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Old 09-10-2020, 12:48 PM   #331 (permalink)
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Old 09-18-2020, 12:56 PM   #332 (permalink)
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Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
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Cooling fan monitor



I should have done this earlier in the season when it was REALLY hot, but I hooked up the multimeter to monitor the cooling fan - I can't hear it when I'm driving.

The reason: I changed my driver-adjustable grille block to string-activated this:







Better late than never? There was frost on some of the roofs this morning.
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Old 09-21-2020, 08:41 AM   #333 (permalink)
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Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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drinking problem

I've been periodically topping up the engine oil since I got this car, but never recorded any details until this summer.

Looks like around 1 L (1.1 qt) every ~3k km (1800 mi)

Some of it is being burned & some of it is leaking.
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Old Yesterday, 03:02 PM   #334 (permalink)
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Thats pretty good (comparatively speaking anyway) especially depending on how big the leak is. Does it drip on the ground or is it the kind that just makes everything all gunky in the engine bay?

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