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  1. Black My blacked-out civic

    Gallery (8G)
    Looks faster than it is, stuck on the 1.4 i-dsi, no vtec:( All visual mods nothing performance as i'm just waiting to get a faster base car and the insurance will be an ache, was in the middle of cleaning it so got some streaks from my cloth. Tinted all rear windows 5% black Tinted all lights...
  2. Servicing 6-year service

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Just wondered if anyone had advice... Just put in my 08 Civic i-DSI for a service and MOT in a Honda dealership/service centre. It has 33000 miles. I wanted to take it to a Honda service centre because I bought it last September from a Nissan dealership (who said it had full service history...
  3. Servicing I-DSI troublesome spark plugs

    Engines and Transmission (9G)
    Has any one ever serviced a 1.4 I-DSI in a civic before ?.The first four spark plugs are easily accessible, however the back four are too difficult do you have to remove the air intake or its there a trick I'm missing here ?. There seems to be no space and no visibility, removing the air intake...
  4. 1.4i-dsi Miss shift

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hello! I joined this forum early of this year since at that time I planned to purchase a used 8th gen. civic. I learned a lot in advance so thanks to you guys here. Prior to my purchase sometime this July, ~95% of my driving experience is on cars with automatic transmission. So I tried first...
  5. Performance 1.4 i-DSi or 1.8 i-VTEC? Which one?

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hello, my friends I'm about to buy a Honda Civic and I can't decide between the 1.4 i-DSi Sport and the 1.8 i-VTEC Sport. I'm not crazy about speed, but I want a decent engine and I read a few posts from users that said the 1.4 is very underpowered. On the other hand, what concerns me about...