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    To give you an idea, the tyre with the least roll...

    To give you an idea, the tyre with the least roll resistance available in Europe as 165/65/14 from probably the largest seller, is classified as class B. This is a Continental ContiEcoContact 5. They...
  2. Thread: exhaust roars

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    It roars at highway speed and gets on my nerves....

    It roars at highway speed and gets on my nerves. I didn't do all that noise-deadening for nothing.
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    I use a "normal" size floor jack just as mohammad...

    I use a "normal" size floor jack just as mohammad in the previous post. It gets jacked up one side at a time, blocks of timber about 15x20x30cm on that side underneath as a support, and then do...
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    Seems expensive! Maybe something like these? You...

    Seems expensive! Maybe something like these? You could pilfer one for parts and leave the harness is it is.
    ...
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    These are really cheap kits. They share the same...

    These are really cheap kits. They share the same parts, wire harnesses, etc. You can get them for two or four doors, usually with two remotes and only some have the door cylinders. Take a good look...
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    I can definitely confirm your lock module system...

    I can definitely confirm your lock module system is aftermarket!
    These are cheap chinese DIY systems, sold for 2-door and 4-door cars. Usually with one only master cylinder, and nowadays usually...
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    No keyless entry on Canadian cars was new for me!...

    No keyless entry on Canadian cars was new for me!

    My poverty "stripped naked" European 2014 model has only one external lock. The driver door being the only one you can put a key in. If I lock it,...
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    The poverty edition came with keyless entry as...

    The poverty edition came with keyless entry as standard. After yours was initially "fixed" before you bought it, the buttons would not have worked any more, so maybe it was thrown out. Explains why...
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    Hi and welcome!

    Hi and welcome!
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    No idea, but the wire harnesses in these cars are...

    No idea, but the wire harnesses in these cars are fully wired. The poverty edition wire harnesses and connectors would be the same as in the fully-equipped model.
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    Ah! I See, just as suspected! If the door...

    Ah! I See, just as suspected! If the door cladding is put back in place, it just might push onto those very flexible flimsy brackets, and that would effectively change the adjustment of the push/pull...
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    The attachment 21315 is a dead link. On the...

    The attachment 21315 is a dead link.

    On the top right of your picture in post 5 is a piece of universal bracket and what looks like a cheap chinese universal master actuator.
    As you said, it...
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    Look at the FSM, section 42. It does not mention...

    Look at the FSM, section 42. It does not mention much about the switch location, but is very informative. The connector going to the switch is accessable after removing the panel.

    PS: Do not wreck...
  14. Thread: exhaust roars

    by foama
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    exhaust roars

    My car has been well noise-insulated, but gradually and slowly getting louder. In particularly around 2250 to 2750 rpm the exhaust is beginning to roar like a trumpet. This condition is worsening...
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    You have only a single key?! First of all, get it...

    You have only a single key?! First of all, get it copied quick, before anything is wrong with it or it gets lost. That can save a lot of money!

    Presumably a switch inside the lock on the driver...
  16. Thread: Air filter box

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    How to fix it for good: ...

    How to fix it for good:

    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showthread.php/9010-How-to-fix-snorkel-rattle-permanently
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    In Europe too! If you like the Metro, then you...

    In Europe too!

    If you like the Metro, then you will like the Mirage.
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    You may want to use the search function. This...

    You may want to use the search function.
    This may be of interest:
    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showthread.php/8655-rear-shocks-replaced-with-KYB-348083
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    am trying not to elaborate on this and not going...

    am trying not to elaborate on this and not going to start another oil thread!



    You could do some homework and look here:


    https://www.oilspecifications.org/

    and here:
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    Mirage engines are well engineered, and on long...

    Mirage engines are well engineered, and on long stretches of autobahn, oil temp rarely exceeds 70C.
    Crappy designed engines of yesteryear often reached oil temps of 150C and over on the autobahn.
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    More power to you!

    More power to you!
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    Well said! An economy car is the most difficult...

    Well said!
    An economy car is the most difficult of all to engineer, because it must be light weight, sip fuel, resist scimpy maintenance, have just enough room, last forever and cost almost nothing...
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    The truth is in these cars you can use...

    The truth is in these cars you can use practically any good oil, because our cars were well engineered.
    I DO NOT want to start another oil thread!

    Viscosity is what you asked about, and 0W20 is...
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    Hey Johnny, your'e making some good points! ...

    Hey Johnny, your'e making some good points!

    Diidn't know you were admin of Geo Metro Forum, but saw most of your posts on TeamSwift.
    I had a few Suzuki Swifts myself, some 3 cylinder and a...
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    We don't really know how long they can last. Well...

    We don't really know how long they can last. Well maintained, and not raced when the engine is cold, they usually last a very long time, ask Fummins.

    Geo Metro engines were a Suzuki construction...
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