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  1. Connects2 not working...

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hey guys! I recently bought new double din head unit and all the accessories to it. The new HU is a JVC KW-M745DBT. I also bought a new "frame" and cable. The cable i baught was a Connects2 CTSHO002. Once I had connected everything together and test fitted etc. There where two cables from the...
  2. Head Unit Help with Choosing Head Unit

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi guys, I have a few questions: 1. I am trying to find a good head unit for my non satnav car. I need cheapest CarPlay enabled one, so can anyone help me with that? 2. I suppose I will need Connects2, so can you please help me find a link for proper version. 2a. Related to above, what is...
  3. Radio Did anyone ever find a solution to radio interference?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    I'm loving my "new" Civic (2010 1.8 SE) but the FM radio is the worst I've ever experienced in my 30+ years of driving. The CD player is great, I love the MP3 functionailty and the FM radio is great - UNTIL I turn the rear demister or blower on. The interference is ridiculous! As soon as I turn...
  4. Head Unit Need Help Looking for a Head Unit!

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Looking to fit a more Sophisticated head unit to my 8th Gen Civic, and finding it quite hard to find a unit with all the features i require. Would anyone be able to recommend a unit that has the Following, -Double Din -DAB/FM -Reverse Camera / Parking Sensor -Android Auto -Bluetooth -CD...
  5. AUX in AUX in not being recognised?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi all, First post, sorry for it to be a question! I've recently bought a '11 Civic that has the AUX in/usb ports in the armrest, however when I connect my phone with a 3.5mm cable, nothing happens and I can't select it through the CD/AUX button on the stereo. It's not the button as it works to...
  6. Other General ICE Options

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi all, I'll apologise in advance as I'm sure there are hundreds of threads on here asking what I'm asking... I'm currently working in India and due back soon, I was tempted to upgrade to the new type R but have decided to stick with my 08 2.2 cdti until next year and make a few...
  7. Head Unit worried about fitting a double din?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    hey all, I am about to buy an after market head unit official Honda fascia and Connects2 kit. can I just remove the old head unit, connect the Connects2 kit and install the head unit? or do I need to keep the old head unit wires in somewhere? I have checked the Wiki but can't find a definite...
  8. Upgrades choosing a Sub And Amp

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    hi All, I am a complete amateur when it comes to ICE. Can anyone basically recommend a decent sub and amp? my head is baffled when it comes to RMS, Peak power etc etc. I'm looking for a good bass kick, but something that doesn't just rattle and sound chavvy, but a consistent deep bass sound...
  9. Head Unit Can anyone recommend this?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hey all, I'm looking to buy one of these, it's a Pioneer AVH-X3500 DAB It seems to support all I'm after e.g DAB Bluetooth USB Touch screen Mixtrax Supports Reversing Camera Just looking for any advice or any reason not to buy it really? Thanks in advance... This link should work...
  10. My install sound system upgrade price?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    hi all, i'm looking to get better sound quality and a good bass kick as i listen to a lot of rap and R&B. i want too keep the stock head unit (2010 type S GT0 to save money, but want all new speakers and a sub and amp? how much would this roughly cost?
  11. Head Unit Double Din Installation

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    So I've just ordered this and also purchased the facia kit from hondabitz with universal wiring loom. My only questions are 1. are these the only two bits I need? As I notice the facia doesn't come with a cage, will I need a cage? 2. any tips to make installation easier would be greatly...
  12. Upgrades Pioneer Upgrade!

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi guys, Already posted this on the facebook group but thought I'd do it here too...got my new Pioneer unit installed yesterday and over the moon with the results :D Before... After... Works perfectly with my iPhone 6 Plus via Apple CarPlay. Delighted
  13. Satnav 8th Gen SD Sat Nav on Si-T ES-T etc

    Electronics (8G)
    Hi guys I am new to this forum as I am about to buy my first 8th Gen Civic. I want one that will last me a while so I basically want all the toys, including Sat Nav, Bluetooth, USB, etc. I figured this means I probably need an EX GT, so have been scouring Auto Trader for these, but recently...
  14. AUX in Aux cable wrong connection?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi everyone, I have recently bought a 57 plate type s without the aux. I bought a aux cable off ebay but it has the connection for the steering wheel controls and not the cd changer. I have attached a couple of pictures and If anyone could help explain if I'm right or wrong that would be great.
  15. Speakers Cheap & Cheerful ;-). Advice Needed Though :/

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Wandering around the local Halfrauds for wiper blades and spotted a pair of Alpine 1725S 220W speakers with no price on them. Couple of minutes later, they were in my car for a cheeky fiver! Now, I'm a complete noob when it comes to car electrics... Can anyone tell me what I'll need to install...
  16. Subwoofer Noob Seeking Advice

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    I'm looking into improving the standard system with some new speakers, 4-channel amp & a sub. Now I'm guessing that the speakers will just swap out but I'm not sure about the wiring that I'll need for the amp and the sub. Anyone got any advice or have done anything similar and know what the...
  17. Head Unit Original HU but with high performance sound?

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi guys this has to be one of the best forums i've seen in a long time, keep up the great work, anyway... I wanted to know is there any possibility at all of keeping the original HU but still having a great sound with high end audio speakers/subs by using some sort of audio equipment, I have...
  18. AUX in iPod classic => '09 plate 2.2 ES???

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi, I'm looking for advice on what is th best option for me to connect my ipod into the radio. I want to have control via the streering wheel, have it charging and out of sight and have playlist/album/track names on the radio display! The DICE system seems to give it but only if my car has XM...
  19. Windscreen Ice on inside of Windscreen

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hey all, I have an '08 Civic which got its windscreen smashed a few months back. After a disasterous job from National Windscreens scratching up all the displays in the car, it seems that in this cold weather the inside of this new windscreen ices up to the point I have to gently scrape it to...
  20. Technical USB not loading on power up

    Ipods, MP3 Players and ICE (8G)
    Hi! Am a proud and (generally) happy 2-day owner of an Australian 09 FN2. I've looked in its thick tome of a manual about this but no info about it so I thought I'd draw on the wisdom of you lot here... BACKGROUND: Have a pile of MP3s in the root folder of a USB stick* connected to the sound...