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Old 11-09-2010, 12:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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its mine now


the Honda dealership checked it out and gave a "recommendation"
to change ALL the filters and fluids at the tune of $500+ (rotfl)

said nothing about the sound so i guess it ok for now

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Old 11-09-2010, 08:02 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Congratulations. Got pics? Plans for mods?
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Old 11-09-2010, 09:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
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no plans at the moment

just want to get a baseline mpg reading
(my hill is a mpg killer so we'll see. my guess will be 35-40mpg)



mod suggestions?





ill get pics up after i detail her
but it pretty much looks like this
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Hmm... grille block, rear skirts, mirror reduction, and instrumentation may be all you need. And kill that silly front license plate frame.

I'm not too well-versed in driving the CVT Honda hybrids for economy. You should find out how to engage its efficient cruising mode, when to shift gears with your right foot, and how to keep the assist from kicking in all the time.
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Old 11-09-2010, 10:22 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Grill Block: interested but you have to factor the heat over here

Rear Skirts: might do a coroplast test, then look into fiberglass covers

Mirrors: those things are huge (but fully powered). might need to keep them though



it doesnt coast that well. likes a steady foot.
and that picture isnt the actual car, but its close

they sold it super dirty so i get that fun job


also the car they replaced it with, was a new V8 Camaro that got 16mpg

*sighs and shakes head*

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