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Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-03-2020, 01:26 AM
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Posted By paulo57509
Just to re-iterate...these things are crap with a...

Just to re-iterate...these things are crap with a capital "S".

I've had more failure issues with these things since the last post. I've removed them all and sent them to the crusher/incinerator...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-19-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By paulo57509
You're very welcome. Here's another source...

You're very welcome.

Here's another source that I almost forgot about: https://www.sterlingfixer.com/

You might want to contact them.

Sterlings and Legends share a lot of common parts. I've...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-17-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By paulo57509
Welcome to the forum. :) Your best bet would...

Welcome to the forum. :)

Your best bet would be to check the Marketplace.
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-12-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By paulo57509
Welcome! Having an OEM part number helps. ...

Welcome!

Having an OEM part number helps.

I've found some hard to find parts here:

https://www.rearcounter.com/

Bear in mind that sometimes (but not always), NOS parts can be expensive.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-10-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By paulo57509
I don't believe that the C25/27's have chronic...

I don't believe that the C25/27's have chronic head gasket issues line the C32's do.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-20-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By paulo57509
Welcome! Do you have a manual or automatic...

Welcome!

Do you have a manual or automatic HVAC system?

It's not clear, but do you eventually get heat?
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-17-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By paulo57509
Even though it still is exposed to engine heat, I...

Even though it still is exposed to engine heat, I would think that the location of the igniter, up on the fender would be far enough away that it wouldn't be damage by the heat.

Unlike the Oki...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-16-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By paulo57509
Using Acura dealer parts lists as reference: ...

Using Acura dealer parts lists as reference:

1986: No listing
1987: 04301-PL2-305 (replaces 30120-PL2-004, 30120-PL2-999)
1988 - 1990: 06302-PL2-H00 (replaces 30120-PL2-014, 30120-PV1-A01)
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-15-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By paulo57509
Because the components inside the igniter are...

Because the components inside the igniter are potted during manufacture, you'd probably destroy it trying to get to them.

It cannot be bypassed because it's the switch that's required to produce...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-12-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By paulo57509
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-11-2019, 09:39 PM
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Views: 508
Posted By paulo57509
Same for the coupes.

Same for the coupes.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-11-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By paulo57509
Yes, it's from a G1 coupe. The mirror looks like...

Yes, it's from a G1 coupe. The mirror looks like the one off my worn out '87 coupe, minus the paint.

https://i.postimg.cc/t4pn38rq/out-mirror-01.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-04-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By paulo57509
FWIW, I received the (Honda P/N) 90674-SB0-000...

FWIW, I received the (Honda P/N) 90674-SB0-000 grommets from Clips & Fasteners.

https://i.postimg.cc/s2T5nzyw/Screw-Grommet-6mm.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

I already tried looking for the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-04-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By paulo57509
Steering Wheel Cruise Control Switch - Differences

Based on the parts lists, the switches are different between:

1986: 36770-SD4-A02

1987-88: 36770-SG0-A01

1989-90: 36770-SG0-A81

Does anyone know what makes them different? Outward...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-03-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By paulo57509
Look on both door jambs. There should be two...

Look on both door jambs. There should be two "stickers" showing the interior color and the exterior color.

Exterior Color Codes:

https://i.postimg.cc/Y0qTmYkb/Picture-005.jpg...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-02-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By paulo57509
I was given the original sales order for my coupe...

I was given the original sales order for my coupe when I went to pick it up in Washington State back in 2001.

The total cash price was $27,595.75 in 1987. Today, the car would be sell for...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-30-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By paulo57509
You're welcome. FWIW: ...

You're welcome.

FWIW:

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Magic-Bath-Suction-Hook-in-White-Metal-3023/205188859
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-27-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By paulo57509
You're very welcome. Since I've had the...

You're very welcome.

Since I've had the suction cup in place for going on 4 years (I don't drive the car much either), fixing the window shut is an option I've considered as well.

Funny, I went...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-26-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By paulo57509
According to the Delray Acura parts diagram/list,...

According to the Delray Acura parts diagram/list, the B-Pipe part numbers are different between the coupe and sedan. The Vehicle Fitment tabs shows sedan and coupe separate.

I have no idea why...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-25-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By paulo57509
It's not difficult to get to the regulator; the...

It's not difficult to get to the regulator; the hard part is getting the window aligned and adjusted after the regulator is swapped out. If the original is going back in, you just need to be careful...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-23-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By paulo57509
Provided the electric circuit that runs the power...

Provided the electric circuit that runs the power antenna is still working, the typical fix is to either replace the entire antenna assembly or just replace the antenna mast/ribbon gear.

The...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-23-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By paulo57509
My driver's side rear window has done this twice....

My driver's side rear window has done this twice. I will try to describe what causes this.

The window raises and lowers via a cable setup. The cable is pushed/pulled by a wheel driven by the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-17-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By paulo57509
FWIW, the Honda part numbers for these screw...

FWIW, the Honda part numbers for these screw "grommets" are:

1. 90674-SB0-000, Grommet, Tapping Screw
2. 91561-SE3-003, Grommet, Screw 6mm

These are the only screw grommets I could find on...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-16-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By paulo57509
Yeah, parts are getting hard to come by, even...

Yeah, parts are getting hard to come by, even used ones.

Other than ebay, a few other places to search for parts:

https://www.rearcounter.com/

I found this guy through Rear Counter:
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-16-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By paulo57509
Welcome! Snap and post up some photos in the...

Welcome!

Snap and post up some photos in the First Gen section.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-08-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By paulo57509
Door Panel Screw Grommets

Frankly, I'm getting to that age where even though I've had the door panels off countless times, I don't remember what they look like.

I "think" some of them have square heads, some are round,...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 10-23-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By paulo57509
I think I found it...AllSoft by EMU Polishes. ...

I think I found it...AllSoft by EMU Polishes.

No web site. No info. No nothing. :(
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 10-23-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By paulo57509
Leather Care Product

My failing memory needs some help with a long shot.

I recall reading either here or on the dot-commie site about a leather conditioner that was made in Canada but not available in the states.
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 10-01-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By paulo57509
You can check part numbers between the two...

You can check part numbers between the two engines/transmissions at Rock Lobster or other auto parts web sites.

https://www.rockauto.com/
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 09-05-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By paulo57509
After running these for the past few years on the...

After running these for the past few years on the Legend and my GMC truck, I thought a few observations are in order:

1. The 360-degree lighting (LED "panels" 90-degrees to each other) throws...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-23-2019, 10:33 AM
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Views: 689
Posted By paulo57509
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:42 PM
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Posted By paulo57509
I did the circular plug the last time I replaced...

I did the circular plug the last time I replaced the VC gaskets (~3 years ago). I'd recommend leaving it alone unless it's leaking. It's a PITA R&R-ing this thing with the engine in the chassis.
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-23-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By paulo57509
You are correct. I can't even read a manual...

You are correct. I can't even read a manual anymore even when it has pictures. :hammer:
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-07-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By paulo57509
When I was diagnosing a misfire issue, I recall...

When I was diagnosing a misfire issue, I recall some of my coil resistance readings were out of spec. However, I can't recall which readings they were. Bottom line, the coil wasn't the problem.
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-05-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By paulo57509
Good you found the problem. For next time...

Good you found the problem.

For next time FWIW, even pre-OBD ECU's (like the 1st Gen Legend) all had a clear flood mode. Holding the throttle wide open while cranking will shut off the injectors....
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-03-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By paulo57509
There's most likely nothing wrong with the...

There's most likely nothing wrong with the distributor itself. Unless you find rusty powder when you remove the distributor cap:

https://i.postimg.cc/WpWf23gk/DSC00002.jpg...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-25-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By paulo57509
I was just there a few minutes ago looking for...

I was just there a few minutes ago looking for the URL for Asian Auto Parts. Anyone remember Dave Day?

I was surprised that their search function works without having to be logged in.

BTW, it...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-12-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By paulo57509
When I rebuilt both front and rear ends of my...

When I rebuilt both front and rear ends of my coupe back in 2004 (front/rear struts, front upper control arms, lower ball joints, at 343,674 miles) It never dawned on me (:confused:) to replace the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-05-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By paulo57509
As replies in your other thread, you need swap...

As replies in your other thread, you need swap either side to get a matching pair of identical diameter rotors.

Since it'll be easier to find the parts for 11" rotors, go that route.

IIRC:
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 02-21-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By paulo57509
There's definitely an oil flow problem. The...

There's definitely an oil flow problem. The camshafts are typically flooded with oil and you should be bathed in oil running the engine with the cam covers removed.

My guess is the oil pump is OK...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-05-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By paulo57509
C3P4 Transmission - Rebuild Kits

I'm going to have to do this someday...when I get ambitious. :smilielol5:

Anyone who has done this, where did you get your parts/kit? I will definitely be needing the synchros.

I found these...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-29-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By paulo57509
FYI - Locating NOS Parts

It's beginning to be a real problem finding "dealer only" parts for our G1's.

Sure, there's ebay but parts there tend to be over-priced even when the parts are still available from the dealer...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-26-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By paulo57509
I'm happy to hear you got it fixed (?).

I'm happy to hear you got it fixed (?).
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-25-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By paulo57509
I think you still have air in the system. ...

I think you still have air in the system.

Question 1: Did you bleed the master cylinder BEFORE you installed it in the car?

Question 2: How are you bleeding the brakes?

a) Have someone pump...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend Performance Enhancements 11-24-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,261
Posted By paulo57509
There's a speed pulser (sensor) on the automatics...

There's a speed pulser (sensor) on the automatics that isn't there on manual transmissions. Is this what you're referring to as the speed sensor?
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-22-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By paulo57509
I did find an interesting post there and would...

I did find an interesting post there and would have liked to have replied. Some guy was looking for that straight oil cooler hose behind the rear head, blah, blah, blah...

I attempted to contact...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-16-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By paulo57509
My password is no longer active as well. ...

My password is no longer active as well. Happened more than a few times in the past twenty years or so.

No sweat here...I don't go there anymore anyway.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-16-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By paulo57509
We got a lot of them in the USA too. :lol2: ...

We got a lot of them in the USA too. :lol2:

In California, if the check engine light is on or doesn't come on with the key on/engine off (bulb test), it's an automatic fail (they won't even...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-15-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By paulo57509
The visual portion of the test is to confirm all...

The visual portion of the test is to confirm all the components are there and undamaged, including the gas cap.

The functional portion of the test is just leak detection between the tank and the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-14-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By paulo57509
FWIW, here's the link to the canister rebuild: ...

FWIW, here's the link to the canister rebuild:

https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/tech-general-engine/736514-how-i-rebuilt-my.html
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