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Old 05-17-2008, 08:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Just picked up an '89 metro!!!

Yay!! I'm quite excited to start modding.

The metro has 113k on it and drives great. I got it for a steal (I think) at $900.

Right away I'm taking off the side mirrors and back seat today.

I think I'll also put some synth oil in... anyone have the specs on the 89 (type and quantity needed)??

I may also do the back wheel well skirts too... though probably not this weekend. LOL

Any other quick and easy out-of-the-gate suggestions for mods I can do to boost the mpg's (not driving tech... but actual mods)??

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Old 05-17-2008, 09:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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sorry... to clarify since i can't seem to find it on the board anywhere - can someone fill me in on recommended synthetic oil viscosity and quantity for both engine and tranny (manual)? thanks!
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SirKeats: you will find your answers at teamswift.net

Any and all Geo Metro owners should visit: http://www.teamswift.net/

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Home of the Suzuki mini-compacts ! Your Home for all things Suzuki Swift, Geo Metro, Holden Barina, Chevy Sprint, Pontiac Firefly, and Suzuki Cultus. TeamSwift is a technical performance oriented community!
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Old 05-18-2008, 02:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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5W30 oil for the Metro. I use regular oil myself, but it's up to you. I don't think it effects MPG on a measurable scale.
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Old 05-18-2008, 02:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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drive it like you didn't steal it

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