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  1. Brake Light review - Sylvania Zevo 7443R LED

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    Hey all! TLDR: Don't buy Sylvania Zevo 7443R LED lights. They're dangerously dim in the Gen1 Insight. Here's a photo, where the driver's side is the LED and the right side is a generic bulb: That's right... the "Super Bright" red at full brightness only approaches the brightness of the...
  2. replacement hybrid battery

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    hello, this is my first time here in this forum, can someone orient me where can I buy a replacement hybrid battery for my 2011 Honda Insight. I went to a Honda dealer and they told me I can buy one refurbished there for ~ $2,700 with taxes and core included. Any help? thanks,
  3. p1162 (48) Need Help With LAF Sensor Location/Replacement

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    Bad news; my 2002 CVT just threw a p1162 an hour ago; the blink code is 48. The ABS also had the blink code 61 but wasn't throwing a light; this link ECU P codes says that code 61 is a primary oxygen sensor; would replacing the LAF/fixing the p1162 get rid of that blink code? Worse news; I...
  4. Trustworthy sources for replacement parts...

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Just taking a quick survey of the best websites/other sources that people have found for purchasing replacement parts. I've read that G1parts.com is a good source for parts. Is that still the case? Any other places that you would recommend? Thanks in advance.
  5. end of life?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I'm in a pickle with my 2001 (bought new, planned to be buried in it), facing a potentially large repair bill, and wondering if it is time to think of replacement?? Used CR-Zs with vastly lower milage and total age seem available at about the price point that I may be looking at on my 2001...
  6. Front Control Arm Replacement Tips

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    I just did this and will pass on info to help the next person: Use NOALOX on all bolts that fasten to aluminum or on and steel washer or plate that touches aluminum. (get 4oz bottle at Home Depot) 1. Remove wheel cover then unpeen and loosen spindle/axle nut with wheel on ground. 32mm socket...
  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...
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