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  1. Blown engine

    5th Gen
    Hello, I’ve had my 5th gen Prelude for like 3 years now, due to an very bad oil leak it had through the rear main seal and cause I didn’t took care of it right away a couple weeks ago engine died, I has a JDM H22A on it. I want fix it and also make some improvements to it but honestly my...
  2. b20a5 engine rebuild

    3rd Gen
    hey guys, so i blew the head gasket on my lude a few years ago now. funds are finally in the right place, so im looking to rebuild the engine. seeing as im already going through to the head of the engine, i figured id just do the whole thing and start fresh. I'm wondering if anyone has a few...
  3. Timing cover needed for 91 2.05L

    3rd Gen
    Still hoping someone is parting out or can locate a lower timing cover for my 91 Prelude. It has the 2.05L motor. I need to get it back together. Any help would be appreciated! Alwaysidaho
  4. Philadelphia Honda Prelude SH Rebuild

    5th Gen
    Hello, I'm rebuilding my 1999 Honda Prelude Type SH and live outside Philadelphia. I will be starting with the transmission and clutch and will then focus on the engine and finally the bodywork. I was wondering if anyone is from the tri-state area and had any good recommendations for where...
  5. List every problem a 3rd gen prelude normally has here.

    3rd Gen
    I'm in the planning stages of my 89' build and was wondering what the prelude in it's stock form has to improve on. I'm not looking for performance, rather just reliability and overall drivability. The point of the build is to get together a prelude I wouldn't feel bad about dailying and won't...
  6. Starting problem -92 2.3L

    4th Gen
    Hey! I have a problem with my lude -92 2.3l It starts and runs perfectly while cold. But once it gets up in temp (see this picture) it wont start IF i turn it off. I have removed and checked the main relay and it looked fine. After runnings some tests with a multimeter it turns out to be...
  7. Build a new H22 or Build my F22?

    4th Gen
    I have a 92 prelude S and I absolutely love the car, except it's obvious that the engine is getting a little tired. By the end of the summer I want to either rebuild it or replace it. My end goal for the car is to throw a turbo on it, since I absolutely love the prelude platform and would swap...
  8. Flashing engine light? Possible misfiring?

    5th Gen
    Hey all, new to the forum. A little backstory on my car: I picked up a 5 speed 2001 base model prelude 7 months ago. It's my first car and I knew next to nothing when I picked it up (still do not know a ton); so of course I was sold an oil burning lemon. About 2 months ago, it started having an...
  9. Need advice re replacing motor in 99 prelude

    5th Gen
    If this is in the wrong place I apologize. I've read thru the boards and searched for similar questions but need direct advice from the prelude gurus out there. I have a 99 prelude with 183000 miles. 5 speed. I bought it new and have driven it daily for almost 15 years. A couple of weeks...
  10. Auto to manual swap: Those damn bolt holes

    3rd Gen
    Alright, sorry if this isn't necessarily deserving of it's own thread, if that's the case, then I will gladly delete it, just let me know. I was gonna ask this in the H22 swap thread, but I kinda felt like this was a topic that deserved it's own thread, due to the fact it could really be for...
  11. Supercharged A18

    Forced Induction
    I was wondering if there are any superchargers for an A18? Costs don't matter really. I'm wondering whether I could buy one or whether I would have to get a custom made one. Also if I do this, it will be in the distant future when I have put an LSD in it.
  12. A18A mods

    2nd Gen
    What are some mods for an A18A engine?
  13. Help! Engine Overheating after Timing Belt swap?

    4th Gen
    So I just finished swapping the timing belt on my 95 SI and I thought everything sounded great. After taking it for a test spin to the store, however, it seems that my engine is super overheating! Not sure what could cause this...didn't have any such problems before so... Could this be a result...
  14. Is it worth an engine swap?

    5th Gen
    So about a week ago I managed to total my very first car, a 1997 Vti-r. I loved everything about that car, and being that I spent the better part of two years saving for it made me love it even more. But now she's resting in a storage yard. I have found a prelude posted on gumtree (Aussie...
  15. 3rd Gen_ 1991 Prelude 2.0 SI, I NEED A MOTOR!! READ, possible sale/trade/buy

    Builds
    :smhair:Hey guys, I have been a part of this site a while now, playing the role of the guy which looks through the threads on wheels and cheap mods which I would consider for my own prelude; I have come to the conclusion my mechanic has died or ended up in jail because he has disappeared and the...
  16. My 160whp B20A build thread.

    3rd Gen
    Hey guys, so the B21a1 is definitely and finally toast at 357'000 kms :/ it runs and revs, but it's got a pretty serious knock in the bottom end, so it's time for me to start thinking about building a real engine. I'm in school now so I won't be building for at least 8 months, but I want to...
  17. How To: Extend Hood Lift w/ Prop Relocation

    5th Gen
    So some of you may have wondered at some point what the purpose of this hole is: Well fuck if I know myself but I decided to come up with my own purpose and share my solution with you all. This is the normal perch for the prop when the hood is open: There seems to be another over here...
  18. Requirements for Engine Swap!

    5th Gen
    I picked up a '99 Base H22a4 to go into my 2000 Base lude. Only thing is that the Engine came out of an AUTOMATIC and is going into a MANUAL. Are there any problems I'm going to run into besides changing out the flywheel? Sidenote: The engine coming OUT of the lude is a JDM H22A that needs...
  19. Need a motor for a 92 prelude

    4th Gen
    I just recently purchased a 92 5-speed prelude for a friend. The motor is been pulled form the car. Ive never owned or worked on a Honda so therefore i know very little about them. I'm looking to find a motor to go in it. Where should i look? What other Honda's have compatible engines? What...
  20. F/S 5th Gen: Honda H22A4 Blown Engine 97-01 For Sale!!!

    Engine/Exhaust/Transmission
    Honda H22A4 Blown Engine 97-01 PART OUT!!! EVERYTHING MUST GO!!! PART OUT PART OUT PART OUT PART OUT PART OUT PART OUT PART OUT Hi, Up for sale i have a semi-complete USDM H22A4 Longblock out of a 97 Honda Prelude. Motor comes assembled, this was my spare parts block and is missing a few misc...
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