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Owner: HyperMileQC
Trollinsight (Retired): 2000 Honda Insight
Displacement: 0.995 L
Fuel type: gas/electric hybrid
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 1880 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.25
Frontal area: 20.45 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: Description:

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Modified 2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic. 132K mi. / 213K km. #95 1/'00 (Canada). Gasoline/Plug-In Electric Hybrid.
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I bought this car wednesday the 8th of May 2013. All I can say about the price is that it was dirt cheap$ for what I got .

I plan to Eco-Mod this Insight to the floor and achieve 100+ MPG (US) tanks in summer. Here is the list of the pros and cons of this car :
Pro's:
-OEM Honda Rims.
-Working IMA Battery System.
-Good Tranny. (Maybe need some repairs).
-Low Mileage (200 502 km at purshase).
-New 12v Baterry.
-Upgraded Grounds (Not All).
-New Catalyst.
-New Shifter Cables.
-New OEM Rear Wheel Skirts.
-PO was the first owner of this car.
-All Services & Oil Changes done.
-New Radio/MP3/iPod Player.
-Recent Bridgestone Blizzak P165/65R14 Winter tires.

Con's:
-Missing Underbelly Pannels.
-Broken Rear Shock Absorbers.
-Lots of dents & scuffs on the front bumper.
-Hood is tough to close.
-Highest Intensity of Wipers isn't working.
-Rear Bumper is legerly deattached.
-Rear Kamm Spoiler is depicted.
-Driver door window doesn't close properly.
-Driver door Window's bottom pannel is depicted (Fixed).
-There is a medium dent on the rear bumper.
-NO Bridgestone Potenza RE92 P165/65R14 (Fixed).
-Cracked Windshield.
-Trip Button doesn't work (Fixed).
-No Trunk Net (not that worst).

Color: Silverstone Metallic (NH-630M)
Class: Subcompact car
Body style: 3-door hatchback
Engine: Honda Hybrid System
Gasoline: 1 L ECA series I3 (995 cc/60.7 cu in) lean-burn 12-valve SOHC
67 hp (50 kW)
Electric: 144 V
10 kW (13 hp)
ULEV
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Wheelbase: 2,400 mm (94 in)
Length: 3,945 mm (155.3 in)
Width: 1,695 mm (66.7 in)
Height: 1,355 mm (53.3 in)
Curb weight Manual w/ AC: 856 kg (1,880 lb)
Build Thread:
Current Mods: -ScanGauge-II
-New OEM Rear Wheel Skirts
-Stock Front Wheel Spats
-Stock Rear Wheel Spats
-Stock Front Wheel Arch Deflector
-Stock Belly Pans (Missing some... Need a DIY one)
-Stock Smooth Wheel Covers
-Stock Hood Insulation
-100% Lower Grille Block
-Rear Wiper Romoved
-Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Disable (Tilted the parking brake switch so it never engage)
-Electric Block Heater (EBH)
-Engine Pad Heater (125w)
-LED 25w Headlights, Side Markers Lights, Position Lights, Dome Light, Map Lights, Tail Lights, Liscence Plate Light & Trunk Light
-IMA Inhibit Switch (Clutch Switch)
-Sealed Gaps Around Headlights
-Fire Blanket
-Antenna Remove
-Electric Power Steering Disable (Removed Under-Hood Fuse #15).
-LRR Summer Tires : Bridgestone Potenza RE92 P165/65R14 (50 Psi All Around)
-Winter Tires : Bridgestone Blizzak P165/65R14 (45 Psi All Around)
-Weight Remove
-2 A 12v Battery Grid Charger
-350 mA 144v Battery Grid Charger & 1.15 A Discharger
-Syntec Motor Oil (Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy 0w-20)
-Accord 2.3L EGR Valve

Planned Mods: -Upper Grille Block (Urgent)!
-Hand-Throttle (Wtf)
-Manual Integrated Motor Assist (MIMA)
-Forced Auto Stop (FAS)
-Bumblebee MaxIMA Battery (6.5 Ah --> 8.0 Ah)
-Passenger Side Mirror Delete (Replace with Interior)
-Smaller Driver Side Mirror (Interior One too)
-Ducting From Grille Block Hole to Radiator
-LED Cluster Lights
-Electric Water Pump & EWP Digital Controller
-Kammback
-Articulated and Top Hinged Front Wheel Skirts
-Syntec Transmission Oil (Honda MTF)
-DIY Front Belly Pan
-DIY Rear Belly Pan

More Weight Remove :
-Smaller Fuel tank (~25 Liters Instead of ~40)
-Air Conditioning Delete
-Mechanical Water Pump Delete
-Remove Muffler and Replace with Glasspack

Non Ecomod :
-New Front McPherson Struts (Adjustable GAZ)
-New Rear Spring and Adjustable Shock Absorbers from GAZ
-New Engine, Tranny and Rear Mounts OEM or Better
-New Indexed Sparkplugs and Ignition Coils
-New Ball Joints, Stabilizer Links, Inner Tie Rods and Tie Rod Ends
-Coolant Flush and Refill
-Clean the EGR Passages
-Change Tranny Oil
-Brake Maintenance (Surface rust from DWB)
-Repair Rusty Fuel and Brakes Lines
-Vinyl Wrap Engine Bay Rusting Parts
-Replace old Rusted Brackets and Bolts
-Transmission Rebuild with New Syncros, Forks, Bearings and Seals
-New Clutch and Pressure Plate OEM or Better
-General Engine Bay Cleanup
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 49 mpg(US)
EPA highway 61 mpg(US)
EPA combined 53 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 77.4 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 67.26 mpg(US)
90 days 68.06 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: May 18, 2015

Trip Log
CÉGEP Commute Spring 2013 80.8 mpg (US)
Costco Commute Summer 2013 94.0903 mpg (US)
SADL mpg Test Run Summer 2013 102.9 mpg (US)
Costco Commute Fall 2013 71.6742 mpg (US)
Costco Commute Winter 2013-2014 64.7731 mpg (US)
Costco Commute Spring 2014 95.3286 mpg (US)
Boileau Spring 2014 77 mpg (US)
Nomininque Spring 2014 88.1 mpg (US)
SMCC Economy Run 2014 109.7 mpg (US)
Val-Morin (Cousin's house) 105.933 mpg (US)
Costco Commute Summer 2014 120.817 mpg (US)

(Created: 2012-10-06 00:01:57 / Modified: 2015-09-18 16:47:54)


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