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Nitin's Phoenix Yellow SiR S-Spec (Video Feature on page 22)

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Nitin's Phoenix Yellow SiR S-Spec (Video Feature on page 22)

Post by nitin_s1 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:19 pm

After deciding to break my Type-S for parts (build thread here) I was searching for another Type-S or a S-Spec. Even tried to contact some people in Japan to get one imported but there wasn't any decent one for sale. All were either high mileaged or just had bad body work.

Picked up Aaron's S-Spec today and his build thread can be found here -> Aaron's S-Spec

I paid the deposit and promised to buy it even without seeing it, :shock: :twisted: and picked it up today.

I haven't driven a Prelude in over 6 months so was excited and this is the photo to prove it.

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Bad bits -
Exterior - Bonnet, roof and both bumpers will definitely need a respray.
Interior - Couple of scratches in the dash, Speed cluster's has cracks in some places, scratches in the CF panels, Both power folding mirrors don't work, one headlight was intermittent, that silly rear fog light that hangs in the back, seat belt doesn't retract and it's slacking and the door sill is really loose that it's letting in noise once doing over 45+mph.
Brakes - will need some new discs and pads all round as it was swirling all over the place under heavy braking.

Good bits -
Engine/LSD - really good low mileage one, pulls really well in all gears and doesn't smoke at all.
Chassis - Apart from some surface rust there is no actual proper rust like my old one.

Some pictures of the bad bits and the whole car.

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Luckily, I've kept most of the things from my old Type-S that I thought I might need in the future so I will straight away swap out the fully working Power folding mirrors, Front lip, Side skirts and the rear lip on this one. Along with the body work that I will have to do I will get them to put the Bonnet spoiler on there too.

I was thinking to put my OEM Type-S wheels back on there but these DC5 wheels have started growing on me. Maybe I'll get them refurbed and get some new nuts on there as the current ones are rusty.
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Post by fithotblonde » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:46 pm

Very nice dude welcome back kind of 8-)

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Post by stefan » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:07 pm

Welcome back pal :) . As I remembered pics of your last lude, I can see it that will keeps you busy for next few months :) . Good luck with new project :mrgreen: .


By the way, i love the gold badges...........and spoiler :twisted:

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Post by lewd lude lover » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:13 pm

Nice one mate! Well done and good skills. I'm still waiting for mine... you can be the marmite in a white bread ratty and lewd sandwich this summer some time. :lol:
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Re: Nitin's 98 SiR S-Spec

Post by nitin_s1 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:23 pm

fithotblonde wrote:Very nice dude welcome back kind of 8-)
Feels like I never left :twisted:
stefan wrote:Welcome back pal :) . As I remembered pics of your last lude, I can see it that will keeps you busy for next few months :) . Good luck with new project :mrgreen: .
By the way, i love the gold badges...........and spoiler :twisted:
Haha, I know you want the spoiler :twisted:
lewd lude lover wrote:Nice one mate! Well done and good skills. I'm still waiting for mine... you can be the marmite in a white bread ratty and lewd sandwich this summer some time. :lol:
Like a white oreo cookie sandwich. :lol:

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Post by prelude_h22 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:36 pm

Fantastic news Nitin. Ludes always look fab in black.
She definitely keep you busy this year!
I have been ludeless/vtec-less for nearly 2 years now. It really hurts! lol

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Post by Vtecmec » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:42 pm

The hand!

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Post by norks27 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:22 pm

:vtec: :10:
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Post by wurlycorner » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:11 pm

Glad you're pleased with it.

Did you keep the corner lights off your old one? Are they getting transplanted?

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Post by sol-lude » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:17 am

haha seen this cheeky face pop up on Instagram yesterday and thought ohhh here we go again :lol:

happy chappy and well deserved. Looking forward to seeing the progression on this bad boy.

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