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Old 09-09-2020, 09:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
Do you mean a Gen1 Insight without the hybrid elements? Is that actually possible? It would be a 20% drop in HP over a stock CRX HF, yes?
I'd keep the electric motor and use it with a meanwell to charge the 12V, more efficient than an alternator. Without the battery it still has similar power to the stock CRX but with all the beauty of lean burn. Completely different engine type so it wouldn't be a direct drop in, but then again most engine swaps aren't. Both are small engines that in terms of size shouldn't have a problem fitting inside.
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