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1998 Honda Prelude Type Sh W/ Turbo. 300whp. 1 Owner, Clean! on 2040-cars

US $4,800.00
Year:1998 Mileage:140561 Color: OEM front lip

Dunellen, New Jersey, United States

Dunellen, New Jersey, United States

Original owner, 140,561 miles on odometer but actual mileage is much less, around 90K due to cluster change (have documentation).

Turbonetics turbo kit with Precision turbo good for up to 450hp (currently running 300hp @ 9psi)
E-manage Ultimate ECU (the only OBD2 compatible ECU)
J&S Safeguard
Innovate wideband O2
Wired for QTP electronic exhaust cutout
3" downpipe and Flowmaster exhaust (new)
Wastegate dump to atmosphere (frees up 30whp)
Manual boost controller
MFactory oil cooler
AEM Water/Methanol kit (needs new pump)
Battery relocated to trunk
Dual catch cans (recirc to intake, 100% legal)
adjustable cam gears
Skokie hood struts
Cruise control delete

S2000 AP2 steering wheel with working airbag
Climate control and clock LEDs changed to blue
OEM carbon interior kit
OEM carbon cluster trim 
Katzskin leather seats front and rear
OEM ITR shift boot
Delrin shift knob
boost gauge

Clarion headunit ($1K new)
CDT Audio front speakers
Eclipse Point Source rear speakers
Eclipse 10" sub & PPI sub amp in custom enclosure
a/d/s 6-channel amplifier (some channels aren't working, needs to be replaced)

OEM front lip
Mugen replica side skirts and rear spats
Acura TSX Silverstar wheels 17x7
OEM Type-R rear badge, Type-S front badge, ATTS badge, RDX Turbo badge
JDM fogs (non-working due to I/C piping)

The Good:
All parts have under 3000 miles:
New timing belt & water pump
New clutch (RPS Stage 3)
New OEM brake calipers, discs & pads
New tires (Hankook Ventus evo v12)

The Bad:
Piston rings are worn, allowing excessive blow-by. The car runs fine and is very powerful but does smoke. The catch cans eliminate the smoke under throttle but at idle it does get smoky. At some point new rings/pistons are needed.
A/C line rubbed against the I/C piping and wore a hole. Needs a new line and the A/C system serviced.
a/d/s amplifier has some channels not working, needs a new amp.
The AEM pump stopped working, so need a new pump ($100). You can run without it but WMI is a great safety feature.
Front bumper tabs are broken, fenders have been drilled for bumper quick release
Rear passenger fender has rust & a crease
Front of hood has usual rock chips and paint has slight bubbles from having a bra on it

This is a great car for someone willing to put a little time into it. The paint is still shiny and glossy. The interior dash, carpets and seats are very clean. I would love to keep it but I have a 7 month old at home and no time to work on the car.

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Generally, the best policy in life is to admit when you're wrong and just accept the consequences. However, that attitude generally seems to be a bit less common in the world of business - at least without some government or legal prodding. So, it's especially surprising to learn that top Honda executives in Japan are taking a pay cut for the next three months following the fifth recall of the Fit Hybrid (pictured above) in the last 12 months.
According to Reuters, Chief Executive Takanobu Ito is taking a 20-percent pay cut to make amends for the quality issues. Also, 12 other high-ranking executives are taking 10 percent drops in their salaries. In addition to those temporary changes, Honda is creating a new position in charge of monitoring vehicle quality.
The latest recall fixes "noise-related defects," according to Reuters, on both the hybrid and naturally aspirated versions of the Fit, both variants of the Vezel (the sibling to the future HR-V in the US) and the N-WGN. There have also been three recalls for problems with the hybrid's seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. None of them have caused reported injuries or deaths, and these issues haven't affected US models.

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Given Ariel's cars, you might expect an absolutely minimalist motorcycle weighing practically nothing. However, according to its boss speaking to Visor Down, there's no point in trying to build another racer; that market is sewn up. Instead, it's developing a performance cruiser with a more tailored design approach. Buyers can select a variety of different components to adapt the cycle to their style. It shouldn't be lacking for too much speed though; power comes from the 1,237cc V4 engine from the Honda VFR1200F with around 170 horsepower on tap, and it also offers the VFR's six-speed, dual-clutch gearbox as an option.
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