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Forum: Appearance 04-14-2016, 11:57 PM
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Posted By fleetw00d
Finally corrected a problem that started when I...

Finally corrected a problem that started when I got rear ended. Ever since then, the trunk has been difficult to close and occasionally the "trunk open" warning on the dash would light up even with...
Forum: Appearance 01-05-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Thanks. I might have to try it again on a...

Thanks. I might have to try it again on a smaller scale on my 93 EX sedan; the rust is starting to come through on the driver side and it appears to be spreading behind the temporary patch (2 years...
Forum: Appearance 04-07-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By fleetw00d
DOOOOOOOOOOOH!!! I'm an idiot! Got distracted...

DOOOOOOOOOOOH!!! I'm an idiot! Got distracted pulling out of the driveway with another vehicle and brushed Ruby on the right side quarter. Really irritating that it was me that did it; my wife...
Forum: Appearance 10-26-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By fleetw00d
Well, didn't get to the rear disc swap yet, but...

Well, didn't get to the rear disc swap yet, but was smelling fuel from the rear - so it was time to change the tank. The old tank didn't look so good when I got it out; it was still running the...
Forum: Appearance 07-18-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Thank you. Future plans include rear disc swap. ...

Thank you. Future plans include rear disc swap. I already have an EX crossmember with sway bar (and EX sway bar up front), but the adjusting bolts for the lower control arms are frozen, luckily the...
Forum: Appearance 07-11-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Back in one piece again. I hope that's it for a...

Back in one piece again. I hope that's it for a while.

http://i779.photobucket.com/albums/yy73/fleetw00d/DSC00344_zps0c55a14f.jpg~original...
Forum: Appearance 07-01-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Used the jack from my van to push the back of the...

Used the jack from my van to push the back of the trunk compartment out. The latch is still a bit sticky, but the trunk lid now sits down where it is supposed to when...
Forum: Appearance 06-06-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
No Good Repair Goes Unpunished

I was worried about the first ding. Got a little more than that this morning; got rear-ended. broke the bumper beam (obviously messed up the cover), pushed in the back of the trunk compartment...
Forum: Appearance 04-22-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Better late than never. Photo of...

Better late than never. Photo of "remanufactured" OEM rear bumper cover after being painted to match - fits much better than the aftermarket...
Forum: Appearance 01-11-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Not sure why, but I wound up with a rather large...

Not sure why, but I wound up with a rather large gap between the tail light housings and the body. I created a "gasket" out of the rubber lip on the lower rear window trim, attached with 3M double...
Forum: Appearance 12-25-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
I've seen that on a few cars. I used 3M tape,...

I've seen that on a few cars. I used 3M tape, the local (Sharonville, Ohio) KOI Paint Store had quite a selection. Have you checked with Honda? Maybe they sell the emblem and you can get the...
Forum: Appearance 12-25-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Added the pinstripe the other day. Tough to tell...

Added the pinstripe the other day. Tough to tell in the photo, dual silver stripes. I still have a lot of the roll left; I almost got carried away and put it along the crease in the black rub strip...
Forum: Appearance 12-07-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
I know that from my wagon; it is a bit of a...

I know that from my wagon; it is a bit of a hassle to have to take it out to check the tire pressure. I have a full size spare for all my Accords. I could put a pad or rag on the face of the wheel...
Forum: Appearance 12-07-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Actually, it is a refinished 90-91 wheel, just...

Actually, it is a refinished 90-91 wheel, just face down because that is the only way the factory hold down will work. I suppose I could get some longer threaded rod to lengthen the hold down. A...
Forum: Appearance 11-28-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
I'm thinking about it; but I don't seem to have...

I'm thinking about it; but I don't seem to have the patience or skill for fine finishing work. I still have the old rear cover; it has some light damage to one corner.
Forum: Appearance 11-27-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Even a worn mold shouldn't result in undersize...

Even a worn mold shouldn't result in undersize parts though (I am assuming the molds would be metal); it almost has to be that the material they are using shrinks after molding. I took it to the...
Forum: Appearance 11-27-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
I dropped it off at Frank's this evening -...

I dropped it off at Frank's this evening - they'll do the final buff and repair any damage I did during reassembly tomorrow. I should get it back at the end of the day, then I'll take a picture of...
Forum: Appearance 11-16-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
I am itching to drive it, but don't want to show...

I am itching to drive it, but don't want to show it off until it is completely back together. I keep finding clips, grommets, etc. that I am missing (or misplaced) as I am putting the trim back on. ...
Forum: Appearance 11-03-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Reconstruction not going smoothly. In my...

Reconstruction not going smoothly. In my shipment from Majestic: driver door protector was kinked, left rear door protector didn't have adhesive strips, left fender protector was for a 90-91 (I...
Forum: Appearance 11-02-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Just brought her...

Just brought her home.

http://i779.photobucket.com/albums/yy73/fleetw00d/Rescuing%20Ruby/IMG0101A.jpg~original...
Forum: Appearance 11-01-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Honda price for rear quarters (now listed as...

Honda price for rear quarters (now listed as discontinued on Majestic's site) is $812 for the right side, $718 for the left side.

Cincinnati area just got light rain and wind.

Body painted! Hood,...
Forum: Appearance 10-31-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
I'm not sure if his $7500 would have included new...

I'm not sure if his $7500 would have included new bumper covers, new door rub strips, etc., but it may have included complete quarter skins from Honda (>$500 per side), not just patch panels. Parts...
Forum: Appearance 10-31-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Taking a little longer, but it has been 2 years...

Taking a little longer, but it has been 2 years in the making, so a few more days doesn't matter (anticipation is killing me!). Paint goes on...
Forum: Appearance 10-16-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
Checked on Ruby today. All the areas they...

Checked on Ruby today. All the areas they stripped and repaired dings, dents, and C pillar weld joints have been...
Forum: Appearance 10-11-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,846
Posted By fleetw00d
They should be, having them redone isn't cheap,...

They should be, having them redone isn't cheap, but it just wouldn't look right with fresh paint and peeling, scratched wheels. Probably need a new set of center caps as well. I'll have to stand...
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