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Old 07-19-2009, 04:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question civic hybrid wheels

hi just bought some civic hybrid wheels for my 07 civic lx does anyone know if they will help with mpg

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Old 07-19-2009, 04:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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All else being equal, they'll probably help a very small amount. Probably not enough to register above the normal tank to tank variation you'll see.

Honda Canada added the hybrid wheels & deck spoiler on all its LX 5-speeds to nudge the fuel economy a tiny amount past a threshold that qualified them for a rebate.

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Old 07-19-2009, 07:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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post the tire size of your new wheels

and your old wheels
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Old 07-21-2009, 04:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well put 'em on and see if you can see the difference . As a Civic owner, I am quite curious (see Metro's link).

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