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  1. General Discussion (8G)
    Hi All, First time Honda owner here - recently picked up a very low mileage 2011 Type S 1.4 Civic with a Type R body kit (L13A7 Engine AFAIK?), as a weekend run around/errand running car. I didn't expect anything flashy out of it, but I've started to enjoy the handling on bendy roads a lot more...
  2. Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Okay so I have had a full service in December and they refilled with 3.6L of engine oil. I had checked immediately and the oil on the dipstick was just over half way and in-between the two circles. I drove a few hundred and checked again and it was at the same point. Now I've driven my car a...
  3. Gallery (8G)
    Looks faster than it is, stuck on the 1.4 i-dsi, no vtec:( All visual mods nothing performance as i'm just waiting to get a faster base car and the insurance will be an ache, was in the middle of cleaning it so got some streaks from my cloth. Tinted all rear windows 5% black Tinted all lights...
  4. Previous Civics
    Hi All, I'm seeking a replacement electric door mirror (driver's door) with silver surround for a 2001 Honda 1.4 Civic SE. The existing item was damaged beyond repair in a collision whilst the car was parked; the driver responsible drove off without contacting me. Any suggestions or suitable...
  5. Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Sort of daft question so apologies in advance! For a few months now I've noticed that my clutch has become "sqeaky" after say 10-15 mins of driving. Checked online and said that common fault may be due to the clutch fluid to be changed. Had my service done at Honda Ewell a few months back and...
  6. Engines and Transmission (9G)
    I need some advice. This being my first car I really wanted to add a bit of flair to it (as all young guys do i'm sure). I have a silver 2012 1.4 Civic ES in manual. A few things I've already decided on is.. Paint matched wheel arches 18 inch Krypton Alloy Wheels Window tints. Nothing crazy...
  7. Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi All, I hoping to buy a 11 Civic Type S 1.4, but was very disappointed to find that it doesn't come with a USB port and wasn't even available as an optional extra! Does anyone know if the stereo that comes with the Type S GT is the same as the one fitted to the 1.4, and if so is there an...
  8. Gallery (8G)
    Hi, Just thought i'd show you guys my 1.4 i-VTEC. I've owned the car around 3 months and love it ! Really nippy car for a 20 year old :) You can probably see the obvious mods i have done. Others are: - Superchip from 100BHP to 125BHP (feels much more!) - Full Milltek exhaust system - HKS...
  9. Modification Projects
    Purchased this 1.4 dsi from a Honda dealer here in Ireland last year. It was pure basic spec and looked rather miserable.
  10. Gallery (8G)
    So had this car a while now so thought I would share a few photo's of it!
  11. Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Got a 1.4 Honda Civic recently and was just wondering if anyone knows of a Panel Filter/Induction Kit that can be fitted to this car. Have had a look on this forum and around some manufacturers and can't seem to find anything. Any help is much appreciated
  12. Modification Projects
    Hey first post, bought a civic type s i vtec 1.4 yesterday.Just wondering if anybody has managed to find a induction kit that fits this model. I know the typhoon fits the 1.8 but iam not sure if it would fit the 1.4. Thanks Euan
  13. Gallery (8G)
    Picked up my shiny new 1.4 civic today. Just had a wee drive about and it's an absolute pleasure to drive and so much more comfortable than my previous car. Just trying to figure out how to keep the paintwork nice, shiny and protected over the winter, any tips?
  14. General Discussion (8G)
    Hi! I've been contemplating it for a while and with the 4 years 0% and 4 Years servicing offer on a 1.4 type S 3dr I'm seriously considering just going for it but I have some questions I would like to ask you knowledgeable folks :) 1) What actual average mpg can I expect to get from the 1.4...
  15. Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Hey guys, I just recently regged here, as I am thinking about buying a Honda Civic. The car is from 06, 1.4 i-DSI Sport, and has a really low mileage (only done 18k miles). I was more in a mood for a diesel, but this one also has a good economy with it and the insurance costs are a lot smaller...
  16. Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hello I'm contemplating buying an 1.4 i-vtec civic. Test drove one the other day. Although I love the exterior and the interior the performance of the engine is a worry. Granted it was a 0km car and it should do a lot better when run in, but I still wonder how it would behave full of passengers...
  17. Gallery (8G)
    Hi, Doing a few mods slowly but surely... so far ditched the 16" SE alloys for some 17" Type S ones - also got the Dark Chrome Sports grille and the Type S fog blanks (Do you think the silver ones work okay or I should have got black?? hmmm - what you think??) Anyway here is a quick before and...
  18. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    I have ordered a 1.4 type s which comes with 16" as standard i am thinking of upgrading them to 17" when i get the car. I just like to know of peoples experiences of doing this, i.e loss of acceleration, poor ride and if its recomended if the car initially come with 16" wheels. I have searched...
  19. Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hello, my friends I'm about to buy a Honda Civic and I can't decide between the 1.4 i-DSi Sport and the 1.8 i-VTEC Sport. I'm not crazy about speed, but I want a decent engine and I read a few posts from users that said the 1.4 is very underpowered. On the other hand, what concerns me about...
  20. Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Hey all, Today we're going to order our new car ... a Honda Civic 1.4 DSI sport. It's a wonderful car. After driving a Volvo 460 1.9TDI for about 13 years, we thought it was time for a change. :) One little question remains, when our Volvo's oil needed replacement, we did it ourselves...
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