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  1. Busted 2014 antenna. (Fixed now.) Anybody else have this problem? Car wash violence?

    The "whip" style antenna was busted when I got the car. The fiberglass shaft was splintered:


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    I wonder if it got snapped in an automatic car wash.

    It had been broken long enough that...
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    Also, I think the European engine has slightly...

    Also, I think the European engine has slightly different specs than other markets. Slightly higher compression? That would also account for a bit more peak power.
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    Seconded! I'm always pleased and amazed when...

    Seconded!

    I'm always pleased and amazed when someone signs up to a forum and says "I've been reading for years, but just signed up today because..."
  4. Yup, first manual gearbox problem we've heard of...

    Yup, first manual gearbox problem we've heard of like that. I'd love to know more too.

    Dirk, I think I might need a hug!
  5. Looks yummy. Seems like half the people I...

    Looks yummy.

    Seems like half the people I race sailboats with/against are Dutch immigrants (1st & 2nd generation), and I've never heard of that one before.
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    OK, thanks. So no info about a potential SRS...

    OK, thanks. So no info about a potential SRS fault from disconnecting the front seat.

    A few people have posted about making mini-1-person-RV's out of their Mirages. You'd probably want to pull...
  7. Eco-driving doesn't necessarily mean slower...

    Eco-driving doesn't necessarily mean slower driving (in urban settings), it means smarter driving: best lane choice (best flow, avoiding slowing/turning cars), general route planning, getting into...
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    Hey Loren - Have you ever removed the front...

    Hey Loren -

    Have you ever removed the front passenger seat? Might be useful at times for more weight savings / expanded cargo space.

    But I wonder if the computer will freak out when it sees...
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    OK, link? :D

    OK, link? :D
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    Admin note: moved Dirk's CVT replacement...

    Admin note: moved Dirk's CVT replacement discussion to:

    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showthread.php/7529-Process-for-getting-a-used-CVT-from-a-junk-yard-and-having-it-installed
  11. Updated.

    Updated.
  12. Rear "spoiler" was also revised (angle of attack,...

    Rear "spoiler" was also revised (angle of attack, if I recall).
  13. Good luck with the sale. Keep us posted. ...

    Good luck with the sale. Keep us posted.

    Happy to see you're considering another one.
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    Yeah, all this stuff is fractional improvement,...

    Yeah, all this stuff is fractional improvement, but it all adds up.

    Think: no magic bullet, but magic buckshot.
  15. Hey lucky you selling those wheels. Nice.

    Hey lucky you selling those wheels. Nice.
  16. Minimitsu: do you let the car idle when you're...

    Minimitsu: do you let the car idle when you're bringing the deliveries to the customers? (Every single delivery driver I've ever seen does this.) You'll save a decent amout of gas if you shut it off...
  17. Thread: New to forum

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    What an unfortunate series of events for a new...

    What an unfortunate series of events for a new owner.

    Anyway, welcome to the group!
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    FYI, I'm sure Tim was in touch with the latest...

    FYI, I'm sure Tim was in touch with the latest orders, but he's away until early next week, which may affect shipments.
  19. On the plus side? 1) Hot chocolate / spiked...

    On the plus side?

    1) Hot chocolate / spiked cider!
    2) Snowboarding, skiing & skating
    3) Crystal clear night skies to appreciate the stars & winter moon at its zenith
    5) Christmas goodies...
  20. Lots of reasons!

    There are LOTS of factors that drag down winter fuel economy.

    The winter fuel blend is just one small contributor of many. As Eggman and others have said, the biggest factor is outside air...
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    Belated welcome, Mike! Man, I wish we got...

    Belated welcome, Mike!



    Man, I wish we got the 1.0L option over here.



    Ha! Mine's the fanciest car I've ever owned. But I lucked into getting the top trim.
  22. FYI, I never got a response from my e-mail to the...

    FYI, I never got a response from my e-mail to the original owner. That said, I know it wasn't her primary e-mail address, so who knows how often it gets checked.

    Last attempt: I'm going to send...
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    $3500 base 5MT with 105k km / 65k mi

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    In the land of pudding chomeur (my favourte dessert)...



    Traded at a new car dealer & comes with ownership history (I assume they mean service history).

    Montreal:
  24. Things are not looking great for the Mirage down...

    Things are not looking great for the Mirage down under for 2019, continuing the trend...

    The microcar segment was down 50% in November vs. last year. Only 45 Mirages were sold in the month.
    ...
  25. Prime rib poutine with gravy left over from the...

    Prime rib poutine with gravy left over from the Sunday roast.... mmmmmmm.
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