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Old 12-26-2008, 12:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New here, not new to econocars. In Central Arkansas.

Hey guys and gals, My name is Dustin. I LOVE small vehicles. Right now I have a 1993 Festiva, a 2004 SRT-4, and a 150cc Chinese scooter. Looking for another Festiva to fix up.

Been a member over at Fordfestiva.com for about 4 years now, but I've been in love with small cars since my mom bought a '00 metro LSI.

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Old 12-26-2008, 08:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-26-2008, 12:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 12-26-2008, 02:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 12-26-2008, 10:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Hey - welcome to the forum. I've grown to love small cars, too.

But I still remember feeling somewhat ... well, let's say I had a "heightened sense of awareness" when I picked up Firefly #1 and drove it home across the top of Toronto on North America's busiest freeway. I downsized from an '89 Accord to that car and haven't looked back.

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Old 12-26-2008, 11:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Hello Dustin and welcome on-board.

How much efficient is your festiva ?

Do you plan any mod ?

Don't forget to create your festiva in the garage and to fill-up the fuel log, this is an excellent tool to see how much you improve and motivate yourself.

Have fun,

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Old 12-27-2008, 02:25 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hello Dustin and welcome on-board.

How much efficient is your festiva ?

Do you plan any mod ?

Don't forget to create your festiva in the garage and to fill-up the fuel log, this is an excellent tool to see how much you improve and motivate yourself.

Have fun,

Denis.
Well it's really good on gas right now, I bought 2 gallons about a year ago and I've yet to burn through them. The car has yet to move under it's own power also. I'm slowly putting in the B6T motor I got from a Mecury Capri XR2. It won't get the 40mpg's most festivas do but it will get more than my SRT-4 it will replace as my DD until the weather warms up for my scooter to be ridden. Then hopefully I can talk the neighbors down the street to let me buy their festiva for my ecomod project. If not I know of a Geo Metro junkyard(AKA Heaven) that I can piece together an xfi.

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.

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