Category Archives: Honda

Honda Part 3: The Hard Part

Last time I posted about my Honda, I left things with the engine mostly apart, and the whole top of the engine sitting in the trunk. We were finally ready to put in a new head gasket, but there were plenty of things to do before that.

Before I start telling you about all of the cleaning and other prep work that it would take the get the engine back together, I should first explain the plan I had for this project. Continue reading

Honda 2: The Teardown

First step with a cool old Japanese car? Gotta take off the sweet forward-opening hood!

With that out of way, we swiftly began tearing down what we found, which mostly consisted of a gazillion vacuum lines connected to the (complex) carburetor and the three control boxes needed to get this 80’s California car to run. Continue reading