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1-Bar
08-09-2005, 10:33 AM
haha....the sad thing is, I think your right man....

IncredibleToad
08-09-2005, 06:15 PM
so this prelude meet should be for all gens hehe :angel:

DJ Lazy
08-09-2005, 06:56 PM
Originally posted by IncredibleToad
so this prelude meet should be for all gens hehe :angel:

It usually is! :thumbsup:

richardchan2002
08-09-2005, 06:57 PM
Yeah some 1st gen preludes would be a cool site. I saw one in Edmonton once. I didn't even know it was a prelude until buh_buh pointed it out!

DJ Lazy
08-09-2005, 06:58 PM
Originally posted by richardchan2002
Yeah some 1st gen preludes would be a cool site. I saw one in Edmonton once. I didn't even know it was a prelude until buh_buh pointed it out!

I think the new civcs hatches are bigger than the first gen preludes... :rofl:

buh_buh
08-10-2005, 09:14 AM
they are WAY bigger than the 1st gen ludes.
I think anything after the EF is bigger than a 1st gen lude.

benyl
08-10-2005, 09:28 AM
Originally posted by richardchan2002
But yeah, we should try to have at least one meet before Preludes start getting stored for the winter.

Garage queens? ;)

richardchan2002
08-10-2005, 09:40 AM
Yeah I know. I can only speak for myself, but the Prelude isn't really a nice car to begin with. Plus I don't make enough power to justify parking it for the winter.

I'm just lazy. I just don't want to deal with the hassle of changing out the front bumper, winter tires, brakes, raising the car and washing the winter grime off of it.

1-Bar
08-10-2005, 11:07 AM
Originally posted by benyl


Garage queens? ;)

yeah, some of us are not fortunate enough to afford AWD turbo rally tested cars :D

dinglenuts
08-10-2005, 05:28 PM
to come in late, did any prelude owners ever meet up? just got one, love it, but found out it was 1/2 repainted carfax shows nothing though, but i'm still a little paranoid, anyway, I'll tag along if it happens, let me know:)

Skyline_Addict
08-11-2005, 09:06 PM
yep, sometime within the next two weeks hopefully, we can get something together.

ryder_23
08-11-2005, 09:07 PM
Anyone else spot the beauty bb6 silver in color rolling on spinners?

Skyline_Addict
08-11-2005, 09:08 PM
wasn't ME :D

IncredibleToad
08-11-2005, 09:10 PM
yah i say prelude meet soon it would be nice to see a bunch of Lude owners together, cuz personaly ive only met one of the prelude owners here and thats lude_grl...:drama: ahaha :rofl:

Team_Mclaren
08-12-2005, 12:29 AM
Originally posted by ryder_23
Anyone else spot the beauty bb6 silver in color rolling on spinners?

that was fucking GOLD!, im bringing my cam to work next week!!!


Originally posted by Skyline_Addict
wasn't ME :D

Terrance we've got a special surprise for you;)

Skyline_Addict
08-12-2005, 03:13 AM
Originally posted by Team_Mclaren


Terrance we've got a special surprise for you;)


coming from you, this horrifies me. ;)

stevieo
08-12-2005, 03:41 AM
Originally posted by Skyline_Addict



coming from you, this horrifies me. ;)

haha you just wait my friend, you just wait!

Skyline_Addict
08-12-2005, 03:42 AM
^^

??? what's going on????
:confused: :confused: :confused:

1-Bar
08-12-2005, 07:24 AM
I'm wondering the same thing.....

vtec
08-13-2005, 12:46 PM
hey guys, im in toronto right now and i saw a prelude with some conversions.
widebody kit
r34 tail light conversion
s15 headlight conversion.
turbocharged.

i wish i had my actual camera on me at that time, all i could get was a cheezy camera phone pic.

hopefully i come across it again, il lmake sure to keep the camera in the car.

1-Bar
08-13-2005, 01:07 PM
was it a gold or bronze colour??

richardchan2002
08-13-2005, 01:36 PM
Hey Danny, turbo Preludes aren't rare anymore!

But post up the phone pic if you don't have any camera ones! :)

vtec
08-13-2005, 02:43 PM
^^ yeah it was a goldish bronze one

richard, i would, but i dontknow how...haha

1-Bar
08-13-2005, 03:33 PM
cool...that car was on PASMAG I believe i few months back, a lot of work into that car, lemme see if I can find it...

edit: is this the one?!?

http://pasmag.com/features/article.asp?ID=24

vtec
08-13-2005, 04:13 PM
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:
we have a winner.

i down here for another week, let me see what other kinda street encounters i come across. this time ill have the camera ready.

1-Bar
08-13-2005, 04:17 PM
wicked, yeah...keep us posted. I'd love to see some pics of what you've got!!

Skyline_Addict
08-13-2005, 04:32 PM
not too sure about the r34 tails, but gotta love the s15 front. wish preludes came stock looking like that!

arian_ma
08-13-2005, 10:26 PM
Hey guys I have a question.
I'm in the states right now, and found a pretty good deal on lowering springs.
I can get some Tein ones for about 150$ CAD
How much more will it cost me to install these?
Or could I do it myself with the help of a few friends?
Any suggestions?

ryder_23
08-13-2005, 11:33 PM
Originally posted by arian_ma
Hey guys I have a question.
I'm in the states right now, and found a pretty good deal on lowering springs.
I can get some Tein ones for about 150$ CAD
How much more will it cost me to install these?
Or could I do it myself with the help of a few friends?
Any suggestions?

What kind of springs...s-tech i believe there called? You can easily install them urself with basic knowledge a couple buddies, so jacks and jack stands, and a torque wrench never hurts. Took me 5hrs my first time, and had no idea what i was doing, i can now do all 4 corners in under 2hrs...

Oh, and about 70$ for a wheel alignment

arian_ma
08-15-2005, 12:02 AM
Yea change of plans, I don'tthink I'm going to lower my car
unless the rims look totally digusting on it without lowering.
But it's pretty pointless to buy rims now anyways since summer is
practically over. Freaking weather.
Thanks for the help though.

ryder_23
08-15-2005, 12:06 AM
You gotta get rid of our horrid stock wheel gap :rofl:

But since it is somewht right before winter, might as well hold off. My car took a beating last winter with hwy driving all the time, and it being my main daily driver.

I love the lowered look, but with it in a way comes consequences :rofl:

Skyline_Addict
08-15-2005, 02:18 AM
Originally posted by arian_ma
Yea change of plans, I don'tthink I'm going to lower my car
unless the rims look totally digusting on it without lowering.
But it's pretty pointless to buy rims now anyways since summer is
practically over. Freaking weather.
Thanks for the help though.

depending on what size rims and profile of tires you get, it'll depend. the stock ride hide wheel gap isn't horrible or anything, but doing anything to increase it will make it look worse.

buh_buh
08-15-2005, 09:08 AM
no your wrong. It wont depend.
It will look disgusting regardless if you don't lower it and get wheels. Please don't get wheels without lowering your car. I'd actually suggest lowering it before you get wheels.

Skyline_Addict
08-15-2005, 03:42 PM
^^ of course stock ride height still blows and lowering + wheels is always reccommended above anything else. i was just trying to say that riding on 215/40/17s is not nearly as bad as riding on 225/40/18 on stock suspension.

i would never reccomend riding on stock height on aftermarket wheels/tires indefinetely, i wouldn't even reccommend it with stock wheels/tires. but it's not the worst thing in the world, if you know you're going to lower it soon and have already got your new wheels on already.

arian_ma
08-15-2005, 07:24 PM
Well the way I look at it, I'm going to be driving this car all winter (I know I know) and I REALLY REALLY don't want to get stuck every morning in 3 feet of snow...
I know it won't make much difference, but lowering the car now is not going to help.
I think I'll just hold it all off until next April or so...

PS: I just got a greddy replica shift knob, I want to know what I need to buy to attach the shift boot to it now because the stock piece is just not for the greddy knob. (if that made any sense please help me out)

Skyline_Addict
08-15-2005, 08:40 PM
^^ makes sense, especially if you're not getting adjustable suspension. just wait till next summer then.

i think you're trying to say that the stock shiftboot sags too low below the shiftknob?

here's a clue...think about zip ties.

IncredibleToad
08-15-2005, 10:42 PM
elastic band (just like oem) like i said, the zip tie will also work

or u can just sell/trade me ur shift knob =)

arian_ma
08-16-2005, 04:57 AM
No no Skyline_addict you didn't understand.
My shiftknob and shiftboot are not attached at all.
So much damn work for a screw on piece god damnit! lol

What would you guys suggest for 500$?
(I want a LOT of things and can't make up my mind)

And DON'T say your C/F hood lol, I already thought about it.
It would be a waste for the winter.


*Edit: Oh btw...are we going to have a meet soon?
Whatever happened to the 7th?

Skyline_Addict
08-16-2005, 09:18 AM
use that money towards maintanence, if you have any that's due or coming up.

richardchan2002
08-16-2005, 10:11 AM
You're going to need a new shift boot. To change that out you're going to have to take out your entire center console.

$500 isn't going to get you a hell of a lot. I'd get winter tires.

buh_buh
08-16-2005, 10:13 AM
you won't get stuck man.
I drove around all winter a couple years ago lowered 2" and a Mugen kit and I never got stuck once.
Calgary winters aren't bad at all.

richardchan2002
08-16-2005, 10:25 AM
Haha. Yeah, but what about Edmonton winters? :D

1-Bar
08-16-2005, 11:11 AM
for $400 I would suggest buying my Skunk2 Intake manifold w/ hondata gasket :) Its a helluva good item....:D

Primer_Drift
08-16-2005, 11:26 AM
How much are you guys lowering your cars? I've got stock rideheight + wingswest kit and its quite low enough for me..sometimes a bit too low (damn curbs:banghead: )

richardchan2002
08-16-2005, 12:32 PM
I lowered about 2". As long as you're careful when driving, it's not too bad. But sometimes there are some surprises - bumps that you don't see, or hills that are too steep (especially in parking garages).

buh_buh
08-16-2005, 01:42 PM
not sure how many inches, but I have 0 finger gap all the way around.

1-Bar
08-16-2005, 04:26 PM
Mines at about 1.75" lowered, drivings fine, not as bad as buh_buh or Ricahrdchan's car, but when you don't pay attention, its a horrible sound...:eek:

Skyline_Addict
08-16-2005, 04:28 PM
my TEIN HA are going on sometime tommorow or thursday. I'm going to end up with about 1.5 finger gaps all the way around.

1-Bar
08-16-2005, 05:03 PM
^that's what I have and its needs to go lower!! hahaha....

Skyline_Addict
08-16-2005, 05:51 PM
Originally posted by 1-Bar
^that's what I have and its needs to go lower!! hahaha....

if I had 18s I'd definetely go lower...but that's already pretty low on 17s, especially with the front lip on. i might go with about 1 finger, we'll see ;).

anyways another question.
I got my jdm license plate and I'm just figuring how to put it on to the front bumper. those of you who have oem fronts should know that there are two little plastic buttons in the middle of the front bumper. i'm guessing this is wear you secure the license plate? tough part is figuring out how to take those buttons out (assuming they can be). anyone have any suggestions?

thanks.

richardchan2002
08-16-2005, 07:22 PM
I've never paid attention to those before. But then I've never had an OEM front bumper on either. Most Honda clips are a bitch to take out - you end up breaking them trying to get them out.

Try drilling through them to mount your license plate. But make sure that it's still strong enough to hold your plate in. If it's not strong enough then drilling them out will ensure that they come out easily. :)

1-Bar
08-16-2005, 08:47 PM
I would take off the bumper and see if you can access it easier through the backside as well as the front side. As for 18 vs 17, the overall diameter of the wheel/tire is the same (or within reason)

Skyline_Addict
08-16-2005, 09:37 PM
^^ hmmm, sounds simple, but would take great discretion to do properly..... i'll see what I can do, maybe I'll ask honda how to do it with the least risk and difficulty.

^^^ i'll give that a try as well.... overall diamater is also very dependant on the tire. if you're riding on 35 profiles on 18, and 45 profiles on 17, then yes, it's virtually the same.

1-Bar
08-16-2005, 10:06 PM
taking off your front bumper is ez man :) 2 screws in the fender wells, take off your front turn signals and some clips, done....

Skyline_Addict
08-16-2005, 10:39 PM
^^ i'll do it...sometime...
hehe

buh_buh
08-17-2005, 09:48 AM
225's on 18's doesn't necesserily mean your rolling on the same rolling diameter. 225/35/18 is about an inch off of 225/40/18.
But when buying tires you should be as close to stock rolling diameter as possible anyways.

And you can pop those clips off.

D-Man
08-17-2005, 01:35 PM
So, can someone organize a prelude meet either before, at or after SCC this saturday. There will be atleast 6 preludes coming down from Edmonton...

Who's going to SCC this saturday?

arian_ma
08-17-2005, 02:08 PM
Hey guys I want to make a V-TEC indicator light.
Do you guys have any pictures of the solenoid or know of another way I could wire the light without using the solenoid?

richardchan2002
08-17-2005, 02:12 PM
Do I hear an echo in here? Or is this your other account? :P

http://forums.beyond.ca/showthread.php?s=&threadid=98229

arian_ma
08-17-2005, 02:35 PM
me and my friend are doing it together.
It looks complicated...

richardchan2002
08-17-2005, 03:16 PM
Well, for a small fee, I could hook it up for you. :D

Actually it's really quite simple. Unbolt the kick plate on the passenger side (4 10mm bolts) to expose the ECU. Tap into VTEC pin. Then you're done!

Go here and open a VTEC AFC manual if you want to know where the VTEC pin is.

http://www.apexi-usa.com/support_installation.asp

vtec
08-17-2005, 03:42 PM
^^ haha

richard i know your going to be a little more disapointed again.
i came across a 89-91 crx with rsx headlight conversion.
IMO it didnt look to well.

richardchan2002
08-17-2005, 03:53 PM
Ewwwww... Sounds like they really like to mix up their hondas in T.O... You gotta get some pictures.

So are you bringing me back any parts from Toronto? :D

Skyline_Addict
08-17-2005, 03:55 PM
Originally posted by buh_buh
225's on 18's doesn't necesserily mean your rolling on the same rolling diameter. 225/35/18 is about an inch off of 225/40/18.
But when buying tires you should be as close to stock rolling diameter as possible anyways.

And you can pop those clips off.


yep, that's right :).

i'll take off the bumper some time. seems like alot of work just to put a license plate on, but whatever it takes :).

richardchan2002
08-17-2005, 04:15 PM
Just put it on the back.

1-Bar
08-17-2005, 05:22 PM
japanese front licence plate on the back?!? that's insane :eek:

ryder_23
08-17-2005, 05:24 PM
Originally posted by 1-Bar
japanese front licence plate on the back?!? that's insane :eek:

:werd: just giving cops another reason to pull an asian over whose driving a honda :rofl:

Skyline_Addict
08-17-2005, 11:57 PM
^^ here we go again!

1-Bar
08-18-2005, 12:49 PM
hey, anyone can give me a diagram on how to hook up a oil catch can?? I knew when I first bought the thing how to, but I forget (its been more then a year)....

EK 2.0
08-18-2005, 12:57 PM
Originally posted by 1-Bar
hey, anyone can give me a diagram on how to hook up a oil catch can?? I knew when I first bought the thing how to, but I forget (its been more then a year)....


If you want I can come over and we can install it right now...

1-Bar
08-18-2005, 01:02 PM
I figured it out, thanx for the refresher man ^^^

richardchan2002
08-18-2005, 01:32 PM
Out of curiosity, how many hoses did you hookup? Just the one off of the passenger side of the valve cover?

I know that there's a ton of ways to do it - I was reading up on Honda-tech and getting really confused...

1-Bar
08-18-2005, 02:24 PM
you can put the catchcan inbetween the line (between the crank case and the intake to the manifold) Or you can just put it off the crank case and have a breather filter on the other end of the catchcan.....

Skyline_Addict
08-18-2005, 05:45 PM
hey guys,

i've been having some electrical (probably directly related to battery) problems today. sometimes all electronics would just shut off - stereo, all gauge readings drop to 0, VAFC resets, signal lights (i think). the engine still runs during this time, which seems to be very short, anywhere between 1-2 seconds, and powersteering, brakes, etc. still work fine. this is shortly after i had problems starting the car at work. it took about 5-6 turns of the key before it started. this has never happened before. i check all fuses and what not, and everything is still connected to the battery, as far as i know. is this just a sign that i'll need a new battery soon, or could it be something else?

1-Bar
08-18-2005, 05:47 PM
wierd.....is it the still the stock battery, if so what year is your lude?? How's the battery indicator look??

Skyline_Addict
08-18-2005, 06:13 PM
^^ i'm not 100% sure, but i don't think it's the stock battery. it's a 1997..... battery indicator shows no signs...

buh_buh
08-19-2005, 10:37 AM
im not sure whether its battery related.
If your battery ran out of juice while you were driving, your car would just die just as if your alternator died.
But it doesn't hurt to try another battery. I got my stock one sitting in my garage if you want to try it.

ryder_23
08-19-2005, 12:35 PM
Originally posted by Skyline_Addict
^^ i'm not 100% sure, but i don't think it's the stock battery. it's a 1997..... battery indicator shows no signs...

my battery indicator is ok, but my battery is pooched...dont believe that indicator :rofl:

1-Bar
08-19-2005, 01:00 PM
If it were like ignition related the car wouldn't even start, but it does.....so I think its the battery. But instead of buying a new one you should try one that you know that works from a buddy.....

Skyline_Addict
08-19-2005, 10:10 PM
yeah, i haven't had any problems since that day at all...i'll let you guys know if anything pops up again and take further action.

also, i need to borrow someones car-jack and jack stands or use them at their place. i need to adjust the front settings on my teins...riding ghetto styles right now hahaha.

jaret, are you free for this ASAP?

Skyline_Addict
08-25-2005, 06:10 PM
time to bump a dead thread!

finally got everything done with the TEINs ;)

https://webdisk.ucalgary.ca/~tswah/public_html/P1010162.JPG

and...when're we gonna have a Prelude meet? :burnout:

1-Bar
08-25-2005, 08:07 PM
nice....are you going to get an EDFC too??

IncredibleToad
08-25-2005, 11:06 PM
Tony says: Prelude meet when i get back from Vegas on the 30th!! :D:D lets do it on September.2 (friday) in teh afternoon! anyone down for this? we'll discuss a location good for everybody, hopefully it will be all sunshine that day!
i wanna take a good peep at everyone's preludes :poosie:

hahah i gotta take my "advanced road test" on saturday (sept3) to get rid of the GDL off my license...anyone taken this test before? they make it sound so hardcore and intense hahah

Skyline_Addict
08-26-2005, 01:54 AM
Originally posted by 1-Bar
nice....are you going to get an EDFC too??

probably next summer, when i plan to track the car :D

Skyline_Addict
08-26-2005, 01:55 AM
Originally posted by IncredibleToad
Tony says: Prelude meet when i get back from Vegas on the 30th!! :D:D lets do it on September.2 (friday) in teh afternoon! anyone down for this? we'll discuss a location good for everybody, hopefully it will be all sunshine that day!
i wanna take a good peep at everyone's preludes :poosie:

hahah i gotta take my "advanced road test" on saturday (sept3) to get rid of the GDL off my license...anyone taken this test before? they make it sound so hardcore and intense hahah

i don't know about september 2nd as i work that day...

what's GDL?

Sorath
08-26-2005, 02:49 AM
its like alberta driving monitoring system for new drivers... u pass class 7 its known as gdl learners pass class 5 then its known as gdl drivers, when u pass the last test then u get ur non gdl drivers

richardchan2002
08-26-2005, 09:35 AM
It's about time they stepped up the requirements to get a license. In hindsight I don't think I should've had a license at 16...

So...... Anyone want to buy some AEM Tru-Power Pulleys? :D

arian_ma
08-28-2005, 04:56 PM
Hey guys I wanna buy rims finally...
I know..bad timing, but i Just don't want to wait.
What would you guys recommend?
I'm looking for some 18's with a decent lip.

Thx

Skyline_Addict
08-28-2005, 07:17 PM
^^ that's a vague question. what's your budget? new or used? prefferred brands? is weight an issue?
also, if you plan to slap these on right away, make sure you get your car lowered along with it.

ryder_23
08-28-2005, 07:21 PM
^
easy for you to say, you waited till after you got rims. I know u got it done, but ya still waited ;)

Skyline_Addict
08-28-2005, 07:23 PM
^
but i KNEW i was going to them on soon after
i'm not slapping 'em on and saying "oh i'll lower it some time, looks fine". :D ;)

Team_Mclaren
08-28-2005, 07:27 PM
Originally posted by Skyline_Addict


probably next summer, when i plan to track the car :D

10 bucks on Terrance pussying out.!:angel:

arian_ma
08-29-2005, 12:30 AM
Budget of around 1000-1500$. If the rubber is included in that price or for anything under 2000$ that would be best.

Preferrably new...I don't want to buy used unless they're clean.

weight well not really but...you know I don't want to roll on 60 lb rims.

I was looking for you guys to help me out with some brands.

And lastly I'm not putting the rims on until next summer.
I think I might just wait just in case new rims come out for the 06?

Skyline_Addict
08-29-2005, 05:49 PM
Originally posted by Team_Mclaren


10 bucks on Terrance pussying out.!:angel:

pay up now, bizzatch ;)

ryder_23
08-29-2005, 05:50 PM
Originally posted by Team_Mclaren


10 bucks on Terrance pussying out.!:angel:

I'll see your 10, and raise you my car :rofl:

Skyline_Addict
08-29-2005, 05:57 PM
Originally posted by arian_ma
Budget of around 1000-1500$. If the rubber is included in that price or for anything under 2000$ that would be best.

Preferrably new...I don't want to buy used unless they're clean.

weight well not really but...you know I don't want to roll on 60 lb rims.

I was looking for you guys to help me out with some brands.

And lastly I'm not putting the rims on until next summer.
I think I might just wait just in case new rims come out for the 06?

1000-1500 just on rims can get you some very decent rims in 18". shop around, with that price range you should be able to find a few that you like, then pick the one that suits you best. keep in mind that rubber (middle of the line) will cost you another 600-700.

If you're not in a rush to put them on, save your money...wait for shops to have clearance sales/discounts or for some nice used rims to pop up on beyond.

On a personal preference, I've always liked Volks, Work Wheels, O.Z, Enkei, etc.

Skyline_Addict
08-29-2005, 05:58 PM
Originally posted by ryder_23


I'll see your 10, and raise you my car :rofl:

where's the love?

ryder_23
08-29-2005, 05:59 PM
Originally posted by Skyline_Addict


where's the love?

dunno, figured this would be motivation to get u out there...

Skyline_Addict
08-29-2005, 08:19 PM
hahaha, try agitating me in a year's time...it's too late now..;)

1-Bar
08-30-2005, 09:14 PM
http://honda-tech.com/zerothread?id=1355165

I know, its a 4th gen....but still a lude on the cover!!!