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Old 08-12-2005, 12:59 AM   #1
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I find it strage that with a pretty clean car it looks like he just took it off roading.


and horrible gas milage
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well when you are muddin with the bonnie and reving it to get up those mountains it does mess up gas miliage a little
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most ppl dont use there trips for mpg... thousand bucks said its not right..
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ya my trip has been stuck at 9 miles ever since i got my car. oh well dont bother me to much and if i reset it it will go 9 miles and stay there.
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Might have a dirt driveway and no way to change that. I owned black on a dirt driveway. Car looked great til you saw the sneakers.
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ya my trip has been stuck at 9 miles ever since i got my car. oh well dont bother me to much and if i reset it it will go 9 miles and stay there.
y a me too, the gears strip in the plastic rollers...its a chronic problem
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Might have a dirt driveway and no way to change that. I owned black on a dirt driveway. Car looked great til you saw the sneakers.

thats what im thinking also.......... I know. I have a dirt driveway.
I hates rain but then again I park right next to a garden hose at work
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Might have a dirt driveway and no way to change that. I owned black on a dirt driveway. Car looked great til you saw the sneakers.

thats what im thinking also.......... I know. I have a dirt driveway.
I hates rain but then again I park right next to a garden hose at work
dirt... in quincy.......? i thought it was all buildings or asphault.
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ya my trip has been stuck at 9 miles ever since i got my car. oh well dont bother me to much and if i reset it it will go 9 miles and stay there.
y a me too, the gears strip in the plastic rollers...its a chronic problem
wow, I thought I was the only one that had that issue. Mine will go to mile 001.0 then stops. Pissed me off cause it was working fine until one day it just stopped working.
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moms odo and trip quit a week after she got her 91 SSE and we even changed out the cluster and it still doesnt work, oh well, thats gonna be the spare car soon, but that is still strange that they do that.
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