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  1. Battery and heat question

    Honda Insight Forum 3rd-Gen Discussion
    I was wondering... especially when I opened the driver door and saw the warning about heat next to the label that says what the proper tire pressure is, if the batteries could be damaged by hot summers like in Texas. They say it can get over 160 degrees F inside a car and the lithium ion...
  2. Honda Insight 2000 All Parts For Sale

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Selling My 2000 Red MT for Parts :( . worth more this way and the 1st gens aren't baby friendly so on to a new insight? The IMA Battery is on ebay for 1450 Pricing: All other parts are available and priced at 800 for all. 50% off new price or best offer + Shipping Description: Well...
  3. Used car batteries for stationary power storage

    General News Discussion
    Why Used Electric Car Batteries Could Be Crucial To A Clean Energy Future | ThinkProgress My concern comes from what is now old info. Has it changed that the estimated world reserves of lithium are minuscule compared to what would be needed to switch effectively all/most cars to batteries? Is...
  4. Is my IMA battery totally dead?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Hi, I have a 2000 Honda Insight with 180K miles on it which I have owned for around 1 year. The IMA battery performance definitely dropped off a lot recently. I got an IMA error at one point which stopped the hybrid system from working and when the 12 V battery ran dead I charged it, which rest...
  5. Rocha Tek Battery Reconditioning service

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I just came across a posting for this service on Craigslist. Does anyone have any experience with them? Is it possible to recondition the batteries as he states? RochaTek-Battery Information
  6. Request from a Newbie

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    I love the look and feel of the old Insight, 2000-2005. A local dealer has a deal on one and this week end and will most likely purchase it. It has 68,000 miles and a one owner and the dealer says the batteries were replaced recently under a "recall", and they have about a 100,000 mile...
  7. Potential replacement/supplemental batteries for your Insight!

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Hello all, it was suggested by another user that I post the Ni-Mh batteries that I have here. I have a lot, a whole lot... they are in 6 D cell sticks at 7.2 volts 6500mAh. I have several thousand of them. They were used only a few times and then removed from their original electronic device. I...