Modified 2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic. 132K mi. / 213K km. #95 1/'00 (Canada). Gasoline/Plug-In Electric Hybrid.
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 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.
-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).
-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)
-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
-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)
-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
-Upper Grille Block (Urgent)!
-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
-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