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Old 07-08-2021, 04:09 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Ah I thought it was a Honda Beat swap
Beats get terrible mileage! You should probably also measure them in MPQuartsOfOil.

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Old 07-08-2021, 04:11 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I don't think there's enough room in a Beat chassis for more than a handful of double-A's!
Well, small engine and batts in the back and then the front bonnet could be filled with more batts, would balance well anyway!

I do have a real old hybrid battery pack laying around as well if you want it?
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Old 07-08-2021, 04:55 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Old 07-08-2021, 05:18 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I am waiting for Gasoline Fumes to notice this thread.
Does he want either an insight drivetrain or a beat up crx shell?
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Old 07-08-2021, 05:30 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Any idea how I can actually get rid of all these random parts in my garage?
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Old 07-08-2021, 06:24 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Old 07-08-2021, 06:36 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Hopefully not too troublesome.


I bet you'll find someone who'll be interested. EG. the Aerocivic just changed custodianship from one EM member to another for a major refurbishment. I'll be surprised if someone isn't interested in your CRX / Insight bits 'n' bobs.


Not me! Too many UFO's. (Un Finished Objects)
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Old 07-08-2021, 07:32 PM   #28 (permalink)
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I don't think there's enough room in a Beat chassis for more than a handful of double-A's!
Well..

You know what they say...

More than a handful is wasteful...







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Old 07-08-2021, 08:10 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Now, now. :P


I thought you were going to post that someone had already done a Beat EV conversion.


And you would have been right!


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Old 07-09-2021, 11:26 AM   #30 (permalink)
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