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    This is pretty much what Tim & I figured. :D ...

    This is pretty much what Tim & I figured. :D (Looks in mirror, acknowledges self as part of same group...)

    I'll talk it over with him again. Wouldn't be too hard to set up.

    Ad income has...
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    Belated welcome, and greetings from the east end...

    Belated welcome, and greetings from the east end of the province!



    Not an uncommon story here - plenty of members here with a history of uncomplicated, efficient cars who are glad Mitsubishi...
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    $2500 base 2014, rebuilt status

    5-speed. Only 140k km = 87k miles on it ...

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    Ottawa, Ontario.

    https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1602954879

    I've never bought a rebuilt/salvage car, but I'd consider it...
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    Sticky: First metered fill-up!

    Couple of days ago I filled Mirage #3 -- that's its first fill up from a known starting odometer reading.

    Worked out to ~53 mpg / 4.5 L/100 km.

    Yes, that's only 2 fill-ups since I got the car...
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    Sticky: Ha - last night it was a bit colder here than in...

    Ha - last night it was a bit colder here than in Ottawa: -32C / -26F. A bit unusual considering I'm ~100km farther south.

    Fummins can feel free to laugh at our balmy weather.
  6. Thread: Forum error?

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    Annnnnnnd... time! Sorry for the partial...

    Annnnnnnd... time!

    Sorry for the partial interruption, everyone.
  7. Thread: Forum error?

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    Looks like the server disk is full. Support...

    Looks like the server disk is full. Support request made to hosting company.

    Usually they're pretty responsive.

    Start your stopwatches now...
  8. This is fantastic!! It's pretty exceptional that...

    This is fantastic!! It's pretty exceptional that Mitsu is loaning out a base car for a long-term test. I told their communications rep years ago that they'd get better reviews if they did it. :D
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    Thanks for the detailed info, domisvo!

    Thanks for the detailed info, domisvo!
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    Well... a quick search leaves me less...

    Well... a quick search leaves me less optimistic. More than a few results say the bags are OFF if the light is on.
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    Yes, but... The exception IS a cheap used...

    Yes, but...

    The exception IS a cheap used Mirage.

    (Well, in a normal car market, anyway, since apparently there are no more "cheap" used cars in the States. That will revert to normal at...
  12. Thread: New Silver ES

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    Welcome!

    Belated welcome, Little Magician!

    Glad you're still enjoying your new Mirage.

    https://mirageforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=22585&d=1641088181

    Is home delivery of cars becoming...
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    Glad you found the forum helpful. Strictly...

    Glad you found the forum helpful.

    Strictly on a numbers basis it seems to make sense to drive a cheap car and replace it every year or 2. Provided you don't find that to be a big hassle.

    And...
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    Serious question: does the airbag light being ON...

    Serious question: does the airbag light being ON mean the airbags are DISABLED?

    Or just that the computer detected that someone was F'ing around with the connections without disconnecting the...
  15. Mirage pedals are spaced OK for "side of foot -...

    Mirage pedals are spaced OK for "side of foot - toe" downshifting. :D
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    Twinsies?

    https://mirageforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9943&d=1505506682

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  17. Wheel arch rust spotted on a 2015 Mirage found...

    Wheel arch rust spotted on a 2015 Mirage found for sale near Montreal...

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    Is $3k a screaming deal in the current market?

    Base (no AC) 2015, asking $3100, but the ad implies seller is open to reasonable offers...

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    165k kms = 103k miles

    Comes with summer & winter tires on 2 sets of wheels.

    "Needs...
  19. 2021 Q4 and year end U.S. sales

    4152 Mirages sold Oct - Dec. ... vs. 4844 in the same period last year

    22,741 sold for the full year ... vs. 19,136 last year.
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    Sticky: Bait & switch! :D How many miles on your '14...

    Bait & switch! :D

    How many miles on your '14 now?
  21. I took a class too - learned a lot. You're going...

    I took a class too - learned a lot. You're going to have fun.
  22. Wow - that's exciting. I think I'd prefer a...

    Wow - that's exciting. I think I'd prefer a Monkey, though. It's the first motorcycle that's caught my attention since I sold my Ninja 250 a million years ago.

    Please reply back here to show how...
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    Sticky: Yeah, I've also done a steel set (years ago). ...

    Yeah, I've also done a steel set (years ago). The aluminum is MUCH easier. But it still takes an unreasonable amount of time. I suspect most people wouldn't do this.

    When I start to think about...
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    Sticky: I have a spare set of 14" steelies with snows...

    I have a spare set of 14" steelies with snows that will be placeholders on the Miata when its wheels are on the Mirage.
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    Sticky: A carbide grinding dremel bit and 4 or 5 coarse...

    A carbide grinding dremel bit and 4 or 5 coarse mini sanding wheels. And entirely too much time.

    It'd be a 10 minute job in a machine shop.
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