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Old 10-01-2008, 03:21 PM   #1
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Old 10-01-2008, 08:43 PM   #2
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Old 10-02-2008, 03:13 AM   #3
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cool deal, looking pretty good man.
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looks good so far. Good luck with the rest!
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Looks great I am in for this one. Click the image to open in full size.
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cant wait to see it done!
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Great project.
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Great save from the junkyard that car is SOLID! It looks like it'll be an great car when its finished. Keep up the work!
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Old 10-04-2008, 10:44 PM   #9
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I would love to come see this one day, I am in VIC also with a garage full of old school Honda metal. PM me if I can come check it out.

I think with an original motor they are superb, but if your car is not great to start ie, matching numbers or complete then an engine conversion is fine - as long as it's still honda powered. In this case an F20C, well what can I say? The best modern Honda engine for one of the most desirable Honda classics!


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Very nice, looking forward to seeing your progress Click the image to open in full size. Click the image to open in full size.
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Old 10-09-2008, 11:52 AM   #11
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in for updates!!!!
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Loving the rust removal process! Looks like the car just had surface rust...
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this is definately a thread that I will be watching! Click the image to open in full size.
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WOW!

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Just plain awesome, subscribed to this thread to see it till the end.. Click the image to open in full size.
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Old 10-13-2008, 08:43 PM   #19
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im confused....

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this is the same build??
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interesting upper shock mounts, i'm going through the process of having my Koni Classics rebuilt, but your mounts probably give you a few more options

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does it need to be that high ?


i know mine will be down low but i have driven some very low cars on the road with no problem with about 5cm ground clearence on the engine (Lister Jaguar Click the image to open in full size. ). as long as i don't go off road i think mine will be have no problems. i would rather modify the sump to be shallower and run with "cat flaps" in the sump and an accusump rather than spoil the lines of the cars with a huge bonnet bulge

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awesome build..! subscribed!
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Sick!

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Any suggestions on scoop or bonnet bulge?
I prefer the bulge rather than a scoop. The bulge is more correct (AFAIK Honda never had a car with a scoop, but the early ZC cars did have a bulge) and the scoop is kind of "ricey" IMHO.

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