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post #31 of 64 (permalink) Old 05-02-2014, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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I was thinking of using Rain-X after I posted it. Just wanted another opinion...thanks

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lol yup, still alive and kickin. i lurk and post here every now and then.

i like that steering wheel and QR combo, where did you pick it up?

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I was thinking of using Rain-X after I posted it. Just wanted another opinion...thanks

forgot to mention this, you can also use wax on your glass or claybar works well too.

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A few weeks back, a group of guys and I went on a cruise. At one of the pit stops, one of the guys noticed that I was leaking water. He asked if my AC was on. I told him no and saw a puddle on the ground. I was like...WTF!!! I popped the hood and another guy saw water on my underbody plastic panel that covers the bottom of the rad. It wasn't much and I had water in the res, we just kept on driving.

So, this is what I did today....after working on the car, checking the rad and changing the oil. I found good news and bad news.

Good News...I don't need a new rad, but I do need to replace the bottom hose. It seems to be a cheapo hose and its leaking at the mouth where it connects to the rad. I push and pull on the opening and see water, but its not pouring out. When I do my rad flush, I will be fixing it

Bad News...Now, when I checked my oil yesterday and noticed that I was very low on oil. I haven't seen any leaks on the ground, or the top part of the motor. So I thought, great im burning oil and it must be the rings or something. When I jacked the car up and noticed that my oil pan was smeared in oil. I thought it might have been the drain plug. It wasn't, cus its coming from my oil pan gasket GRRR!!!

Another Bad News...As I skimmed under the car and noticed that there is a rubber boot. It looks similar to the axle boot, but its behind the front sway bar and connects to my suspension. Its got grease coming out and the boot was pulled off from where it was supposed to sit. I pushed it back but doubt that I fixed it. I might need to replace the CV boot as well, since I noticed there is some cracking in the seems. Im going to get my car looked at by my mechanic. Will be making a list of problems that needs to be attended to.

Well, in the long run, im saving money on the rad issue. And I get to buy a new clutch kit instead. More likely an Exedy Stage 1 organic clutch with a lightweight flywheel. Im starting to get annoyed by the bearing squeeking, and it seems to be getting louder. Or maybe its just me subconsciously saying, get that shyt fixed...NOW!!! lol Of course, im hoping its the TOB and not the ISB "fingers crossed"

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ICE/Interior Kenwood Excelon w/Nav; Fsport shift knob
Exterior JDM headlights; foglights; taillights; SportDesign grille; RX shorty antenna
Suspension Tanabe coilovers; SuperPro bushings; FIGs toe links
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another update,

So far, my oil isnt leaking. The previous owner didnt screw the oil filter on tight enough. That part is a relief off my back. However, i found out that Vtec burns a little oil. Which isnt a big deal, yet lol. About the clutch bearing noise, its my TOB

I did order a new Mishimoto performance aluminum rad, slim fan and Samco hoses. Will be doing the flush and swap this week sometime. Also, will be removing the AC stuff since its overrated. And before i do that, i will be spoiling myself with it. Might as well use it, while i have it.

A month ago, I went to an AutoX event. Met up with old buddies there. We chatted about AutoX and what classes had what regulations. Some how, between the chat and when the race started. I found myself in a passenger seat of a late 80s civic coupe. This class was the STC(the one i will be entering my car in), so all interior still had to stay and no internal mods on the motor. So it was pushing a whopping 104hp stock. It didn't launch at all, but a tiny baby bird chirping from the tires. Next thing I new, I was holding onto the racing seat for dear life. The car corners like it was on rails with g forces pushing me side to side. At the finish, I had a grin on my face. I realized, all I had to do was get stiff suspension and grippy tires and would be set for a cone race. Much cheaper than going boost. Straight line racers are for pussies, who have to much monies

No pics of the new parts yet, but here are some pics i took cus i have no life lol



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ICE/Interior Kenwood Excelon w/Nav; Fsport shift knob
Exterior JDM headlights; foglights; taillights; SportDesign grille; RX shorty antenna
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Nice. I like to come into this forum and read updates. Enough kids talking about boosting the 2jz y0 to have a fo dou supra y0! Its a breath of fresh air. Nice integra, I've liked them since I was a kid.

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post #37 of 64 (permalink) Old 08-09-2014, 02:16 PM Thread Starter
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Mishimoto Performance Radiator, Slim Fan and Samco Hoses








Everything installed


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Exterior JDM headlights; foglights; taillights; SportDesign grille; RX shorty antenna
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The new fans, radiator and hoses look good! Sorry to hear about the bad CV joint(greasy boot) and oil pan gasket shitting the bed, well at least it's not an internal leak. The loose oil filter was a good catch! I think I have a bad CV joint on my Impala too, kinda gearing up to do that soon as it's out of warranty.

Nice shots of the ride too, Deek. I can remember how well these cars handle the road, when I was much younger a buddy had one and he pushed it pretty hard all the time with me in it. But the main thing I remember is how well it took corners, many times where I thought we were gonna crash it handled the corners like a boss. Keep up the great work

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Thanks. I used to own three 90-93 integra coupes when I just got out of high school. not all at the same time and I loved driving them. I like how the car runs and the 98-01 front fascia is a better looking model than the 94-97. And I like the cloth interior as well.

Its not the CV joint, its the Rack n Pinion boot. I think that's gonna be a mechanic service, unless I can get someone to guide me on replacing it

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ICE/Interior Kenwood Excelon w/Nav; Fsport shift knob
Exterior JDM headlights; foglights; taillights; SportDesign grille; RX shorty antenna
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I agree, the earlier models' front end looked much better than the later versions.

My bad though, I was trying to think of what boot you were referring to, makes sense now

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Its all good. I did write a couple novels lol

I will be needing to do the CV boots, but its not serious as the Rack n Pinion boot

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Went to an AutoX event today. This was my first time racing in AutoX. I got sunburnt for standing in the sun for 6hrs without sunscreen



This was the 89 civic that got me hooked. The car drives like a go kart, not to mention that the driver knows what he's doing


And yes, this is a Tesla

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Exterior JDM headlights; foglights; taillights; SportDesign grille; RX shorty antenna
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Very nice, looks like it was a good day for it. Them little hatchback civics are nuts, buddy has one, interior completely ripped out with roll bars, turbo'd, whole nine, and is sooo quick because these guys are what, 1500Lbs.? Lol they get a severe advantage already without having to do anything.

Love the Telsa. Your ride looks all cleaned up too. Some nice shots bro, thanks for sharing.

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Looks good. How'd you enjoy the autox?
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I enjoyed it a lot. im addicted

updated, but not of my car. its my dog....how dare i do that in this forum :lol

i was going through some old pics and found these

here she is at 2weeks old

2months

4months and the tail isnt tight anymore. I miss that tail

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ICE/Interior Kenwood Excelon w/Nav; Fsport shift knob
Exterior JDM headlights; foglights; taillights; SportDesign grille; RX shorty antenna
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