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Saint Albans, Vermont
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Davison, Michigan
United States


1989 Honda Prelude Si

“#Da Beater”

1996 Buick Regal Custom


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About “#Da Beater”

Here's my good ole beater. This car has served me well. Had for over a year, paid 500 bucks, money well spent... Daily driver.

About “LandYacht”

I bought this car in September 2007 for $900 ($1,200 asking price). The main selling point was the (3800) engine. It has approximately 187,500miles on it and some "Michigan Rust" forming along the bottom. It's really light weight for such a large engine.


Specs for “#Da Beater”

2.0 Si model

Specs for “LandYacht”

I've never actually had any tests yet, but I can give you Wikipedia's Specs. on my car.

Layout FF layout

Platform W-body

Engine 3.8 L Buick V6

Transmission 4-speed 4T60-E automatic

Wheelbase 107.5 in (2731 mm)

Length 193.7 in (4920 mm)
Width 72.5 in (1842 mm)
Height 54.5 in (1384 mm)

Fuel capacity 17.1 US gallons (64.7 L/14.2 imp gal)

205 hp (153 kW)

230 ft·lbf (312 N·m)


Factory Options for “#Da Beater”

Power Sunroof, Power windows, cruise control (removed), Si trim, Automatic, Rear defrost, good for its day.

Factory Options for “LandYacht”

Dual Air Bags




Dual Climate Control

Power Drivers Seat

Power Steering

Automatic Transmission

Traction Control

Power Antenna

Keyless Entry

nothing special. . .


Mods for “#Da Beater”

2" catback, short ram intake, Pacesetter header, 17" Privat Zwanzigs, kumho escta supra 712s (205-40-17s), Glow gauges, nothing much else planned.

Mods for “LandYacht”

Two 10" MTX Subs Powered by a 500 Watt AMP

Two 15" (forgot brand) Subs Powered by a 1000 Watt AMP

Under body Neons

Neon License Plate Frame

Xenon Blue Headlamps

DVD Player

LCD in passengers visor

Panasonic Stereo unit

Remote Starter/Alarm

Glow Gas and Brake Pedals

Retained Accessory Power (or something)(the thing that keeps the radio on until you open a door)

Glow Dice

800 Watt Power Inverter

Moved Trunk Release Button from glove box to the left of steering wheel

Chrome Muffler Tips

Just the cheap stuff. . . but at least I do all of my modifications myself instead of paying someone else to do them for me.


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