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Theres a small story behind this car,in around September of '05, before I took off to work in LA with the katrina relief. I had to go to one of my boss's house in WV to get some supplies. Well this CRX was parked next to an embankment with no tags. I figured somebody got it to save gas or something, I had only had my 89 si for about 4 months. Well I get back in November and Im riding up the same road with one of my other bosses the car is still there in the exact same spot. I stopped and asked about it and the women said it was for her son to drive when he got his drivers.

Shortly after I totaled my 89 si I was looking in the trader, and not finding anything in the Autos. This all while eating at my workplace, I handed it to a friend and he started browsing through it randomly.....Then hands it back to me and tells me to look in the motorcyle section....And sure enough theres a 88 CRX for sale with a WV number. I called it and its the same car I seen a little over a year ago. I go look at and it hasnt moved an inch and the woman recognizes me, she was like this is a little messed up. I was like yeah it is, I swear I was stalking the car....

Then I goto start it and, well dead battery, bad main relay, 2 fuses are blown, and the fuel pump is bad. We pulled the fuel float thing (whatever the thing is under the cargo box), and well....its pretty nasty and I can smell and see why the pump is bad.

But this is all cool as I expected something was up. Its an 88HF, exactly what I wanted....And....




That is ALL the rust it has!!! Like 70% less than my 89 SI lol! And Im really digging the 88 style doors. Now I can really put the parts from the 90 Si parts car to use.
 

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good score . . . . kinda crazy like that..... I was like that with one that I had owned. . . .i would see it in town at a garage everytime it was there for service. . . . . and i would always stop and see if it was the same car. . . . low and behold ended up owning it. . ..

i think i have owned everyone in this town. . .
and i dont think there are any left. except for mine. .
 

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I probably paid a bit much for it, but the woman gave me a bit back for the cost of the fuel pump. (really nice lady) I paid $800 for it all in all. If you think thats a bit much, I dont, I REALLY wanted it! lol. I havent been busting my ass for nothing here lately.

heh, sorry GSRcrx. I found this thing a long time ago... :p
 

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Ah ok I see....Picky eh?^^ :p j/k... I know what you mean.

But yeah the pain has severerly oxidized (sp?), this is hardly any clearcoat left on the roof and hood of the car. After the rust is fixed this summer its going to get a repaint of its OEM color, pending funds.

But the body is nice and straight with only a matching ding in the drivers and passenger fenders....But I have to 2 perfect fenders anyway. lol,
 

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So you have 3 now?!
Yeah, basicly, only the 89si runs though. lol.
:lol: The 88hf will be getting the a6 out of my 90si parts car as it only has 112k on it, and Im going to do a mini-me on it......or if I think I have the funds, a jdm d15b. Havent made up my mind yet. :rolleyes1:
 

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I think thats a bit out of my league, errr skill. Ill stick to the D for now lol...and eventual turbo D. Talk to downest on that on though.

But if you still have a few certain parts in a couple of weeks, Ill be down to pick those up. :D
 

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The plan is, to drive it stock while I get the rust taken care of on the rear quarters, then swap the suspension off the of 91si (rear disk baby!) and then the a6 out of it. After that its probably paint...

Bust first, it gets a fuel pump.....and pending how clean the gastank comes, it may get a new tank too. Oh yeah the pump I ordered is a walbro 190lph. More than enough for future upgrades like a gt28rs turbo.... :twisted:

Krix, while I would love to have a h22a CRX, I just dont think its practical for me. Im sticking to the D for now. But I apprecate the offer.

$2000 for a h22a swap is sweet.
 
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