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1994 Acura NSX 5 speed coupe with recent mechanical refresh s2000, 300zx, RX7

Make: Acura
Model: NSX
Type: Coupe
Trim: Base Coupe 2-Door
Year: 1994
Mileage: 143,200
VIN: JH4NA115XRT000326
Engine: 3.0L 2977CC V6 GAS DOHC Naturally Aspirated
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Carmel, Indiana, United States

1994 Acura NSX Additional Info:

1994 ACURA NSX VIN: JH4NA115XRT000326

I’m the 3rd owner of this car and I bought it as a project. I grew up restoring cars with my father and have been playing with NSXs for over 10 years. I have a few build threads on nsxprime.com that all start with McDork. Please search if you'd like a better idea of my experience. When I purchased this car it was not running and the intake and wiring were removed from the engine. Like most projects I do, I decided to perform a shotgun maintenance and make this car something that shouldn’t require anything for many years. Additionally, the car has been detailed every step of the way, which will be evident in the pictures. It wan't my intention to finish this as fast as possible, cutting corners, and sacrificing quality. I'm a car enthusiast not a dealer and I enjoy NSX projects. If you’re looking for a nice clean driver, that isn’t perfect but still looks great and won’t bury you in repairs and maintenance, this car should offer very good value.

The Good:

It's a 1994 so not dreaded snap ring issue, the A/C system is R134a, passenger side airbag, and upgraded wheels from the 91-93 model years.

There are no signs of collision / frame damage whatsoever. The Carfax is clean and I have a few service records from the original owner. The car looks great, runs great, drives great, and has had more maintenance performed than most on the market. Everything has just been done together and this car defies the mileage and age. Everything works properly and it's very noticeable when driving it.. The AC is cold and there is a receipt from the 1st owner for the climate control unit being replaced.The interior overall is in very good condition. The seats are soft and I believe the driver’s seat bolster has been repaired at one point, but it looks very good.. Lastly,I have all of the receipts from the parts that I have purchased and they are all in a folder with the car. This is a great car that is ready to be driven and enjoyed, as it already has the miles. Most of the things I've taken care of on this car would be required on a car with a 3rd of the mileage due to age. Also, having been around these for a while I made sure to take car of all of the NSX specific known problem areas.

The Bad:

Even though the Carfax is clean, the Autocheck shows "minor accident reported, front center". The front bumper has been repainted and the color match is not perfect.It also has a lot of rock chips that weren’t properly filled prior to paint. I believe that this was repainted after whatever the "minor accident" was prior to purchase from the second owner. I have inspected the car thoroughly in the front and I'm sure it was very minor.One of the headlight covers was replaced and there is receipt from the original owner. There are a few dings, a few scratches, and a chip with some slight paint cracks on the edge of the rear bumper It looks like someone bumped into it at some point. Also, there are a good number of rock chips, but with the mileage they make it an honest car. Also, I decided not to re-undercoat any of wheel wells so that they are easy to inspect for damage.I’m extremely detail oriented (picky) and can tell you that most people who have seen the car didn’t see any of the flaws until they were pointed out.

It has no stereo at the moment and I decided not to install one, as the next owner will have a blank slate to do with as they wish. This I think is a blessing in disguise as the original components are starting to fail frequently and are expensive to fix. However, if you have a large cassette tape collection I can understand this being a deal breaker.

The tool kit is missing however the jack is included. The spare isn't pictured, but in good shape and included.

Inspections are welcome prior to the end of the auction. I'm going to try to have Ed Martin Acura do a PPI next week to make it easier for anyone interested. If you'd like to see the Carfax or Autocheck reports please email me and I can pass them along. I've tried to be as honest as possible representing this car. There a many pictures below, but if there is something specific you'd like to see please let me know.

Terms and Conditions:

$1000 NON-REFUNDABLE PayPal deposit due within 24 hours of Auction End.

The remaining funds must be sent via wire transfer in full within the next 5 business days of auction end or I will relist the car and keep the deposit.

The car will remain in my possession and the title will not be signed until the car has been paid in full and the wire transfer has been confirmed by my bank.

The car is sold “As Is” with NO warranty expressed or implied.

International bidders? I have no problem with working with international bidders.

Transportation? Buyer is responsible for transportation. I will be flexible for those who arrange shipping. For anyone who wishes to fly into Indy and drive home; I’ll gladly pick you up at the Indianapolis International Airport.

I reserve the right to end the auction early. That doesn't mean I want 5000 emails asking what my bottom dollar is. I fully intent to let the auction take it's course.

I will cancel any bids by bidders with zero feedback unless you communicate with me first.

Here is the detailed list of maintenance performed within the last 6 months with all of the parts used.

Engine / Miscellaneous:

Intake cleaned and VVIS screws tightened re-staked

Big bore throttle body service (Prospeed)

Updated LMAs (SOS)

Valve adjustment

New Timing belt (Dayco)

New Timing belt tensioner (Dayco)

New AC belt bearing (Gates)

New AC and alternator belt (Gates)

New Alternator (Denso)

New Battery (Duracell)

New Cam and Crank seals (Beck/Arnley)

New Engine main seal (transmission side of crank)

New billet cam plugs

New Crank Pulley (OEM)

New vtec solenoid gaskets (OEM)

All new coolant hoses (OEM except the 6 mains are Venair Reinforced Silicone)

New water pump (Gates)

New thermostat (OEM)

New coolant expansion tank (OEM)

New injectors (Beck/Arnley)

All new injector seals (OEM)

New spark plugs (NGK Iridium)

New coil packs (Duralast)

New fuel pump (Denso)

New fuel strainer (OEM)

New fuel filter

New O2 sensors

New main relay (OEM)

New ignition switch

New air filter

New oil pan gasket

Fresh oil change (PENNZOIL Platinum)

Transmission / Driveline:

New clutch / pressure plate / mid-plate / flywheel/ throw out bearing (OEM)

New clutch master and slave cylinders (Centric)

New clutch hydraulic hose (Centric)

New input and output shaft seals.

New Acura white cap transmission fluid change.

New front and rear wheel bearings

Axles rebuilt by Indy Rack and Axle (lifetime warranty)

Suspension / Brakes:

New struts on lower perch (Bilstein)

New polyurethane top hat bushings (iLift)

New steering rack bushing kit (SOS)

New sway bar end links (Deeza)

New inner and outer tie rods (Deeza)

Steering rack knock bush kit (NSXCA)

New General G-MAX AS-03 Ultra High Performance All-Season tires

All brake calipers fully rebuilt (Centric rebuild kits)

New rubber brake lines (Raybestos)

New rotors and brake pads (EBC dimpled / slotted)

Full brake fluid flush including the abs (Motul RBF 600 Racing Brake Fluid)

Professional alignment

Body / Interior:

Roof, A, and B pillars repainted

New Safelite windshield – original was not cracked but had a few little chips and pitting.

New Zanardi floor mats

Both window regulators rebuilt and tracks greased

New window guide bushings (SOS)

New billet regulator retainers (SOS)


GTone N1 exhaust – great tone but not loud or raspy and no droning.

Prospeed Big bore throttle body - no noticeable difference.

Bilstein shocks on lower perch

iLift polyurethane strut bushings

SOS polyurethane steering rack bushings

EBC dimpled and slotted brake rotors

Blank center console

LED interior lights

HID headlights

Viper alarm / keyless entry

Engine cover has been covered with vinyl and the sound deadening on the bottom has been removed

Billet aluminum shift knob and red stitched boot

Fuel pressure gauge on fuel filter

NSX decal in center tail light