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  1. Coilovers advice for 1.8 Civic

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hello there from Mauritius, my civic has developed some 'spinning' wheel noise at low speed (noise stops after driving at high speed on the highway) on the drivers side and after a servicing at the dealership they have said that I need to have the shocks changed. Due to the covid outbreak I...
  2. Knocking noise from suspension when driving slow...?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi All Hoping someone can help. I think it started a couple of months back, I drove onto a grass verge and my car hit a large rock hidden in the grass. Ever since that incident, when driving slow (up to 30mph) especially over a bumpy road the suspension makes this 'knocking' noise. When...
  3. Front shock leaking - replacement...with what?

    Type-R
    Local garage want 531 to replace front shocks, honda are coming back to me with their sachs quote but no doubt a little more, another local place want me to pick from coilies + labour (Coilover / Suspension Kits) what would you do? i really am not sure, everything is stock on suspension (i...
  4. Is the bushes on the bottom arms easy to replace rather than buy whole arms will the inner arm bush just come out easy and just slit a new one in??

    General Discussion (8G)
    Are the bushes on the front inner arms easier to replace and also the inner front bottom arm bushes do they just drop out and new ones straight in??
  5. Ooops I hate foxes - Crash Damage

    Type-R
    Evening all, So at 5am this morning a fox ran out in front of me on a national speed limit road. I swerved and missed the fox but hit a traffic island in the middle of the road. Completely smashed my drivers side front and rear alloys, burst both tyres and when I got recovered to the garage...
  6. Suspension Bump Stops or Tyre Pressure!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Discovered something frightening that I thought I would share! Only had my FN for a couple of months and worried about the Bump stops, as I was getting some fun knocking and a really hard ride! Just by chance, I checked the tyre pressures again when cold (I had checked when warm and I first...
  7. Suspension Whole car wobbles slightly.

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hello, I've got a FK3 for 2 months now and I've noticed that the car wobbles when the road is not perfect. The wheels have been checked and balanced and all new tires. The inner and outer steering rod has no play, so that seems good. I've recently changed the bump stops they had fallen out. I...
  8. Fn2 Civic Type r rear left brakes sticking?

    Type-R
    hi, My rear left brake makes a squealing sound(whilst driving) whenever I start it up, after not driving for more then a day. Today I start it up after not driving for about 5 days, same issue except this time it got stuck. I gave it some throttle and it made two loud clunks went back to normal...
  9. Steering Problem with wheel alignment on 9G

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension, Brakes (9G)
    Hi all! I drive a 2012 9G and I just got 2 x Hankook 16" tyres for the front 3 days ago. While the steering wheel was tiny bit off (not completely straight, with left side couple mm lower than right side) I decided to for wheel alignment. As I said the steering wheel was couple mm off so...
  10. Suspension Shock absorber replacement....

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Got my type R FN2 back in January. Really enjoying the car but recently noticed a slight wobble in the ride over speed bumps etc. The front left shock was replaced when I got the car but it was obviously not done as a pair. The right shock has now leaked and is much less firm when pressing down...
  11. Suspension Rock solid suspension. HELP!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Good day all. Im having a problem with my 2.2 that ive had for a while now, but its really starting to bug me. Ive got an 06 2.2 ictdi. 140k on the clock... And the ride quality is horrendus. It feels as though the car doesnt have any suspension. Every little bump, pot hole or anything of the...
  12. Suspension suspension options for Tourer with 1.6 diesel

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension, Brakes (9G)
    I bought my Civic Tourer 1.6 diesel in May this year. So far I have driven 16000km and in general I like my car but... I travel a lot through Germany and at higher speed (over 140km/h) quite often car becomes unstable. In curves or with a side wind it leans to the side, irresponsive steering...
  13. Creaking /quiet rattle after front shock change - fn2 2008

    Type-R
    Hi, hoping for some good advice here Recently had a front shock change on both front sides. Within a week or two I began to get like a very quiet rattle on the front off side at low speed over uneven bits of road and also creaking over speed bumps. Only occurs on one side and never had the...
  14. Suspension Knocking from Driver's Side Wheel Arch when Turning Right

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi there all, I recently put my 95,000 miles 56 2.2ictdi in for an MOT, which it passed, which the recommendation of changing the front shocks due to oil misting. I followed the advice, but after picking the car up from the garage I've noticed a slight knocking sound coming from the driver's...
  15. Suspension 2008 Civic 1.8

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi All, My first post here so hi! I was hoping someone could give me some advice.. Well the other half! She has a 2008 civic which has only done 29000 miles which she bought from Holden Honda in Norwich, which she has had for 2 months. It has a 1 year warranty and it's already been in once as...
  16. Suspension Type S Lowering springs Eibach.

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hey all! I have been kicking around these forums for a while and have made a few changes to my type S. I am looking at fitting some Eibach lowering springs as the stock suspension is shocking, crashy and I want a bit better handling as I have lots of lovely A roads around home :D:D:D:D Found...
  17. Suspension Front o/s suspension strut for Honda Civic

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hello all, I am after some help please.... I bought the below on Ebay, and all it said was it was for a Honda Civic. Unfortunately i rushed in and bought it, but it didn't fit my car. :mad: I have got some numbers from the sticker (and i will try and put a pic on here!!) The strut is...
  18. Suspension Clunking noise at slow speed

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Morning all, So this has been bugging me for a while. I have a clunking noise when I turn my steering wheel at slowish speeds, (mainly reversing out of parking bays) I changed the drop links to Meyle HD ones about 5/6 months ago. Went through its MOT fine in July, no advisories on any of...
  19. Suspension Noise from rear suspension when a lot of weight in car

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi all, I have a 2011 Civic Type-S. During the last 6 months there has been a knocking/squeaking noise coming from the rear passenger wheel. It only happens when going over large bumps or with people sitting the in rear of the car. I asked the garage to have a look during servicing but they...
  20. Suspension Weird sounds from the rear of the car

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Right, difficult too explain the noise, but everytime i go over a speed bump, there is a strange sound coming from the rear of the car, bought it in November last year is it has always done it.. kinda just ignored it tbh! but now i want too know if anyone else has this problem or what the cause...
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