Even with the required high test at 2. If Honda ever starts reproducing this car again I will most definitely buy it off the lot 5 out of 5 stars by Bill the biggest del sol fan! If it meets your needs, start your search now-the hardest part about getting this car will be letting go of it someday. With the roof panel in place, the car feels more solid. If necessary, top off the oil. This Del Sol Model has a very well known nickname though. My wife and I like to go for drives on the weekends with the weather isn't too hot. The rack releases and goes up to access the trunk below without having to be take the targa out of its storage rack.
There is also another screw, under a round plastic cover, by the handle were u would close the door, take that out. I just happened to stumble upon a DelSol a few months ago and was immediately impressed with the removable targa roof and powered rear window. I found her a litle over a year ago and have enjoyed the 'affair'. I'm very happy with this little car and plan to keep it. This is your fuel filter.
The quality of the car is excellent. Easy to work on, oodles of information on mods and aftermarket parts and cheap to run. In a rear wheel drive this would have been no problem, but with the front wheels doing both steering and traction duty, I spun out and hit the inner curb of the ramp and bent wheel suspension components on three wheels. After running for a few minutes, turn off the engine, and wait a few minutes, and check the dip stick. I'll buy another in a flash when I find one in good condition! The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found.
In many ways I feel like I'm putting on an article of clothing when I get in to the car. Once you remove the old filter, be sure to wipe the filter area clean. But I'm still in withdrawals and looking for a new one to purchase. Lala — the acceleration is good, braking good and handling so so. The Del Sol has a huge trunk which is great.
From the fornt of the car, the oil filter is located at the back of the engine about in the middle. I have yet to see another car on the road I'd rather own and I still enjoy driving my del sol - whether just down the road to the post office or all the way up the California coast to San Francisco. Other than that, the only problem is finding a good one, as these are becoming more and more rare. Slide under to the rear of the engine. The Del Sol is one of the heaviest cars for Honda besides the prelude. It is very enterteining to lead this car.
This car does have it's traction limits! My least liked feature was the stupid temporary spare. I was on a rain slick off ramp just a little too fast and the front end started to slip. When it snow I have to start out in second gear so I don't spin my tires. S and Si models had a standard 5-speed manual transmission, with 4-speed automatic optional. . My top has never leaked and I've never lubed it - perhaps the age long drought here has something to do with that.
If you are into tuner cars and love a Honda then every Honda made from 1993 on to 2001 technically has a motor that can fit into this car without much trouble or without any effort at all basically. Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2003 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 1. High 30's to low 40's gas mileage on the highway. I may only average 5,000 miles a year on my car, Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 1997 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 1. A man's got to know his limits. The safety of hardtop and built in roll bar make it much more practical than Miatas or other similarly sized convertibels, but it still gives the open air fun. Four years and tens of thousands of miles later, I can say that I have been completely satisfied with these cars, with a few exceptions.
The third is a true museum piece! Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. On the 1993 models if you have rear drum brakes it's a 1. Like some of the older Del Sols, the roof on the Si leaks slightly, which was solved by installing custom seatcovers made of the neoprene type material. Did several 500 mile trips with it and it can get cramped and since the seats are hard, my butt tends to get numb, so frequent stops are necessary after a coupe hours, but it may just be me as I'm 58 and have a bad back anyway. All in all, this has been one fun little car.
Sharing front-drive running gear with Civics, del Sol was the first open Honda sold in the U. It's great for the grocery store where people love to door ding your car with a shopping cart. My last car was a Civic Si hatchback and it was a fine little pocket rocket, but this baby. There is only 4 bolts that hold your steering rack in place. I taped mine so it wouldn't fall off when I turned it.
Yes Review Date: 29th June, 2005. Really is lots of fun, like riding in a go cart, acceptable power and great gas mileage. And since the convertible top stores on a rack in the trunk, you are ready in case of sudden rains. It's fun, sporty, quick for a 4 cylinder due to its light weight, and very economical in respect to repairs and gas mileage. Remove the screw, move the blinker forward and then remove and replace the light bulb. Furthermore, all of our vehicles receive a safety inspection to ensure road worthiness before being added to our inventory.