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Owner: payne171
Gray Jellybean: 2000 Honda Insight
Displacement: 1 L
Fuel type: gas/electric hybrid
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 1850 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.25
Frontal area: 20.45 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: other
Description: Slightly modded with more to come. MT 2000 Honda Insight. No AC. 60psi in tires and a piece of cardboard partially blocking the radiator until the weather warms up. Grid charger made from two 300mA 90V LED power sources.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: 55 PSI in the tires. Partial radiator block. Grid charger.

Planned Mods: Forced Auto Stop. Active grill block. Better underbody aero. Camera/mirror delete. Block heater. I have a block heater and Manual Integrated Motor Assist waiting to be installed. On order is OBDII C&C, a Scangauge of sorts that is designed specifically for the Insight and can also monitor the hybrid system. After that, an intelligent, higher amperage grid charger and more battery.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 49 mpg(US)
EPA highway 61 mpg(US)
EPA combined 53 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 69.39 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 62.76 mpg(US)
90 days 62.76 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Apr 14, 2014

(Created: 2012-04-14 18:59:21 / Modified: 2014-04-14 21:59:54)


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