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  1. Salvage Title Mirages Make sure any used...

    Salvage Title Mirages


    Make sure any used Mirage has a clean (non-salvage) title.
    Spend the money on a CarFax or AutoCheck report.
    Google the car's VIN number to make sure it wasn't at a...
  2. +1 Now on to some more buying tips... ...

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    Now on to some more buying tips...

    Normally I wouldn't encourage someone to finance a new car, but the Mirage may be an exception. A new Mirage can make a lot of financial sense if you...
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    I'm not completely sure what the goal is...

    I'm not completely sure what the goal is here...but I'm still following along. :D

    Did you read the description of those tires? It sounds like you won't want these anywhere near your car when...
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    Is the ABS or traction control warning light...

    Is the ABS or traction control warning light still on?

    If you are trying to attach photos to your post, I can't see them.
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    Yes... 18170 So you took your car to a...

    Yes...

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    So you took your car to a dealer but they didn't diagnose this problem for you? :confused:
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    The product sounds interesting: Hubb re-usable...

    The product sounds interesting: Hubb re-usable stainless steel oil filter

    Here's an article with some more details: Is this the future for oil filters?


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    Upon further review,...
  7. Hey Mark... I've been keeping an eye on White...

    Hey Mark... I've been keeping an eye on White Bear's inventory. They must have received a shipment in the last week or so because they now have 85 Mirages in stock...including 22 ES manuals! Even...
  8. Lots of city driving, stop-n-go, deliveries, etc....

    Lots of city driving, stop-n-go, deliveries, etc.

    Just pull your drums off every 20K miles and take a look at the brake shoes. If you replace the shoes before they wear down to nothing, the drums...
  9. This is a head-scratcher... The Mirage...

    This is a head-scratcher...

    The Mirage (hatchback) rebate for June is actually less than it was last month?!? :confused:

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  10. I will spend the extra $30 for OEM brake shoes...

    I will spend the extra $30 for OEM brake shoes when I need them. The few dollars I save will be long forgotten if I have to bust out a grinder to make them fit.
  11. Looks good! How do those wheels work?!?...

    Looks good! How do those wheels work?!? :confused:
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    That story was mentioned here by highwire in this...

    That story was mentioned here by highwire in this thread: Mirage PHEV Electric
  13. OEM brake shoes for a Mirage are a little pricey...

    OEM brake shoes for a Mirage are a little pricey but they aren't completely crazy for being Mitsubishi parts.

    These prices are from the Mitsubishi Parts Warehouse.

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    Thanks for the update on this. Hopefully it will...

    Thanks for the update on this. Hopefully it will inspire future Mirage owners who are facing a huge repair bill.

    How are you reading/clearing your OBDII codes? Are you using one of those blue...
  15. The number molded into the part is...

    The number molded into the part is 8000a439zz...but that is probably not the actual part number of this storage piece.

    When I look on US parts sites, I can't find the trim that covers the spot...
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    OK...that explains it. I kept looking at your...

    OK...that explains it. I kept looking at your drum last night thinking that it had some sort of toothed ring on it...but mine doesn't and neither does the one on RockAuto.

    It appears that ring...
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    So your replacement drums don't look exactly like...

    So your replacement drums don't look exactly like your original drums?

    The shop manual does not show an ABS ring as a separate part. It's just the drum, the bearing and the snap ring that is...
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    I remember the comment you made earlier about...

    I remember the comment you made earlier about making sure to seat the torque converter properly. That can trip someone up in a hurry. If you screw it up you won't know it until after the trans is...
  19. When I search for Mitsubishi 800A439ZZ all I come...

    When I search for Mitsubishi 800A439ZZ all I come up with is this forum. :confused: Are you searching in a specific country?
  20. Take a look at this... Mirage Headliner...

    Take a look at this...

    Mirage Headliner Removal
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    After 100K miles of use, the OEM shocks/struts on...

    After 100K miles of use, the OEM shocks/struts on a Mirage are well into their lifespan (if not completely gone). Shocks/struts degrade slowly over time, so most owners don't realize how poor their...
  22. Thread: 90k update

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    This wasn't covered under warranty? :confused:

    This wasn't covered under warranty? :confused:
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    Agreed. I knew an EV would have a lower fuel...

    Agreed. I knew an EV would have a lower fuel cost per mile, but I wanted to run a simple example to see how many miles you would have to drive to even come close to breaking even on the price of the...
  24. I wonder if there may be a short term sales bump...

    I wonder if there may be a short term sales bump due to the free money being offered right now. Rebates aren't that impressive, but most manufacturers (in the US) are offering 0% loans for 7 years. ...
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    Here are some numbers I came up with comparing an...

    Here are some numbers I came up with comparing an EV's fuel cost to a Mirage. You guys can double-check me on the numbers. This model is going to vary based on what you are paying for electricity...
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