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  1. Grid charger

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    i plan on putting a grid charger in my 2000 honda insight. it has an after market bumble bee battery in it. does anyone have any recommendations on what grid charger i should buy?
  2. IMA battery revived!

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    Many thanks to Peter Perkins for fitting a charger to my 2002, 93,000 miles MT Insight. The dreaded IMA light had come on and the charge indicator was behaving erratically. Following Peter's instructions I discharged the battery completely, the recharged it which made a big difference to...
  3. Insight G1 parts for sale

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    I have a 2002 insight I am parting that was in a wreck. I also have additional parts from a second car that was deiced. 2 sets of electronics for the cars. 2 hybrid batteries, one set up with one of the revolt charging harnesses. Revolt charger. revolt discharger. 2 drive trains. rear qtrs...
  4. WTB: Grid Charger

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Hi all, I'm in the northern California SF bay area and I'm looking to buy a used grid charger for around $175-260. I know Jeff Sloan has 'em for $350. I'm trying to get something a little less expensive. Call me at 415-377-6239 or email [email protected] Thanks, Dan
  5. WTB: Grid Charger

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Hi folks, I am in the market to get a grid charger. I'd prefer to purchase one than build myself, but I'm limited on $ right now. Willing to spend up to about $260 shipped. Please contact me at [email protected] or call 415-377-6239 Thanks, Dan
  6. 2006 - 08 Civic Hybrid Battery Rebuild

    Other Honda Hybrids Discussion
    Hi all, I am currently looking into rebuilding my 2006 Civic Hybrid battery in the next several weeks. If there are others nearby with a similar interest we could make this a joint project. I live in New Hampshire (USA) not far from Portsmouth. This hybrid battery was used in the 2006 thru 2008...
  7. 2006 Civic Hybrid - Software update

    Other Honda Hybrids Discussion
    Hi all, Intro's first. I'm new to the forum. Just scored a 2006 Civic Hybrid with 111k miles for $7k in Arkansas. Drove it back to New England. Got about 42mpg for the trip (about 1900 miles with side stops). It runs great. No IMA codes (not that I would recognize one if I saw it). I found...
  8. 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...
  9. Battery life shortened by irregular use?

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    Will the life of the IMA battery be affected by an irregular usage pattern, in the 2nd-gen Insight? I am thinking of buying an Insight, but I'm not sure if it's a good idea in view of my usage pattern, which is as follows. I will drive a few miles one day, then not use the car for a week or...