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Honda Civic Forum: General 10th Gen
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By mac25

Re: Same engine more HP &TQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtkGMUY-4hs
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By mac25

Re: ENGINE SWAP K20C2 into a 2005 Honda Civic

...I might be missing something but why are you tuning anything?

You run the 2016
-Engine
-transmission
-harness
-ecu

.........
Honda Civic Forum: Honda Civic Hybrid Forum
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By mac25

Re: Purge Valve Location

I'm not familiar with that engine but you should have a vacuum line going from the purge canister in the back of the vehicle, up into the solenoid and then into the intake manifold. So trace all of...
Honda Civic Forum: General 10th Gen
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By mac25

Re: Honda Si...why?

The competitors to the 2018 civic si are the

Does not have collision avoidance
2018 Focus rs

Have collision avoidance
2018 VW Golf GTI
2018 WRX

So you can see that 2 of the 4 offer it and...
Honda Civic Forum: General 10th Gen
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By mac25

Re: Share your experience with touch up

A lot of things get stuck in the paint and you would be amazed how clean a car can look after properly detailing it. This works by removing any junk left in the old wax on the car, and filling in...
Honda Civic Forum: General 6th Gen
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By mac25

Re: Is my mechanic playing me dirty?

...That car is only worth like $2000.

Might have been cheaper to sell the car cheap with the leak for $1000 and found another $2000 car that would then only net you a $1000 loss.
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By mac25

Re: Brake Pedal goes 98% of the way to the floor before stopping the car

Have you tried not using the power bleeder? Just to get fluid through the line.

Use a clear rubber hose with a zap strap on it to secure it to the open bleeder nipple. Make sure you have a box end...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By mac25

Re: 2001 civic Cx hatch 307,000 miles HELP!

If you can do it yourself rebuild it.

If you have time rebuild a faster engine, like a b18 or K20 then swap that in.

If you can't do it yourself then sell the car and buy a newer used one,...
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 2,101
Posted By mac25

Re: How much faster with a 5 speed?

It won't be faster at all when at full throttle in a straight line because 1,2,3 and 4 will climb to high rpm numbers before shifting. the same will happen with manual. 1,2,3 and 4 will be your power...
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By mac25

Re: Do I need a new transmission? Space/where do I go from here?

Take it to Honda and get a second opinion.

Make sure not to tell them anything about what the other shop said.

You want an unbiased opinion.

.............

You could also try changing the...
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By mac25

Re: Body work

Please send nudes... ahermm I mean pics...
I just re painted my 1996 integra front clip, outside with spray cans. It looks OEM.

Dent removal
-either pay for "paintless dent removal"
-or if you...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By mac25

Re: Odd Clutch Problem

So I was leaving work in my 03 and I rounded a sharp turn in neutral and was feeling pretty good so I popped into first and got into it a little bit and when I hit somewhere between 3k-4K without any...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By mac25

Re: Odd Clutch Problem

You need to use paragraphs and spacing; as well as isolated questions, if you want help. Please also try to keep on topic and be as brief as possible.
10-15-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 13,365
Posted By mac25

Re: Erf's Low Boost Build (Stock Internals)

Lol, ya that would solve the issue =D
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
10-15-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 3,100
Posted By mac25

Re: E-Manage Blue Update 2018 (EM2/RSX)

Bellow are the wiring charts for the Emanage Blue main harness I have colour coded Atlantis' wiring diagram to match Stinkyfied's image. To keep things simple I have only listed and colour coded the...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
10-15-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 3,100
Posted By mac25

Re: E-Manage Blue Update 2018 (EM2/RSX)

Section 3: Matching your Emanage Blue tuning software COM port to your Data Wire COM port listed in windows


Now that you can see "Ports (COM & LPT) in Device Manager, you should also see your...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
10-15-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 3,100
Posted By mac25

Re: E-Manage Blue Update 2018 (EM2/RSX)

********************* The Items bellow have not yet been tested, I have only compiled my findings so far from other DIY segments************


Section 1: Creating a USB to USB like data cable to...
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By mac25

Re: Shaking/vibration on steering wheel at highway driving

Also check the lower control arm ball joints. They won't make sound but they can lead to a shopping cart like wheel shake.

To test them jack the car up and leave the wheels on; place your hands at...
Honda Civic Forum: General 10th Gen
10-07-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By mac25

Re: Updated on rear tail lights vinyl cover

Ya cool Idea looks good =D
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By mac25

Re: Help!!! Car revs to 7k after startup immediately!!!

OK so If it were me I'd leave everything off down to the TB to monitor the throttle plate activity, unless there is a MAF sensor before the throttle plate. (leaving the air temp sensor plugged in but...
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By mac25

Re: 5 speed rebuild?

You're in luck I still have my bearing box from when I rebuilt my 5 speed about 2 years....
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
10-04-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 16,356
Posted By mac25

Re: mac25 build

Thank you Sir!
Honda Civic Forum: Introduce Yourself!
10-04-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By mac25

Re: Yo what’s good

Good to have yu bro =D.
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By mac25

Re: Best place for smoke machine?

Cheapest way is to cover the throttle body with tape, disconnect the brake booster line from the booster side then puff a cigar into it.

Worked for me.
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By mac25

Re: 5 speed rebuild?

You can but a rebuild kit form a local parts store.

It should include all the bearings you need and the synchronizers.

Also check your transmission mount while you're at it and you may want to...
10-04-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By mac25

Re: d16y8 cam in d17 head

Ohhh interesting, let us know how it turns out =D.
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By mac25

Re: Help!!! Car revs to 7k after startup immediately!!!

I'd say to take everything off down to the throttle body (TB), and make sure the TB plate is closed all the way and that all vacuum lines are seated properly.

Is your throttle body drive by wire...
Honda Civic Forum: Suspension Performance
10-01-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By mac25

Re: Swaybar

Good job man =D.
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
10-01-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 39,809
Posted By mac25

Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
10-01-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 16,356
Posted By mac25

Re: mac25 build

Haha figured it out. It was actually a massive vacuum leak because there was a vacuum port left open on the underside of the j30 TB that I forgot about because I ran all of my stock vacuum lines to...
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes
09-25-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By mac25

Re: Brake booster upgrade?

For performance
-Slotted rotors to cool better.
-A good set of racing pads, something top shelf from Hawk.
-Dot4 fluid swap
-proper bleed at all four corners.

For feel
-braided steel lines...
Honda Civic Forum: Introduce Yourself!
09-25-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By mac25

Re: Hello from Canada!

Cool ride bro =D
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By mac25

Re: Engine issue after head gasket job

You may have coolant in the connector since it points up like a bowl for coolant to collect in when you pull the water pump, if you did the pump. Unplug it and use a Q tip to clean the inside of the...
Honda Civic Forum: Suspension Performance
09-25-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By mac25

Re: Swaybar

The best would be to check your subframe and see if it has the holes to install one, I'm pretty sure it does. Then go to a scrap yard and pull one of a wrecked ex; that way you'll see how it is...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
09-25-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 16,356
Posted By mac25

Re: mac25 build

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.civicforums.com-vbulletin/600x1329/manifold_by_mac25_dcnq5rn_ea35d126a274c2c55d5a97a0af1e00100f454a60.jpg



...well after like three months the engine is rebuilt...
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By mac25

Re: Low Idle

Check to make sure all the grounds were reinstalled.

Check each electrical connector by unplugging it and looking for any signs of coolant/fluids, then reconnect them tight.

Also try a smoke...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,961
Posted By mac25

Re: Car starts, won’t start or just shuts off while driving

Ya good luck with that.

lol

There are soooo many possible causes that it's impossible to help you at this point.

You need to track down which major issue is not functioning. AIR, FUEL OR...
Honda Civic Forum: General 8th & 9th Gen
07-29-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By mac25

Re: obsession with the 2011 civic sedan

Lol, Golnat could have saved HOnda millions if he designed the 2018. =D
Honda Civic Forum: Introduce Yourself!
07-29-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By mac25

Re: Hello

They grow on yu like mold, then you become a honda person... watch out! lol
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
07-29-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,126
Posted By mac25

Re: Transmission won’t separate

Not sure if you saw them but there are two kind of hidden bolts under the thermostat housing block (...or whatever that thing is called).

Perhaps there is dirt/corrosion holding it together? You...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,253
Posted By mac25

Re: General Question

I've done mine twice now (had to open it up to check out the pistons after a timing belt snapped).

Here's the method i used.

-remove all oil from both surfaces
-remove all gasket material (i...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,005
Posted By mac25

Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
07-23-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 2,174
Posted By mac25

Re: Low Compression after Head Gasket

You made sure to open the throttle all the way while testing right?

Also test your compression tester against a known good one.
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
07-23-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 16,356
Posted By mac25

Re: mac25 build

PS: The metal cut set, the shop messed up on and scaled too large.

The cardboard set was cut after and scaled to the correct size but a few holes were off by 1/16", which was my fault.
...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
07-23-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 16,356
Posted By mac25

Re: mac25 build

2018 update...

Well long story short a fdew months ago my timing belt snapped, due to the water pump leaking on the belt, which was my fault because I left the pump with 3 put of 4 bolts, since...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
07-22-2018
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
07-22-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2,141
Posted By mac25

Re: Which years or models have mpg guage?

Skip the fit get a porsche gt3.
Replies: 4
Views: 2,065
Posted By mac25

Re: Won't start

Then you have a bad ground/disconnected ground.

Jumper to v+ means that v+ to starter works

Jumper ground to starter, indicates that the ground to the starter/ground from battery has poor...
07-22-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By mac25

Re: Civic stalls out and won't turn back on

...did you test the original coil?

-Test all ignition related components before replacing them.
If you don't know how just google "ignition coil test civic diy".
Replies: 5
Views: 2,031
Posted By mac25

Re: Possible water leak?

If the hose blew it's because it was old, or it over pressurized.

I'm not sure on the time line; if you replaced the hose first, or just after it blew.

My advise is to drive it and watch the...
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