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Thread: Space Peanut :: 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage ES (Garage entry)

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    Space Peanut
    2017
    Mitsubishi
    Mirage ES
    Sapphire Blue
    5-Speed Manual

    Bought brand new. First new car I ever owned and glad I did my research!

    Details

    Window vent visors installed
    Mivec decals

    Am/FM/CD/Aux/USB

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    1.2L 3-Cylinder
    2" Chrome Exhaust tip

    2006 VW New Beetle rear coil springs

    15 x 6 1/2" wheels with P195/50R15 Toyo Extensa tires

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Mullet View Post
    The thread is still there is it not?
    Right... sorry! I just thought that would be a good time to make some notes on comparing the two setups. I just haven't seen any activity on the meetup thread.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 50.0 mpg (US) ... 21.2 km/L ... 4.7 L/100 km ... 60.0 mpg (Imp)


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    Added window vent visors today. They were the adhesive tape style and look good. Got them on Amazon............
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    I installed factory driving lights that I got from member FrankA05. I had to completely remove both inner fender/wheel well liners to do this. You can't just remove some clips and pull it back. While these were off, I cleaned the dirt from the firewall and lower fender area and sprayed some fluid film in there to save time for when I do rust proof it................
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    Got these decals from Amazon and placed them on the bottom of the rear doors............
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    Looks good JM!! And the name is cute lol.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 48.3 mpg (US) ... 20.5 km/L ... 4.9 L/100 km ... 58.0 mpg (Imp)


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    Space Peanut -- Love it!

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    Thanks. I just went through this thread and fixed all the missing images. The Space Peanut now has 12,000 miles on it and we really have no complaints and had zero issues with the car. The MPG's are 42-46 depending on if the A/C is on or not. Once I put the stock wheels and tires back on near winter those numbers will go back up.

    The only upgrade to do is tint the windows and the car should be finished as far as I am concerned.
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    Did a quick walkaround video of my Mirage.........

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    Looking good Johnny!

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.5 mpg (US) ... 17.2 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.7 mpg (Imp)


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    Great review, Mullet! Glad you are still diggin' your first new car!



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