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Old 09-02-2012, 11:02 AM   #111 (permalink)
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my a/c like all the a/c (i think) run only when a want it.
i did not remove the a/c for only mpg gain but for 3 reason
1) for weight remove
2) because the a/c has a radiator very dirty right in the front of the engine radiator
3) to free up some space for my electric water pump project and all the times i want to work in my engine bay

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Old 09-02-2012, 11:54 AM   #112 (permalink)
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last night i got my nose vandalized by some ****ers. they also did other minor damages on my side skirt and wheel cover but i fixed them

the duck nose era is finish:mad :

That's too bad, duck bill tuff and coast down test could have possibly been one of the most interesting contributions to Ecomodding science in recent history.

Best reasons for removing AC. My car has a serpentine belt that makes this difficult.
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Old 09-02-2012, 12:08 PM   #113 (permalink)
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my a/c like all the a/c (i think) run only when a want it.
i did not remove the a/c for only mpg gain but for 3 reason
1) for weight remove
2) because the a/c has a radiator very dirty right in the front of the engine radiator
3) to free up some space for my electric water pump project and all the times i want to work in my engine bay
Then I was indeed missing something. Thanks.
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Old 09-08-2012, 02:14 AM   #114 (permalink)
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Frontal Belly Pan Version 2

We have recently recolted a lot of electoral coroplast, because of the Quebec provincial elections on september 4th.



We have started to make a new belly pan, here is the frontal one, version 2

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Old 09-08-2012, 02:17 AM   #115 (permalink)
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Kammback Spoiler

We have also made a kammback spoiler on the rear window. It is made of coroplast and duct tape.




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We want the advice of aero experts, do you think this kammback is working?
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L

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Old 09-08-2012, 11:00 PM   #116 (permalink)
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Engine Insulation

Today we went to the junkward and we bought an Engine insulation from a Jetta. We installed it to the hood to keep the engine hot. It is really working and it weight about a pound.

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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L

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I love the effort and enthusiam you guys are putting into the project!

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Center Belly Pan Version 2

Today we have done a new center belly pan to replace the old one that was in decomposition.

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View from the rear :


View from the side :
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:31 PM   #119 (permalink)
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The Kammback looks like it could be a little more aggressive- what's the angle?

That belly pan is really nice. How did you get it to lie so flat?
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:22 PM   #120 (permalink)
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The Kammback looks like it could be a little more aggressive- what's the angle?
+1 on that. It looks like it flares up at the end

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