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Old 07-04-2019, 08:48 PM
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2007 rebuilt - totaled type s

Bought this 07 type s from a neighbor, crashed. He didnít have insurance on it so the title is clean - non salvage and the carfax shows 0 accidents. I replaced the subframe and suspension, but now I donít know what to do with it, canít really afford the body work LOL

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Old 07-04-2019, 08:49 PM
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Been driving it like this for about a year now
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Old 07-04-2019, 10:33 PM
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Holy crap!



Get a bumper cover, headlight, door, fender and install... Looks like you need a mirror and rocker panel too...



Is your alignment good?



Do an inspection and check EVERYTHING!



There are many YouTube videos demonstrating how...



I am under the impression it runs and drives, correct?



Does it make any sounds?
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you've been driving where in that thing? lol
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Put it on Craigslist, clean no accidents non salvage and only take pictures of the drivers side.
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I drive the hell out of this thing lmao. I did all the work myself, itís drives AWESOME. Cold ac, doesnít pull in any direction, shifts perfect. Even the destroyed doors window goes up and down a little as well as locks. Canít beat Honda, what an awesome car. Sucks I canít do body work myself. Just needs too much work. Iím gonna dump it and take a financial loss.
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:47 AM
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Why on earth would you buy it knowing you can't do body work?
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Old 07-11-2019, 01:34 PM
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Why on earth would you buy it knowing you can't do body work?

It cost me $300 and has a clean non salvage title with 0 accidents on carfax. Was a lot of fun to drive the past year, brought me smiles.


dont be afraid to leave your comfort zone once in a while
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Old 07-11-2019, 03:24 PM
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Ok, that makes sense then. If we knew it was $300, that is a no brainer. How much do you have in it so far?
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Ok, that makes sense then. If we knew it was $300, that is a no brainer. How much do you have in it so far?

$4500. I made the mistake of falling in love. Man I regret buying those new lug nuts right about now lol.

ill probably end up parting it out and taking a huge loss. Cool car though, theyíre fun.
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Old 07-11-2019, 11:02 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Since this is a topic/technical issue which will require replies and discussion, this thread has been moved from the New Member Introductions forum to the model specific forum.
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$300 type-s? Omg I’m in love
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That looks like an easssy fix.
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Works for me. Thank you
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What all did you do to get up to $4500 into this car without any body work??
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That looks like an easssy fix.

Its not. The unibody is tweaked. Hit right in the door fender seem. A body shop could maybe pull it, but I THINK the correct fix is to cut the car apart and use a donor piece of unibody. Idk. I should have just passed lol. Itís drives perfect looks terrible and needs a lot of interior work
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What all did you do to get up to $4500 into this car without any body work??
Subframe
steering rack
Both front struts
all the front end ball joints
all 5 motor and transmission mounts
all four brake rotors and pads
engine service
rims (it had base model TL wheels only when I bought it)
steering wheel airbag
black center console (the original one broke in the accident)
Those damn lug nuts.


like I said, I fell in love prematurely. Iíve had the car for two years, they were worth way more a few years ago. I saw a high mileage type s for $5500 on Craigslist. Sucks for me, this turd isnít worth anything.
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Old 07-12-2019, 08:19 AM
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Thatís how i bought it, and also where I fixed it. In the ladies driveway, she was a neighbor
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Old 07-12-2019, 08:20 AM
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.... it looked better with the white fender on it too. Fml
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I would have bought it and parted it. Used the money to buy a clean one.
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Ya buy breezys!
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Originally Posted by Nicholas Bertola View Post
Subframe
steering rack
Both front struts
all the front end ball joints
all 5 motor and transmission mounts
all four brake rotors and pads
engine service
rims (it had base model TL wheels only when I bought it)
steering wheel airbag
black center console (the original one broke in the accident)
Those damn lug nuts.


like I said, I fell in love prematurely. Iíve had the car for two years, they were worth way more a few years ago. I saw a high mileage type s for $5500 on Craigslist. Sucks for me, this turd isnít worth anything.
To fix that damage is going to be another 2-3K in paint and bodywork so you are probably better selling it as is or parting it out to recoup some money. You can list a ton of parts on ebay! Shipping is the worst part....
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Old 07-16-2019, 02:10 PM
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Traded it for a clean TSX.
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Bet it’s auto.

I would have kept the beat up Type-S any day.
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Bet itís auto.

I would have kept the beat up Type-S any day.

Damn you had a 50/50 shot and were wrong, Iím guessing that happens a lot in your life.

Its a 6 speed manual
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the TL needed a ton of work and 3 airbags.
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It’s not a 50/50 when there are mostly auto TSXs on the road.

Id still rock the 3G.
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I would have taken the 6-spd TSX over a damaged TL auto as well. Trade-offs....always different for different individuals.
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On second though, that TL was a piecer.

Good on ya for getting in on such a good trade.

Acura made few of the 6MTs.
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