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Old 10-23-2009, 11:47 AM   #16
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You saw a preview of the November results that were only for participants in the survey.

The preview is based on data that has not been entirely cleaned, and responses are still coming in. We won't have an official result until November, and the figures could change.

I have not checked yet, but I doubt that many of the reported repairs have been for the IMS, or are even serious mechanical issues.

Also realize that the sample size is, as I type this, about 70% what we require for a full result. So even the November result will be a preliminary result. We should have a full result in February.

It is common for high reported repair rates to come down as the sample size grows. So I wouldn't get too wound up until we have that February result.

I do hope more owners will participate--the larger the sample size, the more precise the results will be.
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