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    Manual controls, no AC

    Manual controls, no AC
  2. Thread: Washing

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    Oil the wheel wells. I haven't cleared mone yet...

    Oil the wheel wells. I haven't cleared mone yet this year, its lovely
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    Every vehicle I have ever owned will ruffle your...

    Every vehicle I have ever owned will ruffle your hair on the top fan speed.

    The Mirage just has no blow. Absolutely no airflow at the top of the windshield.
  4. Thread: Washing

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    Adding hot water to salt, and then driving the...

    Adding hot water to salt, and then driving the rest of the way home on still salted roads is an entirely pointless endeavour.

    I wash once they stop salting.
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    Oh, our car gets PLENTY hot. It just doesnt...

    Oh, our car gets PLENTY hot.

    It just doesnt blow hard enough to keep the moisture off of the very top of the windshield.

    Most vehicles defog with airflow, not just heat. It's the terrible max...
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    Didnt read every post, but my 2018 is abysmal in...

    Didnt read every post, but my 2018 is abysmal in winter as well. Horrible, actually.

    You learn to cope though. Keep a small squeegee on the dash and use it as an inside wiper blade every minute or...
  7. All season as its stamped M+S which all tires are...

    All season as its stamped M+S which all tires are these days.

    Manufacturer itself labels it a summer tire, hence my concern on their site.
  8. Bad weather is always where cheap tires show...

    Bad weather is always where cheap tires show their cost. Especially since I see it billed as a summer tire.
  9. I'd bet a good coin that we will see a 1l turbo...

    I'd bet a good coin that we will see a 1l turbo once the next gen comes out.
  10. I said I was going to do a thread when I did the front brake service. **** that.

    Did the brake service last night. Temps were around -7 with a strong wind. I wasn't taking any pics, I was having a tough enough time keeping my hands functional.

    Scrubbed the rust off where it...
  11. Thread: Fluid film

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    2 cans? Jesus I bought a gallon and 5 cans. ...

    2 cans? Jesus I bought a gallon and 5 cans.

    Avoid rubber. Use liberally.

    I sprayed the entire underside with hot water last night to clean it up. Once it's mostly dry this afternoon, I'll get...
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    95 EU Octane IS 87 US. Same ****.

    95 EU Octane IS 87 US. Same ****.
  13. Thread: Winter tires?

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    I can't help you, but I'm just here because that...

    I can't help you, but I'm just here because that seems so crazy to me. Every shop here, including the dealer, doesn't give a damn about sensors.

    Why would anybody care?

    Just bring them the...
  14. Every dealer here recommends brake service once a...

    Every dealer here recommends brake service once a year. We've had it about 2 years now. Oops!

    I'll take some pics and start a thread on the weekend.
  15. Sorry, fluid film. The oil only gets used in a...

    Sorry, fluid film. The oil only gets used in a few spots. I keep forgetting my plan.
  16. I'm costing the rest of the car in 15w40 motor...

    I'm costing the rest of the car in 15w40 motor oil, that's what the brakes will get as well. Its SO much cheaper than wd40.
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    It is not normal. Is the noise when you...

    It is not normal.

    Is the noise when you operate the pedal? I'm confused as to when you are hearing the noise.
  18. Ugh, just swapped the winters on the Mirage. Big brake service due this weekend.

    Lots of rust build up, going to need a full brass brush, maybe a dremel. It's bad. Got some noises starting, can tell the pads are beginning to stick.

    Going to be a full tear down. Lube the...
  19. "Paging Dirk, Paging Dirk to a CVT Thread"

    "Paging Dirk, Paging Dirk to a CVT Thread"
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    Legal in New Brunswick, and I live DEEPin the...

    Legal in New Brunswick, and I live DEEPin the woods.

    Throws light a good km down the road, nice ditch lighting for the moose as well. Staff pricing under $150. Works for me!
  21. I hate em. I want a double OD and then, then I...

    I hate em. I want a double OD and then, then I would be happy.

    Stupid mile high revving 5MT...
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    Lightbar mounted on the Mirage.

    More difficult to get bolt access than I care to admit. Next time, I pull the damned bumper. All the push bolts are broken, was NOT worth the effort without drilling em and just using new ones when I...
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    I believe in Hot Engine Flush/Supreme...

    I believe in Hot Engine Flush/Supreme Oil/Additive Enhanced oil changes.

    Perhaps not for our vehicles, but I've seen how a religiously changed with synthetic every 5000miles Silverados pan looks...
  24. Thread: 175/65/14

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    The Mirage gets new rubber in Spring. I'll do...

    The Mirage gets new rubber in Spring. I'll do some testing and share the wear results at 5psinincrements.
  25. Thread: 175/65/14

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    Some random side notes after reading the thread....

    Some random side notes after reading the thread.

    175/65/14 is a half inch taller tire. As such your speedo and MPG will read 2.5% lower than actual.

    And you should really chalk test your tires....
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