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Thread: The Rage :: 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage ES (Garage entry)

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    The Rage
    2017
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    Mirage ES
    Mercury Gray
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    Mitsubishi Side Sill Extensions

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    Weighted shift knob

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    Eibach Pro Kit

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    SUMMER:
    195/50/15 Yokohama S.Drive Tires
    15x6.5 MB Revolt (+38)

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    Just one pic right now (it's not great). I just picked up the side sill extensions and will get some lowering springs here, too.

    I can wholeheartedly say that the jump from 165/65/14 Dunlop Enesaves to 195/50/15 Yokohama S.Drives is the single-handled most dramatic change in wheel/tire performance I've ever felt in nearly 25 years of driving. It totally transformed the car. Can't wait to get springs on it!

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    Looks nice too!
    Custom Mirage products: Cruise control kit, Glove box light, MAF sensor housing
    Current project: Developing a rear sway bar alternative

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 41.7 mpg (US) ... 17.7 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.0 mpg (Imp)


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    Nice Dude! Now get the sills on!
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    Do I detect a Micra parked ahead of you?
    Zero, my 2014 ES Plus gone but not forgotten. We're driving the Beetle of the 21st century

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage ES PLus 1.2 manual: 39.0 mpg (US) ... 16.6 km/L ... 6.0 L/100 km ... 46.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wallythacker View Post
    Do I detect a Micra parked ahead of you?
    Looks like a Yaris to me. We don't have Micras in the US ;-) Eventhough, his other car is about as rare as they come too.
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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Yeah, it's a Yaris. I do wish we got the Micra in the States, however.

    I'm waiting for the weather to warm up a bit before doing the sills, as I want the plastic adhesive film to adhere well.

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    Got a couple of better pics of the MB Revolt wheels and Yokohama S.Drives (195/50/15). Hope to do something about the wheel gap soon. It's absolutely incredible the difference a more high-performance tire makes on these little cars. I'd go as far as to say I've never owned a car in which tires made such a huge difference in performance.

    If you're reading this and wondering what your first upgrade to your Mirage should be, it should be wider, stickier tires.

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    I totally agree. I have 205/50/15 tires and it's crazy how much better the car feels! Feels much more 'grounded' and the car doesn't 'shift' weight as much during turns too.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 43.8 mpg (US) ... 18.6 km/L ... 5.4 L/100 km ... 52.6 mpg (Imp)


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