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Old 06-18-2017, 09:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The modders´ motto?

Hey all,
Happy to join you fine people! Why not kick it off with my version of Modders´ Motto:
"Getting new stuff gives stimulation. Making the best of what you have gives personal value. Modding gives both!"
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Old 06-18-2017, 11:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 06-18-2017, 02:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 06-18-2017, 02:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 06-18-2017, 02:50 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 06-18-2017, 04:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It's not really a motto per se, but my tack with this Honda is "Remove and Improve" - if I have to remove or replace something anyway, I'll put superior components back in.
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Old 06-19-2017, 08:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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Old 06-20-2017, 01:43 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Old 06-20-2017, 01:44 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 06-27-2017, 10:51 AM   #10 (permalink)
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