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    Sounds like what happened to my old Accord (89). ...

    Sounds like what happened to my old Accord (89). I'm curious to find out if that shaft issue was due to corrosion like it was in my car's case. Corrosion effectively increased the shaft diameter,...
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    Good thing you caught this early. The only...

    Good thing you caught this early.

    The only clutch I ever wore out was caused by the clutch pivot arm (terminology?) bushing slowly seizing up, which held the clutch from engaging fully when the...
  3. Oooo, them's fightin' words.

    Oooo, them's fightin' words.
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    2019 ASG award winner

    Mirage wins again:



    As a brand, Mitsubishi U.S. recognized as the 2019 "Best All-Around Performance Brand" and "Best Economic Performance Brand".

    Details:...
  5. Thanks for the update. Glad you're enjoying it...

    Thanks for the update. Glad you're enjoying it so much! Getting used to the CVT (is this your first CVT?)
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    I gave up trying to keep current with the various...

    I gave up trying to keep current with the various Mirage trims in Canada after a few years.
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    Sucks about your car, Geojake. Hope you get it...

    Sucks about your car, Geojake. Hope you get it sorted out soon.



    I once saw a transport truck hit a stuffed armchair that fell off a trailer on the highway. The chair wedged firmly under the...
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    satisfied customer

    14777

    2014 top spec 5-speed with 182k km = 113k miles.

    Asking price of $4600 is a little steep for the "cheap Mirage" category (esp with that many kms), but the description is good:


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  9. That's not very long for brakes to last with that...

    That's not very long for brakes to last with that much highway driving!



    This is my typical situation. I literally can't remember the last time I had to replace pads due to wear on any of my...
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    Sticky: Where are you going biking? What kind of trails?

    Where are you going biking? What kind of trails?
  11. Hey, I resemble that comment!...

    Hey, I resemble that comment!
    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showthread.php/5527-Used-Mirages-aren-t-cheap-enough-yet!-So-here-s-my-new-1k-car-(1990-Miata)
  12. Thread: Surprising garage stats: comparing...

    Thread: Surprising garage stats: comparing numbers of CVT vs. manual Mirage owners


    Check near the end of that thread. Survey of cars.com shows ~10-16% for sale are manuals.
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    That dealership has been running concurrent ads...

    That dealership has been running concurrent ads for the same car for a while - one asking $3300 and one at $3k.

    Not sure what's up with that.
  14. Is a manual available in other markets?

    Is a manual available in other markets?
  15. I suspect Mitsu (and its dealers!) are...

    I suspect Mitsu (and its dealers!) are disappointed at the low sales numbers of the Eclipse Cross. It's in the hottest segment, yet 2019 sales are basically even with the Mirage in its "dying"...
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    Welcome/bienvenue, zking67! The 2016 Spark is...

    Welcome/bienvenue, zking67!

    The 2016 Spark is the newly redesigned model, I think. I'm curious to know your thoughts on the pros/cons against the Mirage. I have never driven a Spark.
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  17. I've driven one too ...

    I've driven one too - there's one in my little city. If they had been as popular as the Leaf or Volt, I wouldn't have worried about battery replacement, since it would have been relatively easy to...
  18. Sheesh! Started reading this thread, excited...

    Sheesh!

    Started reading this thread, excited because I'm pretty sure the news item I saw last week was about flotownj, along the lines of "Vet takes kid for fun charity lapping event in a slow...
  19. Congrats on passing 250k miles. At this...

    Congrats on passing 250k miles.

    At this rate, you're going to take the highest-miles Mirage slot this summer.
  20. Canada: up a bit

    248 sales in May, up a bit from May 2018.
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    Suspicious about new tires at 20k miles, though. ...

    Suspicious about new tires at 20k miles, though. Rear axle alignment? After effect of the 'minor' collision damage?
  22. That makes more sense! I was having a little...

    That makes more sense!

    I was having a little trouble with the description of the dealer network being "very excited" about the arrival of the next gen Mirage. I COULD see them feeling that way...
  23. Oof! May U.S. sales

    Mirage sales took a big tumble last month:


    2150 vs. 3101 in May 2018. That's a 31% decrease.


    And overall for the company, sales were down substantially:

    9750 vs. 12416 in May 2018. ...
  24. "Spring 2020" - arrival of first issan/Renault/Mitsu alliance vehicle in U.S.

    In a comment relating to the potential for a Fiat/Chrysler/Renault/Nissan/Mitsubishi partnership, RC Hill, a DeLand, Fla., Mitsubishi dealer for 15 years let slip:



    This could very well be...
  25. ^ Also good advice.

    ^ Also good advice.
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