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Neglected... for 4 years

Old 07-12-2018, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Sipha View Post
Interesting ! Does there appear to be much corrosion visible ? how many miles does it have ?
Aim to take a decent look at it this weekend. A lot less miles than you might expect on a 13 year old car...
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:50 PM
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Have a feel inside the rear ;lip of the rear arches, check under the sills for the grommets in place and have a good poke around under the bonnet - all for signs of tinworm. Also inspect the join between the sills and the rear quarters.
I'll have a very good poke around. I know where to poke an MX-5, but I'm an S2K virgin, so your advice is very helpful. :-)
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:12 AM
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Pretty much the same as an MX-5, but not to quite such a ridiculous degree.
Check the roof channel drain tubes are clear, etc.
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Old 07-19-2018, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by unclefester View Post
Have a feel inside the rear ;lip of the rear arches, check under the sills for the grommets in place and have a good poke around under the bonnet - all for signs of tinworm. Also inspect the join between the sills and the rear quarters.
Hmm..... I can't find any tinworm...anywhere. It must be hiding!
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Old 07-20-2018, 01:04 AM
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Originally Posted by mxfiver View Post
Colour...it's kind of a mossy black...
Not an official Honda colour, probably Moonrock grey.

................... or black with moss on it?

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Old 07-20-2018, 01:48 AM
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It's salt that makes em rot. My 99 is pretty good underneath.

If not driven much maybe it's not hit the roads in winter
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Old 07-29-2018, 07:01 AM
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So, did you acquire it?
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So, did you acquire it?
Still in negotiations with the current owner. Hope to get it sorted in early August.
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Good luck - after buying a little project car that had been neglected by cheap replacement parts and maintenance neglect - I would recommend you find a good one and save your time driving rather than fixing!
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Old 07-30-2018, 11:55 AM
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What colour is it?

How cheap we talking ?
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