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Forum: Group Buys Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,021
Posted By Swift
Fell super ill (not covid) and miscommunication...

Fell super ill (not covid) and miscommunication in email.


Calling tomorrow to get picture confirmation they are through QA.

Expect FINAL invoice soon.

Then expect that you will not...
Forum: Group Buys 11-23-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,021
Posted By Swift
Everyone check messages on Paypal or message me...

Everyone check messages on Paypal or message me here your address if you did not initially include it!!
Forum: Group Buys 11-23-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,021
Posted By Swift
Alright guys! Looks like they are finally going...

Alright guys! Looks like they are finally going through the Quality check process and should be getting shipped out soon.

I will be sending out invoices for a final payment(for most another $147)...
Forum: Group Buys 11-12-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,021
Posted By Swift
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Group Buys 10-13-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,021
Posted By Swift
Update: Will be installing a second radiator soon...

Update: Will be installing a second radiator soon to check fitment with OEM airbox.

MAIN UPDATE: Will be sending out an email to all buyers this weekend for a second desposit of $147. Will a date...
Forum: Legend Builds 10-11-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
It has the two rough spots. Will be looking it...

It has the two rough spots. Will be looking it over some more and then one last time in Spring before I pull everything. When you put balance belt on an it makes it worse(and I verified clocking...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 10-11-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 29,690
Posted By Swift
I will buy another set of the "good ones" to...

I will buy another set of the "good ones" to compare and take some measurements as well.

Thanks for the info Rich!
Forum: NALM 10-11-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,993
Posted By Swift
It was a great turnout and a great meet. Tears...

It was a great turnout and a great meet. Tears shed. Memories shared.

"Can't top the organist."
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 10-11-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Swift
Just had my built to a spec stage 2+ by a guy...

Just had my built to a spec stage 2+ by a guy local. They will have to reuse pressure plate or may be able to redo fingers.

If you can't get it done. Reach out to me since I am making parts for...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-29-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Thanks for the comments. Some people wondered why...

Thanks for the comments. Some people wondered why I tried so hard to have it even show up not finished, but I like drive a decent car on such road trips versus the "daily" ya know. Now I can relax...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 09-29-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,682
Posted By Swift
I am doing a full new Y-pipe...once I slightly...

I am doing a full new Y-pipe...once I slightly bend the downpipe for more clearance around steering knuckle.

I messed up one cut...lot of headache fixing.
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
again saved

again saved
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
So I will add more here this next couple days,...

So I will add more here this next couple days, but even if it is not a balancing issue...I do not have time to do alignment, get tires, and make the interior quiet enough for the long journey with...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Now I am somewhat de-stressed. I should be able...

Now I am somewhat de-stressed. I should be able to do this. Motor in and it starts. I have no real pics beyond this point. I am to busy chasing things down. I got 3weeks left.

Finally get it...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
I crank the engine quick to make sure starter...

I crank the engine quick to make sure starter works because I reused JDM starter. I am waiting for an alternator to come in as well. I hook up shifter as well and guage cluster


.3.5 mount...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
I finally get the whole assembly together....Take...

I finally get the whole assembly together....Take a breather and have wife snap a pic for old time sakes.

https://i.postimg.cc/Qd9GKY2Q/IMG-4388.jpg (https://postimg.cc/MnSrh5KH)

Some will...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Now at this point I stop taking pictures. I don't...

Now at this point I stop taking pictures. I don't have freaking time. It is now September. I am now working every Friday-Sunday non stop. I have a bum right shoulder too now. I order in OBX headers...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
I order up an aluminum flywheel...probably wont...

I order up an aluminum flywheel...probably wont come in time and "borrow" Tyler's....

https://i.postimg.cc/PqTMpvZH/IMG-4386.jpg (https://postimg.cc/87Xvx5tX)
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
I mount the brakes up on super old NOS RL brake...

I mount the brakes up on super old NOS RL brake rotors but slotted and with internal curved vanes for cooling. I put on new rear slotted rotors and use Hawk Blue pads all the way around. All the...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
I am in the middle of doing suspension and have...

I am in the middle of doing suspension and have to scramble to custom modify a countersink to proper angle to then modify the from LSA mounts I bought off ebay to mount lower control arms. I tried to...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
So Tyler picks his car up some point which really...

So Tyler picks his car up some point which really sucked because we essentially believe it has a bad torque converter and we can't find one and I don't have time.
* I later start a business deal...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
modifying auto RL diff for 5spd...ended up...

modifying auto RL diff for 5spd...ended up shaving to much off somehow despite me taking measurements..but it works.

https://i.postimg.cc/QCWwMWGD/RL-Diff-mod.jpg (https://postimg.cc/zH80tvG2)
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Pistons show up at some point finally, but don't...

Pistons show up at some point finally, but don't realize the pins are sent out .0015" oversize on purpose. This bites me in the ass later. Don't worry, I save the JDM block for later build and have...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
I start spending money on things I shouldn't....

I start spending money on things I shouldn't. Buying doubles of things just to get done in time. Like a used steering rack for one line I don't have and can't make unless I have the fitting. I build...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
At this point I need to think timeline. I need to...

At this point I need to think timeline. I need to do something in safest manner yet...still want to do it once. So I buy an entire JDM 3.5 with a transmission I don't even need just so I can have an...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Now I am very good with time management and most...

Now I am very good with time management and most if not all the work now is done by me. I still got it don't i?

At this point Tyler needed me to check over the famous "Mr. Kieth" coupe of days...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
https://i.postimg.cc/851rCv76/IMG-4382.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/851rCv76/IMG-4382.jpg (https://postimg.cc/1gjzCfcm)
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Now at this point I have one 3.5 block I got for...

Now at this point I have one 3.5 block I got for free from The Crowing way back when. Bent rod. However I never pulled the crank out. I also get another 3.5 from a local junkyard and do a partial...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Got this bad boy all ready to go: ...

Got this bad boy all ready to go:

https://i.postimg.cc/hjD5V3k2/LSD.jpg (https://postimg.cc/gw7sW4kh)

Plus my custom aluminum short shifter:
https://i.postimg.cc/jdp3M5Vw/IMG-3795.jpg...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Now since the car is not the way it is intended I...

Now since the car is not the way it is intended I will only show one up close of the paint and another pic. The paint is an OEM special order color from a Euro Manufacturer that kinda matched up with...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Now no bodyshop in my area wanted to work on this...

Now no bodyshop in my area wanted to work on this car. I was even blacklisted from one from some a-holes I worked with at one time. This has lead me to think about some things for the future. Anyways...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
In the middle years I stripped the interior out...

In the middle years I stripped the interior out for my intended build. I lack pictures but the purpose of intent was a Type R variant "concept" . So I based it off the the Ferarri FXX program as well...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
This is how she looked back in 2009ish timeline...

This is how she looked back in 2009ish timeline with a prototype turbo kit that I took off within a month. Then car went into storage because of the alarm security system on the fritz....
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
noticed some rust.... ...

noticed some rust....
https://i.postimg.cc/HWftgh6F/ania-001.jpg (https://postimg.cc/RqLt1X5T)

Then patched in a panel myself (not how autobody does it either) from a car I brought up from...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
How it started: ...

How it started:

https://i.postimg.cc/GhWGWTmR/racecoupe1a.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

https://i.postimg.cc/vTRxppGz/racecoupe2.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

Front end smashed in. Rear tire...
Forum: Legend Builds 09-25-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Swift
Post Inspiration: Paid Forward (pic heavy)

So a quick introduction for those that don't know me.

My real name is Ben and I am at old age of 36. I got into cars when I was 14 probably and couldn't wait to get my license. I did not have...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 09-19-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,682
Posted By Swift
Spare O2 sensor holes plugged up with M18 x 1.5...

Spare O2 sensor holes plugged up with M18 x 1.5 drain plugs lol! No gasket of course.
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 09-19-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Swift
Same thing. Lubed it, but no spring...will check...

Same thing. Lubed it, but no spring...will check my other car and see if it has one.
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 09-19-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 29,690
Posted By Swift
Someone posted this before....I forgot...and it...

Someone posted this before....I forgot...and it led to a lot of cussing.

The EBAY ones need to be countersinked WAY deeper to match that of the OEM style. The angle is also not a typical...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 09-13-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,682
Posted By Swift
Bump for latest batch 2021 Newest headers...

Bump for latest batch 2021


Newest headers still messed up. Two locations for 02 sensors. Elongated holes where Y-pipe bolts to help it align.

However on my 3.5. Ujoint is about .020 away or...
Forum: Group Buys 09-13-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,021
Posted By Swift
Should be 4weeks.

Should be 4weeks.
Forum: Legend Builds 09-10-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,939
Posted By Swift
Why did that car(which I do in fact remember) end...

Why did that car(which I do in fact remember) end up sitting and parted out? I know Japan is different and all but dang. Glad you saved some stuff.

No worries man, my car ain't gonna be finished...
Forum: Group Buys 09-10-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,021
Posted By Swift
With the Covid Delta Variant shutting down other...

With the Covid Delta Variant shutting down other countries last month threw a major wrench into anyone getting back on schedule in manufacturing. I "may" be able to get another prototype to debut at...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-01-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,446
Posted By Swift
Bumping this old thread. I recently had a very...

Bumping this old thread. I recently had a very very odd problem with only my passenger side corner lamp turn signal bulb not getting power. Ground was okay. Harness had a known bad spot but that all...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-01-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Swift
It's been a while, but did you swap over the 3.5...

It's been a while, but did you swap over the 3.5 fuel rails and pressure regulator etc? I do that, but I tune for it. The type 1 camshafts are similar to RL so the ignition timing is similar. However...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 07-29-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,951
Posted By Swift
I believe you full well Chris. Just trying to...

I believe you full well Chris. Just trying to wrap my head how it can be off so much. Don't get me wrong, whenever I put the belts on I never liked the way they tensioned at all. I would rotate a...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 07-28-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,951
Posted By Swift
My confusion lies in the fact you have always...

My confusion lies in the fact you have always said it was due to timing...because of the belt and decking the heads makes it worse. Since these will be NEW camshafts I would of course have him...
Forum: Legend Builds 07-27-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,939
Posted By Swift
You will absolutely drool over the rims I picked...

You will absolutely drool over the rims I picked out. But would rather surprise you and everyone else with an epic photoshoot and a few honda shows. Next year(2022) already am doing an out of country...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 07-27-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,951
Posted By Swift
question 1) Can this be compensated by milling...

question 1) Can this be compensated by milling passenger side bank x amount you think?

2) Do you know by how much you were able to compensate? And that was just on the passenger side cam...or was...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 07-26-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,951
Posted By Swift
^^ Of course i have mentioned that. I think he...

^^ Of course i have mentioned that. I think he said something about, why the hell the camshafts wouldn't be identical. My reply is that they are but the passenger side bank is always off. Any...
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