If a Honda Prelude is too impractical and a half-ton truck too bulky, what’s a guy to do? I present: the Honda Prelute.

In summer 2017, fueled by frustrations at work and enabled by the wife and kids going overseas for a month, I bought a P.O.S. 1997 5-speed Prelude to start my first ever car project.

400 hours of work and 11 months later, I finished* building the Prelute / Prel Camino / Pranchero, aka the Smashing Pumpkin. Gotta have room in the back for Cinderella’s katanas.



The phase I build thread (up to the standard good enough for informal meets and small shows) can be found at the links below.

*Phase II for SPOCOM / Wekfest is currently in progress.