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Owner: leety
Ecovox: 1992 Honda Civic VX
Displacement: 1.5 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2178 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.31
Frontal area: 19.19 sq.ft.
Instrumentation:
Description: Acquired a donor car for the project. A 1992 Honda Civic VX Hatchback

Attributes:

- One owner unmolested donor car
- 100% of service done at the Santa Monica Honda dealer
- 163000 miles not too high for this vintage
- Recent transmission rebuild
- Recent valve job
- Resent brake job
- Still has spare, jack and lug wrench
- Interior generally in tact: not torn, cracked or stained
- Extras that came with the car
- Snow chains
- Little bag of rope
- Some loose change (I returned that to my neighbor)

Issues Upon Purchase:

- Bad clutch (FIXED_
- Busted axel boot on driver’s side outer, CV joint bad (FIXED)
- Issue with brakes (perhaps the MC or servo, need to find out exactly what’s wrong)
- Battery acid present in battery area
- Lots of dirt inside, outside and in engine compartment (FIST LAYER OF DIRT REMOVED - MORE TO COME)
- Oxidized paint (FIRST LAYER WORKED ON - MORE TO COME)
- Various scrapes, dings, dents, bumps and contusions all over body.
- Front bumper mounts not repaired correctly body alignment issues
- Rear glass hatch lift support struts failed and lose
- Latch handle for glove box door is missing, string is used to operate glove box cover
- Cover for luggage compartment missing (REPLACED)
- Grab Handle to lift rear glass hatch never there (she’s gota have that)
- Rear Main seal of engine leaking (FIXED)
- Front mail seal of engine leaking
- Stereo makes funky sounds
Build Thread:
Current Mods:

Planned Mods: Under Development/Research

The goal is to achieve 60 MPG, down the road ;-)
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 36 mpg(US)
EPA highway 46 mpg(US)
EPA combined 40 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 32.68 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 30.66 mpg(US)
90 days 30.44 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Mar 17, 2016

(Created: 2014-11-22 11:40:30 / Modified: 2016-03-17 19:53:08)


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