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Winning Class B LeMons Car; 1989 Honda Accord


Ad #182121487   Posted:2014-02-23 10:10:12

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$1,800.00




COST:
Car completely sorted, however engine does need work before next race as a result the car is being sold for $1, but the safety equipment and spare parts are being sold for $1798

DESCRIPTION:
#12 The Blue Shells (Mario Kart Video Game Theme)
1989 Honda Accord LX; 2.0L; 4 cyl; 98 hp; 5 speed manual transmission, ~15 gallon stock gas tank
This car is perfect for a team looking to get into 24 Hours of LeMons racing and be competitive. The brakes will out stop every car in the LeMons field. The steering is very crisp and responsive. The suspension is setup to be very forgiving, easy to learn on, and builds confidence at any skill level. Car is setup to win LeMons class B. Winning class B for this car is all fuel strategy, so there is no monster engine propelling this engine down the straight.

BRAKES:
New brake booster installed (02/2013)
Removed Honda stock ‘Cross-link’ brake system and re-plumbed with Wilwood brake bias adjuster
Front: Upgraded 4 piston Wilwood calipers & larger 10.75” discs
Rear: Upgraded 2 piston stock Prelude calipers & discs
Pads typically used Porterfield R4 (fronts last 2 races / rear last 4 races)

SUSPENSION:
Majority of bushings replaced (including mounts, upper, lower pieces) because of failures over the years

ENGINE & TRANS:
A20B carbureted 4 cylinder
Incredible gas mileage on track in race conditions 4.25+ gallons/hour at class winning pace in dry conditions
Last race of 2013 had blow-by in a cylinder which will require new rings/minor rebuild

SAFETY:
Full roll cage with foam padding
Safety switches including racing style ignition system

EXTRAS:
Two spare engines with some amount of refurbishment work already complete
Car still has all windows installed (great in the rain, sleet and/or snow. Car can also be stored outside) with operational front wipers and rear defroster.
All heater controls still work (again great for poor driving conditions)
Multiple suspension and brake spares
Willing to provide detail history and 2014 plans

CAR NEEDS:
Racing seat
Seat back brace
6 point seat belts
Rear view racing mirror
Tires suitable for racing (the tires on the car are not the best for racing)

RACE HISTORY:
June 2013 – 3rd Class B / 15th Overall (engine trouble, but managed to maintain a 3rd place finish)
April 2013 – Engine trouble, did not finish
August 2012 – Winner! 1st Class B
June 2012 – Results unknown
April 2012 – Winner! 1st Class B / 3rd Overall
Oct 2011 – 14th Class B / 49th Overall
April 2011 –10th Class B / 28th Overall
2010 – 2 races, results forgotten

LOCATION:
Northern Illinois (willing to work through delivery within reason)

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Item Location: ROCKTON, IL Get Directions To This City
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Member Since: 2014-01-26

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