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There seem to be FOUR items that are being offered to Honda Insight owners in large numbers. I am wondering if they fix a problem, or are they just snake oil in a different bottle?

1.) Voltage Stabilizer

2.) HID headlight bulbs and kits

3) Aluminum rear enforcement bar

4.) Honda Insight Performance Chip, Software upgrade part.
 

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dtlee - I was wondering the very same thing...

I was so set-back with what he wrote that I had no response.
 

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snake oil
 

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I'm sure he's getting that from ebay, as I see them all the time. Except the "Aluminum rear enforcement bar", that's a new one on me. I love the "performance CHIP" that's simply a resistor, that's supposed to get you 40 more horsepower. :)

What's even weirder is those guys usually have hundreds of feedbacks which are positive 98% of the time. Jeezzz...
-Don
 

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How about the electric turbochargers?!? :D
 

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boogetyboogety said:
How about the electric turbochargers?!? :D
isn't that just a super charger?
 

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billysan said:
Did you just type 'honda insight' into ebay and see what the most common thing for sale for it are?
YES. that is exactly what I did. When I saw the plethora of products it occured to me that either something needed fixing OR there were some PT barnums out there selling snake oil.
 

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What we're all waiting for are things like "low rolling resistance tires" and "front wheel skirts" and "solar powered A/C"...
 

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I have seen listings for an Insight dead pedal/carpet protector and the Armrest King center armrest on eBay. Both are worthwhile accessories. Mostly though, the eBay listings are snake oil.
 

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I built my center arm rest and console storage and soon to me MIMA switch panel mount from a wooden thingy I found at the thrift shop for $3. I haven't the foggiest idea what it was originaly but it was pretty wood and well built and it was the right height width and length. All I had to do was cut the bottom to fit the EBrake housing and put a lid on the top.
 

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Well, what would you expect from a person that owns 4 Jaguars?
 

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Front wheel skirts??? :lol:
-Don
 
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