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Forum: Fit News reports 01-14-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,142
Posted By Marklj
Exclamation Honda Urban SUV concept previews Fit-based crossover

http://www.autoblog.com/2013/01/14/honda-urban-suv-concept-detroit-2013/

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2013/01/honda-urban-suv-concept-5-opt.jpg

We've been hearing a lot of...
Forum: Fit News reports 12-07-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,231
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up New Honda Fit to have three body styles

http://www.autoweek.com/article/20121207/CARNEWS/121209880


By: Hans Greimel, Automotive News on 12/07/2012

Honda Motor Co. plans to build three variants of its Fit compact, including a sedan...
Forum: Fit News reports 11-19-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,023
Posted By Marklj
I agree. I vote for direct injection and a 6...

I agree. I vote for direct injection and a 6 speed manual.
Forum: Fit News reports 11-12-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,551
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Honda Fit Sport Hybrid i-DCD, Direct-Injected 1.5-Liter Prototype

http://blog.caranddriver.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/SPORT-HYBRID-i-DCD3-626x417.jpg
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Forum: Fit News reports 11-08-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,287
Posted By Marklj
What I found interesting is in the close up...

What I found interesting is in the close up picture of the Fit. It took a hard hit on the front end, hard enough to push the front wheel back, but the passenger compartment is intact and not...
Forum: Fit News reports 11-07-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,287
Posted By Marklj
Talking Honda Fit Crashes into G55 AMG: Mercedes Rolls Over

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/honda-fit-crashes-into-g55-amg-mercedes-rolls-over-44686.html

"...Logic would suggest that a large SUV packing an all-mighty V8 engine under the bonnet and...
Forum: Fit News reports 11-02-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,506
Posted By Marklj
Red face Honda Fit Shes, exclusively made for women in Japan

http://www.studentnewsie.com/honda-introduces-fit-shes-for-women-in-japan-with-advanced-skin-care-system-10966/

Japanese auto giant, Honda Motors recently introduced its newest, interesting car...
Forum: Fit News reports 10-24-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,293
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Winding Road - Quick Drive: 2012 Honda Fit Sport

http://www.windingroad.com/articles/reviews/driven-2012-honda-fit-sport/

"Its rare that a car charms us this much for this long. Weve had a lot of time to get to know the Fit over the last few...
Forum: Engine 10-07-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,219
Posted By Marklj
Question Just got the "CHECK FUEL CAP" message

Driving around today and just got the "CHECK FUEL CAP" message. Pressed the dash knob and the message went away. Had filled up 4 days ago and the tank was at 3/4 full. Did the obvious and checked the...
Forum: Fit This! 09-05-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,192
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up The very first Honda made for the US

Tim Mings has made a life of driving and restoring #N600 vehicles, the #FirstHonda ever made for the U.S.. Destined for the scrap heap over 40 years ago, Tim recently discovered #N600 serial number...
Forum: Engine 08-25-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,355
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up First oil and filter change

At 5600 miles and with the oil life at 50%, I decided to do and oil and filter change. Orielly auto parts had full synthetic 0w-20 for $5.49 a quart and a wix filter. Total cost was around $30.
...
Forum: Fit News reports 08-18-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,594
Posted By Marklj
Yes. My US version was one of the cheapest...

Yes. My US version was one of the cheapest options for a small car.

I find it strange that other vesions around the globe get things like leather seats, sunroof, rear disk brakes, different...
Forum: Fit News reports 08-18-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,594
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Review Honda Jazz hatchback

From the other side of the pond...

http://www.carbuyer.co.uk/reviews/honda/jazz/hatchback/review?utm_source=Outbrain&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=August

"The Jazz is still the most practical...
Forum: Interior 08-13-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,374
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Long trip - nice seats

Took our first 7 hour trip to the beach in our 2012 Fit. We were well pleased with the seats. Very comfortable and no 'dead end'. Streamed Pandora on the AUX input on my iPhone to pass the time. Ran...
Forum: Electrical 07-31-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,549
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Horn Upgrade

Tired of the meager OEM horn, I installed a pair of these today:

http://www.wolo-mfg.com/elec.htm

$20 at O'Reilly Auto Parts

WOLO MAXI SOUND Horns,
MODEL 320-2T / 114 Decibels- 400/480Hz...
Forum: DIYs 07-31-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,020
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Installed A Lower Grill Guard Today

After reading about how vulnerable the AC condenser is to punctures from rocks and see all the bugs building up, I installed a homemade grill guard. A 6x20 roll of black plastic gutter guard was...
Forum: The Newbie Forum 07-15-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,482
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Congratulations

Congratulations on your new Fit. Yours looks like ours except for ours has the splash guards. Is yours an automatic or a manual?
Forum: Fit News reports 07-12-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,137
Posted By Marklj
FWIW - I understand that KIA is offering a...

FWIW - I understand that KIA is offering a lifetime warranty on the hybrid batteries in the Optima. If other manufactures would do this it would be another positive step for hybrids and EVs.
Forum: Fit News reports 07-12-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,942
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Kits for converting the Honda Fit from HPD

http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120126/motorsports/120129885

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Kits for converting the Honda Fit (Fit kits?) will go on sale from Honda Performance Development (HPD) on Feb. 1 for $2,800....
Forum: Fit News reports 07-12-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,137
Posted By Marklj
I agree. Interesting that Honda's technology is...

I agree. Interesting that Honda's technology is ahead of the competition. Better range and horsepower. But until I can drive an EV out of state, I would not consider a purchase. Especially when the...
Forum: Fit News reports 07-11-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,137
Posted By Marklj
Post Driven: 2013 Honda Fit EV

http://www.windingroad.com/articles/reviews/driven-2013-honda-fit-ev/

"...The Fit EV retains many of the gasoline-powered Fits redeeming qualities, while creating a niche and a personality all...
Forum: Exterior & Detailing 07-06-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,956
Posted By Marklj
Thumbs up Clay bar and waxed the Fit today

Followed the instructions from the forum and from Mother's website and clay bared the entire car today. It had lots of junk, water spots, etc. in the paint. Looked like it had been parked next to a...
Forum: Honda Fit Forums News, Updates, Rules etc 07-03-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 82,839
Posted By Marklj
Thanks for your diligence in keeping the forum...

Thanks for your diligence in keeping the forum safe and usable.
Forum: Electrical 07-03-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,509
Posted By Marklj
That's a shame that Honda did not incorporate a...

That's a shame that Honda did not incorporate a WOT AC cutoff. My old 1985 Ford LTD LX with the 5 liter engine would cut off the AC at WOT. Kind of freaked me out the first time I discovered it....
Forum: Electrical 07-02-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,654
Posted By Marklj
Actually I just picked up a new Garmin 1490LMT...

Actually I just picked up a new Garmin 1490LMT and in the accessory section there is a an OBD II Bluetooth adapter available. But they want $98 for it. Going to try another OBD II Bluetooth device...
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