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This thread shows various EDM specs, parts and factory options for the 1992-1996 Honda Prelude. Some items shown here are also JDM, USDM and other markets.

Please feel free to post any info or photos you want.

Exterior Specifications - Headlights



^^^ 2-piece black housing headlights. STANLEY.


^^^ black border housing corner lights. STANLEY.



^^^ 2-piece chrome housing headlights. STANLEY. Notice the
chrome arches in the housing? The USDM stock headlights are different.
Look below for comparison...


^^^ These are USDM. No chrome arches like EDM.


^^^ Some ludes in Europe (mostly Germany) had motorized height adjusting headlights (2-piece chrome or black housing).
This is the switch to control these headlights. It helps adjust the beam.
The switch fits in the center console, replacing one of the blanks.

^^^ Headlight Adjuster switch inside a console plate. 92-93 ludes.


^^^ Honda also offered this nifty little option. Headlight washers.
Here is a pic of the switch and the relay that controls the system.
The switch fits in the center console, replacing one of the blanks.
 

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Exterior Specifications - Lighting

Exterior Specifications - Lighting


^^^ Amber Side Markers. STANLEY. All European Preludes came stock with these. *you will notice side markers on all Preludes in this thread.


^^^ Clear reflectors. STANLEY. 1994-96 models.
Since European Prelude had side markers there was no need to have the outer bumper lights utilize the blinking function. Instead, there were these outside clear reflectors. They were often combined with either all amber or amber/clear bumper lights.

^^^ *92-93 models had amber reflectors.

^^^Here is a pic of the reflectors. These are Genuine Honda.:tu:



^^^ More pics. Notice that there is no opening for the socket?




^^^Now here are the JDM clear cornering lights. These are a completely different cup of tea. I will get into these later. These do have a bulb and a socket, they illuminate the area to where you are turning.


^^^ USDM. In USA Preludes have rear bumper reflectors. In Europe that is not the case.


^^^ No rear bumper reflectors. EDM.
 

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Exterior Specifications - Rear Fog Lights

Exterior Specifications - Rear Fog Lights



^^^ 1992-1996 Honda Prelude EDM Rear Fog Light.

*Rear Fog lights are a requirement in Europe. The purpose of the rear fog
is to allow the visibility of your car to OTHER drivers in extreme conditions.



^^^ In UK the rear fog is on the right side of the rear bumper.


^^^In other countries like Germany for example, the rear fog is on the left side. Germany, Austria, Italy, France and many other countries have the steering wheel on the left side. Just like USA!!!
Only UK and some other Euro countries like Ireland and Scotland have the wheel on the right side like Japan.:tu:


Just to balance out the look, dual rear fogs.




^^^ EDM Rear Fog Switch. Fills the spot for where your usual USDM dimmer switch goes. Wondering what to do about the dimmer?
Don't worry. In Europe they had an alternate version dimmer that fits in
the center console. Check out the pic below.


^^^ EDM dimmer switch. Fits in the center console.


^^^ Rear Fog Light disassembled. Lens, Housing and Bracket.
 

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wow gona publish something, if so can my name go under it as the photographer thats all i ask
Yep, any photos used for the book will be credited to the owner and photographer of the car or the spec. It will go through a small indie publisher. Nothing major. Maybe can be re-published sometime in the future. ino.

I nominate you for best noob ever. Great info thanks.
Thank you for your kind words.

This thread needs some PC.
what do you mean?
 

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Best. Noob. Evar.

Do you have any dashboard pics?
yes, many more things to come.

I second that nomination. This thread should be FAQ'd.

I recall seeing a JDM options thread while doing a search.
Thanks, I still have many more things to post in here.
 

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Interior Specifications - EDM coin pull out tray, rare.
Also notice the coin holder? Yep, Europe had that too.


The in-dash spec, is a storage tray that pulls out from underneath the dash.















EDM spec accessories - Headlight Protectors





My friends Prelude. He is from Germany.







 

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these pics need to be saved on the po.com server somehow so they never disappear.
Not to worry. This research is well secured.



NO PASSENGER AIRBAG. Some models in Europe had no airbag.



EDM cargo lights. Bottom corner of the door panels. Light up when the door is open. These allow people too see
the cargo area and the ground area at night. Clear ones (see pic.) are more common, the red ones are really rare.
These are Stanley, and a very rare feature in a 4th gen Prelude. Luxury option.
 

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Here is one of the absolute hardest options to come by. EDM Hood Protector.
This is a Genuine Honda Factory part. Access option from Europe.

There is a possibility that this was also available on the AUDM market. Australia.






I have only seen this twice.
 

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i always hated the rear fog, it looks so goofy and outta place. also, why buy edm headlights? the 1 piece jdm lights are much nicer, they fit better than the 2 piece.
 

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i always hated the rear fog, it looks so goofy and outta place. also, why buy edm headlights? the 1 piece jdm lights are much nicer, they fit better than the 2 piece.

1 piece JDM headlights are plastic. They crack, get yellow, fade, chip, etc.
Basically they get messed up.

2 piece EDM headlights are glass. They don't get any of these common
problems that JDM plastic ones do.

As far as rear fogs go, I don't like when there is only one fog.
But when you have dual rear fogs like Kyle, then that changes everything.
It gives the Prelude a more racier look and also having two balances out the awkward look of having just one.
 
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