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  1. Machine polishing help!

    Cleaning
    Hi there, I'm quite new to the forum, so apologies if this has already been covered. I own a 2013 civic in Deep Sapphire Blue and have just bought a 2009 FN2 in Crystal Black Pearl. I've just bought a DA polisher in an attempt to better remove some of swirling and defects in both cars paint, I...
  2. DIY Scratch repair

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi guys, So I discovered a couple of scratches on my car today. I know there's loads of information about DIY Scratch fixing but I'm a newbie so was hoping for some clarifications with a couple of points. The scratches are about 5 inches and are deep (I can provide pictures tomorrow). There is...
  3. White dots on paint after detailing

    Styling (8G)
    I had my car detailed last weekend and noticed after the detailing some white dots, they advised me it's the stone chips coming through and nothing to worry about. There was only a few and they are tiny so I wasn't worried about it. Anyway I went to give it a wash today and noticed more and...
  4. Paint Scratches and dents

    Bugs, faults and irritations (9G)
    Hey. I have 2012 White Civic 1,6 Diesel 130000km. Just found out the paint work is full of scratches and dents most likely from the brakes. Anyone with the same experience? Mads
  5. Fn2 paint

    Styling (8G)
    Need some advice in regards to my fn2 in red. common problem the paint job on this car is rubbish. Would it make sense to do a touch my or a total respray? Also is wrapping a car is it worth?
  6. The Big Change

    Styling (8G)
    Thinking about changing colours, can't decide between wrapping or spraying with plasticare, shoot me down... how realistic is it to try and plasticare my entire car myself and get a good result?
  7. Is International Paint Suppliers a trusted company?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi, I am interested in re-spraying my civic and was wondering If anyone has had any experience with this website before? Custom Car Paint and Industrial Paint Suppliers - Are they reliable? Thanks for a response! Regards, Jhon.
  8. Door handles/fuel cap painting

    General Discussion (8G)
    I want my handles and fuel cap colour coded, can you but these anywhere as i don't really want to paint my own, and not really keen on carbon fibre either?
  9. Door handles and fuel cap

    Styling (8G)
    Looking to colour code my door handles and fuel cap, what technique are you Guys going for? Paint, wrap, dip, carbon? Cheers
  10. Interior trim paint

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi there, Is anyone aware of a plastic paint that matches the interior trim on an 2007 civic? It's like a titanium colour. I have a couple of unsightly marks I'd like to touch up, one on the gear gaiter and one on the drivers door where the window controls etc are. I've spoken to Honda and...
  11. side trim wheel arch painted

    Styling (8G)
    I was thinking of getting the side trim sprayed in to match the colour code of the car and then vinyl wrap the foot protectors in black vinyl, only thing stopping me is the trim if painted always chips and I would hate to go to the expense of paying someone to professionally spray paint it in...
  12. Stone chip on bonnet

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi people! I want to repaint / fix my bonnet(nighthawk black) because it has small holes in the paint from stones. Can you please guide me to a good and relatively cheep solution taking into consideration that there are a lot of them on the bonnet? Someone recommended me to replace the...
  13. Scratched paint

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi! I just discovered that my Civic has been scratched. Can you please guide me with a process and also a repairing kit to fix the paint? The color is nighthawk black. Thanks and have a nice day!
  14. [How To] Refurb Those Alloys

    This is How To ... (Guides Only) (8G)
    One of the reasons why I got my CTS a bit cheaper than other models of the same year + milage was that the previous owner had curbed the living hell out of the alloys. It was a bit of a shame, as I haven't seen many Civics with these particular 18" alloys- so rather than replace them, I thought...
  15. Scratch Along Passenger Door - Any Cheap/Temporary Fix?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi guys, I scratched my passenger side door against a fence post and it's created a fairly deep scratch that runs 3/4 of the passenger side front door. As there's also a slight dent in the door it's going to be around £150-200 to get fixed. The dent is barely noticeable but the scratch is very...
  16. Paint Poor paintwork, lots of stone chips!

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi Ive got a milano red civic... just short of 16000 miles and there must be atleast 20 stone chips on the bonnet! Just had it inspected today and the readout was an average of 107micro-meters. Which is extremely thin! Has anyone had same problems and had them resolved by Honda? Im hoping they...
  17. Dr Colorchip -Anyone got any experience?

    Styling (8G)
    Hey folks, I've taken my 07 CTS to New Zealand but after 2 years in quake raveged Christchurch she has LOADS of paint chips on the bonnet and grill. Dont get the civic we all love over here so she gets lots of looks and people inspecting her, so would like her to look her best again. Resprays...
  18. Turning the Grey to Black on my DBP Civic

    Styling (8G)
    After Reading the thread about staining the grey trim on a Type-S I thought I'd give it a try. I've got a 08' Civic in Deep Bronze Pearl Type-S and I don't really like it that the under parts are grey. So I got some dye from ebay and some Turtle Wax - Black in a Flash to make it black. I will...
  19. bird poo problem

    Cleaning
    hello to everyone would just like to compliment everyone on the forum for helping with various prblems nw sorted as this is my first post. Yesterday i realised i had bird poo on the back of the civic may have been there for 2-3 days however upon washing and waxing the car have realised that it...
  20. what colour calipers?

    Styling (8G)
    hey i recently bought a civic type s in bluish silver, as a bank holiday is coming up i thought id take my wheels off and give them all a good clean and also the brakes. i then started thinking about painting the calipers but cant decide on a colour what would go nice, any suggestions? and also...
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