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Honda Insight Tail Extension Project

Honda Insight Tail Extension Summary Page








Quick-Links To Various Aspects of Project

Mounting System Framework 1
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post179658

Mounting System Framework 2
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post181187

First Piece of Foam in Place
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post184379

Rough CAD model of Extension
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post185387

Absolutely Beautiful Aptera Photograph
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post186578

Making Use of the AeroHead Streamlining Template 1
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post186492

Making Use of the AeroHead Streamlining Template 2
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post187635

Making Use of the AeroHead Streamlining Template 3
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post189335

Extension Removed From Car for First Time
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post187646

Rear Hatch Hardware
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post190135

Verifying Top Angle of Extension
More Info on Hatch Mounting System
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post190160

Adjusting Top Angle of Extension
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post190180

Beautiful Rendering of Tail Extension by Botsapper
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post190269
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post194208
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post194359
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post199524

Question About Vortex Generators Under Tail
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post191244

More on Rear Hatch Construction
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post193834

Design Concepts for the VW 1L
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post194558

SiverInsight2's Spy Photo
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post198744

Final Stages of Build for 2010
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post198995

Side Marker Details
Rear Hatch Clearance
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post199004

Wiring Loom Inside Extension
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post199007

First Impressions After Driving With Extension
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post199129

Pictures of Extension
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post199474
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post202974

MetroMPG's Ingenious WebCam
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post200415

First Severe Weather Test on Extension
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post200940

Summary Table for Build
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post201926

Limited Run Gas Mileage Test
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post203744
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post203904

Center of Pressure from Side Winds
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post209106



You can see the full array of pictures at:

Picasa Web Albums - Jim - Honda Insight...

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Honda Insight Under-Body Smoothing Panel Project
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...lly-10638.html

Jim.

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See also: MetroMPG's Insight boat tail project ...



MetroMPG's boat tail thread details:
  • design / construction
  • tuft testing (video)
  • A-B-A testing, showing 9.7% better mileage at 80 km/h (50 mph)
  • 110+ mpg (US) sustained at 80 km/h (50 mph) on a level road, warm weather
  • best ever trip mileage on a frequently driven route

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