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Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-26-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By rwheadon
Still a little life out here. rich

Still a little life out here.

rich
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-26-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By rwheadon
Welcome! I hope your project goes well. rich

Welcome! I hope your project goes well.

rich
Forum: Report Problems with Site 06-26-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 22,967
Posted By rwheadon
Ya, we lost our host. I was supposed to get a vps...

Ya, we lost our host. I was supposed to get a vps prepped for it a long time ago and forgot!

rich
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-29-2022, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By rwheadon
I learned from my old civics that getting a set...

I learned from my old civics that getting a set for the future can also be a crap shoot because those seals start deteriorating from the day the shock is made... mine literally went bad sitting on...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 02-03-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By rwheadon
I soooo miss my 88 Coupe. It was the most...

I soooo miss my 88 Coupe. It was the most boringly enjoyable car I've ever owned as in 200k it needed so little attention and gave me so much enjoyment. The remorse in selling it to get a 91 Coupe...
Forum: OEM Parts 10-21-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By rwheadon
I so dearly hope this part sells for 500.00. ...

I so dearly hope this part sells for 500.00.

rich
Forum: OEM Parts 10-07-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,857
Posted By rwheadon
The reason a few good pics would be helpful is so...

The reason a few good pics would be helpful is so that people can see the actual product condition and whether it can/will need to be serviced.

rich
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 09-22-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 38,285
Posted By rwheadon
I have purchased both of the linked bushing...

I have purchased both of the linked bushing types. I have not yet installed either of them, but as far as perceived quality I do prefer one over the other. Below are each of the recently mentioned...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 09-04-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By rwheadon
If you are mechanically inclined you can replace...

If you are mechanically inclined you can replace the valve stem seals without taking the motor out of the car. For a professional tech it's gonna be 10-15 hours so mostly labor.

CLICK HERE...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-21-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,817
Posted By rwheadon
Frozen caliper or master cylinder issue maybe......

Frozen caliper or master cylinder issue maybe... but definitely not the ABS.

I had a similar sensation/issue with my 91. Found that if I stopped and mashed the brake really hard it would clear up...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-15-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By rwheadon
Have you checked the screws that hold the housing...

Have you checked the screws that hold the housing to the base?

rich
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-14-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By rwheadon
When you say they won't stay still are you...

When you say they won't stay still are you speaking of the glass part moving or the housing moving?

rich
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-08-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,087
Posted By rwheadon
Welcome on board of the crazy train! rich

Welcome on board of the crazy train!

rich
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-29-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,477
Posted By rwheadon
Actually I went through that thread and saw...

Actually I went through that thread and saw SR5Guy's post. He would know. Can you get the cams off your old motor? If not I might be able to snag a pair of them local.

I have a Telion chipped...
Forum: Group Buys 07-28-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
I have two outstanding orders that need shipping...

I have two outstanding orders that need shipping confirmation.

While trying to track down the two forum members I was saddened to find that jmsmiff passed away in February of this year.

I...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-28-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,477
Posted By rwheadon
The specifics of your Legend are missing here....

The specifics of your Legend are missing here. Year, Body (KA7/KA8), trim level and transmission.

Based on your concerns I can only suppose that your car came from the factory with a C32A T2...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-28-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 121,247
Posted By rwheadon
I don't remember there being any distinction when...

I don't remember there being any distinction when I ordered mine. they both have cooler lines going through the radiator.

rich
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-02-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By rwheadon
First, welcome! If you are an enthusiast and...

First, welcome!

If you are an enthusiast and desire to drive a Legend then pursue it. It is a high-line vehicle and not designed to be cheap to maintain even in it's original years. It's not an...
Forum: Group Buys 06-02-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Almost everyone has crossed the finish line...

http://imagestore.wheadon.us.s3.amazonaws.com/publicimages/acuralegend-org/g2_jdm_gb_2020/payment/order_status_2021.06.02.10.41.jpg

Everything verified and shipped has been delivered!

There are...
Forum: OEM Parts 05-31-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,296
Posted By rwheadon
I believe they are still available on Amazon new....

I believe they are still available on Amazon new. I know the G2 are made by CoverKing... but the G1 would be a different brand IIRC.

rich
Forum: Group Buys 05-24-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Haha, I call that the "peek-a-boo". My wife and...

Haha, I call that the "peek-a-boo". My wife and daughter have always liked that too.




I tried to make the packaging nice. It's always just kinda cobbled together to make the gift box...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-23-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,829
Posted By rwheadon
A few weeks ago DoorDashing, at about 1AM some...

A few weeks ago DoorDashing, at about 1AM some big pickup truck that's been hanging around my right quarter panel slides up next to me at a light and honks the horn. I roll down the window and he's...
Forum: Group Buys 05-22-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Looks like 5 orders are floating through the USPS...

Looks like 5 orders are floating through the USPS system and I have 3 stragglers that haven't confirmed their orders so I can mail them out.

If you ordered indicators and haven't gotten a shipment...
Forum: Group Buys 05-20-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Glad they are acceptable. I'll have to see if...

Glad they are acceptable. I'll have to see if there's an "Add Tip" option if I do another GB!

rich
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-19-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,609
Posted By rwheadon
Happy searching! rich

Happy searching!

rich
Forum: Group Buys 05-17-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Everything is go for shipping...

http://imagestore.wheadon.us.s3.amazonaws.com/publicimages/acuralegend-org/g2_jdm_gb_2020/payment/order_status_2021.05.17.15.10.jpg

With 22 of 31 orders shipped there are just a few stragglers to...
Forum: Group Buys 05-13-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
JDM pieces are looking good.

I got permission from Nuclear Symphony to epoxy some pins onto his donor bezel so I can pop the TCS pieces in for inspection. The epoxy was cured enough tonight to start checking fit and finish on...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-13-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,488
Posted By rwheadon
Where did you get the motor? If it was a cash for...

Where did you get the motor? If it was a cash for clunkers car in the junkyard they would have put something in there to make the motor useless. I have gotten a motor from a junkyard that was bhg...
Forum: Group Buys 05-10-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Not on perfect track but moving...

I didn't get anything done on sending out the USDM order verifications, so I'm a little behind my aggressive schedule of wanting to start shipping tomorrow (the validations will trickle in so it...
Forum: Group Buys 05-08-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Fit and finish...

The TCS pieces for JDM sets are not to my liking. The donor bezel doesn't have pins for the TCS piece and I missed that the indicator plate was resting on the bottom of the cavity instead of on the...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-07-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By rwheadon
Hello and welcome to the forum. ...

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Congratulations on the purchase of your Legend, hopefully it's a real good looker.

As to your question about sluggish performance. Firstly a blown head gasket...
Forum: Group Buys 05-07-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Production is complete!

First of all, thank you so much for being patient on this Group Buy. I would have never guessed that over 6 months would pass before we got to this stage. I am extremely thankful to Daniel at the...
Forum: Group Buys 05-05-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Got a message from the laser shop today: ...

Got a message from the laser shop today:



I have a production appt set up for Friday unless something goes wrong on his test file, but if I know Daniel he will use our production files to tune...
Forum: Group Buys 04-28-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Always something...

Yup, I reached out to him this past weekend...



I figured I'd reach out at the end of next week if he doesn't respond sooner.

Thanks for prompting the update!

rich
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-20-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,706
Posted By rwheadon
BNIB Unit...

I have one new-in-box that I won't be using since I've switched to MP3 files. I'd be willing to let it go for a good offer. PM me if you are interested.

BTW, the installation bracket doesn't come...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-20-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By rwheadon
I've used KYB (~50K), AST (~50K), Monroe (~40K)...

I've used KYB (~50K), AST (~50K), Monroe (~40K) and APWhse knock-offs (~40K). KYB has given me the most satisfying ride/longevity.

As you mentioned we're kind of in a "get what you can" game with...
Forum: Group Buys 03-10-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
The repair part is on its way!!

I got an email from the laser guy and he has a tracking number on the repaired laser... estimated delivery was today! :excited::bigok:

I thank you all for being kindly patient and hopefully very...
Forum: The Water Cooler 03-10-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,920
Posted By rwheadon
Stopping by for a cold Coca-Cola and a lil...

Stopping by for a cold Coca-Cola and a lil update.

rich
Forum: Group Buys 02-02-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Daniel got back to me this week: A little...

Daniel got back to me this week:


A little light at the end of the tunnel! Thanks for hanging in there.

rich
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-27-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By rwheadon
It's a lot of work, but if you like the car do...

It's a lot of work, but if you like the car do it! Looks like you'll spend 4-5K to get it nice.

rich
Forum: Group Buys 01-26-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Laser still down

I reached out to my laser guy about the repair and he shared with me that the repair facility hasn't been very responsive and he is actually getting very frustrated with how long this all is taking....
Forum: Group Buys 12-23-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Still waiting...

I reached out to the laser shop and he got an update from his repair service:


The shop I'm working with isn't exclusively a laser business and only has one laser for this job so there was no...
Forum: Group Buys 12-10-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Laser Unit Refill is delayed at the repair shop

The laser shop got in touch with me this weekend and had gotten a delayed status from the repair shop. :( Evidently the person who refills Epilog laser units has been pretty sick and they are behind...
Forum: Group Buys 11-28-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Thanksgiving Update

The laser repair parts haven't arrived yet. We're waiting on the rebuild service to be completed. I think there is a 2-3 week turnaround and we just hit that marker so hopefully the shop will ship...
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-18-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5,380
Views: 307,454
Posted By rwheadon
Awesome! Got it done! rich

Awesome! Got it done!

rich
Forum: Group Buys 10-23-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Production day has arrived and gone on hold...

UPDATE

The laser session today was pretty tough. We were able to get the new JDM pieces through prototyping, the fit and finish is good. As we moved on to making the production pieces we noticed...
Forum: Group Buys 10-06-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Update on production

I'm in Minnesota right now waiting on contractors to get the work done that I need. Once my slab is poured up here and I have a chance to install some retaining stone around it I will be heading back...
Forum: Group Buys 09-22-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Update on production

Chaka is correct.

Covid was our original delay... but now we have yet another.

Unfortunately I am out of town until mid-October and we missed being able to make production before I left by one...
Forum: Group Buys 09-08-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Production update

2020 and covid has gotten to this group buy.

Everything is ready for production except the laser shop. Radio silence tells me their covid battle is a tough one right now. I will continue to reach...
Forum: Group Buys 08-24-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,679
Posted By rwheadon
Covid delay!

Production phase is delayed a week or two.

I was having trouble getting any scheduling replies from the laser shop and found out Friday that they shut down for a couple weeks because they have...
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