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Old 06-29-2013, 07:48 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Update : Did 74.8 MPG on the FCD this morning. It was warm but little windy.

On the returning trip I did 78.4 on the FCD. I don't like getting below 80 mpg...

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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:54 PM   #62 (permalink)
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Update : Did 88.3 MPG this morning, wich is higher than my best morning, afternoon and AVG for my commute.


On the returning trip I did 89.7!


I filled up on the way home. Did 689.7 mi on 9.565 gallons (us). Wich equals 72.15 MPG | 3.26 LHK (FCD says 73.7 MPG | 3.19 LHK). Pretty happy with it since its my first tank with the car. Next tank will be way better, tomorrow I'm going to install my new Bridgestone Potenza RE92 165/65R14!

Next on my to do list is :
-12V grid charger.
-upper grille block.
-new rear shock absobers
-750 mi tank!
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L

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Old 07-05-2013, 04:58 PM   #63 (permalink)
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Installed my Potenza today! I went to the garage with the winter tires and returned with the new summer tires. I could DEFINITELY feel the difference from my winter tires. Even if they were inflated at 42 PSI and my summer tires at 38 front and 35 rear. I inflated them at home : 50 front 47 rear. I did 84.6 MPG AVG for both legs.


here is a picture of my new tire :


They also offered me to clean my lens with flitz and the they look really nice now.
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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Old 07-06-2013, 04:14 PM   #64 (permalink)
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First time I do the commute with my new potenza. I could feel the difference in really longer coast and faster acceleration. Did 86.4 MPG on the morning trip and with the return trip I averaged 95.1 MPG | 2.47 LHK! My best so far! 100% P&EOC.

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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L

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Old 07-10-2013, 02:18 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Update : I did 93 mpg on my commute today! On the morning trip, I hit some redlights and temps were warm (~25C) and I got 77.7 mpg... But on the returning trip it was hot (31C) and there was 0 traffic and I got nearly perfect timing with the redlights. I did 108.3 mpg wich is better than the 103.8 I did saturday! HIGHSCORE ! average is 93.0 mpg | 2.53 LHK. Really happy with that!
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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Old 07-11-2013, 05:13 PM   #66 (permalink)
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Did 95.8 mpg on my commute today! beated my previous highscore by .7 mpg .
Did 84.1 mpg on the morning trip, and 107.6 mpg on the returning trip.
I resetted my segment trip before leaving work. So this is the average for the returning trip. I calculated the average with my morning and afternoon segment results.

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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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Old 07-13-2013, 08:17 PM   #67 (permalink)
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Update : I bought a 2A 12V Battery Charger and I did a 100% lower grille block. I also inflated my Potenza from 50 Psi front, 47 rear, to 55 front, 50 rear.

Today on my commute I did 95.8 mpg average! Did 78.4 mpg on the morning commute and 113.2 mpg on the returning trip, my highest one-way score ever!
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L

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Is there any benefit to handling having the front tires at a higher psi?
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Old 07-13-2013, 08:39 PM   #69 (permalink)
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IDK, but I did it because on the door sticker there is a ~10% difference in PSI between the front and rear tires. So I kept the same ~10% difference when inflating it the 55 front and 50 rear.
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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:50 PM   #70 (permalink)
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I discovered something really nice about my new 12V Battery Charger. When it charge the battery, it make alot of heat. This is where I placed my Battery Charger :

(Darin - Hope you don't mind if I took one of your picture to describe the situation ).


Directly after the air filter box. What does that mean? YES! a intake heater! Youpiee .

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2000 Honda Insight MT Silverstone Metallic #95 (CAN) 131K mi. 81.7 Lmpg
Best Tank : 100.06 MPG (US) | 120.2 MPG (Imp) | 2.35 L/100Km | 42.54 Km/L
Best commute : 130.8 MPG (US) | 157.1 MPG (Imp) | 1.8 L/100Km | 54.84 Km/L
Best Trip : 111.8 MPG (US) | 134.3 MPG (Imp) | 2.1 L/100Km | 47.53 Km/L
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