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Old 11-13-2014, 07:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Mystery Car... ("58 - 166 MPG" streamlined Geo Metro)

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Does anybody here have any info. on this car ???


About a year ago I came across this car on youtube and figured the owner is probably a member here or at the very least, a visitor of this site.













Then the other day while cruising the web, I came across this updated, extensively modified version.





































Going by information from the forum the pictures were posted on, the car is located somewhere in Northern California.

(the pictures were posted 9/19/14)


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Old 11-13-2014, 08:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That is what I want to do seriously fine aluminum work. Most of the compound curves are fairly easy to shape when you understand the technique. Is it a Metro?

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Old 11-13-2014, 08:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...ible-4781.html

Same car, back in the day on EM.

The narrator is an idiot.
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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166 mpg. Gotta wonder what drivetrain mods are under the hood.

Anybody seen it in real life? I'd love to see that guy here on the forum.
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Old 11-13-2014, 10:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Good thing I kept scrolling - we've seen that video before, but not those new pics!
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Old 11-13-2014, 10:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Just noticed the small writing on the end of the decklid:

Quote:
somethingsomething Ulta Marathons I got 240 MPG
Referring to some eco-driving contest?
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Old 11-13-2014, 10:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Based on the surrounding scenery, NorCal seems possible to likely. Never ran across the car though!
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Old 11-13-2014, 11:27 AM   #8 (permalink)
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He should do the Vetter Run- cages are welcome too.
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Old 11-13-2014, 11:27 AM   #9 (permalink)
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OMG! I have never forgot about that car! That is the exact car I saw. Check out permalink #299 http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post390832
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Old 11-13-2014, 01:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Ha - and my response in that thread: "nope, doesn't sound familiar."

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