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10-30-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,219
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: 2-in-1 HG and TB

There's a mark on the cam gear. #1 TDC is straight up. Put the motor at TDC before you take the timing belt off and then dont mess with the bottom end once you do that. If it moves on you anyways,...
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes
10-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,695
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Enkei Racing RPF1 Question

One of the toughest set of wheels I've had. If you dent one, I'll be impressed.
07-07-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,819
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Valve Cover Gaskets

I agree with all of the above about the plug seals being a huge pain. There's a very stiff ring inside the outer diameter of the seal to hold it in the valve cover. With a small screwdriver try and...
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes
06-17-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,587
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Rear disc swap and new rotors

I'm really busy these days... but every once in a while I check and see whats still going on.
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes
06-17-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,587
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Rear disc swap and new rotors

Last time i needed Si rear rotors, I got them at autozone for $9.95 a rotor. Maybe now they're $11... but they sure arent $32. Just put the cheapest thing you can find back there, you dont need a...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
04-27-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: 2002 help with turbo/supercharger find

Jackson never made a S/C for the D17, nor did anyone else. As far as turbos, search the site. Theres TONS of information.
03-01-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 91,917
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Camshaft Position Sensor Location

Cam sensor is under the cam gear (see pic). To get at it in the car, remove the upper timing cover.
Crank sensor is a huge pain in the ass, its under the pulley on the crank shaft. (its not yet...
03-01-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 91,917
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Camshaft Position Sensor Location

Cam sensor is under the cam gear (see pic). To get at it in the car, remove the upper timing cover.
Crank sensor is a huge pain in the ass, its under the pulley on the crank shaft.
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02-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,720
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: missing link or greddy pressure sensor

Given those 2 options, use the greddy pressure sensor. But having done that, you're going to hate it, and eventually rip it out and buy a Kpro. So if you can foot the bill, just do it right the first...
02-20-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,821
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: My car leaks a gallon of oil per week. What's the cause?

The only thing I can think of that would bleed oil that fast is a bad seal. Go under the car and just look for a massive amount of oil on one side of the oil pan or the other, you'll also see oil...
11-26-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Wanted: Info/schematic for EM/ES2 camber mod

I'd suggest not using mild steel.... it'll be adjustable the first time you use it, and then rust itself together. At a minimum, use aluminum for the adjustment nut... that'll do a little bit to keep...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
11-22-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,590
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Where can I buy the part under the bumper?

if you're looking for the rubber "road squeegee" then Honda calls it a "spoiler" for some reason... but its about $19 bucks.......
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
09-09-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Need Help Fast! New car rusting!

sand off the rust and the chipped paint around the edges and spray it with some rust proofing primer, then paint over it with spray paint of whatever color the car is. Its gonna look like crap, but a...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
08-06-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: The most fun I've ever had with a steering wheel and 3 pedals

Its an Exige, and I dont think the point is to go in a straight line... there's a few cars I'd rather go straight in.... but not too many I'd rather drive the winding roads in...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
08-06-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Boilermaker1

The most fun I've ever had with a steering wheel and 3 pedals

I'm currently babysitting this for a friend.
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If its not the most fun you can have driving a car, I really dont know what is. 1% creature comforts (it has a radio and AC, but why youd turn on...
Honda Civic Forum: Electrical
07-09-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 13,098
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: DIY: Converting primary o2 sensor from narrow to wide band for KPRO USE ONLY

I'm pretty sure when I got mine I bought the sensor from an 04 LX, but it shouldnt matter. Make sure you buy the "Air Fuel Sensor" It should be around $110. Id you look at the parts schematic its the...
Honda Civic Forum: Mid Atlantic
06-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: MD-FS: black leather RSX seats.

Trade for set of stock pistons and rods? :rofl::rofl:
05-26-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,178
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Radiator Replacement Issues

its the tranny cooler for automatics. If you have a manual, then I'd just put a plug over each fitting, and run the radiator.
Its easier to make one part number to replace both cars, than make a...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
05-25-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: oil intake

Honda may "require" service every 10,000 miles, but if you want the car to last any significant period of time, you should be doing it every 5,000. By that point, oil is usually done, after that,...
Honda Civic Forum: Suspension Performance
05-23-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Ground Control Opinions

Use the rates I've got posted in my thread. Its been so long I cant remember... (425/525?) Easiest thing to do is call GC direct, tell them you want the springs from the RSX kit with the civic...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
05-23-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: oil intake

I see nothing unreasonable with it burning a liter over that distance. You should be changing your oil at that point anyways (for you americans... 8K kms is ~5K miles).
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
05-22-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Finally picture worthy...

clean and subtle.... Boiler approved :tup:
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
05-05-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,291
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Wrapped Intake Piping In Black Heat Wrap

Eh... tried that years ago... never figured out if it made a difference. Maybe .00001 HP. The air is in the pipe for such a short amount of time it doesnt matter.
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes
04-29-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,855
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: 04 Civic VP brake upgrades

Anything that you can do to the brakes is found by searching, but its not really the smartest place to start. Better tires will make the most immediate difference in braking, and your first couple...
04-27-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: D17 turbo parts HELP!!!

if you dont want to pay for the right parts, then you sure arent gonna want to pay to fix the car afterwards either. So why bother if you're not gonna do it right?
buy good shit and pay once, do it...
04-23-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,270
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: rear brakes leaking need help fast

Just replace the wheel cylinders. They're not that expensive.
And get a T-fitting... they're only $2.
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels and Tires
04-08-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: What to do with these stock wheel/tires?

stock wheels are good for use in the winter
Stock tires are good for tire swings.
04-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Reardeck Spioler

Sometimes they're there to "reduce drag" by changing the profile of the rear end.
A long time ago someone did a study on FWD cars with spoilers and more or less came to the conclusion that they...
04-08-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,892
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Euro Plate Mount

You're going to need a new trunk lid to mount a europlate on the rear.
I'd honestly try ebay.uk or .de or something and see if you can find one with a seller willing to ship. Otherwise, try some of...
04-05-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Moving Battery

For an all in one kit, I'd recommend the Summit Racing battery relocation kit. It comes with everything you're gonna need.
03-16-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: 05LX front brake Cylinder damage or not?

it sounds more like a warped rotor.
Calipers for this car are cheap, you can replace it if you want, but if its shuttering, you probably have a rotor problem.
As far as the braking feel being...
03-16-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,602
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Greddy Emanage Cd*needed

I could have sworn you can download the software from greddy's website, unless that changed. When I get home I'll look and see if I have the file on my computer.
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
03-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,766
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Skipbarber's boost story. Latest dyno numbers..

If you're running SRT-4 560whatever CC injectors, and running lean, why would you want 410s from an RDX?
I'd start by looking at the tune. If you have no more injector duty, then get some 680s or...
Honda Civic Forum: Forced Induction and Swaps
03-02-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,559
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: I need an affordable quailty turbo kit

some people have actually seen gas mileage increases with turbos... so I wouldnt go as far to say you're going to destroy your mileage.

For 1200 bucks you wont find a complete kit, new and worth...
02-18-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 7,547
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: D16Z6 cam holder, rocker assembly and cam in D17A2 head

In prinicple I dont see a major issue... but I'd definitely be making sure the oil galleys line up before trying it out.
Honestly, I'd say just buy a Z6 head, they couldnt possibly be more than a...
Honda Civic Forum: Suspension Performance
02-14-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,858
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: tuner shop quote rip or not???

I've heard $100 a corner. Thats kinda fair, $200 a corner is not fair, thats an ass ramming. The rears take half an hour each, the fronts can take up to an hour and a half if you have to fight with...
02-09-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,668
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: ARE STAINLESS STEEL BRAKE LINES BAD for ABS???

I dont buy it.
The abs sensor measures the rotation of the hub. It counts the number of rotations per a given amount of time. The computer compares the count from all 4 wheels and its looking for a...
02-04-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,517
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Torque setting d16y8

If there's a gasket under the VC, it shouldnt be much since the gasket is the seal. On the D17 its a measly 7.2 lb-ft... thats barely more than hand tight. Snug them up and call it a day. More than...
02-04-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: D17 Psi?

Search button knows all
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
01-27-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 10,777
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: its official s2000 discontinued after 2009

Everyone's going back to basics.... the car makers included. No one's gonna buy a weekend toy in the middle of a recession, and cars just simply arent selling. I think you'll see a lot of cars bite...
01-25-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,481
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: differential diagnosis on car losing oil

Any oil covering the entire underside of the car?
Pull the exhaust manifold off and stick your fingers in the exhaust ports and feel around for oil gunk.
Then do a leakdown test on the cylinders....
01-22-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Help removing my seats

DIY Ejection seat!!!!!!!
Hope you got a sunroof...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
12-23-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: My car got an IQ boost....

Um... I wouldnt consider this a substitute for a tune. Its not perfection, and remember its a reaction system. It cant do anything until it picks up a problem.
You need to tune the car. The tune...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
12-23-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: My car got an IQ boost....

Yeah. the original plan was to pie cut the first bend, but i couldnt get the pies tight enough to convert the oval flange to round pipe and clear the alternator. So we wound up leaving it as an oval...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
12-23-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: My car got an IQ boost....

Thats exactly what it means.

Passed emissions this morning... its almost like an early christmas gift.
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels and Tires
12-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: i want more stopping power.. what to do

get better tires and better brake pads.
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
12-20-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By Boilermaker1

My car got an IQ boost....

So yeah... I'm back. Never really left actually, just really busy... The car has been on jack stands in my garage since August 28th. In that time, I didnt get done as much as you think I could have....
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
12-20-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Is this project worth it?

Seriously? Vent holes in the front bumper???
HAHAHA
Honda Civic Forum: Mid Atlantic
12-17-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: Sliver em2 in Northern VA?!?!

Yeah, sans the entire list of mods, and the fact that my car has been on jacks since august makes it unlikely its my car.
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
11-12-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By Boilermaker1

Re: So it begins... The New Ride

Mk4 Golf TDi
Ep3 wont get the milage but solves your space issue.
I second the Mazda 3 Hatch
I suppose if you can find a (probably rare as hell) Matrix with the Celica GTS motor (1ZZ MFE?) you'd...
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