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    Dear Thailand owners... Whose is this?! (Mirage turbo 1.2L, 0.5 bar/7 PSI, w/video)

    Someone is already running a turbo!!

    I want some more details! Anyone from Thailand know anything about this Mirage?

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FkAFiEh...%3DFkAFiEheATY




    Last edited by MetroMPG; 11-23-2013 at 02:37 PM. Reason: (added video inline)

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2013 Mirage LS Pop Green Plus Pack 1.2 manual: 43.7 mpg (US) ... 18.6 km/L ... 5.4 L/100 km ... 52.5 mpg (Imp)


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    That sounds great it should go very well indeed.

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    Nice find, BJ.

    I always search for Mirage videos, but I guess I missed this one because he called it "Mirageturbo".

    Hopefully the mystery will be solved!

    See also: Mirage turbo 1.2L or 1.0L for the U.S.? Some recent chatter from Mitsu execs

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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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    Woohoo, it was only a matter of time. I would be great to get some more info on it!
    Custom Mirage products: Cruise control kit, Glove box light, MAF sensor housing, Rear sway bar

    Current project: Alternator delete with regen braking modification

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 45.6 mpg (US) ... 19.4 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 54.8 mpg (Imp)


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    I posted a comment/question from MirageForum on the video. Never know.. maybe we'll hear something back.

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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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    i wonder what these small size ice do in the long run

    i have spoking to a mecanic and he tells me that there are a lot of ford ecoboost cars with trouble
    a 1 liter ice in a 1200kg+ needs to work hard
    ofcource the mirage is low in wieght so not that problem

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    Quote Originally Posted by spacester View Post
    i wonder what these small size ice do in the long run

    i have spoking to a mecanic and he tells me that there are a lot of ford ecoboost cars with trouble
    a 1 liter ice in a 1200kg+ needs to work hard
    ofcource the mirage is low in wieght so not that problem
    I have said earlier that it's bull**** to let a donkey pulls a tank. It may suffice for awhile but it will overwork the engine and resulted in a shorter lifespan of an engine. It's also the main reason 8 cylinder engines lasts longer because it has an easy life.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2013 Mirage 1.0 manual: 47.5 mpg (US) ... 20.2 km/L ... 5.0 L/100 km ... 57.0 mpg (Imp)


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    i wonder when this hits the media....
    in time this will pile up!

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    I'd have to disagree. Diesels have a horrible life being high compression and turbocharged. Yet, they last very long. Why? Because they are designed for it. There is no reason why a small engine can't be designed with a turbo and last just as long as a larger engine.
    Custom Mirage products: Cruise control kit, Glove box light, MAF sensor housing, Rear sway bar

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 45.6 mpg (US) ... 19.4 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 54.8 mpg (Imp)


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    I have 3 spare TD03 turbos sitting at home doing nothing. They come off a 2.5L twin turbo V6.
    Suffice to say it's very close on cylinder capacity for turbo (1.25l 3cyl per turbo on the Legnum)
    Been trying to find a place to do a manifold for me hehe


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2013 Mirage LS Pop Green Plus Pack 1.2 manual: 43.7 mpg (US) ... 18.6 km/L ... 5.4 L/100 km ... 52.5 mpg (Imp)


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