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    The TPMS for a Mirage in the States is nothing...

    The TPMS for a Mirage in the States is nothing special. It doesn't indicate anything other than a tire has low psi. It doesn't tell you which tire is low, & it surely doesn't give you the psi of...
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    Good share Eggman!!!

    Good share Eggman!!!
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    Dash Design seat covers are expensive. At first...

    Dash Design seat covers are expensive. At first glance, custom seat covers don't look like seat covers. There's nothing wrong with trying something cheaper first. I sort of splurged on more...
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    I have custom neoprene seat cover that I bought...

    I have custom neoprene seat cover that I bought through rockauto.com. Rockauto.com sells dash design seat covers cheaper than factory direct.

    I have never purchased custom seat cover before. ...
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    I've heard of programming two sets of sensors in...

    I've heard of programming two sets of sensors in Europe where snow tires are required by law.

    People have made reference to programming two sets of sensors, but I am not aware of anyone being...
  6. Have you actually shopped for 225/35r17 tires? ...

    Have you actually shopped for 225/35r17 tires?

    Tonight, Walmart offers

    165/65r14: 3 to 4 tire options, which is typical.
    175/65r14: gives you 110 tire options to look at.
    225/35r17: 0...
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    In some vehicles, the highest setting may create...

    In some vehicles, the highest setting may create some glare on the windshield at night. The Mirage is not bad concerning that. I've had some cars that were bad, however.
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    People who are good with finances aren't throwing...

    People who are good with finances aren't throwing their money at vehicles. Life is about priorities. I have some regrets in life. Buying affordable economy cars is not one of them.
  9. Concerning 225/35r17 tires - My former Honda CR-V...

    Concerning 225/35r17 tires - My former Honda CR-V had 205 tires, & my present Subaru Forester has 215 tires. I cannot image putting 225 tires on a Mirage even if you can match the outside diameter...
  10. Thread: First Honda!

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    In the case of the Honda Fit, it's a bit...

    In the case of the Honda Fit, it's a bit impressive that Honda is getting 130 hp out of a non-turbo 1.5 L engine. To put that in perspective - My first car a 1978 Honda Civic Wagon had a 1.5 L...
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    In the United States, TPMS is mandatory for all...

    In the United States, TPMS is mandatory for all vehicles produced after September 2007. In the European Union, TPMS is mandatory for all new passenger vehicles released after November 1, 2012. From...
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    I would only do two options when it comes to...

    I would only do two options when it comes to this, but I am speaking for myself.

    Option 1: I would leave the sensors in my main set of wheels (summer tires), and live without sensors in my...
  13. Thread: First Honda!

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    Scotty does like the Honda Civic, & he recently...

    Scotty does like the Honda Civic, & he recently covered that car. He uses his customers' cars to discuss them.

    He would recommend the 2.0 L non-turbo with the manual transmission. He is not...
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    It's been some time since I have done mine, but I...

    It's been some time since I have done mine, but I agree it was a bit of challenge to tighten down good. I don't think this is something that requires a certain amount of torque. The tighter it's...
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    It's explained in the owner's manual. Pages 5-63...

    It's explained in the owner's manual. Pages 5-63 & 5-64 in my manual. You use your multi-information display switch to make changes to your dash lighting. Copied & pasted this from my manual -
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    For what it is worth - I installed one of Daox's...

    For what it is worth - I installed one of Daox's original rear sway bars in June of 2017. Tim has revised it twice since.

    My rear sway bar squeaked at first, too. I only noticed it on bumps at...
  17. "All US market cars sold since 1971 have a closed...

    "All US market cars sold since 1971 have a closed circuit system to trap and later burn the fumes from their gas tanks. A complex array of charcoal canisters, tubes, valves and sensors comprise a...
  18. Seriously, we are worried about someone sharing...

    Seriously, we are worried about someone sharing another mechanics opinion on matters dealing with vehicles. I find that rather ironic on a car forum. Especially coming from someone who works on...
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    Pretty much all vehicles have a mpg drop during...

    Pretty much all vehicles have a mpg drop during the winter months in colder climate areas. I wouldn't expect my Mirage to be any different.

    My home heating bill goes up during the winter, but I...
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    I know this was asked of Fummy, but I feel steel...

    I know this was asked of Fummy, but I feel steel & alloy wheels have very different characteristics.

    As a bowhunter, it reminds of aluminum arrows vs. carbon arrows.

    Put under extreme...
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    A Nokian Nordman 7 can have studs or be...

    A Nokian Nordman 7 can have studs or be non-studded. The tire is set up to be used either way. Thus, studs can be added or removed.

    Some winter tires may not have a stud option. The Dunlop...
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    Studs are not legal in Wisconsin. I have a pair...

    Studs are not legal in Wisconsin. I have a pair of Nokian Nordman 7 snow tires. They are no different than the studded tires minus the studs.

    Anyone can remove the studs from a snow tire. ...
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    KIA has been making the Picanto since 2004. ...

    KIA has been making the Picanto since 2004. Looking at the numbers in Australia, I wouldn't be quick to slam this particular KIA product.

    Are Mitsubishi dealerships as well established in...
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    I was thinking the exact same thing! I admire...

    I was thinking the exact same thing! I admire those who are bilingual or multilingual.

    Prior to my purchase of my 2017 Mirage ES manual, I enjoyed a very complete Space Star review done by...
  25. Like someone said, a $10,000 Mirage in Canada...

    Like someone said, a $10,000 Mirage in Canada would equal about $7578 here in the states.

    I paid $9299/$14,220 (less than 66%) of window sticker for a 2017 Mirage in October of 2017. If I...
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