Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Loco Honkey, Oct 8, 2004.
What kind of gas mileage do those typically see? I saw constant 40mpg in my 5 speed 1.0L 3 cyl 91 Metro... thats with driving it like a teenager too.
Best I ever got was 55 City... only happened once.
::snickering:: thats pretty funny
E did a burnout with his at the Bristol autox once. I saw it. Apparantly, he did it in the upper lot while they were handing out awards, and they weren't impressed. lol.
um... WHY? It's a hybrid... it's built for economy, why would you spend the money on an economy car to swap a motor? Sure, sleeper this... but that just doesn't seem worthwhile.
If you want a light car to do a swap, go the normal route... CRX/EG, b18c1... the works.
It's been done already. There's a low 10 second K20 powered Insight (still FWD) running around somewhere.
By the way, I just read that article- I've seen it quite a few times before. I think the guy did that about 2 years ago, maybe more.
i can understand that, but why buy a hybrid to swap it?
Weight, plus it gets more attention at the strip.
Thats true I guess. I just don't see the point of it.
Cal, how much do those hybrids weigh??
Let's see... let me go look on Edmunds like you could have in the time it took me to type out this fragment of a sentence............
Curb Weight: 1856 lbs. (2001 model year)
Pull the batteries and everything else, drop in a K and you can still probably be under 1900 pounds without pulling out anything else. Strip the interior, get rid of a lot of the extra garbage that you need to be street and crash legal (like glass) and you can get the car down to something ridiculously light.
I would have but I'm also talking to like 8 people on aim. If I really cared I woulda gone and looked it up, but thanks.
Then why did you ask?
There's a point to where I'll ask and where I'm really curious enough to go look shit up.
I hate navagating through edmunds though.
Seriously, took me less than 10 seconds to get the information.
I know, I said thanks.
any ff car can do a burnout if the e-brake it pulled and you redline . . .
Thats funney, im stil a lil disatisfied lol
thay also look pimp if you take off back whell covers, lower them and slap rims on em.
look like new crx's
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