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  1. Electrics New battery completely drained in 10 days

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi Everyone, I'm on my second 8th gen Civic at the moment and I am again having issues with quick battery drain. Previous car was 2006, current one is 2007. I am only using my car on the weekends and mostly for short trips so I expect to have to keep an eye on the battery but the previous and...
  2. Front Wiper Blade Arm Conversion

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi, this may sound a bit odd but has anybody converted their wiper arms from the hook type to a pinch-tab, side lock or top lock types? The reason I ask is that I've recently bought some rather expensive PIAA silicone wiper blades and when I fitted them the block for the hook type arm fitment...
  3. Flat Battery Alternator OK

    Honda CR-V
    Can any body help? Unusual problem of battery going flat. Was the original battery. Garage said they could not find a definite problem but suggested it may be the battery due to its age. Replaced the battery. Still went flat. Kept statically charging battery over next 2 days [thing to do]. Then...
  4. Spare Do you need a spare ?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    When I got my Civic in Feb, I showed my neighbour the "secret" compartment and explained that the car (by design) has no spare wheel. Sharp intake of breath followed, WHAT ! he said, What happens if you have a flat !? I call the AA I replied, I always would even if I DID have a spare, changing...
  5. Tyre Other Flat tyre!!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    As Chris took me to work this morning we noticed a strange clunky noise coming from the rear passenger side of the car, so Chris pulled over i got out to see if there was something stuck under the car....and to my horror noticed we had a flat tyre!!!!! So we drove to the petrol station, to put...