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Old 07-26-2008, 12:40 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ATaylorRacing View Post
I just bought a 96 Geo Metro yesterday just for the gas mileage. While slightly abusing the speed limit 5-8 mph I got 46 mpg on the 195 mile trip.....the old EPA rating of 49would have been met if I was doing the limit and if I had closed the drivers side window.

I just e-mailed you.
Put on new plug wires, distributor cap, and rotor this AM and got 50.8 mpg on a outing. Yesterday a dealer tried to buy it for $4K from me. He has about 10 customers that he is trying to sell these to, but can't find decebt ones. He saw the temp tag on it and knew that it was not from Indianapolis, where we were.

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