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Old 02-18-2015, 07:17 AM   #141 (permalink)
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I have three sheets saved back, but they'll probably go on my kid's Insight by then. He's missing the front aero piece, so we'll probably be fabricating him some.

When you get closer to coming down I'll grab you some more pallet liners, it's right down the road. Not that it matters, but you have your choice of a bunch of colors, lol. He has yellow, gray, blue, black, etc . . . let me know if you have a preference!

Both of our cars need a grid charge, so I might need you to bring the charger down next trip. We may go in on a grid charger together before then, I'll let you know before you come down

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Old 02-18-2015, 01:52 PM   #142 (permalink)
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I have three sheets saved back, but they'll probably go on my kid's Insight by then. He's missing the front aero piece, so we'll probably be fabricating him some.

When you get closer to coming down I'll grab you some more pallet liners, it's right down the road. Not that it matters, but you have your choice of a bunch of colors, lol. He has yellow, gray, blue, black, etc . . . let me know if you have a preference!

Both of our cars need a grid charge, so I might need you to bring the charger down next trip. We may go in on a grid charger together before then, I'll let you know before you come down
I ordered my shifter knob from Daox last night, I can't wait until it gets here! Also, don't cheap out on the grid charger. Not worth a fire you know.
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Old 02-18-2015, 05:21 PM   #143 (permalink)
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Also, don't cheap out on the grid charger. Not worth a fire you know.
I already grid charged mine twice for 24 hours with Ecky's set-up and it worked fine. My son's Insight has a harness with that same molex connector, we'll just have to see if the harness is wired up the same
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I already grid charged mine twice for 24 hours with Ecky's set-up and it worked fine. My son's Insight has a harness with that same molex connector, we'll just have to see if the harness is wired up the same
I used the yellow line for +180 and the red for +12. Also, I have my diode installed in the harness, rather than inside the charger. It would't be difficult to splice one into his harness though.

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Old 02-20-2015, 01:19 PM   #145 (permalink)
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2001 Honda Insight~New IMA Battery!!!Certified~60+mpg's~Sunroof!

FYI - I'm going to look at this one in the morning. Let me know if I'm cock-blocking one of you that wants to look at it, since I already have an Insight it wouldn't kill me to let this one go to somebody that really wants one, but otherwise I'll probably get it tomorrow.

My son (the twin that does NOT own an Insight yet) says he wants to buy Turtle from me if I get this one, but if he backs out of it I'll let everybody know.
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New battery, reasonable miles and grid charger. Nice! Trying to corner the market?
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Lol, just the Florida market!

You forgot the vented hood for extra mpg, whatever that means . . . gonna have to put a hood scoop over that mess unless I just end up using it to heat up my lunch every day
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I suppose exhausting the engine bay at the top would be better than at the bottom, but that's normally a high pressure zone. Perhaps if the bottom were well-sealed, it works work as advertised?
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I still vote for a solar panel there hooked up to your battery. Probably won't make anything of a difference but it would add to the whole space age look.
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Definitely not a fan of add on sunroofs on unibody cars. It degreades structural integrity and should be illegal.

On the hood vent, part of the aero package on the 1 gen Insight is the engine compartment venting high pressure into the front wheel wells and the taper of the front fender behind the wheel is a part of that airlfow design.

Price is too high for my taste, twenty Sentras.

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