).

Not surprised to read your interest in aero, given your username.
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Old 05-22-2008, 09:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome! I am also a Metro fan! If you need any help fixing that 1.0L just ask!
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Old 05-25-2008, 04:58 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Bicycle Bob -

Welcome to EM! Metro's gonna take care of your wallet, no doubt.

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