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  1. Buying a nice 8th gen

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi all, Stumbled on this forum about a month ago and been reading lots of threads, seems like a great place :) I'd like to get a 1.8 litre petrol 8th gen. Current plan is to get an 8th gen, keep it for a few years, then get a 9th gen, keep that for a few years, and then get an EV (hopefully a...
  2. Brakes Brake discs help

    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...
  3. Help, Looking at buying a Civic

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi All New to the forum, I'm looking for a bit of help and advice. Im looking at the 8th Gen, 2.2L Diesel, iv been looking at the EX trim. Unless anyone else has any recommendations? Does anyone know if there's anything i need to look out for when buying one? (like common faults or total no...
  4. Buying a 2008 Civic?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hello, Apologies if I've posted this in the wrong area but I'm a new member. I'm looking to buy a 1.8 Honda Civic. I've found one within a reasonable distance, here are the details: 1.8 i-VTEC Petrol, 08 plate, 63000 miles, light blue/silver metallic paint, EX model, black leather interior...
  5. Civic First time buyer advice

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi. I've followed the forum for a long time and this is my first proper post. I've been saving for an 8th gen Civic ever since I started driving about a year and a half ago. Over here in Ireland 8th gen Civics haven't been very popular and its pretty hard to find a good used one with the right...
  6. Advice on buying a Type-R

    Hi all. So I searched around a bit but didn't find anything definitive. As the title says, I'm looking at trading my 2.2 for an R. A bit of a back story behind the car: The car (advertised as a 2012 alabaster silver- I thought they were discontinued in 2011 though might be a late 2011...
  7. Dealers Paddocks of Coventry

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Good evening all, Am interested in buying a Civic from a used Honda dealer Used Cars Kersley End, Used Car Dealer in Coventry | Paddocks Cars Coventry Was wondering if anyone had dealt with Paddocks or had heard anything about them. Kind regards, J
  8. Price Hunt for the right CTR begins

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    So I got the idea in my head that my lovely 1.8 EX just wasn't a Type R and that in order to carry on living I needed to fix this. With my car-lust firmly behind the wheel in my brain my first port of call has been to drop an email to the main dealership where I have been getting my services...
  9. Newbie from Glasgow. Looking for Civic.

    Introduce yourself
    Hey folks, Just registered today so thought id say a quick hello & hopefully get a bit of advice from anyone. Time to get a new car and always loved the sportier looking Civics. Havent got a great knowledge about cars so thought joining the site might be useful. Ive got 7.5k to spend (cash)...
  10. Bulbs Buying advice to brighter headlights

    Lights (8G)
    Hello everybody... I'm looking for some bulbs to change headlights on my 06 civic...the original are too yellow for me and i'm thinking about changing for some brighter ones, like xenon efect...do you have any sugestions on what to buy? I've seen "Mr JP's" 6000K 55W kit, but i'm not sure if...
  11. Questions Type-S GT buying advice please.

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Hi everyone. I'm looking for your advice on this car: 2010 Type-S GT 1.8L Current asking price £11,390 March 2010 AF10 OOV Milano Red 28K miles. Obviously no pictures at the time of posting as it only arrived at the dealership this morning, so I'll try my best to describe it. Paint work...
  12. Help Please - buying Civic not intended for UK market

    Previous Civics
    Hi, I'm new to the forum and to Honda Civics. I am thinking of buying Honda Civic 1.6 ivtec SE 2003. Generally the car all seems good. However I have encountered a problem – When I tried to get an insurance quote I was told the registration didn’t come up with any model details. I then...
  13. Used buying advice/tips civic type s gt

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    hey guys i am planning to get the civic type s gt soon and just need some advice on anything i should be looking out for on the vehicle