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  1. Suggestions for buying a classic Accord?

    The Early Generations
    Oh interesting, I didn't know that about the manuals! And that's pretty incredible about the original clutch after that many miles. What's nicer specifically about the 7th gen? Are there any benefits to having a non-VTEC engine in an older accord? The 1997 model I'm looking at looks like an LX...
  2. Suggestions for buying a classic Accord?

    The Early Generations
    I'd love to get a 5th gen stick shift wagon (a la Regular Car Reviews,) but they seem incredibly hard to find. I will definitely keep my eyes out though. What makes OBDI Accords easier for DIY repair? I've never had an OBDI car before and I've done a bit of research but information seems a bit...
  3. Suggestions for buying a classic Accord?

    The Early Generations
    I currently own a 7th gen 2004 Accord sedan 2.4L with a 5 speed manual. I love it and when the time comes to find a new daily driver, I'm considering tracking down a classic Accord. I've heard they are easier to work on and that 5th gen and earlier seems to be the heyday of the Accord. I've...
  4. Mysterious code P2649: A Rocker Arm Actuator Control - Circuit High (Bank 1)

    The 7th Generation
    I have a 2004 Honda Accord LX Sedan, 2.4l 4 cylinder, 5 speed manual, ~176,000 miles. I got it used last September (about 166,000 miles at the time) and I've daily driven it since then. It's been having an intermittent check engine light since a couple of months after I bought it. At first it...
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