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  1. Spark fell harder

    I updated post 2 with the monthly totals (/3 for new quarterly numbers) for the US & Canada.

    The Spark fell considerably more, percentage-wise, than the Mirage vs. Q1 numbers, but still beat it in...
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    Hey congrats!

    Hey congrats!
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    ^ Thread: Not the kind of Mirage video you want...

    ^ Thread: Not the kind of Mirage video you want to see


    Let's not totally derail this thread!
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    Sticky: Ha - well you've got the photo. Stick it to them...

    Ha - well you've got the photo. Stick it to them next time you're in for service.
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    None taken!

    None taken!
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    I yearn to join the 1% some day!

    I yearn to join the 1% some day!
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    https://mirageforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

    https://mirageforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1552&d=1410368480

    The part your bum goes on. (The one with 3 seatbelt buckles tucked into it in the above pic.)

    Pic from:
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    I hear you. I moved all my stuff to the...

    I hear you.

    I moved all my stuff to the driver's seat, and crammed it in the footwells.
  9. I'm doing this mod to the Even Fancier Metro...

    I'm doing this mod to the Even Fancier Metro today.

    Should be good for another couple of MPG on the current tank. 65 MPG?? We shall see.
  10. First fill of Mirage #2

    63 MPG US = 3.7 L/100 km

    That's calculated at the pump (3 clicks) over 566 km / 352 miles.

    Interestingly, for the first time ever, the car's gauge was slightly pessimistic (showing 3.8) vs....
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    hybrid approach - using cushions to make the platform/fill the gaps

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    I did my first ever car camping this week. 2 nights with the above arrangement worked out perfectly, with room to FULLY stretch out! Very comfortable.

    Here's my...
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    Ha - nice switcheroo! You should have tried...

    Ha - nice switcheroo!

    You should have tried the manual though - the clutch pedal is literally the lightest & easiest to use I've ever driven. Makes my 1.0L Metro's clutch feel like I'm driving a...
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    The latest surge in cases in the US seems to...

    The latest surge in cases in the US seems to skew toward younger people, from what I've been reading. So hopefully the mortality rate doesn't follow to the path it took in March. Gotta keep the...
  14. Bad news good news

    Bad news: Today it either developed another broken belt (front tire this time) or a wheel bearing started to fail. My money's on the bearing. Going to swap a winter wheel on now and find out.
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  15. $60 for a set of four Enasaves, nearly new

    I was planning a little road trip to Montreal today to pick up a set spotted on FB marketplace, but they sold last night.

    Snooze = lose!
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    4 doors, but no hatchback!

    4 doors, but no hatchback!
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    Sticky: Welcome, Bralexander! Congrats on the car....

    Welcome, Bralexander!



    Congrats on the car. Neat little machine, isn't it?

    What were you driving before?
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    Sticky: I used to be a car-washing freak - every weekend,...

    I used to be a car-washing freak - every weekend, and wax every month (old 1-stage paint needed it to stay glossy).

    I am now reformed! I quit cold turkey, and now wash my car twice a year,...
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    Sticky: Oh deer

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    Code brown!

    I almost smoked a deer last night with my Mirage.

    Fortunately it came bounding out of the brush on an angle (going partially my way), so I had more time to respond and hit...
  20. Just for LOLZ, look up the 2019 results of the...

    Just for LOLZ, look up the 2019 results of the same survey.

    The try to make any sense of it all.
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    2014 CVT, pas trop cher!

    This is the cheapest one I've seen in quite a while...

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    Found on FB...

    $2199 for what looks like a base trim CVT in Quebec with busted aftermarket fog lights and no wheel covers!
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    I have. My first Mirage might have been one of...

    I have. My first Mirage might have been one of the rustiest ones on this forum, but even at 6 years in the rust belt, failures from structural rust are more than a few years away.

    You seem to...
  23. Green was my favourite, I think. I'm happy...

    Green was my favourite, I think.

    I'm happy they at least introduced sunrise orange. It's fun.

    There was a green 2014 in my town - 5 speed, little old lady owner. Written off this winter in a...
  24. Your 2 months a year of potentially good fuel...

    Your 2 months a year of potentially good fuel economy has begun! :-D
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    I poked Daox to make sure he's seen this thread. ...

    I poked Daox to make sure he's seen this thread. Just in case.
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