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wid

My First EF Sedan!

Just thought I would share my first EF sedan!  

This is exactly how I bought it!



This is the 1st pic I took of it after receiving it from the previous owner.



Took off all the rear tint and part of my bike rack.  When I bought the car I was not given the keys to the bike rack but have since acquired them.

wid

I have had this Mugen Racing II Suede steering wheel since 2003 and it has been on the last 4 cars I have owned so I swapped it over to the sedan last night.



I drive quite frequently to visit my parents who live 425 miles away so cruise control is a must for me, so I found a way to mount it to my hub.  I really like the way it came out.  I had a DA before this and had the cruise control switch draped over the top of the steering column and I didn't really care for it.  It looked too sloppy for me!

whoa its len 2

Nice start. Car looks to be in good condition.
Mr.ef2sedan

nice. Very Happy
JDQCIVIC4DR

nice job on the cruise control on the  steering how did you do it ? does the hub stick out more? i seen wire extend to the side! can you post pics of it?
wid

Thanks!!

JDQCIVIC4DR wrote:
nice job on the cruise control on the  steering how did you do it ? does the hub stick out more? i seen wire extend to the side! can you post pics of it?


I have an old Mugen steering boss which I bought back before they made short hubs! lol I actually picked up some longer screws today to replace the older ones and I will take some pics for you of how I wired it up on Thursday when I have my next day off from work.  It was pretty simple actually and hopefully will be helpful for anyone wanting to do this in the future.  Very Happy
JDQCIVIC4DR

thanks! my brother ef he extend the wires to the side near the shifter. looks weird but cruise control works. im trying to figure out if you used the circle round thing so the buttons move too? or if its just held in that one area? ifyou got extended hub you can cut and reweld it to be shorter
91JdmEd3

Why did you tamper with the bike rack??
cleanRENO90

91JdmEd3 wrote:
Why did you tamper with the bike rack??


i was gonna ask the same thing. i like it better with everything on it.

but to each his own.
91JdmEd3

cleanRENO90 wrote:
91JdmEd3 wrote:
Why did you tamper with the bike rack??


i was gonna ask the same thing. i like it better with everything on it.

but to each his own.


+1 i would love that rack. But hey who wants to hear my opinion lol. Car looks great tho, no doubt.
wid

91JdmEd3 wrote:
Why did you tamper with the bike rack??


Lol!!  It's going back on, I just wanted to clean the rack up and also the roof!  Trying to get a lot of different things done to the car and will keep updating it.  But it is going back on soon!!  Very Happy
wid

JDQCIVIC4DR wrote:
thanks! my brother ef he extend the wires to the side near the shifter. looks weird but cruise control works. im trying to figure out if you used the circle round thing so the buttons move too? or if its just held in that one area? ifyou got extended hub you can cut and reweld it to be shorter


Yes, my hub is pretty long.  I don't believe it is meant to be an extended hub, but it is just old.  I bought it back in 2003 and back then I don't believe short hubs were in abundance or even around yet.

My cruise control buttons do rotate around with the hub when turning the wheel.  The black piece which the wires from the cruise and horn attach to is still in place.  My hub slid perfectly against it and allowed the plug to spin freely with the wheel.  This pic will explain it a little better.


And this is how it sits when I put the steering boss back on.



I was able to fit my ESPELIR JGT500R full catback exhaust from my 90 Integra GS onto my sedan.  It was a little short when I first compared the 2 exhausts so I added about 2 3/8"inches to my catalytic converter so this would bolt up perfectly.  I did have to weld some new hangers into place so they would line up with the stock hangers.  It also does not come out at an angle which I am happy with but it is on there for now.  When I have more time I am going to cut off the canister and re-weld it so that it comes out at an angle similar to an N1 style exhaust.  I think it will look great once I have finished the exhaust.



Also changed my thermostat.  The old thermostat was non-existent.
cleanRENO90

get that exhaust up a little higher. looks like it'd scrape on everything if you put a drop on your car
LXKID88

^ seconded.
wid

cleanRENO90 wrote:
get that exhaust up a little higher. looks like it'd scrape on everything if you put a drop on your car


My car was dropped slightly and it did not rub.  I just haven't found the time to cut and re-weld the exhaust.   I had a set of Tein Basics from my DA on the car but I wasn't happy with them any longer.  I am going to go with a new setup for my sedan.  I want a more comfortable ride with the sedan as it will be taking up all the daily duties.  This is the last pic I have before I put it on jack stands and work on the suspension upgrades!
4dred6

its time to update this thread  Very Happy
wid

No kidding!  Im going to look through my photobucket and see what else I have on this.  I'll continue it with my current sedan too!  Thanks for the motivation Carlos!
89ef2

Back from the dead  Shocked
4dred6

Nice
wid

I started to tear down the suspension on my old sedan.  Planned on new bushings, rear discs and some tokico blues with ground control coils.





Also did a poly fill on all 4 motor mounts.



Rear Discs




And this is how it looked up until I threw back on the stock suspension and wheels and sold it.




Big dent on the bottom of the doors really bothered me so it was easy to let this one go.

4dred6

I remember when I first met you the first thing I saw was the door handles. Lol, when are we seeing some pics of the other one.
Very Happy
wid

That is one of my favorite mods/theft prevention upgrades which looks so sleek too!!

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