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Well, after an exhaustive search to locate a chassis that i felt was worthy of what i am wanting to do to it (i.e. PERFECT)... I've finally located and made a deal on the chassis that is to become my next project... something entirely different... And it was RIGHT under my nose the whole time... actually, it has been sitting 20 feet away from me for about 4 months... (isn't that always the case?)

Introducing.......... another Y49 disaster, painted in sheeps clothing as ITR Yellow:



Link to more detailed pics:
http://www.iconautoparts.com/mas_assets/icon_galleries/Project_Bastard_B/default.htm

So, here is the story of this car... basically, it is a customers car that has gone through a lot of iterations.. he now has a child on the way, and is getting married, so he bought an EVO, and is wanting to part out the car. I decided to call dibs on the chassis and a couple other odds and ends :)

The chassis is an '88 Si. The roof has been cut out, and replaced with an HF roof, and HF headliner. It already has the chassis work done to it cage-wise that i was going to have to do anyway, and it is already parked in my shop.

yAy! 8)

So, now the work begins..... what work you ask?

Going to sompletely strip the car, sandblast the entire thing, and repaint it inside and out. New color? Undecided :oops:

It will be receiving a K20A2 motor, fully built of course. Turbo will be initially a GT42R, but only for racing... i'm going to have a much smaller setup for streat driving.

Exterior will be a JDM front end conversion with VIS EF9 knock-off mugen front bumper, and wings west for the rest of it (already have it). The car already has full GSR brakes, and a bunch of other stuff done... its set to jet.

Man, i'm so giddy right now :) lol... I've been wanting another CRX for the street, and now i have one... and this time 'round, its gonna be absolutely awesome! If anyone thought BBT was neat, wait till this one is done :twisted:
 

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Thanks guys! This one should be neat to mess with. The nice thing about it, is that there are no secrets on the car.. i'm not going to take the bumper off, and find something that i've never seen, or something that'll make me not like it.... i know everything and every inch of the car already, so it is a wonderful peace of mind.. hehe.

Stickershop: Fully getting it sandblasted, top, bottom, inside and over.... no y49 will remain on this chassis when i am done with it. I'll exorcize the curse outta the car if i have to.... LoL!!!! nah,... the secret to the curse is living wiht it, and dealing with its idiocincracies.... it is when you -ignore- it, that it gets lonesome, and then does something HUGE to get your attention again. Feed the curse... nurture the curse... and the curse could just turn into a blessing.... ya know, kinda like a significant other :lol:

shadow: Actually, yes... all parts that were on the car are now for sale, including the turbo kit, etc... however, the motor needs to be rebuilt (nothing major, just new pistons and bearings)... after all, it was parked in the corner of my shop for a reason..

Tom: Thats awesome! lets see some pics of the new toy! this is a giddy sort of day, aint it? hehe!
 

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Jonny_Black: Well, you'll probably be helping me build it after hours if i can somehow talk you into it... lol. So i guess you'll be one of the first TO see it.. ;)

shadowcrx:Well, it isn't like its a stock motor or anything... there are way cheaper ways to get a B16 in your car. But to answer your question, one block is a 2.0L GSR 84.5mm bore sleeved block with a deckplate on it by Golden Eagle. It needs new Sleeves. GE quoted $500 to resleeve it. The other block is a B16A base, but has an 89mm Crower stroker crank, custom rods, and an 84.5mm bore to make it a 2.0L. The head is a B16A based head, full Ferrea valvetrain, ss valves, mild port/polish, etc. Let me know what your budget is, because i also have a couple of other B-series options here at the shop, including a full B16A stock swap. Either way. PM me for more info.

Mark: LoL.. well, i'm not sure that any Y49 has ever been -completely- stripped of its Y49 heritage, so i'm not quite sure if it does... Usually, people leave some y49 on the chassis somewhere, even if they do a color change. That won't be happening here ;) Oh, and as for that paint job? As long as you paint 'INTERCEPTOR' on the back window ;)
 

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joshman said:
Looks like a lot of people are jumping on the 88 bandwagon ...... Can't wait to see pictures of the rebuild
Dunno how much of a 'bandwagon' it is, but i really hate the door-mounted seatbelts... lol! Anyway, i'll definitely be posting more pics of the progress ;)
 

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It CAN be done Heu... just get in gear, and prove Jonny wrong! haha!

You -could- always just ship it to a shop in Orlando, with a good blank check for downpayment, and sit back and not worry about it :) hehe.
 

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The key is to not fear the curse, but rather to master it, and feel its need to feed, and harness its power!

<~~~ Ain't Skeered! Had one, and now i have another :twisted:
 
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