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    Sticky: Bully Drive heavy equipment for 10 years and...

    Bully

    Drive heavy equipment for 10 years and see what your attitude is then.
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    Sticky: Thanks Eggman. I get that passenger mirror's used...

    Thanks Eggman. I get that passenger mirror's used to be a luxury item. Our Datsun 210 was like that.

    But blocking rear-view mirrors, with ginormous spoilers, and removing the driver's side mirror,...
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    Sticky: Kinda gross how cavalier an attitude you have...

    Kinda gross how cavalier an attitude you have toward safety.

    For what, saving a smidgen on gas? I'd rather arrive safe. Like masks, it's about protecting others.

    This is like the 4 x 4...
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    Heard it on TV the other day. I still have cable...

    Heard it on TV the other day. I still have cable TV. Yes I'm stuck in the 90's. Right now I'm listening to an interview on Bloomberg news with the Astra zeneca CEO, about their vaccine.

    Yesterday...
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    Sticky: Yea you need at least a rear view mirror. Your...

    Yea you need at least a rear view mirror. Your homemade spoiler likely blocks your rearview mirror enough to make your car technically illegal.

    I don't care to be right or wrong, I just don't want...
  6. Haha ya eh, I would personally avoid all of them,...

    Haha ya eh, I would personally avoid all of them, and wash your Mirage the old fashioned way with a bucket and some soapy water. I use some stuff I got at Canadian Tire. I think they have Canadian...
  7. From an automatic Car Wash eh. I believe it. I...

    From an automatic Car Wash eh. I believe it. I don't use those at all. I will use the do-it-yourself powerwash wand the odd time in the middle of winter, mostly to get rid of the gunk around the...
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    They act like a buffoon' and much worse, and the...

    They act like a buffoon' and much worse, and the people call a 1-800 number to donate money they don't have. It's the age old thing about wanting to belong to something bigger than yourself....
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    Hats off to the front-line Health Care workers,...

    Hats off to the front-line Health Care workers, who are doing the most essential work out there. I see signs all the time around here Thank You front line health Care workers.

    One of the problems...
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    Toronto's virus numbers have gotten bad. But...

    Toronto's virus numbers have gotten bad. But Toronto is not Canada lol.

    Nunavut territory had 0 cases the first wave. Now the second wave they are getting hit hard. The East Coast (like...
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    Sorry to hear that story foama. Those covidiots...

    Sorry to hear that story foama. Those covidiots sound more extreme than the ones around here. Then again, I heard that attacks on medical personell is not new to 2020, unfortunately.

    It's a...
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    For good or bad, I think I'm way less exposed to...

    For good or bad, I think I'm way less exposed to other people's germs these days. I just don't want to get a wallop of a flu because I was so concerned with the bigger boogeyman in the room.

    What...
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    Sticky: MetroMPG: not sure if driving an automobile...

    MetroMPG: not sure if driving an automobile without *at least* a driver's side mirror is legal in the Province of Ontario.

    You may be pulled over.

    Driving a car on public roads with no mirrors...
  14. My Mirage is a fun car to drive for sure. Could...

    My Mirage is a fun car to drive for sure. Could be warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. You're right that the Mirage has a higher quality look to the car. Time has showed me my Mirage is...
  15. I keep my car in neutral sometimes when it's a...

    I keep my car in neutral sometimes when it's a long light. And if I forget, I make a real vroom and don't go anywhere lol. Oh the joys of a manual tranny car. Lots of sound and fury and in a Mirage,...
  16. I cycle up the gears pretty fast normally, that's...

    I cycle up the gears pretty fast normally, that's the technique where you're gonna get your high MPG numbers. Keep the RPM's low the whole time. But you can stall real quick if you take this method...
  17. My own Mirage does not have cruise. Only would be...

    My own Mirage does not have cruise. Only would be nice on the freeway. I generally keep my car in the right gear for the speed, going up speed, gearing down "silently," or not. I am leaving my Mirage...
  18. Started driving my Mirage in 2nd gear from a stop

    I accidentally made a left turn from a stop in second gear. From 0-25 km's an hour, all in second gear.

    I guess I know now you can do that in your Mirage; and I barely noticed any lugging. My...
  19. I wondered if that is all they did to get 74 MPG....

    I wondered if that is all they did to get 74 MPG. They were driving pretty slow along the right lane of the freeway from the looks of it. Panning for gold at a roadside attraction.. did they tweak...
  20. My personal best MPG on my 2014 ES manual was 4.2...

    My personal best MPG on my 2014 ES manual was 4.2 L/100 km's on Mackinac bridge years ago. I think that's around 57 mpg.

    I like that the one reviewer said the 3 colourful Mirages look like...
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    I heard influenza cases are way down this year,...

    I heard influenza cases are way down this year, and this is an unintended consequence of mass mask wearing in public.

    There's the age old thing that kids that bite their nails have better immune...
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    One thing I am glad about during this pandemic is...

    One thing I am glad about during this pandemic is that I live in smalll town Canada. Sure you get folks who don't believe in germs, but at least you don't have to ride the subway with them.

    Plus...
  23. That's cool Eggman. Thanks for the tips and rust...

    That's cool Eggman. Thanks for the tips and rust is a huge concern with these cars. The Valiant I saw at the Ford dealer the other day looked good underneath, I did get under the car. Then the Ford...
  24. That is such a cool project you have going on...

    That is such a cool project you have going on there DodgeAriesK. Seeing different aspects of the Mirage before it's finished eh, and parts taken apart. Well done. You like your Chrysler and...
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    Yea and we can all agree to just want 2020 to be...

    Yea and we can all agree to just want 2020 to be over, and hopefully some things can go back to normal. I guess not though. Good thing I flew to Alberta last year and did my Rocky Mountains trip....
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