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  1. Plastic parts can become very brittle in the...

    Plastic parts can become very brittle in the cold. I would wait until it gets warmer before clipping something back on.

    Additionally, plastics have a high temperature coefficient, meaning it...
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    Don't remember the vacuum/idle issue being a...

    Don't remember the vacuum/idle issue being a subject of a thread in this forum. Things like that can happen, are annoying but not really serious.

    The issue of air filter rattle has been a subject...
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    The brake booster is that big black round thing...

    The brake booster is that big black round thing behind the brake fluid reservoir.
    The vacuum from the intake manifold evacuates air via a one-way valve, air coming from the booster towards intake...
  4. Congratulations on finding it, and thanks for the...

    Congratulations on finding it, and thanks for the warning to check cable ties!
    There have been a few cases of wires breaking where they were tied.

    Temperature very much affects the properties of...
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    My deepest sympathy to that situation! ...

    My deepest sympathy to that situation!

    Independant of the local situation within the States, that link gives you a worldwide overview.
    https://www.reifendirekt.de/cgi-bin/...g_pro_Seite=20
    If...
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    If you want to check out the most efficient LRR...

    If you want to check out the most efficient LRR tyres for the Mirage, this link shows you what currently is the world's best:
    ...
  7. Just had a look at the plugs in mine. It was sold...

    Just had a look at the plugs in mine. It was sold new with DENSO IKH16TT

    Btw: The DENSO company has long been a part of Toyota.
  8. Agree! However it doesn't explain random lights...

    Agree!
    However it doesn't explain random lights in the dash comming on...
  9. PS: 1.) All have regen braking (charging)...

    PS:

    1.) All have regen braking (charging) feature!

    2.) The bespoke connectors are electrically located between ECU/ECM and alternator. Physically they are near and slightly above the drivers...
  10. Of course it sounds like an alternater fault,...

    Of course it sounds like an alternater fault, but...

    These cars have regenerative braking feature, whereby the alternator charges the battery under certain conditions such as braking or engine...
  11. To answer the past three posts, 1: Yes, only...

    To answer the past three posts,

    1: Yes, only Iridium. Applies to both NGK and Denso.

    2: Usual places online include for example Yeepay, Amazon, Car parts online, Your Favourite Online...
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    Fummins was right when he said this may turn into...

    Fummins was right when he said this may turn into a 50 page thread!
    Some of the posts have almost religiously sounded opinions. Some confuse viscosity with quality...

    Here is a good read for...
  13. You could also check these: DENSO IKH16TT ...

    You could also check these:

    DENSO IKH16TT (or older FK20HR11)

    NGK LFR 6AIX

    Plugs usually last about 50% longer than 100 000km, but when they do wear out the iridium pills can come off...
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    You may want to look at post number 6 of this...

    You may want to look at post number 6 of this thread:


    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showthread.php/1840-Adding-lumbar-support
  15. Thanks for the clarification, highwire! I...

    Thanks for the clarification, highwire!

    I happen to be a native English speaker with three degrees from an English university, but I'm definitely not an American speaker.
    This case sounds like a...
  16. Quote: the top reason to buy Mirage was fuel...

    Quote: the top reason to buy Mirage was fuel efficiency, which is almost 30 percent higher than the segment average.


    I don't understand.
    Is he saying it uses 30% more fuel than segment...
  17. Thread: Oddball antenna

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    My 2014 still has the original short antenna on...

    My 2014 still has the original short antenna on the rear of the roof, and in the Alps I can listen to BBC Radio 4 on long wave (198kHz).
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    The picture below shows the profile it needs to...

    The picture below shows the profile it needs to be. That sort of profile is rather common, but take the original rubber blade or the photo to the store for comparison. Do not buy one with the wrong...
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    I removed the rear wiper and took it apart. Then...

    I removed the rear wiper and took it apart. Then with the rubber strip in hand, went to the local auto parts store to get some other elcheapo wiper with a similar rubber blade. Took the new one apart...
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    Calcium chloride solution?!!! My deepest...

    Calcium chloride solution?!!!

    My deepest sympathy!
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    Here there is plenty of salt on the roads in...

    Here there is plenty of salt on the roads in winter, and sometimes they add crushed little stones on top of the ice.
    My car gets sprayed underneath with water several times a year, and the oil pan...
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    Firstly, the carpet is not impervious to water...

    Firstly, the carpet is not impervious to water as for example on Suzuki's, it is not coated with a thick layer of plastic sheeting on the back. Water from boots can go all the way through easily,...
  23. You don't really need this, because the stock...

    You don't really need this, because the stock ignition system is well designed!

    If you really do want a stronger spark and like lowering high frequency interference in one go, you could do this...
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    I agree the two worst things about this car is...

    I agree the two worst things about this car is the blasted steering and the most uncomfortable, unergonomically shaped shallow-foam seats.

    I modified the steering so it doesn't stick any more. It...
  25. Well said! Here in Europe we have many cars the...

    Well said!
    Here in Europe we have many cars the size of, and also many smaller and much smaller than the Mirage. There are plenty of Renaults here, also many Nissans, those more recently with...
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