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    88 CRX Track Car build

    I know some of you aren't into hondas, but I love them and some you may as well so I thought I'd share. I owned one k swapped car and I ended up selling it and then regretting it since. So this time around I wanted to do the build myself. I also wanted it to be a purpose built track car that would hurt some feelings. So I picked up a retired ITA CRX and dug in. I took it to the track for the first time this past weekend, it had some issues which were expected, but the car is a monster and got quite a bit of attention. Here are the pictures I took along the way over the past 9 months. Hope you guys enjoy!


    This is the day it made it to the shop.
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    Roll cage repainted, then entire interior and engine bay repainted.
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    Engine and radiator in. The motor has about 1/4 inch of clearance on each side.
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    New wheels on, they didn't fit so of course now it needs flares at some point which I was excited about.
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    Brakes on, I also converted the rear to discs.
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    Seat in, and I made a slight body panel modification Click here to enlarge
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    An almost complete engine bay, with a newly painted valve cover.
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    Rest of the body panels on, headlight covers made, and wing mounted.
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    Cockpit complete
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    Flares, Splitter, and vinyl on.
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    Suspension install was complete, on the scales to corner balance. This is the weight with a half tank of gas and me in the car. Dry weight is right at 1750 lbs.
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    First trackday this past weekend. Had a brakeline failure which caused me to go off in the mud.
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    A little fun after taking the car off the trailer.
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    Looks great. There's a section for this. @Sticky

    Will get more traffic in the right place.

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    Moved over to HondaBoost.

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