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Old 03-17-2012, 05:19 PM   #61 (permalink)
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262. Tout véhicule automobile, autre qu'une motocyclette ou un cyclomoteur, doit être muni d'au moins deux rétroviseurs fixés solidement et placés, l'un à l'intérieur du véhicule et au centre de la partie supérieure du pare-brise et l'autre à l'extérieur gauche du véhicule.

The right-hand side mirror is not mandatory in Québec.

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Old 03-18-2012, 09:51 PM   #62 (permalink)
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When I was student I had a mazda 323 that didn't had a passenger side mirror, it was an option.
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Old 03-20-2012, 01:11 PM   #63 (permalink)
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When I was student I had a mazda 323 that didn't had a passenger side mirror, it was an option.
Interesting fact, my father bought a first gen civic in the 70's and passenger mirror was only in the highest model.
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
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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 05-07-2012, 04:15 PM   #64 (permalink)
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New mods!

Yes, recently we decided to cutoff the power-steering belt to minimise engine hp loss. Then, we removed the parking brake switch so the DRL doesn't start when we lower the hand brake. (Only little problem, parking brake light is always on )

With these two mods, we recently achieved 3.5 LHK (67.4 MPG us) when returning from quebec city and from Béthanie. This is close to our next goal : 70 MPG us (3.36 LHK) !
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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 05-07-2012, 10:26 PM   #65 (permalink)
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We recently achieved 3.5 LHK (67.4 MPG us) when returning from quebec city and from Béthanie. This is close to our next goal : 70 MPG us (3.36 LHK) !
Beated! New highscore established by Echo-Francis with 3.2 LHK (73.5 MPG us) when returning from south of Montreal. Following a truck who was hauling a boat at maybe ~85 km/h, so it help reducing drag.



(Yan Matte qui a pris la photo )
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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 05-08-2012, 07:35 AM   #66 (permalink)
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Very impressive.

Can you quantify the power steering delete's mileage gain?
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Old 05-08-2012, 08:48 AM   #67 (permalink)
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i can not quantify but its maby 0.1 l/100

and when i did my 3.2l/100 it was when i returned from my destination when i was going i did 3.5l/100 so its a high score for a a-b-a trip
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:36 PM   #68 (permalink)
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i just buy 2 led lights from superbright leds just to test if they are good. if yes i will buy the rest. i will post pics when i will get them in maby 2-3 days
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I know i dont have a very good write-up
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MPG=1 TIME=0
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:57 AM   #69 (permalink)
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Sorry of this is not posted on the correct place but it's the only ones on the mods for tire spats and contoured Deflector so I have a question about how to design the tire deflectors. Does it need a special design or placement? Or just a plastic cover over the front of the wheel? I see you made a different design on the back, but I don't know what's the best design.

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Old 05-19-2012, 08:44 AM   #70 (permalink)
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i did not test my tire spats so i dont know wich design is the best but i think its the design i made for the back but its harder to do . and tire spats have to be placed just at the front of the tire

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