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06-19-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Car Analogy

...and to add, you can turn the traction control...

...and to add, you can turn the traction control off at the touch of a button, on the fly. So its not some overlord nanny always shutting down all the fun.

In addition, if you have the Hondata...
Forum: Car Talk
06-18-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,327
Posted By Car Analogy

When I win the lottery, the exotic car I buy will...

When I win the lottery, the exotic car I buy will need to be a real drivers car. I would love for that to be the NSX, but alas, thats not what they gave us.

The original rewrote whatit meant to be...
Forum: S2000 Talk
06-16-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,410
Posted By Car Analogy

Build vs buy. That equation will differ for each...

Build vs buy. That equation will differ for each of us. How much our time is worth, our skills and tools for construction of whatever would be built, money saved, etc.

When I was younger, and...
06-13-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,470
Posted By Car Analogy

Just say no to fake calipers...

Just say no to fake calipers...
06-13-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Car Analogy

Are in UK? Hood in USA means bonnet. So the hood...

Are in UK? Hood in USA means bonnet. So the hood latch being mentioned is in front of the engine, not above your head.

Clean it with a solvent, then apply grease. Open and close bonnet several...
06-12-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 29,804
Posted By Car Analogy

From appearances, parked in its native...

From appearances, parked in its native environment...
06-12-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Car Analogy

First thing to check is bleed the fluid and...

First thing to check is bleed the fluid and adjust clutch rod.

Contaminated fluid might be expanding at temp, partially engaging clutch. So do a full fluid swap during the bleed. Gravity bleed...
06-11-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,396
Posted By Car Analogy

New source for replica side strakes - Review

Update: Parts arrived. Full review will have to wait until I return from week long work trip and have opportunity to install.

Meanwhile, pics and first impressions.

Included: Uppers, painted....
06-06-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Car Analogy

An engine that is apart is apart for a reason. In...

An engine that is apart is apart for a reason. In your situation, stay away. You want a complete, running engine. How it was taken care of is more important than miles. Of course, no real way to tell...
06-01-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,345
Posted By Car Analogy

A caution. When we lineup at the start, and also...

A caution. When we lineup at the start, and also by the overpass midway, we're on busy highways. Yet it starts to feel like a carshow. We let our guard down as we're checking out all the cars,...
06-01-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By Car Analogy

Simply matter of not enough juice. Jumper cables...

Simply matter of not enough juice. Jumper cables only work when the car being jumped just needs a little help. It usually won't work if battery is really dead.

Jumper cables are like spotting a...
05-29-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,799
Posted By Car Analogy

They're called hub caps. Wheel covers was an...

They're called hub caps. Wheel covers was an uneeded course correction rename.

We have all sorts of things with outdated names that make no sense today, but that's what we still call them....
05-29-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,799
Posted By Car Analogy

Try plastidip them prior to powdercoat, to make...

Try plastidip them prior to powdercoat, to make sureyoh like the look, since it's reversible. Won't be gloss, but better than squinting trying to image it.

Or see one in person same color same...
05-21-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,129
Posted By Car Analogy

There are location specific sub forums. Perhaps...

There are location specific sub forums. Perhaps asking there, in uk sub, will get better results.

Stateside the best replica is from ebay, from vendor called baysonR.
05-20-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By Car Analogy

I concur that a well written set of instructions...

I concur that a well written set of instructions will attempt to foresee the ways in which the written text could be misinterpreted or misunderstood, and make efforts to prevent that from happening....
05-20-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Car Analogy

Cool thread. Should prove useful to many. A...

Cool thread. Should prove useful to many.

A word of caution. You mentioned future project to powder coat valve cover. Do not, repeat DO NOT media blast the old paint off. You'll never get it out...
Forum: S2000 Talk
05-18-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,593
Posted By Car Analogy

Most of that would be covered by an oem style...

Most of that would be covered by an oem style front spoiler. Foe the cost you're looking at for paint, you could kill two birds with one paint job (the new lip).

There is a replica sold on ebay...
Forum: S2000 Talk
05-17-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,902
Posted By Car Analogy

The thing with diy work on German cars is they...

The thing with diy work on German cars is they are more expensive to maintain for a reason. More complicated, more room for error, more consequences for any errors, more difficult to do otherwise...
05-17-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By Car Analogy

Its a very personal thing. Feel in your hands,...

Its a very personal thing. Feel in your hands, install height, weight. What is perfect for me will be hated by others.

So no real way to answer this question.
05-17-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Car Analogy

...But for street and occasional track use, as...

...But for street and occasional track use, as replacements for worn stock suspension, they're excellent. Stiffer than any year stock suspension. Cheaper than Ohlins. Infinitly revalvable. Can be...
05-14-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,799
Posted By Car Analogy

Yes, if you add what is commonly referred to as a...

Yes, if you add what is commonly referred to as a strut tower brace to our cars, which don't have strut towers, it will undoubtedly make the front 'stiffer'.

With cars that actually have struts,...
05-12-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,799
Posted By Car Analogy

Cool! Do your research here before any mods, to...

Cool! Do your research here before any mods, to make educated choices. Your choices so far are good.

For example, it looks like a po put on a 'strut brace'. They don't do anything on this car. It...
05-06-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Car Analogy

Send me your email address, I'll send you my...

Send me your email address, I'll send you my suspension balance calculator spreadsheet. You can play around with all combos of those springs, and those swaybars, to see what it does to f vs r balance.
05-06-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By Car Analogy

Unfortunately Costco doesn't carry a battery that...

Unfortunately Costco doesn't carry a battery that is a direct fit. If you want one for our cars you'll have to live with + and - reversed and stretch the cables.
05-06-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Car Analogy

Also check swaybar endlinks. They can be bad even...

Also check swaybar endlinks. They can be bad even when they don't feel loose when you grab them to check.
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