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  1. EBC Brakes
    So, here at EBC Brakes We like to offer a free set of pads each month to a randomly selected forum member. In past giveaways We have discussed our first cars, garage and storage spaces, famous people we have met or would like to have met and weird and wonderful vehicles amongst other topics...
  2. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    hi guys recently i bought Honda civic type r from 2007 and i heard some strange snapping sound from front wheels two times now first time i was going backward and i was turning right and suddenly i heard strong sound i would describe it like something snapped from front right wheel. then i went...
  3. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi guys, I've noticed my fn2 pulls to the left when braking fairly hard. Not noticed it when braking gently but when over about 1/2 the pedal travel it pulls. The steering wheel doesn't move at all. The pull would be enough to make me change lanes if braking from 50-60 and I didn't counter...
  4. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi, Sorry if this has been asked before I have just joined. I have an 07 plate honda civic and the rear brake dust shields have rusted so bad they are just crumbling when I touch them. I can't seem to find replacements anywhere, are these necessary for when I change the brake discs and...
  5. General Discussion (8G)
    So I recently upgraded from my ancient Ford Fiesta to 2011 Honda Civic Type S 1.4. I wanted an upgrade, something with more kick but still economical. Unfortunately I'm not a petrol head or mechanic, I wish I was. I purchased it from an independent dealer, someone who I half know. Very good...
  6. General Discussion (8G)
    Hi All Hope everyone is safe and well at this strange time! The missus has a 2008 civic and I did read the sticky on removing stones from the brakes but is there a way to get stones out without removing the wheel or disc? It's making a hell of a racket! I have already jacked one side up...
  7. Type-R
    At almost 10 years old my car had its first repair today. My wife has been using the car most of the year as I was enjoying my E Class prior to mid-March and WFH. Anyway a few weeks ago she came home and advised me of a burning smell and heat at the back wheel. By the time I got out to it no...
  8. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hello. I haven't been out much in the Civic lately. Not much need to what with working at home etc. But on a trip to the grocery shop I noticed the rear brakes were squealing, so with a sunny weekend I thought I'd take a peek. Right side had one completely worn pad. turned out to be that the...
  9. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Pads need changed all round, got them and I’m getting fed up waiting on my cousin (who’s a mechanic) getting back to me about when he’s free to do them. Read that you need a windback tool for the rear caliper piston although there’s videos on how to do it without the tool. Also that you have...
  10. Bugs, faults and irritations (9G)
    Hey. I have 2012 White Civic 1,6 Diesel 130000km. Just found out the paint work is full of scratches and dents most likely from the brakes. Anyone with the same experience? Mads
  11. Type-R
    hi, My rear left brake makes a squealing sound(whilst driving) whenever I start it up, after not driving for more then a day. Today I start it up after not driving for about 5 days, same issue except this time it got stuck. I gave it some throttle and it made two loud clunks went back to normal...
  12. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi guys, i sometimes give my car a hammering on the b roads, and my oem brakes just fade and fade, i was wandering if there are any options available for carbon ceramic discs and pads to go with them? I'm aware they are likely to be way more expensive but I'm prepared to pay a bit more for them...
  13. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi Guys, First post on this forum, so Hi! Recently bought at Honda Civic Si 2.2 60 Plate Just had it serviced - at a Honda garage, have been told that the rear rhs brake is binding. They quoted me £260 to have new pads and discs installed - apparently the same disc has started to crumble...
  14. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    So i've been meaning to change the discs on my car for a year or 2, due to lipping on the inner and outer surfaces - Especially as the front create a groove in my pads on the inner edge - I can only think slightly smaller pads were used at some point? Took the plunge and ordered from Mtec -...
  15. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Would people say these lines are genuine Goodridge stainless steel? Honda Civic Type-R FK2/3/FN2 07-10 Goodridge SS Black Brake Hoses SHD0390-6C | eBay I always thought the SS lines were more expensive than that? Need new pads all around so figured I'd go a bit further and have EBC slotted...
  16. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi guys, I decided to change my brake pads today because my mechanic said my brakes were good and I didn't trust him because they were ringing my bells every-time I used and I was right! Proof! https://www.dropbox.com/s/b0ra14dbis6ou7o/2016-09-24%2009.32.35.jpg?dl=0 (I need to read the post...
  17. Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi Thanks all users for posting in this forum, great stuff honda user to user environment. Week ago I had problem with my rear right calipper, basically it burn my brakes as it stop working properly and the brake pads stay close all my way to 30mil trip. Once I leave a car I start straight...
  18. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi, I'm trying to change my brake pads on 8th gen Civic, but I cannot access the pads because the caliper won't come off. I have removed the two bolts (sliding pin) but it will not budge. Any help would be much appreciated. James.
  19. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi all, Looking to replace my brake disc and pads all round. Currently looking on euro car parts as they have a 20% off offer on atm. But if anyone knows of a better place please do also let me know. So I have an 07 1.4 dis Civic. And when on euro car parts it says - "There is more than one...
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