What’s your Hybridfest 2006 display going to look like?

Discussion in 'Events and Gatherings' started by xcel, Jul 16, 2006.

  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    ___Here is one Terry put together over the last 18 or so hours and will be displaying as well as handing out at Hybridfest next weekend throughout the day. The graphics, pics, and layout will be exactly as you see here as it is printed on HQ - Photo quality - Glossy stock.

    Size: 11x14 - Front Page - Hybridfest 2006 and HCH-II General info and accessories.

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    This all-new 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid w/ CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) and optional Navigation features a lightweight, low-friction 4-cylinder engine with torque-enhancing i-VTEC®. The engine is complemented by a powerful DC electric motor that's less than 2.5" wide. Power for the motor is stored in a compact battery pack behind the rear seat. The Civic Hybrid IMA battery pack comes with an 8-year/80,000-mile limited battery warranty so you'll have even more peace of mind. The HCH-II is rated as an Advanced Technology-Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (AT-PZEV) w/ an EPA rating of 49 mpg City/51 mpg Highway. The HCH-II w/ Navigation lists for $24,200 including destination.
    • 110-hp,1.3-liter, 8-valve, i-VTEC® 4-cylinder gasoline engine
    • Dual-point sequential ignition (i-DSI)
    • Nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) battery pack
    • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
    • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
    • Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
    • Side curtain airbags
    • Outboard Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
    • Blue backlit gauges with electronic IMA™ display
    This 2006 HCH-II also includes the following Honda Installed Accessories:

    Honda Front Underbody Spoiler
    Honda Rear Underbody Spoiler
    Honda Side Underbody Spoiler
    Custom Wheel Center Caps W/Honda H-Logo
    Custom www.CleanMPG.com Windshield Banner
    Custom 1-Off www.CleanMPG.com License Plate frame
    Honda Chrome Exhaust Finisher
    Sylvania Silverstar Headlight Bulbs, Low & High Beam
    Honda Fog Lights
    Honda 1/2 Nose Mask
    Honda Leather Steering Wheel Cover
    Honda All Season Floor Mats
    Honda Auto Day/Night Mirror w/Compass
    Honda X/M Satellite Radio
    Honda Bass Speaker System
    Honda Custom Pin Stripes W/Honda H-Logo
    Full Legal Tinted Windows
    Engine Has, Mobil1 0W-20 Full Synthetic Oil
    ** Lightweight: 10.7 lb. **Wheels: Weds Sport Racing Wheels) 15"x7"
    Tires: Dunlop P195/65 R15 89S LRR (Low Rolling Resistance) set at 50 PSI


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    ___Good Luck

    ___Wayne
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2006
  2. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    ___And the back. Size: 11x14 - 360 degree view of the HCH-II’s exterior.

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    ___Good Luck

    ___Wayne
     
  3. Sledge

    Sledge I like owls with captions

    Wait, we have to prepare some kind of display for our cars? Why must there be work involved with this? :p :D

    Maybe I'll put up a chart of my MPG on a window cling sticker but that would be it.
     
  4. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi Sledge:

    ___I am doing less then that as I just plan on showing up :D

    ___Actually, I am sure you have gotten to know Terry without ever having to meet him just by his posting style. I know Tom and I don’t have the Cajone’s to run with a big dog like him but he is one hell of a promoter/salesman and one you may find very interesting in the flesh …

    ___A bit of history on his handouts … Both Terry and his wife Cathy were up until 03:00 AM this morning while at their local Kinko’s with the Word Document(s) in hand re-adjusting the graphics so they would look as perfect as they could possibly be before printing the batch. If I told you what the printing alone cost (not including the time involved), you would be shocked as to the amount of $’s they are spending in order to make HF2006 as good a show as it can be from their perspective. I personally cannot wait to see the handouts in person but from their descriptions, what you see above is not even as good as the final Terry and Cathy put together over these past 2 days!

    ___Terry, nice job on the information you put together in a very attractive looking document.

    ___Good Luck

    ___Wayne
     
  5. hobbit

    hobbit He who posts articles

    I would suggest being prepared to put these on the INSIDE of the
    windows if necessary, or under some sort of shelter, just because
    it's summer and you never know what the weather's going to do.
    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/forecast/MapClick.php?CityName=Madison&state=WI&site=MKX&TextType=1
    .
    I expect that my car will wind up looking similar to what can
    be vaguely seen at http://www.priusownersgroup.com/?page_id=1132
    about halfway down -- various techie tidbits plastered all over
    the car, including a reasonably comprehensive list of my mods,
    and my scruffy self standing out there encouraging any and all
    questions. I'll have various handouts, such as copies of
    http://techno-fandom.org/~hobbit/cars/prius-flyer.gif and
    larger packets of stuff for the folks more interested in the
    deeper tech details. And the full service manual up and running
    on the laptop in case someone wants to look something up.
    .
    Remember to bring sunscreen, DEET, water, snax, etc... if we're
    going to be out there all day...
    .
    _H*
     
  6. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi Hobbit:

    ___Both Dan and I have apologized to you for this in the past and here is another opportunity … We both completely missed your displays at TDS2006 due to time constraints but this time around, Dan and I will both be spending more time then you would probably care for looking at all the goodies you will be sharing with the public at HF2006 ;)

    ___I believe this is going to be a great gathering and even more fun then TDS if the weather cooperates simply due to the large hybrid owner turnout and especially the quality of those scheduled to appear/arrive. I probably know by nick/name 25% of those already pre-registered from the hybrid community and I personally cannot wait!

    ___On another note, I have not heard that Brian Hardegen (Nemystic from IC) will be driving over with Mike D? I will have to PM him over there but since you have spoken with Mike on more then one occasion since TDS, has he given you any inkling if Brian is going to make it out or not? I would love to have him out here as well …

    ___Good Luck

    ___Wayne
     
  7. krousdb

    krousdb Defiant NX-74205


    Actually, I did have a chance to see Hobbit's display at the TDS. But Hobbit wasn't there to splain stuff to me as he was tending to his TDS duties. I found the spare time while Wayne was being mobbed by the Insight groupies.:p
     
  8. hobbit

    hobbit He who posts articles

    Apologies certainly not needed; you guys needed to get on the
    road and heck, basically it's a bunch of paper prints of stuff
    right off various websites. I don't have convenient access to
    spiffo printing facilities, and really, the idea is to get URLs
    into the hands of the public so *they* can go check things out in
    more detail at their leisure when they get home and less
    overwhelmed with everything else they're seeing at the show...
    .
    _H*
     
  9. Kyo

    Kyo Man in Black

    Very Niiiice :D
     

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