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Old 07-17-2010   #61  
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

reviving old threads is poor forum etique.
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

Hi, thanks for the info shared. It helped me figure out some things. I have a 2003 EL with all seasons on stock alloy rims and winters mounted on steels.

Now, I want to mount winters on alloys, as well, but can't find another stock set, so I was wondering if I can use rims like these to mount my 185 / 60 / 15 winters.

Here's an example pic: http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NjcyWDM4MA...Tn1dN/$_20.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/ODAwWDU5OA...Twp~Y/$_20.JPG

And also - can I use any Civic driver door to replace my EL's? ...and if you know if 2003 EL's blue pearl colour is also Civic's colour?

Thanks very much
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

Why do you think I (or someone else) should start a new thread when the main and relevant info is here? Wouldn't that be redundant? After all, it's 2002-2005 car being discussed here. ...Just my opinion.
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

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Hi, thanks for the info shared. It helped me figure out some things. I have a 2003 EL with all seasons on stock alloy rims and winters mounted on steels.

Now, I want to mount winters on alloys, as well, but can't find another stock set, so I was wondering if I can use rims like these to mount my 185 / 60 / 15 winters.

Here's an example pic: http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NjcyWDM4MA...Tn1dN/$_20.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/ODAwWDU5OA...Twp~Y/$_20.JPG

And also - can I use any Civic driver door to replace my EL's? ...and if you know if 2003 EL's blue pearl colour is also Civic's colour?

Thanks very much
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Why do you think I (or someone else) should start a new thread when the main and relevant info is here? Wouldn't that be redundant? After all, it's 2002-2005 car being discussed here. ...Just my opinion.
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reviving old threads is poor forum etique.
because it creates pages and pages of unrelated information to the thread title. next time someone looks it based on the thread title, will likely take 3 days to sift through 50 pages of useless information concerning the thread title that interested the member.
So, it's poor etiquette to veer off the subject.

it's like going to the DIY (Do It Yourself) section and all you can find is the "Heeeeeellllllp meeeeee!" titled threads... not inviting to the guy that just want to find instructions on how to do it yourself, is it?
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

It's a Civic with different taillights and upgraded interior.
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

What parts are interchangeable with a civic and acura? Besides trunk lids?

Are the engines the same?

If I want to buy a cheap civic to fix up should I consider an acura instead? Or would it cost more?
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

As far as a 1.7el goes, its a usdm civic ex with a facelift and some other features. Otherwise they're the same (chassis, engine, suspension, etc). Body-wise, they may look different, but use the same mounting points and often times wiring (for affected parts like lighting)
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

So i have an acura el with the 1.7 v-tec, currently swaped out the front end to a civic....of the same year... Now in saying that eveerything that was posted in acurate...everything does fit.... my only question is...My hood will not latch.... not quite sure on as to what i would have to do to get it to close..... not sure if it is just a matter of rasiing the hood latch... or if it is more intense than that..... Any comments as to what else i should so.....?
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Re: So what IS an Acura EL anyway?

If you have the ability to adjust the hood latch then do it
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