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Old 03-08-2010, 09:35 AM   #7 (permalink)
Wonderboy
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The Fruit Bat - '01 Honda Insight
Last 3: 54.26 mpg (US)

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I initially didn't believe the 55+ mpg claim in the thread title and all the performance mods, but then I read about that fancy D15B engine. This is the first I've read about that particular engine. Impressive - That's the kind of thing that would make me want to keep my car - anything with lean burn, and a taller transmission. My 98 Civic EX is the worst civic I could possibly have for what I'm trying to do, and I crank out low 50's in the summertime. It makes me wonder about.... I mean yearn for what I could get with a less powerful and less torque-y powertrain. This is the perfect car for someone who still has that need for speed, but the ability to lean burn it up at low speeds. Impressive car.
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