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    hi..I have over 227000 kms and have had 2 welds...

    hi..I have over 227000 kms and have had 2 welds done on the exhaust, new front brakes and rotors and 4 sparkplugs....that is all (and one undercoating) and new tires of course. Have been across...
  2. we have been across canada (towing a little...

    we have been across canada (towing a little motorcycle tent trailer)...S version car with no ac....great trip for us and our pug. These little cars are great and reasonably comfortable with breaks...
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    we moved from bc to ns....i insure a 2015 micra...

    we moved from bc to ns....i insure a 2015 micra and a 2006 Ford F150 for $1450 per year for both....much cheaper here. I think I was paying in 2016 about $1400 for each in BC.
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    at 230K and still going...

    at 230K and still going...
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    first change on mine was at 150K....average 5.9...

    first change on mine was at 150K....average 5.9 mostly rural highway (80-100k/h)....now at 220K on my 2015 bought in 2014. expect that i will be changing them soon again.
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    i am at 220K and still in good shape....must have...

    i am at 220K and still in good shape....must have a mutant belt....BTW there is no timing belt....there is a timing chain bc the engine is an interference engine so they went with the chain. Unless...
  7. we had headliner rattle right as soon as we...

    we had headliner rattle right as soon as we bought the car....they injected some glue up under the mouse skin and it fixed it.
  8. good on you and the mileage....we are at 220000,...

    good on you and the mileage....we are at 220000, and had no real probs....front brakes done and all regular maintenance. Our miles are just about all highway so that really helps....not so many...
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    good info about the newer car....is that with an...

    good info about the newer car....is that with an auto or manual tranny? tx
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    we are in nova scotia on the coast so rust is a...

    we are in nova scotia on the coast so rust is a real problem.....i have dabbed some paint on any stone chips and they are fine (but not looking like original paint haha)...of course gravel can take...
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    i have a basic model 2015 bought new july...

    i have a basic model 2015 bought new july 2014....210,000. kms. car is still pretty tight and runs well. mostly just oil changes (like religion every 5K - not 8 K like the manual says), front...
  12. we got about 160k before we did the brakes (and...

    we got about 160k before we did the brakes (and the plugs too)....note....manual tranny (gear down not brake down) and mostly distance/highway miles...
  13. just passed 185000 km on our $10K - 2015 micra. ...

    just passed 185000 km on our $10K - 2015 micra. runs a charm...done the front brakes and will need some attention to the exhaust soon (getting noisy). Best cheapest to run car we have ever had! gas...
  14. plug change

    Hi...I actually had a shop do it because I don't have a garage and it was really cold out, haha. Lots of advice on youtube for DIY.
    I also had a problem with the undercar heatshield that needed...
  15. well...looks like it worked and pic is...

    well...looks like it worked and pic is there....great. BTW: why ask for a pic?
  16. i cannot figure out how to attach a picture to...

    i cannot figure out how to attach a picture to this site....done it before...today won't work? (at 159111 as of today...)
  17. 157000kms and still running strong - 2015 S -...

    157000kms and still running strong - 2015 S - manual everything (haha)...only cost me gas, 4 sparkplugs and front rotors so far.
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    I just run standard 185/60 R15 michillin winter...

    I just run standard 185/60 R15 michillin winter tires....157000kms and running strong.
  19. We used to do about 40K per year but am now...

    We used to do about 40K per year but am now retired, so less now I think. We tend to keep them if they are running well. Just sold one jeep with 350K on it and had sold the previous jeep with 620K...
  20. I am now retired but was doing about 40K per...

    I am now retired but was doing about 40K per year, work and back and forth to our cabin (500Km round trip most weekends). We also went across the country last year in the Micra.
  21. at 147,000 km and going strong

    good on you, I am sure that you will enjoy the car for many more miles. We just passed 147,000, on our 2015, and it is running strong with no problems. I will be soon time to do the spark plugs and...
  22. the Micra really did not handle much...

    the Micra really did not handle much differently...the trailer is only about 250 lbs and we did not notice much difference in mileage or pep. we have the basic car with the manual transmission.
  23. HI Frosty...the trailer prices are on the Lees...

    HI Frosty...the trailer prices are on the Lees Ure Lite website (www.leesurelite.com/). The prices are up a bit from 2 years ago but good used are hard to find as they are much in demand. Good BC...
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    bought the micra at 65....141000Km and no...

    bought the micra at 65....141000Km and no problems...great snow car....ken
  25. yes...we ordered ours from quebec and had Kal...

    yes...we ordered ours from quebec and had Kal Tire do the install and wiring...quebec company link is in the forum (http://www.srgattacheremorque.com/?) and they were great to deal with. it is a...
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