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  1. Ideas please

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    I’ve just purchased a mk8 2.2 I-cdti and I’m looking to make it sound a bit sportier.... if I put a straight through exhaust on without doing all the rest of the mods (ie remap etc) Would it effect the power more/less or not at all ???
  2. Battery

    General Discussion (8G)
    I have a Numax 096 12v 70AH 640A (EN) which is brand new and pulled from my old Audi. Can I use it in my O6 Honda Civic 2.2 diesel? Thanks for any and all help.
  3. Intermittent central locking failure

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hello!!! bought a type s civic mk8 and when I did the car was unlocked and ready to drive so never noticed but occasionally the car just won’t unlock. It will always lock using the fob but have tried different angles and distances and when it’s in one of those moods it just doesn’t want to...
  4. Honda Civic buyer - What to look out for?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hello, So my Ford Focus 1.8 is drinking oil, so it's time for an upgrade! I'm looking at a 2009 Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC SE currently on 76k miles at £3250. Is this a good deal? What should I be looking out for? Do these things rust badly? Engines reliable? I really don't want to be burning...
  5. Fitting a Tyle S spoiler

    Styling (8G)
    Hi guys, I've bought a spoiler for my civic (not from honda), which didn't come with the brackets. How am i best off fitting it? Shall i get hold of some brakcets or glue it? Cheers Michael
  6. Shiny & new ! Looking for styling mods for 07 civic type s

    Introduce yourself
    Spanking new driver and Honda owner :) Iv got a 07 civic type s , already in love with her so looking to make Afew cosmetic touches and was wondering if you guys could give me tips on where to start :) any help appreciated sir/sirettes Thanks guys :)
  7. Tyre Choice **HELP!!** Anybody urgently advise on tyre choice - they're on car NOW!!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    :confused: I URGENTLY need someone's help - like NOW!! [smilie=graytard.gi: I bought and had fitted some Michelin Pilot Sport 3 (225/40R18 92Y) on the front for my beloved 09 Type R GT [I]Baby[/I]:typer: this morning (on advice from the guy on the phone who said they'd be better than the...
  8. Driver side door handle facia

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi lads, not sure whether there's already a thread on this but has anyone had the same problem... Basically the facia of the handle seems to be coming free tried some decent glue and done a good job for around a month and has came away again. Just wondering whether anyone's had the same thing...
  9. Undertray installation

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi, I have just done a full service on my Honda using the guides on here, a big thank you to all who created them!! However I have just put the plastic undertray back onto the car and seem to have one bolt left over! I'm certain it is from the undertray itself as I have only installed 5 of the...
  10. Head Unit Double Din Installation. Really confused.

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hey, I have an 09' s-type. I am going to buy this: http://www.impulsecar.co.uk/productImages/mid/21_civic_full_kit_rhd.JPG I would like to fit a touchscreen stereo device with bluetooth, satnav, dvd. Can anybody recommend anything for me around £250-£300. Also, is there any other...
  11. Satnav Sat Nav Help.

    Electronics (8G)
    Hi, I have put a deposit down for a Honda Civic CTDI 2.2 type-S GT 2009. It does not come with a sat-nav but I was wondering if it is possible for Honda to fit a satnav with dvd in it where it would usually position. Thanks in advance guys. Joe
  12. Speakers Need help finding the right size products

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    I've looked in a few places and cant find any info about the size of the stock speakers in my car ( 2011 type s 1.4 ) just wondering if anybody here could help me out and tell me the right size/depth of the speakers so i can look into buying new ones, thanks
  13. Remap What are the pro's and cons for a 2.2ctdi remap??

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi all new to the site as of today and have a question on remaps. i recently treated myself to a 2.2ctdi 2006 civic ex with 73000miles. love the car to bits and keep seeing posts about remaps improving fuel economy and obviously power. My main questions are: 1) What sort of gains would i...
  14. Help with abbreviations

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi Guys, I am a new Civic owner and also a first time Honda owner. Plus to compound my thick Scottishness I am new to forums! :confused: Question: Can someone tell me what all the Civic abbreviations mean and stand for.. FN1 etc etc
  15. Hey Felloe Type r Lovers!!! CCan you help me?

    Introduce yourself
    i bought my civic last week and am getting used to it! i have a few q's that i hope you wonderful Honda enthuiasts can help me with. hope you dont get bored! 1. does anyone know where i can get an i pod cable hardwired to the main system?i live in Nottingham and how much is the going rate? 2...