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Old 05-26-2008, 08:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys. I've been lurking hrer for some time now so i decided to take the plunge and see if i can contribute anything useful to this site.
I'm a maintenance fitter and love tinkering. I drive a 1992 civic with a 1.5 vtec-e engine. With the addition of a belly pan and grille block i recently got a 4.16L/100k tank which is nice, given the state of the price of oil lately...
I have a small solar panel in the back window to keep the battery topped up. All the FAS'ing i do at night is probably not good for the battery. It's not much anyway so i dont expect problems. The car starts instantly since i put the panel on, so it's definitely helping. I'm sure i'm using a little less gas too....maybe
The kind of mods i like are the subtle ones. The last thing i need is hassle from an insurance company if i need to claim for whatever reason. Can you imagine the amount of explaining i'd have to do to tell them the mods were for mpg, not speed!! Anyway. I look forward to throwing around ideas with some like minded people here.

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Old 05-26-2008, 09:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the community. Do you have any pics of the set up.
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Old 05-26-2008, 10:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to the site! I definitely wanna see some pictures,

Can't wait to get that engine into my CRX,
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Old 05-26-2008, 10:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Welcome to the site. Very nice car you got there.
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Old 05-27-2008, 04:50 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a few pics but don't know how or where to upload them. Any help there would be great thanks.

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Old 05-27-2008, 05:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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There she is!

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Old 05-27-2008, 05:41 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Here's the engine......filthy isn't it!
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Belly pan and wind deflector for tire.

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Looks pretty good, I must say!
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Nice looking vehicle there! Welcome aboard!

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