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Old 11-21-2009, 10:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Spotted an 01 Insight FS in Indiana

2001 Insight - needs battery - Insight Central: Honda Insight Forum

It's high mileage and has a dead HV battery, but it's priced accordingly - $1750.

I was tempted to buy this, refurbish the battery myself, and flip it for a tidy $1k profit. But then I did the math on flying to Indy, titling the car, and putting it up for sale, and I quickly lost interest.

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Old 11-21-2009, 11:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh wow! $1750 is EV donor car territory too.

It'd make an awesome sub/urban runabout. Lightweight and aerodynamic. A modest capacity 72v lithium pack would be fantastic and not break the bank...
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Old 11-22-2009, 12:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I was tempted to buy this, refurbish the battery myself, and flip it for a tidy $1k profit. But then I did the math on flying to Indy, titling the car, and putting it up for sale, and I quickly lost interest.


my thoughts exactly

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