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Owner: The donkey CRX
The Walrus: 2002 Honda Insight base
Displacement: 0 L
Fuel type: gas/electric hybrid
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 0 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: MPGuino
Description: Gray 02 Insight that came equipped with a Mike Dabrowski MIMA/PIMA system to control the regen and assist functions of the IMA battery. Also came with a Genesis One grid charger.
120,000 miles when purchased.
Build Thread: 02 G1 Insight with many ecomods- 999.6 mile tank @ 105 MPG
Current Mods: MIMA/PIMA IMA battery control of regen and assist functions
Genesis One grid charger for IMA battery
OBD2C&C from to monitor IMA battery SOC and volts
Wide band O2 sensor and guage
Manual adjustable grill block
Adjustable Warm Air Intake
Bridgestone RE 92 tires mounted on alloy 14"X 4" Insight space saver spare rims. (with vinyl "moon" covers)
100 AH Lipo4 deep cycle battery with DC/DC converter bypass switch.
FAS injector "kill switch"
Pre heater for water, oil, and transmission fluid
Relocated OEM outside air temp sensor from front of grill to top of engine
Relocated OEM intake air temp sensor close to catalytic converter inside new intake tube.
Extended OEM front belly pan to enclose more of the engine bay on the back and sides.
Added all new LED exterior lights including headlights. (did not replace rear brake light bulbs)
Added the following gauges and instruments:
Water temp in upper and lower radiator hoses.
Oil temp and oil pressure with a "sandwich" between oil filter and oil cooler.
Air temp sensors in front of grill, in engine bay, inside WAI close to cat, where the OEM IAT sensor was formally located, next to relocated OEM outside temp sensor, inside cabin, and on the LIPO4 battery.
Added a volt and amp gauge to the LIPO4 battery and a volt gauge to the small OEM 12 volt battery.
Hand throttle
Radiator bypass valves (added 11-15-2015)

Planned Mods:
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 48 mpg(US)
EPA highway 59 mpg(US)
EPA combined 53 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 102.24 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 100.88 mpg(US)
90 days 100.88 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Oct 06, 2016

(Created: 2015-09-15 18:39:47 / Modified: 2016-10-06 17:09:05)

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