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  1. Gauge Cluster - Bulb Replacement


    Around the 100.000 to 150.000 km range the first illumination and indicator bulbs in the Gauge Cluster start to fail. Replacing individual bulbs isn't economical considering the effort to get the cluster out of the car. Replacing all bulbs is the preferred route (except for AT vehicles - which will be explained below).

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    JDM 1997 AT Cluster

    All bulbs can be replaced without disassembling the cluster, except ...

    Updated 06-11-2021 at 06:42 PM by Heineken

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  2. Gauge Cluster

    The NSX's Gauge Cluster is a good example for a nice and simple design - it features a symmetric layout with one large dial on each side, accompanied by two small dials. These main functionalities are realized:

    • Speed dial (country specific labeling and range)
    • Tachometer (model specific range)
    • Temperature, oil pressure and fuel gauge
    • Shift indicator (AT only)
    • ~30 indicator lights (some model and country specific)

    Variations and Build ...
  3. MIni Honda Meeting

    During this year's holiday a colleague and former internship student during my time in Japan contacted me on Instagram and asked for a drive with the NSX. In addition, one of his friends was driving a BA4 Honda Prelude and it was immediately decided to integrate him into the activity.
    All this took place just one day after returning from Slowenia but as there was no need for preparation it did not cause much stress.

    To avoid missing each other we exchanged telephone numbers first ...

    Updated 12-09-2020 at 03:05 PM by Heineken (Typos)

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  4. Registering a Car in Japan

    An important part of buying a vehicle in Japan is the registration. The process is usually covered by the vehicle dealer (for a significant premium) but there are still some steps to be performed by oneself. Probably rather normal for Japanese but nevertheless a little challenge for a foreigner like me.

    These items were requested by the dealer to complete the registration:

    • One certificate of my personal inkan (stamp) for official registration at the office
    • Four inkan

    Updated 24-08-2020 at 06:36 PM by Heineken

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