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Old 06-19-2008, 05:53 PM
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Craig's List Strikes Again!

It was a dead afternoon at work, so I was just surfing around on CL like usual, and found this. Brand new, factory Honda F23A3 complete short block. The best part; $225. I emailed him and he was apparently just down from where I live, so as soon as I got off I ran out to snatch it. He owns a BMW/VW shop out there and picked it up a few years ago for his daughter, but she sold the car so it's been hanging around. It's pristine right down the the factory grease in the cylinders. Seeing how the Prelude smokes just a tad on start up, has less than perfect compression, and 186k, I figured this would be a good thing for it. As it sits, I could slap an H23 head on it and have 9:1 compression, which would bump me down to 87 gas, but low compression isn't my style :P. The H22A4 pistons would require machine work, and special K20 pistons are a little expensive by themselves. I think I'll just mill the head a little and go with it. Who else is excited to see where this goes??

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Old 06-19-2008, 06:03 PM
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It's just so shiny and new sweet pick up
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Damn, nice pickup there! cant wait to see what you do with it, knowing you, it'll be something sick!
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Damn, nice pickup there! cant wait to see what you do with it, knowing you, it'll be something sick!
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Old 06-19-2008, 06:29 PM
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oh i was expecting something stupid on craig's list.

nice pick up. Cheap too!
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i could eat offa that!
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h23 head + boost = SEX!
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you should give that to me so i can take full advantage of the 9:1 CR, since that aint yo "thang"
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wow nice find!
CL has some nice stuff some times if you pay attention
start a progress thread!
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