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Owner: brucepick
Outasight: 2000 Honda Insight
Displacement: 1 L
Fuel type: gas/electric hybrid
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 1900 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.25
Frontal area: 20 sq.ft.
Description: Purchased Feb. 20, 2016. Registered Feb. 23, 2016.
Restored undertray fasteners as needed 2/28/2016.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Bumblebee replacement IMA battery - installed Feb 2014 by previous owner.
Aired up tires to approx 43 psi, 2/20/2016
ScanGauge installed approx 2/24
Aired up tires some more, about 2/25.
12V system LED voltmeter, 3/2/2016
Lower grill block, 3/4/2016
Removed PS fuse, 3/4/2016
Installed lightweight 13 lb. 12V AGM battery, Shuriken SK-BT20, 3/6/16
Upper grill block, 3/8/2016
Ordered grid charger components, 3/10/2016
LED bulbs for front inner small lights, March 2016
Grid charger mostly built, 3/26/2016
Clutch switch mod - fakes clutch being depressed, thus disables hybrid charge + assist, 3/26/2016
Brake switch mod - fakes brake pedal use, thus causes battery charge, 3/27/2016
Injector kill switch, 4/3/2016
Warm air intake (pulls from behind radiator), early April, 2016
Upgraded hybrid battery cooling fan, fall 2016
LED headlights, early 2017
Upper grill block removed, Dec. 2018
Lower grill block added, Dec. 2018
LED brake/tail lights, Jan/Feb 2018
Full Coroplast belly pan, April 2018

Planned Mods: Belly pan adjustment - pull it up just rear of the resonator, where panel sags a bit lower than it could.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 49 mpg(US)
EPA highway 61 mpg(US)
EPA combined 53 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 63.56 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 56.08 mpg(US)
90 days 54.18 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Aug 21, 2022

(Created: 2016-02-24 23:05:06 / Modified: 2022-08-25 23:20:41)

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