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Owner: brucepick
Outasight: 2000 Honda Insight
Displacement: 1 L
Fuel type: gas/electric hybrid
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 1900 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.25
Frontal area: 20 sq.ft.
Description: Purchased Feb. 20, 2016. Registered Feb. 23, 2016.
Restored undertray fasteners as needed 2/28/2016.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Bumblebee replacement IMA battery - installed Feb 2014 by previous owner.
Aired up tires to approx 43 psi, 2/20/2016
ScanGauge installed approx 2/24
Aired up tires some more, about 2/25.
12V system LED voltmeter, 3/2/2016
Lower grill block, 3/4/2016
Removed PS fuse, 3/4/2016
Installed lightweight 13 lb. 12V AGM battery, Shuriken SK-BT20, 3/6/16
Upper grill block, 3/8/2016
Ordered grid charger components, 3/10/2016
LED bulbs for front inner small lights, March 2016
Grid charger mostly built, 3/276/2016
Clutch switch mod - fakes clutch being depressed, thus disables hybrid charge + assist, 3/26/2016
Brake switch mod - fakes brake pedal use, thus causes battery charge, 3/27/2016
Injector kill switch, 4/3/2016

Planned Mods: Several mods and projects to be transferred from my previous ride, According to Hoyle, '96 Accord 5-spd.

Mods to control IMA battery charge/discharge
LED bulbs for small lights and interior "dome" light
LED headlights? Would be nice.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 49 mpg(US)
EPA highway 61 mpg(US)
EPA combined 53 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 65.85 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 61.36 mpg(US)
90 days 63.7 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Dec 23, 2017

(Created: 2016-02-24 23:05:06 / Modified: 2018-01-01 16:16:12)

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