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The life of a high mileage car

My name is Geo, Geo Metro 1989, not to be confused with gecko "you know" that famous lizard that sells car insurance. Although I should be famous by now but I am not.

I made my debut in October 1993 in the business section of the Syracuse Harold American "Man cuts car in half to make a point". That person is Doug Heffron of Kirkville New York, the one that claims to have created me. That may be true to a point but when I was new I could give him as much as 56 miles to a gallon.

I gave him the best years of my life so I had thought. I took him to work and back faithfully for the first year, that was a 50 mile round-trip. I thought I had been doing a good job and thought he was thinking the same.

On my 30,000 mile birthday I found myself in his garage for a major body change. I must admit I was a bit alarmed when he cut me in half. He assured me that it would make me more streamlined and fuel-efficient, and it did just that. After 10 weeks and many other changes including a diet I was eager to show off my stuff. My first time out I stunned even my creator with the results of the mileage, and even my looks made me blush.

Well I had my fame for a two year period, when gas prices went down I found myself in a barn not to be driven for several years. On a cold March day in 2006 the barn doors opened and I could see daylight once again. What! You want me to go on the road again? I've been sitting in this cold, damp barn for several years rusting away. You expect me to go on the road again?

In October 1993 my creator side "do we have to wait until gas prices go to five dollars a gallon before they build a high mileage car" I pondered for a moment, gas prices must have gone up and he needs me again Gosh I wonder if gas is now five dollars a gallon. Oh the life of a high mileage car.




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