This could be my last post on this ride.
A combination of circumstances like a new job which requires frequent long distance drive and occasional ferrying ... Show moreof VIPs from overseas had left me with little choice but to switch to a car that provides higher level of comfort, safety and.............prestige? this could only mean a European marque which I have narrowed down to something from Stuggart or Munich. After giving a lot of thought I opted for the latter since I have driven this brand on several occasions (they were not mine, of course), and liked the sporty feel compared to the 'other' make.
To cut the story short, I posted my white GC8 on a local online car marketplace hoping to find a new home for this great machine. And immediately, several calls came in asking for details and viewing oppotunity. Not bad for a 17 year old car!
After test drives by several potential suitors, an unlikely buyer came forward who only took two days to make up his mind. After several days of transferring funds and paper work, the car was finally his..........just like that.
So, on 17 April 2015 the GC8 officially changed hands and the new owner drove it towards the sunset. It was a sad day no doubt. I still think about this car every single day!
It has been happening for a few months and seems to be getting worse by the week. Acceleration from slow speed in low gear frequently followed by temporary l... Show moreost of power and sudden 'blip' in the power delivery. The engine even died without warning in heavy traffic a few times. Very irritating and scary. Sent it out to my mech and (as usual) the problem dissapears. They said if could be either the spark plug leads or the distributor. It could be the fuel pump too. Bugger!
And now they have found that the air cond compressor bearings are worn. Well looks like the visit to the garage was not a waste of time after all.
Let's see if the misfiring comes back
2.0L F20B DOHC VTECTiptronic gearboxType-R Championship white (NH0)HIDEPSVSAABSSunroof17" Japanese EnkeisEuro R, Mugen & Modulo bodykitsTein SuperSt... Show morereet adjustable coiloversNGK spark plug cablesHKS replacement filterDriver & passenger side airbagsDigital climate controlRear wiper (from Honda Stream)EuroR floormats.Google video link Google video link of my ride Show Less