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    Thread: This find is entirely too awesome to hide in the "Cars VadGTI isn't buying" thread - A wagon record-breaking race car of purely awesome proportions!

    1. Member VadGTI's Avatar
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      11-19-2012 10:03 PM #1
      http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...408605676.html

      1994 Honda Accord Wagon H22 NASA HC1/2/E1 RACECAR - $4500 (Granada Hills)

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      CAR IS NOT STREET LEGAL AND HAS NEVER BEEN TITLED

      Car is a pre-production car that has never seen the street and has 3452 miles on the odometer. Never involved in any major body contact.
      It was painted over the original scheme at the request of the previous owner of TRS Group 4 Racing. I chose BMW M3 Laguna Seca Blue. I then had an opportunity to have THANKS from UTI Crew apply his graffiti art.

      1994 Honda Accord 5dr Wagon LX 5-Spd

      VIN: 1HGCE1726RA000024

      The car started life as a Land Speed Record car that ran 212mph, built by Jeff "KIWI" Owen at a shop called Honda Tech. Then was bought and campaigned as a road race car by TRS Group 4 Racing.

      It has successful class race wins in the Los Angeles and Tijuana Pro Street races. Check link below to see where the car started, where it finished, and the cars it passed. It's car #12 Driven by Peter Miller. http://www.nsxfiles.com/la99.htm
      Here's another link to race info on 2000 LA Pro Street races. http://www.nsxfiles.com/la2000.htm
      It won the inaugural United States Touring Car Championship race. http://www.motorsport.com/general/ne...t-race-report/

      Is now setup to race in NASA's Honda Challenge H1-H2 or Endurance E1 classes.

      Things that were done before I bought it to get it ready to campaign in NASA's Endurance series. Engine rebuilt with new clutch, wheel bearings, Front NSX calipers. Wings West body kit, MOMO steering wheel, Sparco seat.

      Things I've done since receiving the car. Engine tune done by Shawn Church of the H22 VTEC. After upgrading ECU with a Hondata S300, wiring, exhaust, and intake, Innovative race motor mounts, and new aluminum radiator with temp and oil pressure gauges. This led to a rules increase in weight change of 125 pounds for the H22 for the entire series. Sorry everyone else who ran an H22. . .

      New rebuild of Koni race shocks by ProParts with shock dyno sheets for 900 front and 1000 rear springs. Needs new springs still. Camber adjustment parts front and rear.
      New MFactory limited slip differential installed. 2 spare transmissions.
      2 new sets of Hawk DTC-60 pads for the front Acura NSX calipers. 2 sets of wheels with 6 sets of spare tires.
      Full carbon fiber dash. Not installed.
      NASCAR bars on driver and passenger side doors.
      $4500 FIRM


      Link to Wagon photos I have.
      http://s226.beta.photobucket.com/use...y/Racing/Wagon
      If you need another pic let me know and I'll take some with the phone. That's all I have for now as I moved all my stuff I'm not selling to OK already. Let's make a deal! I need her gone ASAP!









      And, on a related note, why don't they hold the LA Street Race anymore?!? It looked awesome!









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      11-19-2012 11:57 PM #2
      -Laguna Seca Blue
      -custom graffiti
      -race car
      -wagon
      -land record holder (212 mph, you could totally dead)

      you had me up until
      -Vtec kicked in yo
      -not street legal


      Definitely a cool find though!
      ...tunes from the car makin' everybody dizzy. bumpin' Flaming Lips, Johnny Cash and Biggie...

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      11-20-2012 12:42 AM #3
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      11-20-2012 01:10 AM #4
      Cool car. Love the pic of Doug Hayashi's NSX, too.
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      11-20-2012 05:50 AM #5
      Want. Do. Want.
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      11-20-2012 08:24 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by nm+ View Post
      Want.
      Concur. If only just to store it.
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      11-20-2012 10:20 AM #7
      Who found it

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      11-20-2012 10:24 AM #8
      Meh. Station Wagon.

      I like the sedans better.

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      11-20-2012 10:25 AM #9
      Pretty nice.
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      11-20-2012 11:37 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by emmettlodge View Post
      Meh. Station Wagon.

      I like the sedans better.
      wagon racecars > sedan racecars

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      11-20-2012 11:42 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Woodski View Post
      wagon racecars > sedan racecars
      Sure, if you're a huge dork.

      Station wagons are for nursing mothers and elderly people.

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      11-20-2012 11:44 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Woodski View Post
      wagon racecars > sedan racecars
      Agreed.
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    13. 11-20-2012 11:54 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Agreed.
      Because extra weight is the way to go on a purpose built race car correct?

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      11-20-2012 12:59 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by sandiegan View Post
      Who found it
      nice how he doesn't even give you credit and he made himself another thread because he doesnt' have enough thread on page 1 already what a jerk

      Vad, buy the damn volvo wagon already

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      11-20-2012 01:18 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by sandiegan View Post
      Who found it
      It was a collective effort!











      Fine, you can have the credit .

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      11-20-2012 01:33 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by kwik!gti View Post
      Because extra weight is the way to go on a purpose built race car correct?
      Actually, given the lack of the metal structure behind the rear seat, a gutted wagon might be lighter or the same weight as a sedan.
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      11-20-2012 02:00 PM #17
      It was originally built for land speed racing where the wagon body is an asset.

      It's now racing in Honda Challenge H1 where they have a power:weight ratio rule anyway. Like the ad says, it;s fast enough that it forced an increase in the minimum weight required for H22A-powered swaps.
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      11-20-2012 02:03 PM #18
      totally got my squirrel "do want" face and arms going!

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      11-20-2012 02:09 PM #19
      This car was at Gwan's shop in culver city all through the early 2000's TRS Group. Gwan used to serivice my Corrado from time to time. He had an impressive collection of 510's and a beautiful RHD yellow civic type R with the factory red recaros. I might have some pictures to scan

      I remember when this wagon was being built

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      11-20-2012 03:07 PM #20
      You won't buy it so this new thread is ROZAP. I'm reporting it to the mod...

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      11-20-2012 03:10 PM #21
      only if it has a jdm doll hanging off the bumper

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      11-20-2012 05:21 PM #22
      Very very awesome.
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      11-20-2012 09:13 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by JtotheG View Post
      Very very awesome.
      Perfect Hooniverse race car. Do it!

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