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Owner: Daschicken
Rarity: 2006 Honda Accord EX V6
Displacement: 3 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 3371 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.3
Frontal area: 25.3 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: 2006 Honda Accord EX V6 6 Speed Manual Sedan in Taffeta White. 174,000 miles. About as rare as a 1st gen insight, even harder to find for sale.

MPG Goals:

Trip: 45* 50* 55

Tank: 40* 45* 50

Shooting for 36 mpg lifetime, and a curb weight of less than 3300 lbs with 16" wheels.

Build Thread: Rarity- Accord V6 6MT Hypermile/Build Thread
Current Mods: Aeromods: 60% (sort of)ducted lower Grille block, Hybrid rear diffuser with extensions, engine and middle undertrays, NACA duct in fronder-tray to cool transmission, front and rear tire strakes, partial box cavity, partial exhaust channel deflector, side skirts

Drivetrain mods: 0W-20 Engine oil, engine block heater, Synchromesh transmission fluid, 51 PSI front, 47 rear, Intake manifold spacer (Odyssey spacer), Power steering bypass(belt only), RSX rims (7.5# weight reduction per RIM), 205/60/16 Bridgestone Ecopia EP422+ tires, Brake drag reduction springs

Electrical mods: LED low beams, DRL disable, Glovebox light disable (Used to come on when headlights were on), LED license plate lights, cleaned and sanded grounding points to bare metal. LED lights and glovebox light removal total to 73 watt reduction in power consumption with lights on.

Misc mods: 50? % tint (previous owner) LRR-Spec Alignment

Planned Mods: Aeromods: Rear undertray, sealing sides of radiator, duct exhaust radiator air to wheelwells, duct upper grilles to radiator, trip strips, rear wheel skirts, wheel covers, base plate, front partial wheel skirts, 2G Prius style rear wheel boattails, both exterior mirror deletes, delete rooftop radio hump, undertray flow management.

Drivetrain mods: Index spark plugs, Insulate oil filter and oil pan for higher oil temps, Complete power steering removal(10mm hose ends, possibly 3/8?), coolant to oil heat exchanger, warm air intake, J25 Engine swap!

If I ever have to deal with icy roads/proper winter: Nokian
Hakkapeliitta R2 tires

Electrical mods: Injector kill switch, more ground points to find.

Misc mods: weight reduction (required for smaller tires), interior mirrors (needed with mirror delete), wide angle rearview mirror to supplement interior mirrors, Drain hot oil or coolant(MAYBE) into a insulated foam container.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 18 mpg(US)
EPA highway 27 mpg(US)
EPA combined 21 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 36.57 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 30.93 mpg(US)
90 days 29.88 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Dec 10, 2022

(Created: 2015-09-03 00:23:56 / Modified: 2022-12-22 21:40:15)

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