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Old 05-15-2015, 01:11 AM   #368 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Baltothewolf View Post
Have you considered a turbo? It would give you a little more pep and get you up to cruising speed faster, and I'm sure there are some great, low spooling turbo's kits out there for an EG civic. There is an insighter that turbo'd his insight (was the first to do it actually) and he gets better MPG than I do. I have driven it and I absolutely love it, it lean burns easily and I get up to cruising speed much faster
With a turbo, you can run leaner AFRs due to the extra mixing done by the compressor. 2-3 psi is what you would want at cruise for maximum efficiency, IMHO.

And could we get a link to the turbo Insight?
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