1997 Honda Prelude Overview

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1997 Honda Prelude Overview

The 1997 Honda Prelude is better than ever. A redesign means this is the fifth generation of the car. Now, it's more powerful, bigger, roomier, and a tech-lover's dream.

The biggest change is what Honda calls the Active Torque Transfer System or ATTS. The technology seems like it just might help the performance and handling of front-drive wheel drive become closer to their rear-drive competitors.

The next improvement is the size. The wheelbase is longer, increasing the overall length. And, it's even a bit heavier, which even promotes it to better than best in its class in terms of stiffness, which to many is the hallmark of great handling and superior ride.

It's still a bit small for those of great height, but the smile it'll bring to your face if you like speed may be worth the discomfort.

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    Tommy Lupero
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    1997 Honda Prelude Won't Start

    I first had a problem with a short in the engine harness and computer I changed both I get spark but it doesn't run but gets spark for a few turns I took alarm out cause it wasn't working I hooked ...

    21 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
    Jay De
    15

    What Is The Best Mods I Can Do In My 1997 Honda Prelude With 20g ?

    I got 20g to put in my Prelude and I dont know if i should put a turbo or keep it N/A with a lot of mods.

    224 views with 3 answers (last answer 6 years ago)
    stonegate65
    35

    What Would Cause A Stall After Start Up On A Frigid Day? It Started Back U...

    The temp was about 10`F. It stalled after a few seconds at idle. I started it back up again, and it ran like normal.

    424 views with 3 answers (last answer 8 years ago)
    stonegate65
    35

    Upgrades

    I talked to a tech at a garage, and he said that there is no chip that I can install in my 97 Lude for performance enhancements. He said that they're installed on the newer cars. I have the vtec h22...

    365 views with 6 answers (last answer 4 years ago)
    stonegate65
    35

    Location Of The P5m Ecu On A 97 Prelude Non Sh

    Where exactly would the ECU be located on a 97 Prelude non SH? I was thinking about getting a Venom 400 module, and I think that it piggybacks the ECU. If I'm not correct, please someone correct me.

    1,174 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 years ago)