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  1. Spare wheel - can't get my head around what size I need

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi everyone Got a Type R almost a year ago, however feel like I should get a space saver spare wheel for it with my upcoming trip to the Lakes. The kit from Cox is a bit pricey so was wondering if the offerings on eBay would be suitable? My Type R came with the 19" rage alloys (not sure if this...
  2. Show your 9G wheels

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension, Brakes (9G)
    I've seen that 8G Civics have The Definative aftermarket wheels gallery thread (check it if you haven't already, lots of nice wheels there), but I haven't seen a similar one for 9G, so here it is (and it is not limited to just aftermarket wheels). If you want to show (off) your wheels or you've...
  3. My first post!

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hello guys & girls (Men & Women), This is my first post on this forum. I have owned CIVIC 2008 Type S GT 2.2 cdti since September 2018 and it is magic. Previously drove 1.2 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2(Excellent learner car and reliable). But CIVIC is something else, the torque in 5th and 6th gear...
  4. Alloys Choice 16" to 19"

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension, Brakes (9G)
    Im looking into a set of BBS SR's for my 9g, I am trying to fill up the arches as much as possible and as such I'm weighing my options between either 19x8.5 ET45 alloy but then I have to use 235/40 or 235/35 tyres. My other option is 18x8 ET40 with a 225/40 tyre. Now I am aware that my speedo...
  5. 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...
  6. Replacing the front wheel arch trim

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi, My driver's side front wheel arch trim snapped off of my Civic 5dr ES 2008 (in half) with both sides still attached to the car but the longer side flopping around. Luckily, the clips etc were still in tact so I clipped it back in and managed to get home where I super glued it back together...
  7. Alloys Damage Hit deep pothole - steering & wheel issue

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi All, Firstly, I have to apologise for my lack of knowledge when it comes to diagnosing faults with cars. It may be strikingly obvious to you guys what is actually wrong, but here goes - car is a 57 2.2 iCDTI: Last Wednesday, I was driving home a different route when a hit a blind pothole...
  8. How do I remove the steering wheel?

    General Discussion (9G)
    Got myself a newly retrimmed wheel from royalsteeringwheels and want to know how to fit it. More importantly, how to remove the steering wheel from my car?
  9. Royal Steering Wheels

    Has anyone ever used Royalsteeringwheels and got their wheel re trimmed? Im thinking of doing it, but just wondered if anyone has already done it, and got some pictures they'd like to share! :)
  10. Tyre Other Space saver wheel?!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    I'm after a space saver to throw in the boot just to play it safe as i do a lot of miles, where's the best place to buy one? I've had a look in the for sale threads but can't find one close, they're about £80 delivered on Ebay. Is thay expesive or am i just being tight?? Thanks in advance
  11. Other Wheel nut size? Help!

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Can anyone tell me the wheel nut size? Not sure if it's 17mm 19mm or 21mm and i'm unable to find out at the minute as i don't have car! Thanks
  12. Painted wheel arch

    Styling (9G)
    Hi people, Just out of curiosity, does anyone know how much it cost to get the plastic wheel arches painted for my Milano red 9G civic? Do I have to take it back to Honda garage or any body work garage will do fine? In addition, do they need to sand the plastic down or do they just paint over...
  13. Alloys Corrosion 17" Pentas' - Corrosion?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi guys, Had my Civic a few months now and one of the reasons I went for mine was the wheels. I love the 17" Pentas', I think the look brilliant! Unfortunately, both back wheels seem to be showing signs of corrosion. I've not contacted the dealer yet and was wondering if anyone has...
  14. Other Wheel Spacers?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    Hi everyone, So i have 16" alloys on my civic. At the moment, bigger wheels are out of the picture, i just can't afford them. I was wondering what some wheel spacers would look like on my car, i don't like how the arches stick out over the wheels - if u know what i mean. Also, how do i deal...
  15. Suspension Squeaking Suspension?

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi everyone, I bought my 2006 Civic about 2-3 weeks ago from a Honda Approved dealer. Today i noticed that there is a squeaking noise coming from the driver's side front suspension. Every time i go over a bump, speed bump or pothole etc. i can hear it. I was just wondering if anyone could...
  16. Squeaks Metalic scraping noise from front wheel

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi Everyone, I recently noticed that my 2009 Civic Type-R was making a metal-on-metal scraping noise whenever I turned right (Only when the steering wheel was turned more than 270 degrees clockwise). Am I right in presuming it is not the brakes, as the noise continues if I brake hard? I...
  17. wheel stud replacement on VTI EK4 hub

    Modification Projects
    Hey all, I've got a problem that I'm hoping someone can help me with... I've got VTI hubs and disks on my EJ9 Civic and managed to snap a wheel stud the other day :facepalm: Had a look online and I found a few guides that mentioned removing the caliper and disk and knocking out the old stud...
  18. 2007 Civic space saver spare wheel

    ABP Motorsport
    Hi, Could you provide me with a quote for a space saver spare 135/80/R16 including VAT and postage to Cardiff please? Many thanks Mediamuppet
  19. Spare Do you need a spare ?

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    When I got my Civic in Feb, I showed my neighbour the "secret" compartment and explained that the car (by design) has no spare wheel. Sharp intake of breath followed, WHAT ! he said, What happens if you have a flat !? I call the AA I replied, I always would even if I DID have a spare, changing...
  20. Wheel Tech noise when turning steering wheel p/side

    Wheels, Tyres, Suspension and Brakes (8G)
    hi i got a problem recently i took my car to car wash when it come out drive way as i steer i could hear a sound comming from passenger side wheel.light tapping noise.either drive shaft steering.i never asked anybody yet to hear it from out side as i move the steering it even comes when...