1980 Honda Accord Ultra rare complete time capsule NO RESERVE
- Make: Honda
- Model: Accord
- Type: Sedan
- Year: 1980
- Mileage: 127,000
- VIN: SMK2068100
- Color: Green
- Engine size: 1.8L
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: FWD
- Interior color: Green
- Options: Cassette Player
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1980 Honda Accord
1980 Honda Accord
Here is a complete time capsule the likes of which you might not see again ever.
This 1980 Honda Accord is a clean example in a classic period color with 127k and odometer shows 27K miles due to a 5 digit capacity. a 1.8-liter inline-four and 5-speed manual transmission. Sold new in California, this car spent it's life on the west coast. Recent service includes (2016) afreshbattery, belts, valve cover gasket, hoses, thermostat, and brakes along with a rebuilt carburetor, valve adjustment,tuneup, and fluidflush.The car is registered with a clean title. Engine, transmission and all mechanical has been full maintained and runs perfect.
OriginalHampstead GreenMetallic color and matching plush green interior again in hard to believe condtion.
Straight panels line up well and show no dentsorevidenceofprevious repairs. There is zero exterior corrosion thanksto a lifetime spent in dry, no salt climates. Photos show no bubbling in the fenders or rockers. Factory13â€³ slotted wheels wear recent Kumhosalong with stockbeauty rings and original chrome Honda caps.
Chrome bumpers are straight and shinewell, andother bright work is exceptionally. Rubber caps and inserts look mostlyevenandshow nomajor cuts or scuffs Windshield is flawless as is all other glass and plastic lenses throughout.
The trunk retains a factory jack plastic paneling and its original grey vinyl liner.
Inside, monochromatic upholstery and interior plastics present ultra clean. The headliner is free of damageand fits well. Custom floor matswere orderedto match the long-pile carpeting, which is also present on the clean door panels.
Interior trim is in incredible condition. The stock wheel is free of splits, and the clear instrumentation includes a standard tachometer. Lights and gauges and everything works as it should. Upholstery is in good original condition, UV damage on rear seat drivers-side headrest is about a $500 repair to be 100% perfect.
Simple switchgear is accounted forand a period correct aftermarketcassette decklooks at home in the center stack. The car was ordered without air conditioning, though power steering is equipped along with standardintermittent wipersandremote mirror.
The1.8-liter EK-1 inline-four wasstill equipped with Hondaâ€™s emission-controllingCVCC induction system in 1980, and was rated at 72 horsepower. New belts, battery, valve cover gasket, hosesand athermostat as well as a valve adjustment,tune-up, and coolant flush (2018).
The engine bay is clean and has been untouched. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual that operates smoothlywith light clutch take-up. The car starts quick, runs strong and doesn't leak or burn oil.
Thefloor pans wear heavy factory undercoating resulting in no corrosion on chassis parts. New front and rear brakes have been fitted,while the brake and clutch fluid have been flushed.The front end feels tightwith goodsteeringandshocks (2018).
Both original ownerâ€™s handbooks, Factory shop manual, dealer advertising brochure, Dupont 1980 Honda Chip Chart and period correct Oregon front plate and license frames front and rear are included. Again, a total time machine.
The Honda Accord was first launched as a three-door hatchback in 1976, and the four-door sedan was introduced for the US market in 1978.
Call with questions or if you need to see additional photos (614) 975-7326 feel free to send your inspector or a trusted adviserto make a through assessment. Even the best pictures don't come close to doing justice.