Register Now
 Register Now
 

You must sign in to add / modify vehicles in the EM garage
Owner: Gasoline Fumes
Nut Wagon: 1991 Honda Civic Wagon DX
Displacement: 1.5 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2262 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.35
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Instrumentation:
Description: Rusty 2WD Civic Wagon. No air conditioning or power steering. 235,000 miles.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Aerodynamic mods:
grill block - 100% in colder weather
smooth wheel covers
front splitter with tire air deflectors
mud flaps removed
side skirts
no outside mirrors
rear window air deflector removed
lowered rear suspension for less "rake"
single front wiper

Mechanical mods:
increased tire pressure to 55 PSI
3.6% larger tires
deleted rear brake auto adjusters
hotter Civic VX thermostat
block heater
16 valve to 8 valve conversion
increased valve lash
advanced camshaft timing
advanced ignition timing
taller-geared Honda CRX HF trans
0w-20 oil
hot air intake
weight reduction
DIY zero toe front alignment
1.25" straight pipe after catalytic converter

Electrical mods:
kill switch
solar battery charger
large marine battery
LED interior and marker/tail/brake lights
Civic STD ECU
alternator kept in 12.5 volt mode
one high beam unplugged

Driver mods:
coasting down hills
reducing speed up hills
no idling
windows closed
no heat use until engine is fully warm
timing traffic lights and 4-way stops
staying under 2000 RPM
cruising at 40-45 MPH
bump starting whenever possible
parking with solar charger facing sun
minimal braking
grid-charging the battery

Other mods:
window tint
white roof to reduce solar heat
side view convex mirrors (inside)
EcoModder decals!

Planned Mods: more aero
lean-burn
Bridgestone RE-92 Honda Insight tires
hotter air intake
LED headlights
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 27 mpg(US)
EPA highway 32 mpg(US)
EPA combined 29 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 61.04 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 57.91 mpg(US)
90 days 57.91 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Apr 09, 2017

(Created: 2009-10-18 08:23:56 / Modified: 2017-04-10 11:41:09)


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com