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Old 04-10-2011, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Diving in with both feet

Hey Guys,

I'm Andre (Dre) and i'm new to the site. I just picked up a 1998 civic Hx, which i towed from Philly on Friday (the only one i could find in good condition within a hundred or so miles). I've owned civics before but never the Hx. I just got it and i already tore part of the front bumper off trying to get it off the car dolly in the rain.

Anyhow, i'm selling my trusty 2000 4runner and going a little greener. I've been reading a few threads here and i welcome any advice on getting the best out of my little beast.

I will add my car car to the garage and start logging my mpgs as soon as i get her on the road and get one of those ScanGauge things.

Peas

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Old 04-11-2011, 09:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Cool. Bet it was a heck of a search for that HX. I was looking all in the NE/SE trying to find a good one. Good job on the find. Post some pics.
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Old 04-11-2011, 01:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Dre,

Welcome to EcoModder.
Getting your HX roadable sounds like an interesting project.
I think that you've come to the right place.

"Diving in with both feet" is an interesting incongruous juxtaposition...
more correctly, a mixed metaphor probably.

I suppose it would look like this, traveling downward with no rotation:



With an unknown depth of water, it's bettter than a belly flop anyway.

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