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    Is that a removable rear tire well plastic edge...

    Is that a removable rear tire well plastic edge to prevent rust from rock chips? Never seen that before.

    When the frame rail snaps that's when you can be sure it's dead....
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    Eh, so what. I already pay 15 cents per kilowatt...

    Eh, so what. I already pay 15 cents per kilowatt hour.
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    No it's really not, but it's disappointing that...

    No it's really not, but it's disappointing that barriers are raised to dissuade people from making the right choice. When I need another car next it will be electric.


    Jeez, that sucks... Yeah...
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    https://igentax.com/gas-tax-state/#table Looked...

    https://igentax.com/gas-tax-state/#table
    Looked it up for you: 4.28 ₵/L in Virginia

    Here in WI we pay 8.69 ₵/L, luckily no efficient car bs though, so long as its not a hybrid or gasp electric....
  5. Sadly the HVAC controls and central duct were...

    Sadly the HVAC controls and central duct were destroyed. But the '14 did have a blutooth module. Also had an intact windshield. Might need to buy a windshield remover tool and snag that when I return...
  6. I noticed it was popped loose, hard to be certain...

    I noticed it was popped loose, hard to be certain from the picture but we'll see, even if it's destroyed see if I can't find the blutooth transceiver to add to mine.

    Plus I need to get a door...
  7. Oh boy, yes. It has finally happened! ...

    Oh boy, yes. It has finally happened!

    https://pypimages.azureedge.net/carbuy/1256/1256-23046-16392379.jpeg?mode=max&quality=35

    A wrecked 2019 Mirage G4 popped up locally! A trip to go harvest...
  8. After my first 5000 miles I felt I was pretty...

    After my first 5000 miles I felt I was pretty confident driving manual, sure the occasional stall still happened but not anything constituting transmission abuse after 5000. I maybe had another 5000...
  9. I don't know who but someone where I work has a...

    I don't know who but someone where I work has a Red G4 now with a Russ Darrow plate trim.
    20607
  10. That is the shadow of the brake pad where it...

    That is the shadow of the brake pad where it deflected the rain and snow before it could hit the rotor. Seriously Get up to 40 mph on an empty street and hit your brakes a few times, you always have...
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    Jeez man, get Beam NG Drive and drive reckless...

    Jeez man, get Beam NG Drive and drive reckless and crash some virtual cars to get it out of your system.
    https://www.humblebundle.com/store/beamngdrive
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    So if I ever see a junkyard Metro with an ABS...

    So if I ever see a junkyard Metro with an ABS assembly(very rare option) I shouldn't buy the ABS system to upgrade mine?

    Wishing your car the best of luck in repairs MirageRally! Closest I've ever...
  13. +1 for Loren! Rotors are uncoated...

    +1 for Loren!

    Rotors are uncoated metal(whether steel or cast iron I don't recall). Let a car sit through a few rainstorms and they will get rusty, it is but surface rust. Hit the brakes and new...
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    Bzacon had expressed interest in hosting this...

    Bzacon had expressed interest in hosting this year. Still no thread :confused: . Will Spork or I need to host? June 19th or 26th would be the date if we keep consistent with past events.

    If he...
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    True that! I did a fueleconomy.gov search just...

    True that! I did a fueleconomy.gov search just now for 87 octane gas, and a manual transmission for 1995-2021.

    The only things higher ranked than the Mirage:
    '00-'06 Honda Insight (49, 61),...
  16. https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/pts/d/hazel-cre...

    https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/pts/d/hazel-crest-for-parts-only-mitsubishi/7254917969.html

    Found a parts car on the south side of Chicago.
  17. Well to call it feature suggest it adds something...

    Well to call it feature suggest it adds something to the vehicle. I'm calling this hindrance/nuisance dumb not the driver. A vehicle is a tool, it's purpose is to turn my inputs at the controls into...
  18. Wow is that dumb. I wonder if the spare tire has...

    Wow is that dumb. I wonder if the spare tire has enough mass to trip the butt detector. If not if I ever get a Bolt I'll be neutering that switch for sure.
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    At most split the insurance payout with him, it's...

    At most split the insurance payout with him, it's not your job to keep him supplied with cars (Opinion coming from someone on the younger side myself) If he wants a car bad enough he can buy it...
  20. Thread: Phone Mount

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    The couple times I've used my phones GPS in the...

    The couple times I've used my phones GPS in the Mirage I clamped it on the center console on the passenger side between the cupholder and outer edge(no picture taken as it wasn't photogenic). GPS...
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    I think the first glimmer of awareness I had...

    I think the first glimmer of awareness I had about it was around mid March with some "Corona beer is not responsible for the Coronavirus" meme.
  22. Supply of computer hardware like many things has...

    Supply of computer hardware like many things has been disrupted this year, then add in the simultaneous effect of people being stuck at home and wanting to upgrade their computers for a renewed...
  23. Thread: POV Drive

    by MacClyver
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    Do it save the money! Since I moved out 2 years...

    Do it save the money! Since I moved out 2 years ago I've solely hotspotted my internet from my TMobile phone. Yes it is slightly reminiscent to dial up in that you need to open up the hotspotting app...
  24. "It's three quarters of a car" - one of my...

    "It's three quarters of a car" - one of my friends

    "Is that thing a hybrid" - State patrolman who was getting gas the same time as me
    To which I replied: "No but it gets over 50 mpg all the same!"
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    Speaking for myself this vaccine is SO rushed,...

    Speaking for myself this vaccine is SO rushed, they take years to make normally. I want to be able to read the stage 3 trials results for myself before getting it.

    COVIDiot made me laugh, never...
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