by hotrod419fl on May 25, 2010 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Legend L 2dr Coupe
This is a love story and a cry for help. She's a 1989 white coupe, sleek, lovely, the best looking car ever. Got her new for 25K and fell in love. She still glides swiftly from one lane to the next on command..no drift, no lean, stable and sure-footed. 279,500 miles, purrs like a kitten except for noisy valve lifters. She lost her A/C last week, a $1,200 repair and, well, this is Florida. A recent fender bender would add another grand. Can't bear to put her down, but if I don't and she decides enough is enough herself? How can I bear parting? And God forbid, what if someone picks up, does her right, and I see her again as she once was. I couldn't take that. What should I do? Help!
by bensterk on Dec 30, 2009 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Legend L 2dr Coupe
My grandmother purchased this car used When I got my license she gave it to me. It currently has 171,000 miles. We have had some problems with it. For example, the starter went out and left me stranded at taco bell. Head seal broken which leaks oil on the engine which smokes= embarrassing. We had to get the Alarm system deactivated because it kept going off. Also, the ABS breaks are completely broken. But, this car can be so fun to drive, light steering and great throttle response. Seats are comfortable. The ride is very comfortable over normal conditions yet it can still be sporty. All in all a very fun car full of vigor and character.
by brycerdd on Mar 8, 2005 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Legend L 2dr Coupe
I purchased the 1990 Acura Legend coupe new; service has exceeded manufacturer's recommendations. This has been the most durable auto I have owned (and that includes some nice cars: Alfa Romeo,BMW, Porsche). One significant repair in 133k (slave cylinder on clutch), even after fairly spirited driving. Strongest points: durability, comfort, quality of design and materials. Weakpoints: acceleration, weight/powerratio, cornering, dealer service costs. Those weaknesses, IMO, do not keep the car from being one I can highly recommend. For what it's worth--.
by mrs_rockefeller on Aug 18, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Legend L 2dr Coupe
I bought this car used in 1992 with
12,000 miles on it. I put probably
50,000 miles on it in the next 3
years, but now work out of my home, so
put very little mileage on it
presently. It has always been great
fun to drive, and the styling is so
nice that I can't tell you how many
offers I have of people wanting to buy
it -- even now! The best part though,
is that this car has never EVER been
in the shop for anything other than
scheduled maintenance. It has never
broken down and left me stranded
somewhere, or failed to start on a
cold winter morning.
by nolaming on Apr 17, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Legend L 2dr Coupe
This car was purchased from someone who
had obviously maintained it well, so it
was in great condition.
I have put 40,000 miles on it so far
and have had the normal issues with a
10-13 year old car(radiator,a/c,c/v
boots,etc.) However, this is
fundamentally a solid car with good
power that is fun to drive.
I highly recommend it!
by ceo_mr_man on Aug 11, 2002 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Legend L 2dr Coupe
Every time I drive this car, I wish I
hadn't bought it. It had 145,000
miles, so I expected to make some
repairs. I've replaced the
motor, the master cylinder, the
alternator, the radio, some calipers,
and inumerable other things. It's on
its third transmission. The power seat
is stuck, the seat memory broke, the
ABS motor is shot, the power windows
are broken, and the power antenna is
stuck down. The A/C
compressor is dead, the vent only
vents hot air, and the car reeks of
exhaust when the windows are down, as
they have to be, given the above
problems. There are too many more
things wrong with this car to
list. Oh, and it's rusting out badly.
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