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sendler 06-17-2015 02:23 PM

FS 2001 Insight manual trans
 
Who wants my 2001 Honda Insight? 230,000 miles. IMA battery and controllers replaced by Honda at 95,000 mi;es and still going strong. Idles rough but starts fine and runs (injectors? compression?) Lacks power on highway and catalyst efficiency codes (clogged cat?). Trans synchros worn. Left rear e brake hangs up sometimes. Oil leak. Coolant leak but never over heated. Body is still very good. Sell the parts and have a good donor for an EV conversion.

user removed 06-17-2015 02:46 PM

This should be interesting.

regards
mech

Daox 06-17-2015 03:40 PM

Interested! Too far away though. :(

cowmeat 06-17-2015 04:41 PM

Is it the one that hasn\'t had a fuel log update since 2011? Has it been sitting since then?

How much are you asking? Sounds like a thousand buck fixer upper from the description.

sendler 06-17-2015 05:03 PM

I drove it regularly every winter but just didn\'t log the fuel economy since I was only getting 58 mpgUS. I\'m at $1500 firm. I can get $700 just for the battery.

cowmeat 06-17-2015 05:36 PM

Nahhhh, that\'s too much for what it\'s needing.

I\'m pretty interested in finding out who is paying 700 bucks for a used 135K mile IMA battery from an individual, though! That would be a good back-up plan in case I wreck mine. I\'d say you could part out the electronics, headlights, doors, wheels, wheel covers, etc . . . and make more than the 1500 bucks though, if you have time on your hands

Do you have any pics of it, btw?

Insight for life 06-17-2015 06:06 PM

Yes, if you can get that for the battery sell it for $700 then sell the car for $1000 with a battery bypass.

UltArc 06-17-2015 09:56 PM

How much do you want for it? I\'m in Ohio, and would pull parts to get one road worthy and just drive it until the end.

sendler 06-17-2015 11:15 PM

I\'m going to hold out for $1,500. I still drive it with the worn out synchros but you have to double clutch. The engine is the issue with a miss at idle, lacks power on the highway, oil leak, coolant leak, evap light. Never been wrecked aside from a bop in the rear bumper and a scratch in front of the left rear wheel that hasn\'t changed in the 9 years I have owned it.

sendler 12-21-2015 08:18 PM

Was going to fix it and keep driving it but didn\'t find the time so I still want to sell my 2001 Insight.
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