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Thread: Reasonably Priced Car :: 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage SE (Garage entry)

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    Reasonably Priced Car
    2014
    Mitsubishi
    Mirage SE
    White
    Cvt

    37k Km, aftermarket cruise(rostra?), compustart(disconnected), weather tech floor mats, stock tires.

    Details

    Removed rear emblems.

    Stock black/purple heated seats, 6 way drivers.

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    Stock

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    Block heater of some kind.

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    Stock

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    Stock aluminum wheels and Dunlopís.

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    This'll likely be my first mod https://www.ebay.ca/itm/5-HP-Sticker...336d6ae6c0675e
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    Because +5 horsepower


    Quote Originally Posted by fred101 View Post
    Pardon me Mr. Fummins

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 33.2 mpg (US) ... 14.1 km/L ... 7.1 L/100 km ... 39.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Congrats on the new wheels Fummins!
    Custom Mirage products: Cruise control kit, Glove box light, MAF sensor housing, Rear sway bar, Upper grill block

    Current project: DIY Nitrous oxide setup for ~$100

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 47.2 mpg (US) ... 20.1 km/L ... 5.0 L/100 km ... 56.7 mpg (Imp)


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    Thanks eh! I'm supposed to pick it up Saturday but I'm getting impatient. It's only 30 mins away but everything takes longer with kids.
    I kinda miss being able to go look at a car 3hrs away after work and get home at midnight and not actually knowing exactly what I bought til the next morning.
    Quote Originally Posted by fred101 View Post
    Pardon me Mr. Fummins

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 33.2 mpg (US) ... 14.1 km/L ... 7.1 L/100 km ... 39.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Congrats man

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    Late to the party as usual, eh?

    That's a perfect nickname for it though.

    Congrats!

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 manual: 58.5 mpg (US) ... 24.9 km/L ... 4.0 L/100 km ... 70.3 mpg (Imp)


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    Wife hated the name white trash and it's not really trashy anyways.
    Quote Originally Posted by fred101 View Post
    Pardon me Mr. Fummins

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 33.2 mpg (US) ... 14.1 km/L ... 7.1 L/100 km ... 39.9 mpg (Imp)


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    The nicest car in the fleet can't be called "trash", even as a joke.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 manual: 58.5 mpg (US) ... 24.9 km/L ... 4.0 L/100 km ... 70.3 mpg (Imp)


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    Nice car, nice sticker too.

    How much can a Rostra kit go for? Selling that would pay for an OEM cruise kit and a sticker or two.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 49.7 mpg (US) ... 21.1 km/L ... 4.7 L/100 km ... 59.7 mpg (Imp)


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    I'm not sure what they go for? I was kinda disappointed when I saw it had aftermarket cruise but it works.
    The car has the base model steering wheel so I'd need a new steering wheel, cruise and bluetooth switches, clockspring?, brake switch, and maybe wiring from bottom of steering column to clock spring if it's not there already. Are the airbags the same from plain jane wheel to the ones with the buttons? Then buy a tool to play with the etacs, then learn how to use it. Sounds like more work and time sourcing parts than I'm willing to do.

    I managed to get the cruise to work within seconds even though I couldn't see the switch so good enough for me. Bluetooth would be nice but I rarely talk on the phone when driving or walk and chew gum.

    The seller seems decent and not a flake, I did a little googling before I even looked at it to see if he could have been a crack head, car dealer or if there where any pictures of the car on it's roof. I offered to pay by e transfer then pick it up whenever he receives the money but the guy is either worried about being scammed, wan'ts a selfie with a wad of cash or doesn't want "someone" knowing what the car sold for? I could be wrong but wouldn't I be the only one taking the risk paying by e-transfer, figured it was the same as cash? I was trying to avoid going to the bank, last time I took out over $5000 the bank was choked that I didn't call ahead and I was worried about getting jumped in the parking lot lol.
    Quote Originally Posted by fred101 View Post
    Pardon me Mr. Fummins

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 33.2 mpg (US) ... 14.1 km/L ... 7.1 L/100 km ... 39.9 mpg (Imp)


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    But it sure is fun carrying that much cash.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 49.7 mpg (US) ... 21.1 km/L ... 4.7 L/100 km ... 59.7 mpg (Imp)


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