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Old 11-24-2014, 04:43 PM   #1
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Default My 93 Acura Legend LS coupe 6 speed restoration

Finally getting around to show the work that I have been doing on my 93 coupe... it all started last year when I found this legend on Tucson Craigslist and literally picked it up the same day, ever since I have sold my 94 black on black 6 speed I kind of missed having a legend, so I took this oppurtunity and stared working on it shortly after...



This is the first pic taken of the legend in Tucson.



The next day I was excited to get up and just kind of look through my ride.



Shortly after I started getting busy with stripping the legend apart and getting it ready for some body treatment...



I was able to remove all the chrome trims easy except the chrome piece that goes along the door side, I practiced at junk yard on other coupes and after braking few of them decided to just let it go.





I always regretted for putting that molding on at the time, since I was removing all the trims and moldings I was excited to see how it would fit but in order for it to come off you need to get in from inside and remove the panels so I just made more work for myself.



My rear bumper was damaged but didn't take me long to find another one.



I picked up side marker lights from this 95 coupe and some chrome trims, along with few moldings.



finally found a spoiler from a 93 coupe that comes with the brake light.



Time for work...



































I was really excited to see the granada black, and it as I was hoping it came out flawless.









The paint had a a nice glossy mirror finish



I wanted to place the logos back exactly in their place so measuring this ahead was a great idea.



I always liked this picture, every time I look at it makes me happy to own a legend again.



the headlights turned nice and clear.







Putting everything back in it's place was the most exciting, every little piece was a step closer to finish.







the window moldings completed the finish... for now.



the legend didn't have tint so I decided to go with a light tint all around.







the original wheels had some scratches I was lucky to find a set of GS wheels at a yard that were in great condition



I cleaned them up and gave them a nice finish







This has been certainly the most exciting project that I have done, hope you enjoyed the pics.

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Old 11-24-2014, 05:28 PM   #2
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Phenomenal progress! It has been great to follow this build since Day 1. Mirel showed up to the NALM pre-meet in July at my place and his coupe was the shiniest one there. Keep up the great work man!
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:03 PM   #3
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Lotta hard work done well, very inspiring. I dont wanna be a butterface anymore😄


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Old 11-24-2014, 06:32 PM   #4
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Holy crap. This is a thing of beauty. Thanks for sharing.
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Very nice work! Would love to see it in person some day.


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Old 11-25-2014, 07:06 AM   #6
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wow, nicely done
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Good job!!!
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I love threads like this! I only wish I could give mine this kind of love. My 94 Black on black is still asking for about 3K in suspension, engine and transmission work before it will be road worthy.

Nice job on the 93.

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Old 11-25-2014, 01:09 PM   #9
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Thx for the great feedback guys, I am glad I finally got around to posting it.
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Old 11-25-2014, 04:14 PM   #10
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Really nice work on restoring that Legend ! Attention to detail is the key. The "no windshield wipers thing" was pretty cool looking. As Tyson mentioned, that Legend was a big hit at the pre-NALM meet. Glad to see that you are on the forum.
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