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  1. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Honda dishonest about EV Range (in cold climates).

    As a data point, I was seeing EV range in the high 30’s charging outside with overnight temps down to the 20’s. Yesterday we cleared out...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 9:42 AM
  2. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread US Model Subfreezing Weather tips? (<10 F).

    Today it was pretty cold for TN, with a high in the mid-30’s. We did our first drive across the mountains at these temps, and for most...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 10:02 PM
  3. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Evaluating the Clarity for purchase.

    I have managed to refuse to pay any “doc fee” on our last several vehicles, including the Clarity. That doesn’t include legitimate...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 9:57 PM
  4. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Has anyone figured out the Electric/Gas $ break even point for the Clarity?.

    Here in Lenoir City,TN the rate is a tiny bit higher, at 10.05¢ per kWh. Don't know if the TVA is involved, but we have lots of TVA dams...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 9:53 PM
  5. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread ICE and Sport mode.

    Drive with a light foot in SPORT mode and the ICE virtually never comes on. After using nothing but SPORT for awhile, I tried ECON the...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 7:50 PM
  6. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Evaluating the Clarity for purchase.

    An “homage” to our heritage: [img]

    Jan 21, 2019 at 7:31 PM
  7. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Any mpg difference between useing regular gas vs ethonol free gas?.

    Our TN prices: [img] Actually, 10¢ less for us with our Weigel’s card!

    Jan 21, 2019 at 7:25 PM
  8. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Evaluating the Clarity for purchase.

    I thought that reports here showed the tax credit went to the leasing company, which allowed them to lower lease rates to reflect that...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:49 PM
  9. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Evaluating the Clarity for purchase.

    We have a decent-sized network of Clarity owners represented here. I’m pretty sure most would be happy to either let you test drive...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 8:14 AM
  10. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread After almost one month, rambling thoughts about my Clarity.

    Thanks. I see that now. I interpreted Insightman to mean a bigger gas tank would mean something would have to be smaller to compensate....

    Jan 21, 2019 at 8:05 AM
  11. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread When to fill?.

    Speculating that they did it intentionally, so that drivers who understand the deleterious effects of a full discharge wouldn’t panic as...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 7:53 AM
  12. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread After almost one month, rambling thoughts about my Clarity.

    I must have missed where anyone made such a claim. Any effect of “tankering” an extra 4 gals of fuel would be very small.

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:58 PM
  13. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Honda dishonest about EV Range (in cold climates).

    Not sure that Honda’s failure to emphasize temperature’s effect on EV range is dishonest, but I agree they could be a bit more up front...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:51 AM
  14. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread After almost one month, rambling thoughts about my Clarity.

    Even if you could hold out for 7 hours*, sitting that long at a stretch is not a good idea for medical reasons. We have yet to take a...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:46 AM
  15. Fast Eddie B replied to the thread Wrong gas gauge reading.

    I have found it takes a few minutes for the fuel gauge to recognize fuel added. This seems especially true if I just add a gallon or so...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 11:13 AM