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Owner: luvit
86 Accord LX (carb): 1986 Honda Accord LX
Displacement: 2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 2573 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.38
Frontal area: 7.5 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: vacuum gauge
Description: Currently everything is OEM and clean.
LX trim level is a carburetor model.
81,000 miles

No plans for radical semi-permanent mods.
This car may soon be used for a student driver so it must meet expectations of driving test assessor.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Auto Meter 2337 Vacuum Gauge
..Most demanding At-a-glance color scheme.

Pilot Motorsports NV-534 Crystal-rod Fog Lights
..Eliminates usage of flip-up headlights.

Side mirrors always folded inward.

Repaired antenna -- it now retracts.

Full tune-up, idle decrease (TBD), & timing.
New tires (economy 185/70/R13).
Increased tire pressure
Synthetic engine oil
Synthetic transmission oil
Block Heater

Planned Mods: Respectfully:
Synthetic axle/wheel bearing lube
Hot/Warm air intake
Grill Block (Upper Grill)
Grill Block (Lower Grill)
Cover bucket-style marker lights
Weight reduction

Seal Panel Gaps
Belly pan (full)
Front Air Dam (TBD)

Maybe:
Rear wheel skirts
Front wheel arch gap filler
Ride height reduction (slight)
Tire spats (front)
Tire boat tail (rear)
A/C delete -- if i can't get A/C fixed
Mud Flap delete -- 3rd Gen Accords are vulnerable to rust at the rocker panels.
Partial Kammback
Engine kill switch
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 21 mpg(US)
EPA highway 27 mpg(US)
EPA combined 23 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 33.75 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 37.53 mpg(US)
90 days 35.57 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Feb 11, 2010

Trip Log
Muskingum to Portage 0 mpg (US)

(Created: 2009-11-03 21:22:43 / Modified: 2010-02-12 10:20:13)


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