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Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-28-2017, 09:57 PM
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Posted By HeyChef
kind of just venting now, a few small issues are...

kind of just venting now, a few small issues are adding to my frustrations with my Legend. but, while i am super curious to find out exactly what is going on with this transmission and fix it. im...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-15-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By HeyChef
I havent tried pulling codes but it hasnt blinked...

I havent tried pulling codes but it hasnt blinked at all on its own. I've been looking through the service manual, trying to figure out what is and isn't at play in those specific settings. the...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-10-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By HeyChef
I always thought this was a symptom of a bad...

I always thought this was a symptom of a bad trans mount, but it has always taken a few extra seconds to engage any gear from park/neutral. could that be from something else that is now getting...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-10-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By HeyChef
Castrol transmax import

Castrol transmax import
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-09-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By HeyChef
got the strainer changed and took it for a test...

got the strainer changed and took it for a test drive. it ran super smooth and the bottom of the radiator was nice and warm, but the problem is still there. won't engage d4, d3, or 1 from...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-07-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By HeyChef
i'm crossing my fingers that it is the strainer. ...

i'm crossing my fingers that it is the strainer. i was gonna wait to post until i changed it, but the lack of flow to the cooler got me kind of spooked.
Especially since these aren't quite the...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-02-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By HeyChef
Transmission not engaging d4 when warmed up

This started after a long drive. I was trying to park and after reversing, it would not go into gear.
When I tapped on the gas, it lunged into gear and was fine until i tested going from neutral...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-09-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By HeyChef
Discontinued OEM parts

I'm in the process of rounding up parts for a TB/WP replacement
and I'm running into a few walls trying to figure out good substitutes for OEM, mainly the water pump itself.
I've seen Aisin pumps...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-17-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By HeyChef
if you know how to use a soldering iron I would...

if you know how to use a soldering iron I would check the fan control unit first.
http://www.acuraworld.com/tsb/1995/B95-020.pdf

when i did mine i reflowed every joint to be sure:mhihi:
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-16-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
oh no, i knew about the resonator... the...

oh no, i knew about the resonator... the universal was bigger than i remembered but still about 2/3 the size of the oem cat. the new cat is closer to full oem size
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
but after all that, i passed yesterday so even...

but after all that, i passed yesterday so even more so i'm over it.
however is it normal to have
HC at 20 and 10
CO at 0.00 and 0.01
NO at 1 and 2?
seems a little too good. also it smelled...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-16-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
apparently cat business is a messy business. I...

apparently cat business is a messy business. I went in to the muffler shop
in the morning last week to use my warranty. the guy told me to come back
in the afternoon when the owner was there.... ...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-07-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
if the model number is correct on the receipt, it...

if the model number is correct on the receipt, it is carb compliant
but i have always been a little suspect of it. its tiny,
especially compared to oem.

about 1.5 years (13k) on the O2's
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-06-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
no problem, i mentioned that i need to check it...

no problem, i mentioned that i need to check it out but
i didnt mention that i cleaned it while doing the
HGs around 100k ago and again around 40k back.
i remember the port at the back of the...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-06-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By HeyChef
quick update: I ended up getting the OEM bulk...

quick update: I ended up getting the OEM bulk hose.
I had to cut a couple extra pieces and i still have
a little more than half leftover. So our vacuum
system uses around 4000mm of 3.5mm...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-06-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
2yrs later, time for smog again. This time i had...

2yrs later, time for smog again. This time i had my first fail.
| speed | RPM | %CO2 | %O2 | HC | CO% | NO |
2012
| 15mph | 1589 | 14.5 | 0.0 | 76 | 0.08 | 164 |
|...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By HeyChef
vacuum hose questions

Im thinking about replacing my vacuum lines, but search results havent been very clear.
Any recommendations on where to buy hose? when I search for 3.5mm hose i mostly get either silicone hose or...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-09-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HeyChef
I think you guys nailed it with the filter. I...

I think you guys nailed it with the filter.
I hadn't imagined it could be the cause.
The fluid was definitely backing up behind the filter,
it drained 5 qts instead of 3.5. The old filter was...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-04-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HeyChef
Is beck/arnley an acceptable replacement or OEM...

Is beck/arnley an acceptable replacement or OEM only?
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-04-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HeyChef
Only got a quick look at them today but they seem...

Only got a quick look at them today but they seem to be in place. I didn't hear any movement in the transmission when I gave it gas. No free spinning of anything. Its just like 99% of the power...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-04-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HeyChef
what bothers me about assuming its the...

what bothers me about assuming its the transmission, is it doesnt make any weird noises. no grinding, no rumbling.
pulling the shifter through all the gears produces no audible changes, but there...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-04-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HeyChef
sorry left that out, i posted in a hurry. i...

sorry left that out, i posted in a hurry. i tested the other gears and i cant remember if they did the same thing or if i got nothing at all. but definitely no normal function from any of the gears
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-04-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By HeyChef
only moves ar high rpm

so a few days ago, after a long trip, we went to head back home.
the car made it out of the parking lot and just onto the road when it lost drive. the engine still runs, but it basically acts like...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-13-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
i wonder if the the new cat could have caused...

i wonder if the the new cat could have caused something to go out? it was literally a 19 mpg tank (up from 17-18 average) then a 15mpg tank. the only change was the new cat and a new air filter. but...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-13-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
no..... ill do that tonight. thanks for the...

no..... ill do that tonight. thanks for the instant reply :thumbsup:
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-13-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By HeyChef
new cat = mpg drop?

ive been prepping for my smog check (CA) and after changing the oil, ATF i got 19mpg. but i figured since last time i barely passed HC's by 1 point that a new cat would be needed so got a new...
Forum: Group Buys 08-17-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 14,962
Posted By HeyChef
+1 also what about the front strut bar?

+1
also what about the front strut bar?
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-11-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By HeyChef
i changed my exp. valve and the 2 orings on the...

i changed my exp. valve and the 2 orings on the evaporator by just removing the glove compartment and blower assembly. definitely not fun but possible. i accidentally bent the pipe a little trying...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-03-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,407
Posted By HeyChef
Hey HeyChef! (Pun intended). What will it take to...

Hey HeyChef! (Pun intended). What will it take to get you to a meet huh? :dunno:[/QUOTE]

haha, i requested the day off for the last one, but my boss and another guy weren't gonna be in that day so...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-03-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,407
Posted By HeyChef
hmmm i think im up for the challenge. and yea ive...

hmmm i think im up for the challenge. and yea ive been under my dash a few times and it is not pretty haha.
mine's a sedan too:thumbsup:
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-03-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,407
Posted By HeyChef
how bad was the installation? I'm thinking of...

how bad was the installation? I'm thinking of getting basically the same system
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-22-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,407
Posted By HeyChef
great news!! Sucks some things got messed...

great news!! Sucks some things got messed up/taken but having it mostly all there is awesome. i remember went i went to pick mine up from the tow yard after it was recovered. i wasnt sure what...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-09-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By HeyChef
ive gotten everything mostly apart now. i got...

ive gotten everything mostly apart now. i got the expansion valve off, but it kinda seems like it would be easier to flush with it back on. is it possible to flush through it? im mostly worried...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-07-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By HeyChef
no, im going to leave that and the recharge to...

no, im going to leave that and the recharge to the shop. i mean flush as in cleaning out the system. it was originally r-12, converted to 134. and when they emptied the system the guy said there...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-07-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By HeyChef
AC flushing?

Can someone walk me through the process?
My ac has been out for a long time and i finally found a shop that was capable as well as free for me to drive in and have it evacuated. So i'm ready to get...
Forum: NorCal 06-02-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,454
Posted By HeyChef
uh oh.... ive been called out...:hide: i just...

uh oh.... ive been called out...:hide:
i just put in a request for that day but i wont get the schedule for that week until probably the 10th. so i cant be certain until then.
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-14-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By HeyChef
Best of luck in getting her back. Hopefully you...

Best of luck in getting her back. Hopefully you just havent heard anything because its the weekend. I had mine taken a few weeks ago and i would recommend keeping yourself as busy as you can. I...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-04-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By HeyChef
you'll have to read up on the stereos, there are...

you'll have to read up on the stereos, there are at least 3 different oem models for different years/trim levels. But I figured out how to run a cord directly into the stereo like an aux cord. but...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-04-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By HeyChef
which radio do you have? i figured out a way to...

which radio do you have? i figured out a way to patch an aux cord to bypass the tape player circuit for the 2200 (non-bose)
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-25-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
yea, i see a bunch but not many are modded or...

yea, i see a bunch but not many are modded or even look taken care of. besides yours im not sure ive seen any another members cars. although i have seen a few super clean ones, so i might have.
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-24-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
not too terible... definitely gonna start...

not too terible... definitely gonna start researching systems now.
that remeinds me, it wasn't recently but i swear i saw your car across the street
from the car audio place in el cerrito. ...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-24-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
what??? professional installation? that's against...

what??? professional installation? that's against my religion:lol2:
nah, i wouldn't want to screw up something like that if its too complicated.
how bad are installation costs? sorry for all the...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-24-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
thanks for the suggestion agyma, I was just about...

thanks for the suggestion agyma, I was just about to ask for suggestions for alarms.
how much did that run you?
what are some other good ones?
are they DIY-able?
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-24-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
that would be a safe bet :werd: im going to get...

that would be a safe bet :werd:
im going to get one of those stretchy keychain things for the chip to replace the current one that clips it on and off of my keychain. that way it will always be...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-24-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
well apparently the patron saint of stolen...

well apparently the patron saint of stolen vehicles was watching over my car. I got a call today telling me to call the tow yard to arrange to pick up my car from vallejo.
of course they left me in...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-21-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
also, Thanks for all the support, it really does...

also, Thanks for all the support, it really does bring some peace to the situation knowing i'm part of a community that supports each other 100%
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-21-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
crappy but mostly functional auto-loc system. ...

crappy but mostly functional auto-loc system. which had saved it at least twice already.
also a star-gard immobilizer chip. both installed by previous owner(s)
both also which I arm/remove...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-21-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By HeyChef
Exclamation car stolen, east SF bay area

ATTN: all eastbay legend heads:
please, please keep an eye out for my car, it's a blue '91 sedan with damage on both drivers side doors. plates: 5KVL197
it was stolen maybe an hour or two ago,...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-23-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,487
Posted By HeyChef
I think the_professional's signature puts this...

I think the_professional's signature puts this argument to rest.:lol:
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-11-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 855
Posted By HeyChef
i remember reading somewhere on the forums that...

i remember reading somewhere on the forums that you can get to the expansion valve by removing the blower assembly. i know ive seen mine the numerous times ive had to tinker with my blower motor. ...
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