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Old 07-04-2008, 10:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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TJ: Air deflector out of Honda Insight belly parts

Yeah so I was bored and kinda fed up with the Insight. Only been driving it for a week and nearly got killed by a semi and a Civic along with popping a bypass hose. I am averaging 52 MPG on its current tank

This was made out of the strongest parts know to man







Thoughts? Ran it on the highway, nothing tore nor melted

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Old 07-04-2008, 11:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Want to sell the Insight ?
Why not just use some old junk signs instead of butchering the Insight for parts ?
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Old 07-04-2008, 11:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Been considering selling it, still haven't come to a conclusion yet.....

Not butchering has taken place. Originally it was missing the under belly panels which I later ordered. I never installed them on the car since there has been some reason or another for me to crawl underneath. So they were just sitting around loose and I figured I'd put them to some temporary use rather than let them collect dust
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So I'm back from LA. Some 700 odd miles later all zip ties and bungies are intact. No apparent damage to the deflector cept the plastic melted a little bit where it was touching the diff. Nothing major. Going to put up the data tomorrow once I catch up on some sleep, but it looks like it helped. My FE for the trip seems to be close to what I got last time when I went to LA. Only difference this time around is that I had the soft top equipped (cd .58) instead of the hard top (cd .55)

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