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  1. Outer Brake light Cracked inside red section

    Lights (8G)
    Facelift 8g. I am not sure if the bulb expoded or what happened but I just noticed that both sides are cracked on the inside-red-section that covers the break light. One side is worse than the other with a little piece of plastic chipped and burnt marks on the inside plastic - looked like a...
  2. Ctr brakes on 2.2

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Looking at ctr brakes for my 2.2, stupid question, the brakes on the type r, are they big brake kits? Typed type r brake kits into google and it was bringing up the big brake kits so I was just wondering
  3. Does any of this need changing? Drop links?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hello, I kerbed my wheel today! I ended up having to get a new tyre. *cries* was hoping for this to never happen but I guess it did. Was rushing for no reason and tried getting through tight gap of cars so my idiotic fault and I usually drive slower than people. I had the car jacked up waiting...
  4. Brakes Tube size for brake bleeding.

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension, Brakes (9G)
    Hi All, Could anyone give me a link to ebay for clear / silicone tube for brake bleeding. First time so I don't wont to get the size wrong etc.. Thanks :) @Edit With little bit of research a believe its either 6 or 7mm, any idea which will work better?
  5. Brakes Brake Upgrade -hose issue

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi I'm after a bit of advice -I'm trying to upgrade my type s 2.2 front brakes to type r spec -the aim being to improve the poor feel of my brakes -commuting only, no track etc. I've a set of 2nd hand genuine honda type r calipers/carriers and a new set of brembo discs & pads to fit fn2. Today...
  6. Electrics PGM-FI after changing to LED tail/brake bulbs

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hey. Had a PGM-FI warning come up yesterday. The only thing I changed was LED tail/brake lights. Put the old bulbs back and tried the reset procedure in the manual but it doesn't work. Anyone know how to reset it? The reset procedure is apparently done by turning the engine on and off at 30...
  7. Brakes grinding brakes

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hey, I'm new and was just hoping one of you can help me, I have a 56 2.2 I-cdti civic and I have a grinding noise when I brake sometimes, but the brakes and disks look like they got plenty of life left in them, and another thing is there's a screeching sometimes when I drive coming from the...
  8. Brakes Still not happy!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    I am still not happy with my brakes. And that is after EBC Ultimax discs, YellowStuff pads, HKS braided lines and uprated fluid. My pedal still feels like its made of butter after a few hard brakings. Is it the master cylinder or is it the size of the discs? 282mm std. Or even maybe a pad that...
  9. Howdy! Bought my first civic! 2008 type r .....braking problems 2 days aftecollection

    Introduce yourself
    Hey guys/girls I've just bought a 2008 civic type r, in red, 56k fsh....seen sense and converted from VAG! I picked it up from the garage on Friday, over thr weekend I've noticed what I would call excessive road noise at >35mPh and a strange sensation when braking to a stoP... Like I'm pulsing...
  10. Brakes Braking upgrade - going in end of month

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi all, Just thought I would share the treats that I am giving my TypeR at the end of this month. HEL 6 line braided brake hose kit Motul RBF 660 brake fluid Cosworth Streetmaster brake pads (Front and Rear) DBA 42500S Front discs (wiper slot) This will be my first braking upgrade for this...
  11. Brakes Clicking noise from front wheels - please help

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Honda Civic 2008 bought recently. I’m getting a clicking noise (same sound as when clicking a computer mouse but amplified X1000) at sudden braking and sudden pull out. On sudden braking, sometimes I get this clicking sound twice immediately one after each other. The sound is definitely coming...
  12. Brakes insurance cost for intalling ebc disc and pads

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    i double checked my admiral insurance policy for changing my oem honda disc and pads to ebc turbogroove and green stuff pads. it will cost me extra 14.84 to add to my policy, is this normal guys? you would think they would charge less for putting better brakes on the car :confused:.
  13. Servicing Rear brake disc at service

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Ok, just put my car in today for a service after I have done about 10k miles in just over 6 months since I bought my 09 2.2 es civic from them. They said the rear brake disc had corroded and needed replacing and that would be £195 for the parts (no pads). Does this seem a little pricey? Could...
  14. Brakes brake paddles really soft when braking?

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
  15. Warnings Warning (!) for 2 sec on display when starting

    Electronics (8G)
    Hi, I hope someone could shed some light on a warning that I have been getting on my display when starting up. I get the message (!) on the multidisplay. Before I can do anything it disappears. After a few days it comes back (always on the first start up of the day) and disappears again. I...
  16. Brakes Mugen Brake Pads

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hey Everyone! Just wondering if anyone has got the Mugen brake pads on their Type R and would like to give a review or at least their opinion as to whether they are worth forking out the coin! Much appreciated :eek:
  17. Brakes Replace Brake Pads on 96' Honda Civic

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    http://www.associatedcontent.com/art...g2.html?cat=27 I was a mechanic in the Army and at a civilian job. This is the way I change brake pads. You should not have any trouble by following this guide but still do so at your own risk. *I recommend reading this article in it's entirety and then...
  18. Brakes Replacing front discs and pads - fluid also?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    As my MOT is due up in another six weeks I've been looking closely over the car and realised my front pads are close to worn out. As the discs were looking a little lipped too, I've ordered a pair of EBC discs and greenstuff pads. On here I see a lot of people recommend replacing the fluid...
  19. Brakes Brake Caliper Rewind tool - is it for the rears only?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    I bought one of these today: Laser Brake Caliper Rewind Tool Laser Brake Caliper Rewind Tool from Halfords Price £20.99 But are they just for the rear brake calipers :confused: as I've just finished the fronts and it did not fit. I followed the instructions in the box...
  20. Servicing new disc and pads ?

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    just took it for servicing theres only 2.5mm left on front and discs are below minimum. does anybody know where can i get cheap front discs and pads and what are the part number for them and information or links please help thanks