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Old 02-14-18, 09:21 PM
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Nice man, that white interior looks so cool!
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Why does it have a second exhaust pipe?
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Why does it have a second exhaust pipe?
Has to do with the factory emissions system. It has a thermal reactor instead of catalytic converters like most modern cars. I'm not 100% sure on the function of the small pipe, I need to read the repair manual to fully understand the system.
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cool thanks for the info I'm gonna go buy some and see if it works for me
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I had some time this weekend to spend on the car. Finally took it out for its first drive. Car works really well just have to do some tuning on the secondary side of the carb. I also got the rest of the seats cleaned.






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I got my rims back from powdercoat. Now its time for polishing.
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Beautiful rx4! It was cool to see the half cleaned vinyl vs the finished project. Car is looking awesome and I'm sure you'll keep the streak going!
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Old 04-09-18, 06:03 PM
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Beautiful rx4! It was cool to see the half cleaned vinyl vs the finished project. Car is looking awesome and I'm sure you'll keep the streak going!
Thanks. I'm doing my best to bring this thing back to its original glory.
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One rim down, three to go.
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That's mint!
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2 more done, one to go. Takes me about 3 to 4 hours to hand wet sand and polish each wheel.
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Very nice find. Love the interior!
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Soo cool and very clean Good for you!!
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WOW, what a find!!!!! Do you know any history on this car? How did you come across it? Its in such original and unmolested condition, you sir found a true diamond. Do you think that the tires that come on the car are original?
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WOW, what a find!!!!! Do you know any history on this car? How did you come across it? Its in such original and unmolested condition, you sir found a true diamond. Do you think that the tires that come on the car are original?
I found out about the car about 7 or 8 years ago when I was building my other rx4. I needed some parts for my car and a friend told me about this car and that the guy had a ton of parts as well. We went to his house and spent a few hours looking at his cars and chatting with him. He had no intentions of ever selling the car at that time, but I did get a few parts that I needed from him. Fast forward to now, and he finally decided he would never get around to the car and decided to sell it. The car is all original, I am the second registered owner. I have all of the history and documentation for the car right down to the original ownership from 1975 and the bill of sale when it was purchaced new from the dealer in London Ontario.
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As you can see the car is a 1974 model, but was purchaced in june of 1975 with 1148 miles on it. I'm assuming the car was used by an employee of the dealership then sold as a demonstrator vehicle.
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This is the used vehicle package that you get from the government when you transfer a used vehicle into your name. As you can see only one previous owner.
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As for the tires, they are the correct size and seem to appear like the ones in the sales brochure. No where in the brochure does it give a specific brand of tire that the car was equiped with. They do look the same though.
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The design still looks fantastic today... So beautiful (tears dropping)
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