Front brakes have to be done by a
mechanic for an extra 125. Total 315
for two hours work. 125 in parts at a
store. Timing belt change costs 700!
Why is the oil filter is on back of
engine block? What a pain. Battery
has to be removed to replace right head
lights. Again, what a pain.
Spark plugs are deeply recessed. Maybe
too deeply since my gaskets were
replaced by a Honda dealer and oil
still leaks, filling the plug holes.
Original distributor, radio, and
exhaust long since gave up the ghost.
Forcing the car into fifth, I broke the
syncromesh gear. Now I have to double-
clutch fifth and cause excessive wear
to the clutch.
Catching a trash bag with the antenna
at 80mph and bending it.
Honda should increase the ability of
owners to service their own cars.
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