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  1. Honda Insight G1: asking for pictures of the staggered wheel setup

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Here is a not insight (or even a driving licence) owner but i'm doing my big school project about the honda insight and how its so energy efficient. In my country there isn't too much information on the car. but my question is if someone that owns a G1 Honda insight can take a picture from the...
  2. 4 wheels from 2002 Insight

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    4 original alloy rims/caps with appx. 170,000 miles on them. Some corrosion. Metro Detroit area. Make offer.
  3. G1 Insight Aftermarket Wheels and RE92 Tires

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Set of 4 Maxxim Winner Wheels with Bridgestone Potenza RE92 Tires 14x6 ET38 165/65/14 Tires are in like new condition with full tread Wheels are in like new condition with no curbing, scratches, etc. This set was only run from May - November so they have never seen snow/salt. Asking Price $475...
  4. Cosmetic fixes. . .

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I've got ugly wheels and tiny dings on the hood: I hope you can see the hood chipping. It's right between buffing...
  5. 2010 Honda Insight EX- Wheel/Rim Size??

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    Hi Guys, Two days back,I picked up my Honda Insight EX-2010 which came along with the four - Michelin Winter Tires. Since the spring is about to set in, I am on the lookout for All-season Tires. I understand the tire size is 175/65R15 and the wheel/rim size is 5.5Jx15 ET51. Is it OK to install...
  6. Someone please confirm 185/60R14

    Modifications and Technical Issues
    I've heard I can put 185/60R14 on my 2000 stock rims with no issues. Before I buy from tire rack the ones in the link below, someone please confirm foe me this will fit with no rubbing and with the wheel skirts on. Thank you...
  7. Gen 2 wheels on a Gen 1?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Greetings All, It seems RE 92 and other tires that would fit the rims of a Gen 1 Insight are becoming harder to find? If so, would Gen 2 wheels (rim & tire( fit a Gen 1 without too much mpg loss?
  8. WTB: Set of G1 wheels

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    Hi I am looking for a set of original Insight G1 wheels for my winter tires. I am in Montreal Canada Thanks!
  9. wheel rims bent - repair? replace?

    Problems and Troubleshooting
    I had 4 new Potenzas put on, which resulted in a new vibration in steering . The tire shop re-balanced & it's better but still, vibration isn't completely gone and - as I suspected - the shop pointed out 3 bent rims. I'd like to start out the new tires without extra wobble-wear. How would I...
  10. New wheels for my new insight

    Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    Hey forum, I bought my 2010 Insight 2 weeks ago. On my first tank (which the dealer paid for) I achieved 47 true mpg. I've already begun modifying. My dumblops were shot with 25k. Thanks to all the great information here, I decided to go with 15x6.5 Maxxim Sixx Black wheels and Goodyear Fuel...
  11. Bridgestones $97/ea - Good Price or Not?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    I needed new tires anyway, but this morning I hit a curb and blew out the front left. I put on the compact spare and went to the local tire place that had installed them a few years ago. They quoted me $97/ea, with both fronts the total will run about $250. They're ordering the tires now. I...
  12. (2) - 2001 Insight OEM Rims with Potenza RE92s for Sale

    Buy/Sell Insight-Related Items
    SOLD -THESE ITEMS NOT AVAIL (2) - 2001 Insight OEM Rims with Potenza RE92s for Sale These items have sold: No longer available
  13. What Tires are Available for 13" VX rims for Insight 1?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    So I am picking up a set of 13" 92-95 Honda Civic VX rims tomorrow. Those rims have 2 good tires and 2 bad tires on them that were the correct size for the 92 Civic. I currently have a 2003 Insight that will need new tires soon. Currently have the stock 14" with Bridgestone Potenza RE92...
  14. Good reference Car&Driver article effect of tire/wheel changes on mpg

    MPG Issues
    Everyone interested in their mpg should read C&D's article on pg 32 of the latest issue. Well stated and we can attest to its validity. Wider, heavier, larger diameter tires cut mpg and acceleration.
  15. wheel fitment question

    Modifications and Technical Discussions
    Hello Everyone, I'm new to this forum and my first post. I have a gray second generation LX and I love it, but I'm looking to upgrade the wheels. The steelies aren't really the type of look I'm digging right now. I want to keep the OEM tires (175/65/15) and I understand that the standard wheel...
  16. Any tips for the Michigan Winter?

    Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    Hi everybody! I Live in Michigan and just started driving my 2002 MT gen 1. I previously drove a '94 Mercury Villager, and it had few problems in the snow, so I am wondering if I could get some advice for my Insight: -How important would snow/winter tires be? -Should I remove the skirts to...