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  1. You could probably keep a spare engine in the...

    You could probably keep a spare engine in the corner of your garage if you really needed to... :D

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    (Photo courtesy of Loren)

    It looks like there are at least 50 Mirage engines on eBay...
  2. You live in Atlanta...what are you warming up...

    You live in Atlanta...what are you warming up your car for anyway?!? Stop wasting gas! ;) :p
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    Just curious... Did they give you a print-out...

    Just curious... Did they give you a print-out showing your current alignment readings? If they did, post it so we can see the numbers.

    I don't have an explanation for why this would suddenly...
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    If the steering wheel isn't centered while a...

    If the steering wheel isn't centered while a front-end alignment is performed, you end up with a perfectly aligned front end...but the steering wheel is slightly off to one side. My Mirage has been...
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    I doubt you're going to notice any major changes...

    I doubt you're going to notice any major changes in handling just by changing wheels...even if these new ones weigh a few pounds more. If these were going on Loren's car in an autocross session, he...
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    That's sales/marketing BS to get you into the...

    That's sales/marketing BS to get you into the showroom. I've been getting those mailers on every late-model car I've ever owned for the last 20 years. If you go in there, the dealer is going to...
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    After driving a PT Cruiser, the turning radius of...

    After driving a PT Cruiser, the turning radius of a Mirage is going to blow you away. A Mirage can almost do a U-turn in a driveway. Anyone who has driven a PT Cruiser knows they have a huge...
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    Here's the Cliff's Notes version... Problem:...

    Here's the Cliff's Notes version...

    Problem: Some Mirage heater cores have excessive flux or some other material inside them from the manufacturing process. This material is like a gel. Over...
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    Yes...those two things are still true. ...

    Yes...those two things are still true.

    FYI...Bartec has a new tool out that doesn't require that funky magic Mitsubishi adapter cable. But the tool costs $1200.


    Storing 2 sets of TPMS IDs...
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    I hear ya. I mention it to new buyers just in...

    I hear ya. I mention it to new buyers just in case they don't do their own repairs. If you have to pay someone, a new rear axle and a new heater core in a Mirage add up to more than $2,000 in...
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    You're in the right place. The Mirage excels in...

    You're in the right place. The Mirage excels in all of those categories.

    Google the VIN number...just to make sure this thing wasn't sitting in a salvage yard 6 months ago. If the VIN seems...
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    Look for these 2 things: Can the tool read...

    Look for these 2 things:


    Can the tool read your existing TPMS Sensor IDs through the OBDII port.

    Can the tool can put the computer into TPMS "re-learn" mode to register new sensors.
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    Wait...I don't see the word "CVT" in any of the...

    Wait...I don't see the word "CVT" in any of the top 25 threads. :confused:

    Did you just do that to keep Dirk from getting triggered? :p
  14. I just went out to KBB and read some of the...

    I just went out to KBB and read some of the reviews (which are mostly positive).

    You can tell that multiple people from this forum have posted reviews there. You only need to read a few...
  15. Just another reason to have a Scangauge and have...

    Just another reason to have a Scangauge and have one of the 4 readouts set to display a voltmeter. ;)

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  16. This the area where the wire wore through...where...

    This the area where the wire wore through...where the wire is bundled and attached to that metal flange thing?

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    So the shop is offering you aftermarket alloy...

    So the shop is offering you aftermarket alloy wheels as a solution? That's not a bad thing...but what brand and model of wheel are they?

    The factory 14x4.5 wheels weigh around 13 pounds. If you...
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    14 x 4.5

    14 x 4.5
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    Remember that the book says different things in...

    Remember that the book says different things in different parts of the world for the same engine. :confused:

    I'll borrow this quote from inuvik in another thread...



    For anyone interested in...
  20. Damn. If a new Mirage is bad, how does anyone up...

    Damn. If a new Mirage is bad, how does anyone up there survive with an older Mirage with a partially restricted heater core?

    Yeah...that's about where I am if there's any kind of extra moisture...
  21. Any 2014-2015 Mirage that operates in extreme...

    Any 2014-2015 Mirage that operates in extreme winter conditions (Canada & US boarder states) may ultimately need a new heater core because of this condition. I still have heat (and acceptable...
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    This is pretty extreme, but there are some good...

    This is pretty extreme, but there are some good ideas in here for DIY noise reduction...

    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showthread.php/7091-Sound-insulation-install-with-pictures!
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    Complimentary maintenance plans seem like an easy...

    Complimentary maintenance plans seem like an easy win for manufacturers...


    They're a good marketing tool for the general public.
    Hey...your car is "maintenance-free" for 3 years! Sign me up!...
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    I haven't machined rotors in 20+ years. If a...

    I haven't machined rotors in 20+ years. If a rotor warps, it's probably not the greatest quality to begin with. Machining them makes them even thinner and more susceptible to warping. When I used...
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    Bad rear axles, poor factory front end...

    Bad rear axles, poor factory front end alignments, premature tire wear and off-center steering wheels were all very busy topics here a couple of years ago. Hopefully people are reading this forum...
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