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Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
02-23-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,935
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Problems with fuel economy - miles per tank

I'm going to tag onto this thread because i don't see a purpose in making a new one. My car was getting 30-35 when i first bought it(i calculated by filling up the tank, running it, and then filling...
Honda Civic Forum: Suspension Performance
01-20-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Complete Newb needs schoolin'

Edit: My bad, bomber beat me to it lol


"Suspension
MacPherson strut front suspension
Double wishbone rear suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension"

from...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
12-19-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: What to look for in the 7th gens?

I have an 03 with an auto trans. I bought it around 6 months ago and its up to 115000 miles and while the transmission slips from 3rd to 4th(mainly cold), it is still super reliable (i drive 70 miles...
Honda Civic Forum: Ohio
12-08-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 4,371
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Northeast Ohio Owners

Hey guys, im in Elyria (near Cleveland). Id defs be up for a meet some time in the spring. Do you guys know of any meets going on sooner than that?
Replies: 1
Views: 4,377
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: 03 Civic Door Lock Problem

I had the same problem on my 03 civic. My lock seized up on me, well it seized up before i got the car, but you get the point. Spray some kind of release agent inside of the key hole. I used...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: 2003 Civic lx engine problem

Probably need more info on this. What kind of jerk is it? Does the car actually jump when it happens or do the rpms just go up and down and you can hear the engine? Is it in park, or in any gear?...
Replies: 19
Views: 28,313
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Vibration in brake pedal and steering wheel when braking

Thanks for the suggestion on getting that bolt seated properly. I cant believe i didnt even think about using a vicegrip or pliers haha. Thanks man, ill do that asap tomorrow so i dont end up driving...
Replies: 19
Views: 28,313
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Vibration in brake pedal and steering wheel when braking

Hey everyone, figured i would update this dead thread. :bump:

I fixed the problem. As it turns out, not only 1 but both sets of new rotors i bought from autozone were warped. I ended up buying a...
Replies: 19
Views: 28,313
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Vibration in brake pedal and steering wheel when braking

Hey guys. Thanks for all the suggestions. I have a made a list of everything i have checked and will check. Ive been super busy with work and college so i havent been able to post in a while. I...
Replies: 19
Views: 28,313
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Vibration in brake pedal and steering wheel when braking

Well i did the ebrake check and it did not vibrate at all. Thanks for the wisdom on that because i could also pull the brake all the way up and it did something but not much in the ways of braking. I...
Replies: 19
Views: 28,313
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Vibration in brake pedal and steering wheel when braking

Thanks for the info guys. Ill probably tear apart the drums today since im off of work. I didnt think it would be the rear either because the wheel was vibrating and generally thats linked to the...
Replies: 19
Views: 28,313
Posted By whatsaricer

Vibration in brake pedal and steering wheel when braking

Ok, ill just throw this out there. I picked up this car. Its great. Only problem is since i bought it when braking the steering wheel and brake pedal have been shaking. Its worse at higher speeds all...
Replies: 26
Views: 17,595
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Valves even noisier after adjustment, please HELP

Just as an FYI which I learned while going to auto shop class, if it ain't broke don't fix it. Haha

In a more serious matter though I'm pretty sure these motors are known for valve train noise but...
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By whatsaricer

Power door lock mystery

Alright I have a weird ( or maybe not so weird) issue with my driver side door lock. When the car is running it works fine. However when I turn the car off the lock gets" locked" up. It won't go up...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-07-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

Why not commute in style:cool:

But in all honesty I'm gonna do it because I have no wife, no kids, and only use my money for myself right now. And I also like working on cars as a hobby. But to...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

I picked up the civic today. Great car. Only problems is the gas and trunk release and it needs brake pads but it's great besides that. I plan some mods after I fix the current issues like tint rims...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

Well I decided I'm buying it. It's that or a 99 miata mx5 with 46k miles for about 5 grand more after both have been taxed. And I just would prefer the extra space in the civic and parts availability...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

$5000 with like 4% intrest over 24 months i think is what im doing. I plan on paying it off as soon as i get a few paychecks into my new job haha, but till then the minimum is going to work for me....
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

Ok cool. I really appreciate all the help and info. So in all honesty with all the problems, is it a good car. I was checking out the you know you have a 7th gen thread and i personally couldnt stop...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

Thanks for the info, will do for sure tomorrow. I think thats my biggest worry, just because i feel comfortable replacing brakes, shocks etc since i used to work on cars, but my biggest concern is...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Re: Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

Ok cool. I just wanted to make sure because i need it for transportation about 60 miles 4 days a week and need it to last. Is there anything else i should watch out for? Thanks for in info. When i...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By whatsaricer

Looking to purchase 2003 Civic

Hey everyone. As you can tell im new to these forums. Im looking at purchasing a 2003 Civic LX, automatic with 110.000 miles. I have read online about the reliability of the transmissions on these...
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