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  1. Rear brake piston replacement

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi all, Has anyone replaced the rear brake pistons on the mk8 civic diesel? I'm looking online and I've found refurb kits some with the piston mechanism some without. This leads me to believe the mechanism can be moved from 1 piston to another. Has anyone done this before? Is it straight...
  2. Alloys Other Refurbed Altimo Alloys

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi Civinfo Members, I'm relatively new here, but I thought I could show you all my new/refurbed Altimo alloy wheels on my Milano red civic. I've recently purchased the car and the previous owner must have had a personal hatred toward the alloys as they were absolutely battered. I managed to...
  3. [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...
  4. Alloys Damage Alloy Wheel Refurbishment Chelmsford area

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hey everyone. Quick question. Can anyone recommend an alloy wheel refurbishment company in the Chelmsford/Central Essex area? Either mobile or a fixed location is fine. I have looked at a couple of places but wanted to make sure I used a reputable and high quality company without paying 'too'...
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