poopshovel SuperDork
June 18, 2009 9:12 a.m.

Some pretty awesome photos. I've got the red 87 Si, and the white 91 GS Integra. I need to get busy on the rest ;)


pinchvalve SuperDork
June 18, 2009 9:21 a.m.

An autocrosser's dream garage!

maroon92 SuperDork
June 18, 2009 9:24 a.m.

I had no idea that Acura was in IMSA GTP... why don't realtime have an ALMS team with Acura...I had never thought of that until just this moment.

MiatarPowar HalfDork
June 18, 2009 9:26 a.m.

Wowee. There's a lot of realllllllllly nice stuff in there.


Wally SuperDork
June 18, 2009 9:31 a.m.
maroon92 wrote: I had no idea that Acura was in IMSA GTP... why don't realtime have an ALMS team with Acura...I had never thought of that until just this moment.

They ran a Camel lights car for a little while, I believe Parker Johnstone was the driver.

Scott Lear Club Editor
June 18, 2009 10:56 a.m.

Wonder what number that yellow ITR is. Awesome to see the Realtime/Comptech cars in there too. Quite a collection!

MitchellC HalfDork
June 18, 2009 3:27 p.m.

Fill that room with Amber so scientists millions of years from now can think, "You know what, they weren't so dumb after all."

ignorant SuperDork
June 18, 2009 4:32 p.m.


only appropriate response

Alonso New Reader
June 18, 2009 6:11 p.m.

In reply to MiatarPowar:

Sport Compact Car wrote an article on the Car and it's driver. I think they use to call him Honda Bob or something. I think they would use Motorcycle pistons in that engine and they would blow so often that after a while they got so good at changing internals that they could remove the engine, replace the internals and have the engine running in an hour.

I cant find the post online anywhere, can someone help me find more info on it? Does anyone know the driver's name?

confuZion3 Dork
June 18, 2009 6:33 p.m.

All of the "futuristic" concept cars look a lot like some cars today! They're still a bit flashier, but the little green hatch, for example, reminds me of the funky Volvo hatch that came out a few years ago.

Luke Dork
June 18, 2009 6:47 p.m.

Awesome. I love the Mugen CRX race car.

But no S600/S800?

924guy HalfDork
June 18, 2009 6:56 p.m.
Luke wrote: Awesome. I love the Mugen CRX race car. But no S600/S800?

agreed, that one definitely rocks!

what the heck is the silver #43??? cvcc???

MitchellC HalfDork
June 18, 2009 6:57 p.m.

In reply to confuZion3:

I thought the same thing about the Volvo C30.

Jensenman SuperDork
June 18, 2009 7:43 p.m.

Wow, all kinds of cool stuff. The RIBI fork RC250 brings back some memories...

When it was being tested (by no less than Roger DeCoster), Honda kept it very hush hush, wouldn't allow pictures, etc. AFAIK the bike never actually made a race debut, Honda inferred that it had been crushed. Then around 1996? DIRT RIDER magazine got an invite into the Honda skunk works storage area and lo and behold there it was.

gamby SuperDork
June 18, 2009 8:37 p.m.

It's a real shame that they're going to keep the place on lockdown like that. There's some great history there that should be shared, IMHO.

A great collection.

Fit_Is_Slo New Reader
June 18, 2009 9:33 p.m.

I neeeeeddd that honda city turbo II! It way out dorks my fit!

(edit) the mugen crx is BA too!

alex HalfDork
June 19, 2009 10:30 a.m.

Soichiro has never looked sexier:

June 19, 2009 9:30 p.m.
MiatarPowar wrote: Wowee. There's a lot of realllllllllly nice stuff in there. Yesplz.

This one I have seen in print and I loved it then, love it now. When we finally get around to painting the Scirocco this is the scheme Chuck wants.

cxhb Reader
June 19, 2009 10:12 p.m.

i think i remember the number 43 GTS car didnt run an alternator. it just used a battery mounted in the trunk. (I read the articel too).

Goldmember Reader
June 19, 2009 11:27 p.m.

Incredible. I don't know where to start, execpt suggesting limited visiting hours for the general public.

June 20, 2009 12:10 a.m.
MiatarPowar wrote: Wowee. There's a lot of realllllllllly nice stuff in there. Yesplz.

I can't believe no one's written a book about Bolus & Snopes yet. I wonder whatever happened to that damn mule.


I did find one period pic of one of these B&S Civics, down at the bottom, there's the #72 car at the 1978 June Sprints.


MikeSVO Reader
June 20, 2009 7:51 a.m.

It looks like a parking lot with a few cool cars mixed in.

alex HalfDork
June 20, 2009 9:10 a.m.

Pretty impressive to see that many influential designs in one place. So many of them were so successful that they're commonplace to us now. Just used cars.

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