Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Raf99 : 1993 Accord EX

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    So glad I'm finished this All that is left to do is bleed the master cylinder and put some gas in it ! Things done were:
    - Remove old gas tank, gas tank pump, gas tank lines, rear brake lines, rear sub-frame, rear trailing arms, rear hubs, emergency brake lines.
    - Remove back seat, stereo gear, undershields, and connections.
    - Remove all traces of rust above gas tank, wheel wells, shock tower assemblies
    - Remove old brake lines that go above the gas tank
    -
    - Undercoat new gas tank
    - Undercoat above gas tank and wheel wells with Por-15
    - Install new Walbro 255lph pump into gas tank with new filter
    - Install new brake lines and undercoat them above the gas tank
    - Install braided steel brake lines on all 4 wheels
    - Install new trailing arms, knuckle/hub, upper control arms, new bushings
    - Install new EBC drilled/slotted rotors in the rear
    - Install new EBC pads
    - Install new rear calipers and new hardware
    - Install new assembled gas tank with new straps and hardware
    - Install new rear sub-frame (and undercoat it)
    - Install new brake master cylinder

    I'm sure i'm forgetting to mention some things.......

    Last edited by Raf99; 09-22-2013, 08:23 AM.

    Comment


      Im super impressed with the underside of your cb.Thats dedication.
      Its so clean and fresh.It wont see rust for another 20 years
      Now are you going to tackle the front the same way?
      Cb should give you no hassle now!

      Comment


        Originally posted by ferenza View Post
        Im super impressed with the underside of your cb.Thats dedication.
        Its so clean and fresh.It wont see rust for another 20 years
        Now are you going to tackle the front the same way?
        Cb should give you no hassle now!
        Thanks man, and thanks for stopping in. The only plan i have for the front would be to redo the engine bay and this involves pulling the motor out. The front wheel wells will be completed when I replace the suspension next summer.

        Comment


          Well another eventful weekend.

          - Brakes lines bled and good to go. (had one small leak with one of my flares being tilted, redid the line and no problems after)
          - All parts installed and finally put back down on wheels after months.

          The finish product looks ...... well, you can't notice a thing :S






          I think this is what tells you that it is a "project" car...



          Next weekend......
          - put gas in it, and turn the key!!

          Comment


            Wow. You could just about call this a full restoration. Awesome work.

            And I thought I was anal about my cars.

            Comment


              Originally posted by crazymikey View Post
              Wow. You could just about call this a full restoration. Awesome work.

              And I thought I was anal about my cars.
              Ya, A perfectionist. I just figure if I'm going to do it I may as well do it right. The downfall of this of course, is that it takes you forever to do tasks.


              Thanks for stopping in man

              Comment


                Let's keep the party going i guess....





                Comment


                  Looking nice there.

                  After all this what will be nice
                  NEW CB



                  old Darkcloud : 1990 Accord EX MRT

                  new
                  DARKCLOUD : 90 ACCORD EX MRT

                  Comment


                    Meh. If you went to a car show most people would care more about that wheel than all that work you did.

                    Hats off to finishing some of the most menial tasks that can be done on a car. I like the steering wheel too.
                    My 91 Accord F22B DOHC MR


                    My 1996 Civic Ex H23A VTEC MR

                    Comment


                      Clean.
                      The Lord watches over me!

                      "...they did the bowties, I did the ascots, as much as I have, I'm still reppin' the have nots..."

                      - So Raspy

                      Comment


                        Looking good

                        Comment


                          Thanks everyone for stopping in!! appreciated.


                          So.... this weekend was the day. I put fuel in it, hooked up the battery and turned the key over a few times.........................................and the walbro pump came on. Loud thing too. Then....
                          ....................
                          ...... fuel started spaying everywhere at one connection

                          ..
                          .
                          .

                          Sooo 30min later after fixing that connection, and turned the key a few times again to prime the fuel through the line. No leaks. good.

                          Turned the key and the battery was low on juice, which blew the inline fuse (prob need a new alternator too). Sooo took a trip to get a fuse and charged the battery.

                          Tried again, turned the key and ..........!!! It started in under 1 second
                          No leaks, no issues, no problems.


                          This build engine I have amazes me. Can store the car for a winter or in this case not have it running since March and turn the key and starts in 1 seconds, every time, no problem!

                          Sooo. I'm happy. took the car for a short drive, forgot how quick the clutch grabs, forgot how loud it is, forgot how powerful it is Probably the effect of having no amp, subs, rear seats.


                          The good...

                          - No brake fluid leaks
                          - No fuel leaks
                          - No clunks, major issues, temp issues, etc.
                          - Gas gauge works, all gas tank related items work

                          Some things that need attention......

                          - Brakes are a soft. Pedal goes down too far before kicking in. Could use a bleeding again.
                          - Rear passenger side shock squeaks going over bumps. This is a worn out shock rubber that sits under the spring.
                          - Passenger side bearing has some noise. Using the bearings which came with the rear disc swap when I got them, who knows how old they are or what crap is in them.

                          Future plan for this year was...

                          I had the plan of body work -> turbo -> done! (since I have all the turbo parts). But now the body guy I knew who was going to do it is saying 3 weeks

                          So now I'm trying to find another body shop to do what I need done. Then maybe....... MAYBE do the turbo if its not snowing out.

                          Things that are waiting until next summer:
                          - JDM fog lights (have)
                          - New rims (have)
                          - Backup camera (have)
                          - Turbo (maybe)
                          - New suspension (getting)
                          -
                          Last edited by Raf99; 09-29-2013, 10:13 PM.

                          Comment




                            Comment


                              Ok, so i didn't expect my first gas tank replacement to go perfect the first time around. And it didn't. My tank leaked, and here are the results.









                              As you can see the fuel pump seal leaked. My bad for not testing it first time around.











                              So took the tank out, took the pump out and put a new gasket on it. This time i turned the tank over and made sure the fuel tank pump didn't leak, and it did not!

                              Put the tank back in, hooked up the fuel in/return lines, hooked up the filler tube and air tube, connected the electrical connections, strapped it back in and put some gas in it...... ALL in under 5 hours!

                              Thought I'd share the start-up video with ya's. Ignore the smoke as the car has only been driven twice this summer.

                              Comment


                                Anyone notice something odd with the picture of the leaky tank?

                                Comment

                                Working...
                                X