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Forum: 2009 Civic (8G)   Yesterday, 17:47
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Wilmo
Seats (covers, internals, frame), front mid...

Seats (covers, internals, frame), front mid bumper, some door lock parts, drivers floor mat to name a few. Discontinued does not mean no stock but supplies will run out.

Browse this website and...
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   Yesterday, 14:53
Replies: 2,681
Views: 132,367
Posted By Wilmo
Last 2 days - Got all 4 wheels off, gave calipers...

Last 2 days - Got all 4 wheels off, gave calipers and shields 2 good coats of black e-tech caliper paint.
Cleaned and waxed the inside of the wheels and replaced the 10mm clips around the bumpers.
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   Yesterday, 14:48
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By Wilmo
2010 Si 1.8 has got it. Be surprised if the...

2010 Si 1.8 has got it.

Be surprised if the ES doesn't.
It's not easy to see unless you get right under the car and look into the centre of the axle beam.
Rod about 12mm in diameter and there...
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   Yesterday, 10:25
Replies: 18
Views: 280
Posted By Wilmo
I always take the printout from Cox to my dealer...

I always take the printout from Cox to my dealer and ask for price match if they don't come out cheaper.
Sometimes they actually start cheaper in the first place.

They either want your money or...
Forum: Modification Projects   Yesterday, 10:23
Replies: 77
Views: 3,216
Posted By Wilmo
Removal of hands is too good for them.

Removal of hands is too good for them.
Forum: Gallery (8G)   Yesterday, 10:06
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Wilmo
That's right you need the whole set. The...

That's right you need the whole set.
The typeR/S parts flare out so will not fit to normal parts.

some parts are getting discontinued so dealers will start pushing up the price to capitalise on...
Forum: Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)   21st August 2019, 16:38
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By Wilmo
The non typeR has a torsion bar as well, just...

The non typeR has a torsion bar as well, just several mm smaller in diameter, so won't be as stiff.
Forum: Modification Projects   21st August 2019, 09:55
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By Wilmo
Lucky man, definitely a keeper then!!

Lucky man, definitely a keeper then!!
Forum: Gallery (8G)   21st August 2019, 09:54
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Wilmo
I have got lower front bumper and n/s side skirt...

I have got lower front bumper and n/s side skirt from FN2 in the for sale section if you want to go down that TypeR look route.
Forum: Modification Projects   20th August 2019, 18:03
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By Wilmo
Well it certainly worked, I hope she got a "thank...

Well it certainly worked, I hope she got a "thank you".

Will have to get some and give it a try.
Forum: Modification Projects   20th August 2019, 10:39
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By Wilmo
what with?

what with?
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   20th August 2019, 10:37
Replies: 3
  Transmission 8th Gen 1.8 Gear oil change
Views: 68
Posted By Wilmo
Honda fixed price service menu for this is now 85

Honda fixed price service menu for this is now 85
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   20th August 2019, 10:35
Replies: 21
Views: 383
Posted By Wilmo
3500 rpm sounds correct. CTR will do about...

3500 rpm sounds correct.
CTR will do about 20mph per 1000 rpm in top gear.
obviously this reduces as you get to the top of the rev range since we don't top out at 160 mph
Forum: Type-R   16th August 2019, 17:04
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Wilmo
The more electronic gizmos, the more to go wrong....

The more electronic gizmos, the more to go wrong.

At least the 8G civics have a balance between old school and Starship Enterprise.
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   16th August 2019, 17:01
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Wilmo
Mine came with footwell lights as std so don't...

Mine came with footwell lights as std so don't know.
Honda did a plug in kit but this might be discontinued now, there are kits available from member called rickhonda on the forum.
Forum: Type-R   16th August 2019, 12:51
Replies: 13
Views: 2,720
Posted By Wilmo
Just get gel overlays, look nice and don't get...

Just get gel overlays, look nice and don't get chipped
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-Civic-Type-R-FN2-H-gel-overlay-badges-x-4-front-rear-S-wheel-start-/223333642239
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   16th August 2019, 12:48
Replies: 31
Views: 509
Posted By Wilmo
they do make a difference, got red on my CTR. ...

they do make a difference, got red on my CTR.
OCD will require lining up the words consistently across the panel though.
Forum: Type-R   15th August 2019, 17:36
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Wilmo
Understand, I'd want to get rid of a shitroen too.

Understand, I'd want to get rid of a shitroen too.
Forum: Type-R   15th August 2019, 13:04
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Wilmo
Just buy the best one you can afford, base...

Just buy the best one you can afford, base decision on condition of the car and service history.
Can't give you any better advice than that.

It is a Honda so will be bulletproof unless driven by...
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   15th August 2019, 12:52
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Wilmo
That's one reason why I don't have a smart phone...

That's one reason why I don't have a smart phone - bloody screen is too small for my vision -- PC is much better.
Forum: England South   14th August 2019, 17:48
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By Wilmo
Cheers, form sent - do I have to complete...

Cheers, form sent - do I have to complete anything else, there's loads of different registration forms on their website?

Is the stand a drive up and park area?

Mike
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   14th August 2019, 17:45
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Wilmo
Nice one, get pics up when you can. Cheap...

Nice one, get pics up when you can.

Cheap starter improvement is LED lights in & out.
Forum: Type-R   14th August 2019, 17:42
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Wilmo
If you have the budget I would get a much younger...

If you have the budget I would get a much younger one - try 2009 onwards.
The early ones did not have all the toys and had some issues as you can read in the guide.
Forum: Type-R   14th August 2019, 13:12
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Wilmo
Knew it was here somewhere: ...

Knew it was here somewhere:

https://www.civinfo.com/forum/type-r/130354-fn2-buying-guide-checklist.html#post2003770
Forum: England South   14th August 2019, 13:07
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By Wilmo
Honda Fest

Anyone going to this in Ipswich on Sept 1st?

Fancy some kind of meet up first and arrive as a group?
Forum: Items for sale   14th August 2019, 13:05
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By Wilmo
Bump

Bump
Forum: Type-R   14th August 2019, 12:54
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Wilmo
There was a buying guide on the forum but I can't...

There was a buying guide on the forum but I can't find where it's gone.

Maybe admin can help.
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   13th August 2019, 13:02
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Wilmo
I asked a mechanic about the 1.8 2010 I was...

I asked a mechanic about the 1.8 2010 I was thinking of - "only ever see them for servicing and brakes" - so I bought it.
Nearly 3 years on only had to replace brakes and a battery beyond normal...
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   13th August 2019, 12:55
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Wilmo
are you with an insurer who doesn't penalise you...

are you with an insurer who doesn't penalise you for vandalism damage?

might be too late if you have already told them what happened.
Forum: Modification Projects   12th August 2019, 17:45
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By Wilmo
Oh dear!

Oh dear!
Forum: Modification Projects   12th August 2019, 13:16
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By Wilmo
Watch out for the speed bumps then. Still...

Watch out for the speed bumps then.

Still looking good though.
Forum: Type-R   10th August 2019, 11:34
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By Wilmo
Could it be the pivot on the pedal. Little bit...

Could it be the pivot on the pedal.
Little bit of trim removal under the steering wheel and spray some white grease up at the pivot.
Seems to have cured the squeak in my brake pedal.
Forum: Modification Projects   9th August 2019, 12:07
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By Wilmo
What mods are you planning for this one?

What mods are you planning for this one?
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   9th August 2019, 12:02
Replies: 25
  Clutch Time for a bleed?
Views: 522
Posted By Wilmo
Had the clutch fluid changed on the wife's 1.8 Si...

Had the clutch fluid changed on the wife's 1.8 Si today.
No idea when it was last done, if ever.
Clutch pedal now much smoother and doesn't fly straight to the bottom and bang on the plastic trim...
Forum: Lights (8G)   9th August 2019, 11:59
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By Wilmo
Odd, I bought these kits for both FN2 and 1.8 Si...

Odd, I bought these kits for both FN2 and 1.8 Si with no issues.
Thought interior lights were all the same on 8G.
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   8th August 2019, 18:01
Replies: 31
Views: 509
Posted By Wilmo
:crying::crying: ...

:crying::crying:

https://www.lingshondaparts.com/
Forum: Electronics (8G)   7th August 2019, 18:08
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Wilmo
Could be an MI6 listening device

Could be an MI6 listening device
Forum: Electronics (8G)   7th August 2019, 17:56
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By Wilmo
FB brand is the one Honda fit. Honda fitted...

FB brand is the one Honda fit.
Honda fitted price 119 - having our Si done on Friday.
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   7th August 2019, 17:54
Replies: 25
  Clutch Time for a bleed?
Views: 522
Posted By Wilmo
Honda fixed price service cost for clutch fluid...

Honda fixed price service cost for clutch fluid change is 35 - look at the Honda website
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   7th August 2019, 17:50
Replies: 31
Views: 509
Posted By Wilmo
Does nobody love you enough to buy you nice bits...

Does nobody love you enough to buy you nice bits for your car?
If not buy them yourself - at least you will get one present you actually wanted.
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   7th August 2019, 17:48
Replies: 31
Views: 509
Posted By Wilmo
Those missing ones in your picture are different...

Those missing ones in your picture are different type to the normal trim clips.
Have a look on the Lings website to get the part numbers
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   7th August 2019, 17:45
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Wilmo
If it is 2011 then very, very unlikely to be 5...

If it is 2011 then very, very unlikely to be 5 speed.
If it an 8gen 1.8 civic then the gears are nicely spaced for a quick get away at one end and decent cruising at the other.
Can you post a link...
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   7th August 2019, 13:26
Replies: 31
Views: 509
Posted By Wilmo
Birthday, Xmas?

Birthday, Xmas?
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   7th August 2019, 13:22
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Wilmo
Are you sure it's not a 6 speed and previous...

Are you sure it's not a 6 speed and previous owner just put 5 speed gear knob on it?
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   7th August 2019, 13:19
Replies: 31
Views: 509
Posted By Wilmo
These look good on the plastic shroud of the slam...

These look good on the plastic shroud of the slam panel.
Come in various colours and I have seen them used in other locations under the bonnet
...
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   5th August 2019, 17:52
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By Wilmo
Do the calipers move if you grab hold and...

Do the calipers move if you grab hold and physically try to move them?

If they do then the garage might be right.
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   3rd August 2019, 09:13
Replies: 41
Views: 12,892
Posted By Wilmo
I bought a replacement unit from a breaker,...

I bought a replacement unit from a breaker, probably not so easy in S.A.

Taking the handle out is quite easy, 10mm socket and right allen key once door card is off.
Takes a bit of dismantling to...
Forum: Engines and Transmission (8G)   2nd August 2019, 17:48
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By Wilmo
Shame, sounds like bad news all round. You...

Shame, sounds like bad news all round.
You haven't said how many miles it's done or what the service history is like though.
Forum: General Discussion (8G)   2nd August 2019, 13:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,751
Posted By Wilmo
Try this: replace pollen filter then: ...

Try this:

replace pollen filter then:

Run car to temp.
AC on, temp to full heat, set to vents you normally use.

Run car with windows open for 10-15 mins -- stand by it so some scrote...
Forum: Type-R   2nd August 2019, 13:47
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By Wilmo
Not really, the engine oil has been sitting there...

Not really, the engine oil has been sitting there for 9 years.
The brake & clutch fluid will need changing regardless.
You could get the coolant checked before replacing it and I would recommend...
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