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Old 09-19-2014, 08:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New with 96 Civic Hatchback

Hey guys glad to be a part of these forums! I'm Travis and this is my 1996 Midori Green Civic. It's got just over 200,000 miles, and just achieved 40mpg using some of the strategies I've been reading on here. I look forward to learning more and meeting you guys.








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Old 09-19-2014, 08:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh and just in case anyone cares, here are some of the things I've done to it so far:
Polished Mugen RNR wheels
Acura Integra GSR cloth seats
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and a lot of OEM extras
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to the site. It sounds like you're already doing pretty good with the car. Do you have any modifications planned for the car?
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have a few ideas in mind for the car. Mainly some JDM modifications though. Been searching these forums to find some simple aero mods I could try.
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Old 09-20-2014, 09:15 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Welcome!

That top photo is great ... like the colour, too.

Top bit of advice is to get a fuel economy display in there. Instant and resettable average feedback will let you adjust the nut behind the wheel even more. Fortunately you've got OBD2, so lots of options.
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Right, I've been researching MPGuino the past week. Do you have any other recommendations?

And thanks! The color is called Midori green, and they only came out in 1996 models. glad you like it!
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Right, I've been researching MPGuino the past week. Do you have any other recommendations?

And thanks! The color is called Midori green, and they only came out in 1996 models. glad you like it!
Love midori green, love hatches. Wanna trade wheels? Or cars
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Love midori green, love hatches. Wanna trade wheels? Or cars
Thanks! I dont think I could get rid of it though
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Popular plug n play options are the Scangauge-2, Sg-e or Ultragauge.
Great I'll look into those.
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What code is your civic's engine?

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