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Old 03-26-2008, 03:30 PM
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Picking up 85 Prelude yard art this week.

Howdy to all y'all. I usually ride a motorcycle but have recently crossed paths with a 2ndG Prelude.

A relative parked this about 8 years ago when he got a company car. It's been sitting since. It's a 12V, carburettor, 110k miles, with AS automatic tranny. Aside from the usual "car that's been sitting" treatment, is there anything special to do/be wary of/look for when changing status from yard art to wheels?

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Old 03-26-2008, 03:33 PM
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nice pick up just make sure w/e you put in is relay clean gas oil bla bla bea all that stuff. wires i would look at a lot of ppl over loook that but mice love to chew wires
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welcome to pz!, url's can't be posted until after 15 posts. Anyway, look for leaks around the car, and obviously body wear would have probably formed already. Aside from that i would think you'd be ok..unless the timing belts ac compressor..etc might have to be changed as well seeming it hit it's mark in miles already
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Nice pickup!


I can suggest you thoroughly inspect every vacuum line for signs of rotting...drain all fluids including gasoline. Do a healthy tuneup before firing the car up.
Also, check to see if an animal has moved inside the car within the 8 years, lol!
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that looks pretty good considering its been sitting for 8 yrs
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nice!! 2gs are fun but can be a pain to maintain. . .if you're a bike guy and have worked with carbs you should be fine!
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dude p85, i cant remember, is yours auto or man?
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your car is so beautiful though, who cares what it is
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i luv it .. my dad used to hv one when we were kids... still miss it now
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