The entry below is classified as a LEGACY post, meaning that it was written (well) before the current version of Avalonstar was released. Although these posts have survived the numerous moves over years, there is no guarantee that they've survived the trip unscathed (especially the links).

10,000 Miles

Seems like a bunch of things are happening on the same day. :)


At about 6:35 PM in Beaumont, CA, I hit my 10,000th mile with the RX-8. Given that I bought the car on the 25th of November, it's been 175 days (almost to the minute!). Time for the stats!

  • Average Miles Per Day: 57
  • Average Miles Per Month: 1,714
  • Anticipated Reading on 11/25/2006: 20,857 (looks like I'm lying on my insurance o_o)
  • Major Modifications: 2 (Cold Air Intake, Strut Bar)
  • Minor Modifications: 2 (Screen Protectors, Trunk Organizer)
  • Useless Purchases: at least 1 (Tire Valve Caps)
  • Car Wash Visits: at least 30
  • Times Waxed: about 3
  • Number of Dealer Visits: around 15
  • Number of Ricer Kills: Too many to count.
  • Times I Hit Redline: 10 (way too little)

All I have to say is that this has been the funnest 10,000 miles I've ever had with a car. The last two cars I hit this mark with were a 1989 Toyota Camry and a 1988 Mitsubishi Starion. Here's to another 10,000!

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