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Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   24th June 2019, 09:02
Replies: 7
  Steering Fn2 steering click
Views: 335
Posted By shakman87
Guarantee it will be the CV joint/Driveshafts....

Guarantee it will be the CV joint/Driveshafts. It's at the right sort of age/mileage where it will start to go.

Does it continue to click as you turn and speed up a little as you accelerate?
...
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   18th June 2019, 00:52
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By shakman87
I recently picked up a new door for my Type S as...

I recently picked up a new door for my Type S as mine had a dent in.

Door was 75 and a new wing from the same breaker would have prob been 20-30.

Only problem you will have is getting one in...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   16th June 2019, 17:17
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By shakman87
John, these are Blade wheels, not GT wheels. Type...

John, these are Blade wheels, not GT wheels. Type S and Type S GT wheels are the same
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   16th June 2019, 17:13
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By shakman87
Thanks both. Not crazy about the Si wheels and...

Thanks both.
Not crazy about the Si wheels and neither are really what I am looking for.
Forum: Items for sale   12th June 2019, 14:22
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By shakman87
I'll take the drivers side wheel arch trim - will...

I'll take the drivers side wheel arch trim - will send you a PM
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   12th June 2019, 14:17
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By shakman87
Anyone have a pic of 17" 7 spokes on Type S please?

I'm considering changing the Type S five spoke 17s for seven spoke 17s from 5 door models, but can't find any pictures to see what it would look like. I think they suit 5 door models, but unsure...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   12th June 2019, 14:08
Replies: 6
  Brakes ABS Pump
Views: 183
Posted By shakman87
Should be plug and play. But very rare for these...

Should be plug and play. But very rare for these to fail.

Do you have a warning light/checked the what the warning light reads when plugging in? Usually it is a wheel sensor that fails.
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   12th June 2019, 14:04
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By shakman87
Sounds like it's old brake fluid. Brake...

Sounds like it's old brake fluid.

Brake fluid should be changed every 2 years as it deteriorates over time and becomes less effective. Just do a complete brake fluid drain and replacement with...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   12th June 2019, 13:56
Replies: 11
  Suspension Anti Roll Bar Drop Links
Views: 393
Posted By shakman87
I just replaced mine with Blueprint/Febi Bilstein...

I just replaced mine with Blueprint/Febi Bilstein ones.

Always used Blueprint and never had any problems. Was about 28 for the pair from ebay.
Forum: Items wanted   15th May 2019, 08:28
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By shakman87
Type S unpainted wheel arch trim

I'm after a N/S/F (front passenger side) wheel arch plastic trim please. Ideally in standard, unpainted form.

Happy to collect locally or have it delivered. Thanks.

I HAVE READ THE TRADING...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   13th June 2009, 15:18
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By shakman87
nah! i never use my boot anyway. if i do go...

nah! i never use my boot anyway. if i do go shopping or anything, i normally just throw everything in the back.

if i need to get luggage in, i can just lift the box out. the mids provide more...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   12th June 2009, 11:18
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By shakman87
as said before, as long as its sensible buys you...

as said before, as long as its sensible buys you wont notice any difference.

e.g. Genesis Profile amps weigh nothing, and you can get slim profile subs by JL that weigh not much at all also....
Forum: 2009 Civic (8G)   11th June 2009, 16:50
Replies: 2
Views: 4,403
Posted By shakman87
^ thats not very helpful. could at least point...

^ thats not very helpful. could at least point him in the direction of someone.

the easiest way to connect an amp would be to use a Line Output Converter (LOC). you basically tap into the rear...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   11th June 2009, 16:35
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By shakman87
i would strongly recommend building your own MDF...

i would strongly recommend building your own MDF baffles, or buying the pre-made ones off ebay (if they fit - which i doubt because of where the holes are on the car. but maybe some self tapping...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   11th June 2009, 16:32
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By shakman87
didn't really have a budget. it was more, i see,...

didn't really have a budget. it was more, i see, i want, i buy! i've done boot builds before so i knew that the cost of that was would only be the MDF sheets, so all in it wasn't so bad.
it's...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   11th June 2009, 12:14
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By shakman87
back seat boot FTW! :D

back seat boot FTW! :D
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   11th June 2009, 11:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By shakman87
you can change it, but you have to keep the...

you can change it, but you have to keep the original. as said before, its for the climate/heating settings. so you can just keep it in the boot or glovebox or something.
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   11th June 2009, 11:33
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By shakman87
New products, New install!

A few months back i did a boot install in the Civic. then, me being me, i decided to replace all the gear i had as i wanted new amps. in that motion, i also decided on a new sub and new box, and in...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   11th June 2009, 11:23
Replies: 3
  Subwoofer Juice A8 Bass Tube
Views: 1,686
Posted By shakman87
avoid any Juice products. they're rubbish!

avoid any Juice products. they're rubbish!
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   11th June 2009, 11:18
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By shakman87
hi mate, if you want to install an amp you'll...

hi mate,
if you want to install an amp you'll need one of these:

Autoleads PC1-601 Line Output Connector from Halfords Price 6.99...
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   4th June 2009, 11:48
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By shakman87
remove your cat and get a decat? not legal, but...

remove your cat and get a decat? not legal, but will defo make it louder.

or have the silencer box removed from the exhaust. that would be the best way i reckon. still legal then too
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   4th June 2009, 11:45
Replies: 34
Views: 3,588
Posted By shakman87
i was down in New Forest as well this weekend!...

i was down in New Forest as well this weekend! you must have been quite far away as i never saw another civic there.
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   3rd June 2009, 14:44
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By shakman87
Need a quick favour please...

its a bit of a long shot. but i wondered if anyone can measure the battery tray for me? i'm currently away from my car and i just want to know whats the largest size battery i can fit in the car?
...
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   3rd June 2009, 14:39
Replies: 68
Views: 5,246
Posted By shakman87
just run the car on 100 ron fuel or more and...

just run the car on 100 ron fuel or more and that'd be like an increase in power. we all know the ITR story and why the jap ones have 10bhp more than the UK ones.

best way to get any gain in...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   27th May 2009, 16:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By shakman87
sounds like your tracking needs re-aligning.

sounds like your tracking needs re-aligning.
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   27th May 2009, 16:47
Replies: 5
Views: 3,709
Posted By shakman87
Knocking noise from rear when pulling away

whenever i start my car up and pull out of my drive, or out of a parking space i get a strange kind of knocking noise coming from the rear, left side (is it NSR?). just wondered if it happens to...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   27th May 2009, 16:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By shakman87
Brake caliper colour?

running out of ideas on what colour to do my calipers on the car.

car is NHB and wheels are Bronze so not too sure what'd go well between them.

cheers folks.
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   2nd May 2009, 11:57
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By shakman87
or if you want some better equipment that is more...

or if you want some better equipment that is more user friendly and gives you more control on your system have a look at:

AudioControl LC6i
Audison Bit One
JL CleanSweep

much better...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   2nd May 2009, 11:54
Replies: 9
  Subwoofer deepness of bass
Views: 1,350
Posted By shakman87
DO NOT BUY A POWER CAP!!! it is the single, most...

DO NOT BUY A POWER CAP!!! it is the single, most useless device about. they are purely for show.

have a look at any pure SPL car and you will not see a single powercap in sight.

as for your...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   2nd May 2009, 11:47
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By shakman87
make some out of 18mm MDF or ply. best thing you...

make some out of 18mm MDF or ply. best thing you can do for speakers.
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   2nd May 2009, 11:45
Replies: 12
Views: 2,270
Posted By shakman87
wouldn't bother upgrading unless your amping...

wouldn't bother upgrading unless your amping them. the sound would distort even more when you turn the volume up as the frequencies would not match.

if you amp them, you have a bigger selection...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   2nd May 2009, 11:40
Replies: 5
  Technical Anyone tried this?
Views: 775
Posted By shakman87
you'd then need to fabricate a fascia out out...

you'd then need to fabricate a fascia out out fibreglass or MDF i suppose
Forum: Styling (8G)   2nd May 2009, 11:05
Replies: 90
Views: 10,048
Posted By shakman87
teletxt, the grill you've fitted, is that the...

teletxt, the grill you've fitted, is that the cheaper 'Sports' one? thats approx 100?
Forum: Styling (8G)   8th March 2009, 16:19
Replies: 31
Views: 2,255
Posted By shakman87
meant to be a piece of cake. there's a how to on...

meant to be a piece of cake. there's a how to on here somewhere
Forum: Styling (8G)   26th February 2009, 10:40
Replies: 50
Views: 3,210
Posted By shakman87
dude, my taste is impeccable. my last EP civic...

dude, my taste is impeccable. my last EP civic looked great and was maintained to stay that way. plan on doing the same to this one.

to Aji - i think the problem with this forum, and i mean no...
Forum: Styling (8G)   25th February 2009, 15:33
Replies: 50
Views: 3,210
Posted By shakman87
i think its a warp in the camera image. looks...

i think its a warp in the camera image. looks sexy slammed! prob not too comfy though :P

the one that teletxt posted looks absolutely terrible. its like someone gave a 5 year old a spray can. it...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   25th February 2009, 10:51
Replies: 58
Views: 3,561
Posted By shakman87
none of them. they all look crap and chavvy ...

none of them. they all look crap and chavvy

black wheels with a red rim are 'time attack' wheels. and the FN2 is not gonna win any time attack challenges dude.

a light silver or white would...
Forum: Gallery (8G)   25th February 2009, 10:43
Replies: 23
Views: 3,365
Posted By shakman87
serious? that's the Mugen EP3 - i think its...

serious? that's the Mugen EP3 - i think its stunning. but i suppose a lot of people have made their cars to look the same, so it just got too common on the EP3. still think its nice though.
Forum: Gallery (8G)   25th February 2009, 10:37
Replies: 23
Views: 3,365
Posted By shakman87
sorry mate, i dont follow. do you mean clearance...

sorry mate, i dont follow. do you mean clearance in the wheel arch for when i lower the car?
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   25th February 2009, 10:34
Replies: 33
  Upgrades Speakers?
Views: 2,570
Posted By shakman87
i can listen to mine at 35+ and the sound will be...

i can listen to mine at 35+ and the sound will be clear with no distortion. although now i've moved on from the original set up and run the new speakers off amps so it can go loud, stay loud and be...
Forum: Gallery (8G)   23rd February 2009, 17:01
Replies: 23
Views: 3,365
Posted By shakman87
dont worry it will be lowered. thinking eibach...

dont worry it will be lowered. thinking eibach pro kit or the H&R 40mm kit.
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   21st February 2009, 19:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,659
Posted By shakman87
whats all the cigrette lighter sockets for and...

whats all the cigrette lighter sockets for and why did you need another battery dude? also, you're gonna have to move your sub out the way to get at the car jack when you do need to change the wheel.
Forum: Gallery (8G)   21st February 2009, 18:57
Replies: 23
Views: 3,365
Posted By shakman87
nah dude, not white and bronze, white and gold go...

nah dude, not white and bronze, white and gold go better. black and bronze is uber sexy dude:

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t281/shakman87/mugen_civic.jpg

dont act like you dont want :P
Forum: Gallery (8G)   20th February 2009, 10:13
Replies: 23
Views: 3,365
Posted By shakman87
Bronze wheels is my way of bringing the car back...

Bronze wheels is my way of bringing the car back to its Jap roots. if u know jap styling, u'll know it makes sense. check out Mugen stuff for a Jap car lesson buddy. and bronze wheels on black cars...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   19th February 2009, 12:34
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By shakman87
i bet the standard speakers produce more bass...

i bet the standard speakers produce more bass though? it'll all sound a million times better if that stuff was running off an amp.

dont forget that you can damage speaker coils if under-powering...
Forum: Previous Civics   19th February 2009, 10:29
Replies: 6
Views: 3,176
Posted By shakman87
they'll go on forever mate! if its a 1.5...

they'll go on forever mate!

if its a 1.5 LSi i'm pretty sure it is VTEC. but its SOHC, so dont expect a huge kick when you go about 3600 revs.
i use to have the same engine in the MB3 shape....
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   19th February 2009, 10:26
Replies: 4
Views: 1,733
Posted By shakman87
mine fit :)

mine fit :)
Forum: Gallery (8G)   19th February 2009, 10:21
Replies: 23
Views: 3,365
Posted By shakman87
Shakman87's Type S GT

finally got round to giving it a quick wash. still have yet to polish and wax it - waiting for it to get a bit warmer :)

managed to get the FN2 wheels on too recently after re-doing them Bronze....
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   19th February 2009, 10:13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,733
Posted By shakman87
Civic Install..... 1/2 way there!

spent a few days building the box and amp racks then carpetting everything. its come out pretty well and i've still got loads of space to use. just ran 0 gauge cable through the car and into the boot...
Forum: Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)   19th February 2009, 10:06
Replies: 33
  Upgrades Speakers?
Views: 2,570
Posted By shakman87
forgot to add, thats best when you turn it right...

forgot to add, thats best when you turn it right up to 35+. the sound gets a bit funny with bass on 6 and its turned up that loud.

i've fitted my subs now, so i dont worry about midbass too much...
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