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Old 11-15-08, 06:21 PM   #61 (permalink)
 
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I'm looking to buy this 1992 Legend. I haven't seen it yet but the seller says the color is dark purple. Is that a factory color or is it a custom?



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I believe it is factory. Not too many people here has a factory purple. Not sure what the exact name is for the paint.
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I'm looking to buy this 1992 Legend. I haven't seen it yet but the seller says the color is dark purple. Is that a factory color or is it a custom?



as far as i know its no factory purple unless its special ordered but the it could be colbolt blue!
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Anyone have pics of a colbolt blue legend?
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I'm sorry but the info is wrong. Sorry.
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how does this info relate to the Honda Legend? I ask because I have what seems to be a base model but looking thru the stats mine's kinda different;

power & heated mirrors
Auto trans
power front seats (8 way driver,4 way passenger)
cloth seats
moonroof
Honda 4 spkr stereo
drivers airbag
bumper mounted headlamp washers

So where do you figure I fit in? Please give me an identity!!!
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thanx, i'll try that out in the morning
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I think Carfax will only work for US and Canada cars. Since you are elsewhere in the world, the trim levels will not correspond to US or Canada trim levels, which is mostly what is discussed on this forum. What market was your car originally built for, and a few pictures might be helpful to make a positive ID.
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Old 03-05-09, 04:54 PM   #69 (permalink)
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I think Carfax will only work for US and Canada cars. Since you are elsewhere in the world, the trim levels will not correspond to US or Canada trim levels, which is mostly what is discussed on this forum. What market was your car originally built for, and a few pictures might be helpful to make a positive ID.
You are spot on. Carfax did not recognize the vin I entered. As soon as I get the car spruced up (it's in the workshop) I will post some pix
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Does anyone THink is a good idea to try to hot wire My 1994 LS sedan (lol and advice on HOW to do it lol) in order to see if My ignotion switch is my problem? Went into work the other day and when I came out and turned the key NOTHING. I've c hanged the starter and battery and NOTHING. Doesnt seem like the Starter is even getting a "signal" to it. I'm thinking its my ignition swith or some kind of Starter Kill brought on by the alarm system. I'm SOO LOST?
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Hello, I need your guys input. I live in Oregon, and loved to have 2nd legend coupe manual, but all I find is ATs. Would it possible to swap from AT to manual with reasonable price? If it can be done, DIY how much? Shop how much?
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I need three unusual parts hopfully someone can get them for me

1. driver side power seat switch assembly
2. brake light switch
3. vehicle speed sensor

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Q: What is the proper position of the temperature gauge needle?
Q: What should the normal operating temperature for the Legend?

Dethred says in the huge coolant:
"~2 needle widths from below middle, or what he said. It wont go above the normal temp unless something is wrong. If it goes above half something is wrong basically, Our temp needles are dummy gauges so anything above half is air in the system or an overheating condition."
The Acura Legend & Acura RL Forum - View Single Post - Is your 91-95 Legend overheating? Got a coolant problem? Post all questions in here.

JetDoc offers a picture for a 91-92 one post down from Dethred's:
http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/airbus...&.dnm=d119.jpg

The general concensus is that the temp gauge should be dead in the center or a hair underneath and shouldn't fluctuate for any reason.

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As a new Legend owner, I'd like to document the following topic since it appears that a) this is info that all the veteran Legend owners already know and b) the comments are buried 30-40 pages deep in the Coolant thread -- which I might add is waay too unwieldy.

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I decided to post it here because this is where most of the questions get asked.
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Newbie FAQ
*Online G2 Service Manual* (Instructions, if needed)

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1st Generation: 86-90 Sedans/Coupes
2nd Generation: 91-95 Sedans/Coupes (96 JDM Coupe)
3rd Generation: 96-04 Sedans only (Acura RL)
4th Generation: 05-?? Sedans only (Acura RL)


USDM: United States Domestic Market
JDM: Japanese Domestic Market
EDM: European Domestic Market

OEM: Original Equipment Manufacturer (basically used to refer to factory parts)
AEM: Aftermarket Equipment Manufacturer (literally). They make aftermarket stuff. Nothing specifically for the Legend though.

FWD Front Wheel Drive
RWD Rear Wheel Drive
AWD All Wheel Drive

Chassis Codes
KA2 - Refers to 86-87 Sedan
KA3 - Refers to 87-90 Coupe
KA4 - Refers to 88-90 Sedan
KA7 – Refers to 91-95 Sedan
KA8 – Refers to 91-95 Coupe
KA9 - Refers to 96-04 RL
KB1 - Refers to 05-?? RL

Engine
(Engine block code – C32A)
USDM Type I – 200 HP @ 5,500rpm | 210 lb/ft [email protected] 5,000rpm
91-95 Sedans (L/LS/SE trims only)
91-92 Coupes
USDM Type II – 230 HP @ 6,200rpm | 206 lb/ft TQ @ 5,000rpm
(can be easily recognized by "TYPE II" badge on intake manifold)

94-95 Sedans (GS trim only)
93-95 Coupes
JDM (Japan Type I) – 215 HP @ 5,500rpm | 220lb/ft TQ @ 4,500rpm
(rated at these numbers because of Japan’s different emission systems.)
JDM (Japan Type II “Alpha Touring”) – 232 HP @ 6,300rpm | 213 lb/ft TQ @ 5,200rpm [See Thread]
(extremely RARE in US)

Misc. Engine Info


USDM Type I, Type II, and JDM fit into engine bay perfectly with no custom engine mounts.
NSX engine (C32B) will NOT fit into engine bay, as it is wider than USDM Type I/II.
NSX heads will NOT be a direct fit onto USDM Type I/II blocks. [See Thread]

USEFUL Spark Plug Info

Maintenance Info
Every 250 miles or weekly

Check engine oil
Check engine coolant level
Check windshield washer fluid
Check brake fluid level
Check tires and tire pressures

Every 3,000 miles or 3 months

Above listed items plus:

Check power steering fluid level
Check automatic and transmission/transaxle fluid level
Change engine oil and filter

Every 7,500 miles or 6 months

All items listed above and:

Inspect/replace wiper blades
Check/Service Battery
Check/Adjust (if necessary) engine drivebelts
Inspect/Replace (if necessary) all underhood hoses
Check cooling system
Rotate Tires
Check front disc brake pads

Every 15,000 miles or 12 months

All items listed above and:

Inspect the brake system
Check clutch pedal height and freeplay
Inspect the seatbelts
Replace the a/c air filter
Adjust valve clearances
Replace the air filter
Inspect the fuel system
Check m/t lubricant
Check differential lubricant level
Inspect suspension and steering components and driveaxle boots
Inspect exhaust system

Every 30,000 miles or 24 months

All above listed items plus:

Replace the spark plugs (conventional, non-platinum)
Check and replace, if necessary, the PCV Valve
Replace the fuel filter
Service the cooling system (drain, flush, fill)
Replace the brake fluid
Change automatic transmission/transaxle fluid
Change manual transmission/transaxle lubricant
Change differential lubricant
Check EGR system ( Exhaust Gas Recirculation)
Check and adjust engine idle speed
Check and adjust engine ignition timing

Replace ABS high pressure hose
Reset Maintenance Required Indicator

Every 60,000 miles or 24 months

All items listed above plus

Replace the spark plugs (PLATINUM TIPPED SPARK PLUGS)

Every 90,000 miles or 72 months

Replace timing belt
Replace water pump

Transmisssion
Automatic – Available on all 91-95 Sedans and Coupes
5 Speed Manual – Available on all 91-95 (Base, L, LS) Sedans and 91-92 Coupes (L, LS)
6 Speed Manual – Only available on 94-95 Sedans (GS trim) and 93-95 Coupes (L, LS)

Shifting with Automatic Transmission from G2 Owner's Manual

(D4) - For normal Driving Conditions

(D3) - This position is similar to D4, except only the first 3 gears are selected. Use D3 when towing a trailer in hilly terrain, or to provide engine braking when going down a steep high. D3 can also keep the transimission from cycling between 3rd and 4th gears in stop and go driving.

(2) - This position locks the transmission in second gear. It does not downshift to first gear when you come to a stop. Second gives you more power when climbing, and increased engine braking when going down steep hill. Use 2nd gear when starting out on a slippery surface or deep snow. It will reduce wheel spin.

(1) - This position locks the transmission in 1st gear.

Other notes:
- For faster acceleration in both D3 and D4, you can get the transimission to downshift by pushing the accelerator to the floor. The transimission will shift down one or two gears depending on your speed.

- When you move the shift lever to a lower gear, the transmission downshifts only if the engine's redline will not be exceeded in the lower gear.

- By upshifting and downshifting through 1, 2, D3, D4, you can operate this transmission much like a manual transmission without a clutch pedal.


Brakes (stock)
Type I – Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4 wheel disc brakes.
Front – 11.0” diameter
Rear – 11.0” diameter
ABS System – 4 wheel speed sensors and electronic/hydraulic control unit
Type II – Same as above, rotors 5mm thicker for better braking, dual piston front calipers.

Trim Levels
*In order from lowest to top of the line*
Sedan Trim Levels
Base | L | SE | LS | GS
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Old 11-08-09, 12:08 PM   #74 (permalink)
 
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he team i just got my self an white acura legend 91 coupe with 18 inch chrome rims and i love the car but i been having problems finding parts for my car. things i need
1: 2 door exterior hands
2: new window motor
and some more but i really need help
if you know any thing like info or you can help me please contact me at [email protected]
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Old 04-27-10, 02:41 PM   #75 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Great Information, Thanks

Thanks for posting the information. As a new 1995 Legend GS owner this info is good to have.
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