Honda Insight 1600+mi commuting tank attempt

Discussion in 'The Daily Grind' started by Right Lane Cruiser, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. groar

    groar X-Frenchy: very

    Because your number of posts, you will do it next time ;)

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    Congrats for such an incredible achievement.

    I'm only trying to get a 750 miles tank by now... In no way I will achieve half your tank with my current tank.

    Next time, fax to the Guinness book before starting ;)

    Denis.
     
  2. voodoo22

    voodoo22 Cheaper than the bus

    I'd be happy with 600 miles in our Yaris. Even scaring 1600 miles is amazing.
     
  3. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    Thanks, guys! It was quite the experience. :) 35 days of full on hypermiling... :D

    Dennis, I didn't even notice that! :eek:
     
  4. Chuck

    Chuck just the messenger

    My best tanks so far have been just over 1000 miles on 10.8 or 10.9 gallons - I'd be excited to even get 1200 miles.
     
  5. some_other_dave

    some_other_dave Well-Known Member

    Heck, I'd be happy to get a 500 mile tank outta my car! :)

    -soD
     
  6. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    After running the calculations, I ended up using 13.558g for a real world mileage of 115.607mpg :D Very close to the FCD!
     
  7. lamebums

    lamebums Member

    As Frank would say, "Holy Crap".
     
  8. amazing! Too bad you didn't reach your goal but still its awesome.
     
  9. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    Thanks, guys. :eek:

    I love this car!! :D
     
  10. msirach

    msirach Well-Known Member

    Great Job Sean! I'm sure you will nail it next time. Do you have at least a 35 or 40 day summer in MN/??:D
     
  11. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    Thank you, Mike! I just need to start in May instead of July. ;)

    Now that I've managed to stuff the tank 2x in a row, maybe I'll get to pick the time instead of hoping I can get the car to take more gas?
     
  12. atlaw4u

    atlaw4u Well-Known Member

    Way to go Sean. Those are some impressive numbers and I uderstand the patience and determination it took.
     
  13. seftonm

    seftonm Veteran Staff Member

    Way to go, Sean! Too bad you came up short, but 1567 miles and 35 days of commuting on one tank is nothing short of amazing. With an earlier start next summer, I'm sure you will smash through 1600mi with fuel to spare.
     
  14. JusBringIt

    JusBringIt Be Inspired

    ooooh you just missed is Sean. No worries, Mike S above got it right ;)
     
  15. highwater

    highwater Well-Known Member

    Looks like I wasn't too far off, although I was kidding at the time.

    Nice work Sean!!!!!!

    And congrats on the baby too.

    Randall
     
  16. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    Thank you, Randall!! I was inspired by your commuting tank record. :)
     
  17. highwater

    highwater Well-Known Member

    Dueling Insights?

    Next summer?

    Randall
     
  18. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    Hm.... I might just take you up on that! :D
     

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