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5th Gen Prelude SH

Whats up guys, so I just purchased a 1999 Prelude Sh with 118k on it, did I mention that it is bone stock? Pretty awesome find!!! Im real excited about the car. Its also my first honda. Ill post some pictures when I get a better chance to take some. It does need a little work tho. I have been reading and reading for about a week and a half now about everything that might fix the issues im having but decided to start a thread in tech-talk in hopes to receive some more direct help. I have a little mechanical experience from my previous car, breaks, rotors, oil changes, coolant flush, ball joints, wheel bearings, but am an expert by no means. I am looking into having to do some hopefully minor engine work but here is the basics of whats going on.

Oil leak: currently in the process of engine bay cleaning for a better diagnosis, will post pictures when im done.

Coolant was leaking: It seemes to be coming from the rad cap which I just replaced but ill find out sooner or later whats up with that.

Throwing an evap leak code: not super concerned with this one at the moment. definitely no the gas cap.

Throwing p0301 and p0303 codes: considering changing plugs, cleaning egr valve, and doing a seafoam treatment (gas,oil,pcv) just for the hell of it.

Also has a blown out lower control arm bushing which I plan on replacing this weekend as it might more time consuming than a night after work fix.

Any thought or suggestions? im mostly concerned with the P030X codes and im hoping im on the right track with that. Oil leak is definitely scary but its not horrible at the moment.
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Side note: ill definitely keep reading on other threads and DIY topics but just looking for some honest constructive criticism. Also tips on how to better use this forum in general will be greatly appreciated.
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Re: 5th Gen Prelude SH

Good on you bro! Sounds like you have this tiger by the tail.

Distributor o-rings and oil cooler o-rings are probably the most common places the motor in the 5th gen leaks.
Put a pan under your car and keep check on your oil level.

Many times that plastic radiator housing develops small cracks around the cap area and appear to be a leaking cap. But first, if you still have the factory pinch clamp on the hose at the top, replace it with a band type or buy a new pinch style if you prefer oem looks. The pinch type can be re-used once..maybe twice before it gets 'sprung' and won't clamp tight. And by now your car may be on the 3rd or 4th set of hoses.

Try honda parts now.com for your pricey-er needs. For cheap stuff the savings is offset by the cost of S&H.

Keep up the good work.

All Gen. Prelude Service Manuals
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Good on you bro! Sounds like you have this tiger by the tail.

Distributor o-rings and oil cooler o-rings are probably the most common places the motor in the 5th gen leaks.
Put a pan under your car and keep check on your oil level.

Many times that plastic radiator housing develops small cracks around the cap area and appear to be a leaking cap. But first, if you still have the factory pinch clamp on the hose at the top, replace it with a band type or buy a new pinch style if you prefer oem looks. The pinch type can be re-used once..maybe twice before it gets 'sprung' and won't clamp tight. And by now your car may be on the 3rd or 4th set of hoses.

Try honda parts now.com for your pricey-er needs. For cheap stuff the savings is offset by the cost of S&H.

Keep up the good work.

All Gen. Prelude Service Manuals
^^ have a service manual.
Torques, tool numbers and a lot of how to in there.
Awesome information. I downloaded that service manual and started browsing through it. Much fun will be had with that. Thanks for the link by the way!

Will be getting a pan this week sometime, ive seen a few people suggest that approach. Seems legitimate

Just curious if that oil cooler o-ring will be a pain to get to on the sh? Im thinking maybe just replace both as preventative maintenance?

Also good looking out on that Honda parts link ive been hoping to come across a good online place to get parts. Seen a couple on there but not that one.

I just found out yesterday that the rad fans aren't coming on. granted the thermostat never goes above slightly less than half way, which I thought was odd considering the fans never turn on. Guess ill be reading up on this today during lunch.
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Just curious if that oil cooler o-ring will be a pain to get to on the sh? Im thinking maybe just replace both as preventative maintenance?
Yeah it seems like it's a bish. I have a Type-SH and I could barely stick my hand through, however in order to get to the oil cooler you have to take of the oil filter (DUH! lol), so once that is removed that would give more clearance. I am going to change that first while doing an oil change, before cleaning EGR valve and ports.
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Awesome information. I downloaded that service manual and started browsing through it. Much fun will be had with that. Thanks for the link by the way!

Will be getting a pan this week sometime, ive seen a few people suggest that approach. Seems legitimate

Just curious if that oil cooler o-ring will be a pain to get to on the sh? Im thinking maybe just replace both as preventative maintenance?

Also good looking out on that Honda parts link ive been hoping to come across a good online place to get parts. Seen a couple on there but not that one.

I just found out yesterday that the rad fans aren't coming on. granted the thermostat never goes above slightly less than half way, which I thought was odd considering the fans never turn on. Guess ill be reading up on this today during lunch.

Many folks helped me get started. Just paying it forward.

If your axle is not in the way for that o-ring, the job would be much easier.
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Thanks again for the insight guys. Hoping to get some pictures up here by tonight!!
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Just curious if that oil cooler o-ring will be a pain to get to on the sh? Im thinking maybe just replace both as preventative maintenance?
Not as hard as you may think without removing the axle or anything. I recently did mine on my SH, and you can do it without removing any extra parts including the hoses if you can see well with your fingertips. The trick is to find the right combo of sockets and extenders to loosen/tighten the bolt with, and use Vaseline or similar to help keep the o ring in place when you install the cooler back on the block. Good luck, you will need it
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Not as hard as you may think without removing the axle or anything. I recently did mine on my SH, and you can do it without removing any extra parts including the hoses if you can see well with your fingertips. The trick is to find the right combo of sockets and extenders to loosen/tighten the bolt with, and use Vaseline or similar to help keep the o ring in place when you install the cooler back on the block. Good luck, you will need it
Glad you chimed in.
I was thinking somebody here had recently done it spoke how not difficult it was. Just didn't remember who it was or what thread it was mentioned in.

A word of caution; if you do decide to remove the hoses keep in mind about of pint of coolant will let you know draining the radiator doesn't get all the coolant out. First time I removed mine I did not know that and found out what Prestone tastes like. Second time I had a wide mouth quart bottle in waiting and only got a few drops on me.
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So i think this shady ass oil pan gasket might be the culprit
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and the engine bay
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and a few more. I don't have a hose that will reach my car so I had to do the cleaning with a squirt bottle and some degreaser.... Much fun was had with that so don't be too harsh. More pictures to come of the whole car this weekend.
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Update: I think my engine is knocking.

I might be crying myself to sleep tonight.
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Take yer time.
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Hello RobHack.

Ok 412, the leaks look to be your distributor o-ring and rear of the valve cover gasket.
Go to honda parts now and order the valve cover gasket kit...it runs about $40, but if you do around the spark plugs and the fastener cushions which come with the kit you'll be
1) money ahead vs buying separate
2 leak free for years if you follow the diagrams and tightening order in the service manual.
The key is to keep pretty even tension on all 8 screws as you go. So you start out gradual, a couple turns at a time per screw and use a beam torque wrench as the screws begin to get tight. The book also shows you where and how to apply your permatex. Copper type is what most of the experts use with success. When buying it, squeeze the tube to ensure it's fresh. Old stock is more common than it should be and it sure is annoying to find out when you are ready to install your valve cover that you bought a tube of plastic instead of glue.
Also buy several distributor o-rings so you'll have them in stock later. Go ahead and get a couple of oil cooler o-rings too. Store them at room temperature in a drawer or somewhere that generally stays dark.

Now to the engine. You did unplug your battery, right? Until you are familiar with all those connections, and which are basically weather resistant it's best not to just blast away with a garden hose. Take some time to wrap items you don't want getting wet with plastic before spraying with pressure. Later use Simple Green or similar with a toothbrush and qtips to get those connectors clean. And rinse with your spray bottle.

Like I said, take your time. Sure beats the car won't start thing...
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So the noise that I was getting from the engine was actually because my crank shaft pulley came so loose that it sounded like my engine was knocking. Luckily I was able to just barely get in and tighten the pulley and it sounds great again.

bykfixer: I did take the time to wrap all of the electronics in plastic and then wrapped that in aluminum (read that on a thread somewhere). I also don't have a hose that will reach my car so I was just using a spray bottle instead which is working but it definitely has delayed the process. As for the connectors and the simply green, definitely great info, I was wondering what to do about the connectors that will be safe and I didn't read anywhere to use that method. All the threads seem to tell you to wrap the connectors but then leave out how to clean them later.

Also thanks for the tip on the dizzy O ring and the valve cover gasket being the culprit. I did notice allot of buildup under the dizzy cap but wasnt able to get in and clean it out very well with the brush I had to see if it came back again which would be a definite indicator. Keep in mind that all of the pics were after spending a night after work cleaning the engine bay. I cleaned off the oil pan pretty well to get a good look at the oil pan gasket which looks to me to be in pretty bad shape. What do you think about that oil pan gasket? there were literally pieces of it that I could have reached up and pulled off.

Edit: I'm guessing that the oil pan doesn't actually have a gasket cause when I went to look just out of curiosity on the price I couldn't find one. Well there was the small one but not that goes around the entire perimeter of the pan... woops
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Exactamundo...there is no gasket, but instead a thin layer of permatex. Again the copper stuff is best.

Keep a check on that crank pulley. Matter of fact if you can get acces to a torque wrench that stops at 250, ensure you achieve the reccomded 180!!! pounds of torque.
Now achieving that is no easy task. I'd reccomend using a new bolt as the old one could be stretched, which won't reach the 'tension' required...ie the clamp force of the bolt against the pulley...
In the case of fastening objects together, torque is a number used to apply certain amount of tension between a pair of objects.

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^^ a pic I stumbled onto one day looking up something or other.
Saw that and thought "holy crap that's a good idea!"
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Re: 5th Gen Prelude SH

Bykfixer I'll be putting in a good 7 8 hours tomorrow I'll let you know how everything works out
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Re: 5th Gen Prelude SH

This thread gives me hope.

So what are your objectives? Goals and plans? Staying mostly/all stock or going the modified route?
118k?!? Amazing!

Will you use this as a daily or a joy ride car?

There in Pa you are not too far from some folks in Delaware who have a wealth of experience and some pretty friggin' nice 5th gen cars. Each one is like 10 years into their projects and the results are amazing.

You may notice after the first 100 days you have kinda backed off the project where you spend all your extra time busting knuckles and getting greasy on your car. That's normal. Not to worry.

Point is, from what you've stated on this thread, when you aren't under the hood or that sort of thing your brain is still working on the car....learning, reading, planning etc. All I can say there is "welcome to the club"...
my name is mike and I'm a Prelude-a-holic.
And parts hoarder....

I'm in my 3rd year of a resto-mod to a 97 SH with 237xxx miles and came with a swapped engine and base model tranny. After a 20+ year hiatus from fixing up cars, it was like I was starting all over. And going from 60's Fords to 90's Honda was quite the shock. Not satisfied with that giant wall I took on a pair of 91 Preludes for about a year. Bad idea! Then the car sat a lot while I helped my son swap a motor in his 01. Neither of us had done that sort of thing. So we took our time and ensured everything we did was done properly.

Looking forward to your progress reports.
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Re: 5th Gen Prelude SH

1st and 2nd pics: Any thoughts on this collapsed vaccum hose? This is while the car is running but it only expands slightly back to normal when it is off.

3rd pic: any idea what this clip is that I found laying on top of the intake manifold?
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1st pic: Any thoughts on what this clip might belong to that I found not connected right below the distributor?

2nd pic: Any comments on these spark plugs? Not really too sure what to look for with spark plugs.

3rd pic: Got the area around the distributor cleaned up. When I was taking it off I realized that the lower bolt that hold it on was loose enough to be borderline hand tightened which could have been the cause of allot of the leaking. The O-Ring didn't look too bad but i replaced it anyway.
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Re: 5th Gen Prelude SH

Made some progress today. I decided to just run up to the local Honda dealer to get the parts that I needed but they didn't have the valve cover gasket kit in stock so I will have to wait until next weekend for that. But at least it will give me some time to find out if the main oil leak was coming from that loose distributor.

I cleaned out the EGR valve which was dirty but didn't have the plugs to replace the intake plugs so I might try that tomorrow if i can get some or next weekend.

BYKFiker Ill get back to you on all of those questions I just wanted to give you a quick update but i have to go get ready for a friends bday tonight. Hope you guys are having a good weekend!!
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Re: 5th Gen Prelude SH

Always a great weekend when working on the Prelude...
Sounz like you got in plenty of hours getting more familiar with your engine bay, and got a little bit done too.
In my case it was the first time I drove my car since like Valentines Day.
Then spent several hours helping my son replace an axle seal...dealer gave him the wrong part, nearest part was a 45 minute drive, then the car refused to go back together. But it was still a hoot working on a hot rod on a beautiful spring day.
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So far my only goal is to get the car in the best shape possible without going aftermarket anything. Short of maybe an upgraded sound system which I already have started from my previous car.

May through August I will be completing my last semester of school so I wont have much if any free time to work on the car let alone no extra cash to do much. After that I will be graduated and already have a job lined up so Ill have time any money and plan to do some decent modifications to the car but not until I have read as much as I possibly can and have a solid and realistic plan.

Sound: (in progress)
1) replaced old head unit with a touch screen dvd player
2) replaced factory rear 6x9's with 3 ways
3) running the rears off of a 50W amp
4) eventually component speakers for the front door
5) eventually replacing teh 50W with a 4-ch 30W fosgate to drive all 4 speakers
6) eventually alpine type-R 8" sub in the trunk

Performance:(future plans)
1) headers, exhaust, and maybe a high flow cat
2) intake EDIT: just remove stock valve and upgrade filter (dont want to waste upgrading an intake if I eventually go turbo)
3) suspension, Possibly coil overs but im not sure yet
4) I would really like to consider forced induction but that's pretty long term considering I have no clue what to do as of right now
5) Im still learning and open for suggestions.
EDIT 6) Short shifter

EDIT: Definitely going to re paint the car after most of the engine work is done. Probably the same color.

EDIT: Also in the process of reupholstering some of the interior with red suede.

I know allot more about electronics which is why I have a better plan with the sound system than the engine mods but im trying to learn as much as I can about the mechanical/performance aspect and what my options are.

Unfortunately I will be using this as a daily until around September October ish and Ill get something else to drive while im committing more time to building the Lude. After that it will be more of a joy ride / weekend warrior.

Thats awesome to hear about those guys in Delaware I actually use to live in Delaware when I was a real young kid. Ill have to try and get into contact with them and maybe make a trip down there one of these weekends.


HAHAHA ya Im pretty much always thinking about the car which gets a little distracting at work but oh well. Im just hoping to get the car to where it needs to be come May!! My names Greg by the way and thanks for the warm welcoming!

My brother use to drive an 89 Prelude back when I was about 15 16 years old and I have been obsessed with them ever since. I really wanted to get one a few years back but wound up with a 07 Scion tc somehow. I just recently blew the engine in the tc (later to find out the 07 engines were garbage) and then found this 99 which is in pretty great shape for its age!

I was kinda bummed I didn't get to do more this weekend but I put in an order and should have parts to do some more work by Friday!! I was able to get a lot more familiar with the car this weekend and I think I have a pretty solid idea of what tools and parts I will need so hopefully things will go smooth next time. Im just really glad the weather is starting to turn around so ill be able to spend allot more time under the hood!
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On my way home from the car wash today
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Woohoo! De-pollen-ated!
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Just finished stripping and undercoating the interior. Rust proof... Hopefully. Noticed that I had a leak and fixed it. Under the mats and carpet was soggy and gross so I tore it all out and sprayed while it was out :)
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