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Old 02-08-2015, 11:47 AM   #131 (permalink)
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Nah, he brought his wife along so we took their Civic.

He only lives a couple of miles away from me though, and he works as a sub-contracting IT person at my job. So I'm sure there will be plenty of times the cars will be together!

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Old 02-08-2015, 04:30 PM   #132 (permalink)
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:19 PM   #133 (permalink)
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Mikey, maybe you can convince Nemo to check this one out for you. The guy has to be ready to get it off his hands for whatever somebody will give him at this point.

2000 Honda Insight 48MPG

I'd check it out but that drive about killed me this weekend!

Or maybe Ecky could check this one out for ya! I'm thinking you could get this one for two grand, it has a lot of miles but it has a functioning battery.

http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/4880317963.html
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:46 PM   #134 (permalink)
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Hah, it's almost twice as far for me! And I can't think of a reason for being in the area any time soon.
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:52 PM   #135 (permalink)
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Hey man, Jacksonville's "up north" to me!

For all I know, there's snow on the ground there, too cold for me!
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Got the shift knob installed today, it rocks! Thanks a lot, Daox. I'm probably the only driver in the universe with this kind of set up (for now, lol)!

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Here's the breakdown of the three buttons on the shift knob and their function in case you guys are interested in putting one on yours:

The center button is a pop-up on/off clutch interrupt switch for manually controlling the assist and regen functions. When I click it in, the car thinks the clutch pedal has been pressed, so I get no assist or regen. When I'm at cruising speed in lean burn and don't want any background IMA charging, or when I know I will need to come to a stop and want to kill the injectors I click this button on. This doesn't affect auto-start in any way.

Thumb button on left is a momentary switch and controls the power to the Injectors. I can kill the injectors and coast to a stop at any speed, basically extending auto-stop function to any speed. To use the injector kill button, I have the center clutch interrupt button clicked on, or the car will keep trying to re-start since it's above normal auto-stop speed.

The button at top right is the brake regen button, and is a momentary that allows me to use the assist motor for braking (and also turns on the brake lights), which allows me to keep the IMA battery fully charged since I don't let it background charge while in lean burn. I can keep my finger on it all the way through downshifts, and it keeps charging the IMA almost to a dead stop.
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I'm so jealous!! I sent Doax a PM, but haven't heard back. I hope he responds soon I can't wait!!!
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Yeah, let me know how they work first but I'm interested.
Ecky - The coroplast belly pan has been awesome so far.

It actually quieted the road noise considerably along with the obvious aero benefits. No burning, flapping, melting, rubbing, etc . . . I think the aluminum panel under the cat did the trick.
All in all it looks pretty noobish, like a bunch of kids took their tree house apart and made the belly pan from the scrap material, but it's working, and nobody sees it anyway!
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Old 02-16-2015, 07:55 AM   #140 (permalink)
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Ecky - The coroplast belly pan has been awesome so far.

It actually quieted the road noise considerably along with the obvious aero benefits. No burning, flapping, melting, rubbing, etc . . . I think the aluminum panel under the cat did the trick.
All in all it looks pretty noobish, like a bunch of kids took their tree house apart and made the belly pan from the scrap material, but it's working, and nobody sees it anyway!
Save me 3 pieces then.

I'll try to be down that way in the next month or two.

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