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04-04-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,237
Posted By dalaw

Re: tokico hp with OEM springs installed

I bought the shocks for $337 shipped, from a group buy, from THMotorsports.com, back in 2007. I think I paid another $150 for the install at a shop.

You know it might be worth it to try the...
04-04-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,237
Posted By dalaw

Re: tokico hp with OEM springs installed

You are welcome. OEM springs as in the old springs. Yes, they last forever just like what mindbomber and sdaidoji said.

Tokico rear is stiff but not unbearable. Will definitely be better than...
04-03-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,237
Posted By dalaw

Re: tokico hp with OEM springs installed

LOL, you are lucky I still get email for responses to this thread.

I got the Tokicos installed at 50k miles.

Rears were changed out to Bilstein at 100k miles. Just thought the Tokico rears are...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,783
Posted By dalaw

Re: Squeak from drivebelt?

Thanks man. I will try the tension then the dressing. Hopefully that fixes the squeak.
Replies: 5
Views: 2,783
Posted By dalaw

Squeak from drivebelt?

I have a 03 Civic LX with 150k miles and recently I have been hearing a distant squeak coming from the drive belt area. The squeaking noise only happens around 2000 rpm with a light foot and part...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
04-30-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,511
Posted By dalaw

Re: Dalaw's 2003 Civic LX sedan

added an underhood shot
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
04-30-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,511
Posted By dalaw

Re: Dalaw's 2003 Civic LX sedan

Tokicos in the front with stock springs is perfect. Nicely damped, good isolation from bumps, yet communicates with the road well, even after 100k miles on these struts.

Rear is a bit stiff,...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
04-30-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,511
Posted By dalaw

Re: Dalaw's 2003 Civic LX sedan

You mean the 99 Si / 03 EX coupe wheels? At first I want those but then later I like the EP3 ones better. I probably won't get wheels anyways since the car has high mileage I am going to replace...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
04-30-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,511
Posted By dalaw

Re: Dalaw's 2003 Civic LX sedan

Don't think the 15 inch EX caps will fit. Mine are 14s
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
04-29-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,511
Posted By dalaw

Re: Dalaw's 2003 Civic LX sedan

Yep, that's a blue emblem. My original one got jacked.
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
04-29-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,511
Posted By dalaw

Dalaw's 2003 Civic LX sedan

Hey guys, haven't posted on this forum for years. I own my car since new and it now has 143k miles. Car is mostly stock. Here is a list of things that I have done to my car:

-Tokico front...
01-02-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,815
Posted By dalaw

Re: Blown Strut?

Yes the car is slower but rides better. As far as bottoming out, 50 lbs is like adding a 5 year old kid in your car so its not that much more. I used to have two 50 lbs sandbag in the trunk until i...
01-02-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,815
Posted By dalaw

Re: Blown Strut?

Stock rear suspension on a 7thgen is VERY bouncy. I noticed it since I drove off the dealer's lot when I bought my 03 new.

i would suggest put some weight in your trunk and see how it rides. ...
Honda Civic Forum: South Cali
01-02-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By dalaw

FS: 3 ebay foglight housings, fits 01-03

Hey guys, I have 3 ebay foglight housings for sale. They fit 01-03 Civics. The main difference between these and the genuine Honda ones is that these don't have the metal glare shields surrounding...
04-03-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,200
Posted By dalaw

Re: ebay fog lights 30 shipped, correction

where is your cruise switch?
Honda Civic Forum: South Cali
03-31-2009
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
03-28-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 7,633
Posted By dalaw

Re: My 2001 Acura EL

Those OZ rims look badass
Honda Civic Forum: South Cali
03-26-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By dalaw

Re: FS: Tokico HP rear shocks, $60

These are better and more comfy than OEM, but also stiffer. If i remember correctly, my OEM shocks were extremely bouncy in the rear, bouncing up and down a few times very quickly after a speedbump....
Honda Civic Forum: South Cali
03-26-2009
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
03-19-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,577
Posted By dalaw

Re: Help a poor girl get her civic folding side mirrors.

If you have a sedan and it is Satin Silver Metallic, I just listed a set of JDM mirrors on ebay, go check it out.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160322629298
Honda Civic Forum: South Cali
03-02-2009
Honda Civic Forum: South Cali
02-25-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By dalaw

FS: Tokico HP rear shocks, price reduced to $30!

I am selling a pair of Tokico HP rear shocks. It will fit 01-05 Civics. It was used on my 03 LX sedan for approx. 50,000 miles with stock springs only. Never used with lowering springs. $30. ...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
02-15-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By dalaw

Re: DAIKOKU Yokohama Civic meet !

what da? Seems to me that is a full USDM ES1 shipped to Japan.
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
01-05-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By dalaw

Re: MOD question?

you might wanna check the height where the bumper and the tail light meet. From what I am seeing, there may be a slight difference between the EL and civic
Replies: 13
Views: 59,645
Posted By dalaw

Re: HELP! A/C blower fan is not working!

It works! Finally! I had been so frustrated and been driving without any air for the last month. The lowest resistor I found at Fry's was a 2.2 ohm so I welded two together in parallel to get an...
Replies: 13
Views: 59,645
Posted By dalaw

Re: HELP! A/C blower fan is not working!

ah, thanks man. I am gonna try the resistor trick tmrw. Hope its gonna work. I have tried replacing the blower motor and control switch unit and no luck. Good thing i didnt spend too much on...
Replies: 13
Views: 59,645
Posted By dalaw

HELP! A/C blower fan is not working!

I need some help on troubleshooting wtf is wrong with my a/c blower fan on my 03 civic. It is not working. I checked the #12 fuse underhood and it is ok. Then I thought the blower motor itself is...
05-09-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By dalaw

Re: passenger side higher than driver side?

ok, seems like this is normal for our civics. Makes me feel better now. Thanks guys
05-09-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By dalaw

Re: passenger side higher than driver side?

are you guys' cars like that too? passenger side higher than driver side?

I was thinking maybe one of my shocks are blown but i dont see any leaks
05-08-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By dalaw

Re: passenger side higher than driver side?

sorry, typo, i have edited the title
05-08-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By dalaw

passenger side higher than driver side?

I have an 03 civic with stock springs and tokico blues. I have about 30k miles on the shocks. I noticed that my right front is higher than the left front. The left side measures 26.00 inches from...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
04-13-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By dalaw

Re: Super Autobacs is a ripoff!

IMO front brakes replacement is the easiest work on the car. Easier than an oil change.
Replies: 46
Views: 2,028
Posted By dalaw

Re: does this mean i need new engine mounts?

i didnt read the entire thread, but may i suggest that worn-out CV joints could be a possibility.
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
11-28-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 1,869
Posted By dalaw

Re: Dream Cars

daily driver: Honda Civic Hybrid or Mini Cooper or Honda Fit
Weekend: Audi RS4, Mitsu Evo X
11-25-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By dalaw

Re: Fans

nope, the fan does not come on when the heat is on (only when it is needed to keep coolant temp down). You are helping the cooling system carry away heat by using the heater so the fan will come on...
11-15-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By dalaw

Re: Mixing Shocks?

you guys say the rear bounces because there is not much weight, but i think it is a 7thgen suspension design flaw. I know Corolla doesnt bounce like that, nor does the 6thgen civic, nor do other...
11-14-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By dalaw

Re: Mixing Shocks?

I have blues with stock springs too. At speeds, the car is super stable, but ride quality at very low speed is pretty stiff. The rear won't bounce as much over speed bumps but it feels too stiff. ...
Honda Civic Forum: South Cali
10-28-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By dalaw

Re: so im moving to chino hills from LA

i commute between rowland heights and corona, so i pass by chino hills on the 71 everyday
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
10-25-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By dalaw

Re: led'd and cruise control

what does rear brake lights have to do with cruise control?
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes
10-24-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,578
Posted By dalaw

Re: Accidently drove with e-brake

haha, reminds me of how my dad drove his brand new minivan home from the dealer after taking delivery. He had his e brake on for the 30 mile trip because he had never seen a foot-operated e brake,...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
10-18-2007
Replies: 57
Views: 3,158
Posted By dalaw

Re: Amber looks pretty..

leave it chrome, if you black it out the circle parking light, it will appear very dim from the side. the chrome part actually magnifies the light output in certain angles especially on mine with...
Honda Civic Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes
10-04-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By dalaw

Re: stock brake problem

better tires would help a little bit
10-04-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar making noise?

Thanks for the garage compliments. My parents and I epoxy diy the entire garage floor 6 months ago for about $100 in so it looks really nice now. We cleaned out all the trash and spider webs in...
10-03-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar touching hood?

i think i got it from robearracing but i dont remember for certain.

Normal driving i cant really feel any difference, but it seems to stiffen the front up a bit if i take a corner really fast. ...
10-03-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar touching hood?

yep, tokico blues with oem springs
09-30-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar touching hood?

hmm, cant find the place to change user title
09-29-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar touching hood?

So I was looking into what gearbox said about the a/c hose being close to the bar. My dad helped me tie a rubber pad between the bar and the hose to isolate the two parts and guess what, it fixed...
09-29-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar touching hood?

thanks, my dealer steamed cleaned the engine compartment when i did the 60k mile service. Pretty good for a $250 total bill. My engine has no more ticking sound at idle now after doing the service.
09-28-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar touching hood?

^ i was gonna say minus the foglight wiring that i have but nm, just found out you got oem foglights too haha.
09-28-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By dalaw

Re: Neuspeed strut bar touching hood?

well i was suspecting the bar is touching the hood at the upper left corner, so i wrapped a band-aid around that area lol, you guys can see in the pic. Well i bought the bar new, so it cant be bent...
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