That will help with the glide distances, in particular. I slowed to 65 mph on the return trip and increased to 42 mpg. I replaced the main relay, spark plugs, wires, distributor, alternator, fuel pump, and new battery. If so, you may be able to save fuel by wresting control from the computer over your upshifts. Our non-North American members should feel free to laugh at our concept of 'efficient' little cars. In cold climates air conditioning is actually quite useful, especially at defrost time.
The exhust sounds nice and quit not raspy at all. Started by NeilBlanchard in forum: - 732 replies Check out interesting and rare eco-cars that people have stumbled across, and share findings of your own! Some go higher than the max listed, but that is purely on their own. My husband and I were just discussing which one of us gets better gas mileage I drive the Del Sol and I was shocked at the fueleconomy. Everything can be the same, but cam timing is changed. Was a fast fun pedal to metal car that got me 28 mpg with a heavy foot. I don't take hypermiling to the extreme but if i did i'm sure i could get close to 700 kms per tank. I disagree — the fuel economy of the cars has improved dramatically over the years.
The sedan and wagon featured powered automatic shoulder belts that retracted from the b-pillar to a position halfway down the a-pillar when the door was open, while the hatchback received a standard style shoulder and lap belt mechanism that was attached to the door and was intended to remain buckled at all times. Great product for the money looks and sounds awesome. In Europe the SiR was called 1. Every person that buys this will be happy with their choice. When the car was new we got 42 mpg going 72 mph on a 4 hour trip. Base ignition timing for any car should always be set according to the information found on the manufacturers emissions information label, affixed to the underside of the hood.
These charts present the original numbers as stated, for historical reference. Again, thank you for this site, and I will post what the car gets for mileage when I get the engine in. Was this review helpful to you? While not the most miserly with gas, current Civic Si models come with high-performance 2. Started by oil pan 4 in forum: - 849 replies Forum member visionary is custom-building an enclosed motorcycle with the goal of achieving 100+ mpg at its cruising speed of 70 mph, from an engine displacement of 100 cc. However, please be carefule as hypermiling is addictive. Just because the weight of a car goes up and the fuel economy stays the same, does not meant that fuel economy has dramatically improved. It gave me an idea about mileage, so I was able to find the right car, and then a newer engine so I can get the best mileage out of it.
Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. Just what I was looking for thanks. The suspension had a radical re-configuration with double-wishbone suspension in the front and an independent suspension in the rear, wheelbase was increased to 98. It's unlike anything you've seen before: it can be used as a big hatchback, transformed into a conventional box cap, or have its top removed to make room for oversize loads. It's possible, just get the parts from a junkyard or possibly buy another car with a blown motor or rusted to death. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. Cargo capacity was an additional 100 lb 45 kg hatchback, 75 lb 34 kg sedan.
It is a small car with surprising room and comfort, great fuel mileage, and less-than-average maintenance costs. Yes, I am willing to pay for the gas it uses. I went 55 mph the old National speed limit on another trip and got 48 mpg. In Japan the base version received a 1. Also bought the coilovers, yonana makes quality performance parts. It will be the economy sedan Honda never made in this generation.
An efficient engine, and design. It was only available as a Hatchback. Never would see 67mpg highway no matter how soft I drove it. The front suspension incorporates an extended hub carrier, so the upper arm is relatively short. Expect a quiet, clean, deep hum, without that irritating mid range raspy sound.
EcoModders employ a combination of vehicle mods, driving techniques, and common sense to squeeze every penny out of the pumps. Thanks for any help you can provide. But there was more to come, and in late 1989 the new top model of the hatchback was the new SiR, fitted with the 1. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. Through the years of automobiles, the marketplace has had cars that are hideously unsafe, with rust and environmental issues. A four speed automatic was optional. Started by Daox in forum: - 139 replies Ironside customizes and aeromods his Honda 90 motorcycle into a recumbent.
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