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06-17-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,544
Posted By ValveBounce

Great thread, some really useful info. Thank...

Great thread, some really useful info.

Thank you.
06-17-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By ValveBounce

Hi, Please can you add me to the list? ...

Hi,

Please can you add me to the list?

I'll aim to be there 1830, or just after.

Thanks.
06-10-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By ValveBounce

In the main I would avoid Honda main dealers...

In the main I would avoid Honda main dealers unless I knew their mechanics were S2000 drivers themselves or on a personal recommendation from someone I trust. Pleased to hear you had a good...
06-07-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,727
Posted By ValveBounce

Any 09 engine that has got passed more than 25k...

Any 09 engine that has got passed more than 25k is unlikely to have a problem, but if you really like everything else about the car then get the crankshaft end-float checked. It can be done in the...
05-13-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By ValveBounce

Piss Balling (verb) Used by professional...

Piss Balling (verb) Used by professional mechanics when referring to the actions of an amateur who, while trying to avoid a minor and insignificant problem, actually risks making a far more major and...
05-13-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By ValveBounce

Whereabouts in the country are you? If you...

Whereabouts in the country are you?

If you are in Sussex or West London yourself and you are looking for somewhere to get the car serviced then you could consider TGM in Fleet, Hampshire. Tom is...
05-09-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By ValveBounce

Thank you for your replies. The battery...

Thank you for your replies.

The battery charger is not new/modern. It's a very simple device with a switch that selects 6v or 12v and that's about it.

From all your suggestions I think the best...
05-09-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By ValveBounce

Question Battery Change Advice

Hi,

I'm about to change the battery on my S2000.

To avoid all the hassle with losing fuel trims, ECU recalibration etc can I simply leave a battery charger connected to the battery leads to...
05-07-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,993
Posted By ValveBounce

But probably worth it. Tom Gannon is a good...

But probably worth it.

Tom Gannon is a good guy.
05-05-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By ValveBounce

There was a ready-to-go short block for sale...

There was a ready-to-go short block for sale recently, might still be available in “For Sale”. Delta Lima I think was the seller.

Might be worth considering if your top end is still good?
05-05-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By ValveBounce

Ahh, OK. Early ones were titanium, later...

Ahh, OK.

Early ones were titanium, later ones aluminium.

Thanks.
05-04-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By ValveBounce

Are you sure it’s not titanium?

Are you sure it’s not titanium?
04-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By ValveBounce

Need Advice on Interior Trim Panel

I'm upgrading the stereo head unit.

Currently the original JVC unit is fitted and I am changing to an Alpine unit with Modifry DCI adaptor etc. The new unit has a rear USB port and as such I plan...
04-16-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,897
Posted By ValveBounce

Don’t do it! You’ll regret it the moment you...

Don’t do it!

You’ll regret it the moment you see your S being driven away from your house by someone else.
03-24-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By ValveBounce

Thanks for the suggestion. I've already...

Thanks for the suggestion.

I've already tried Si at Hendy - no joy, apparently discontinued. However, I have found one (old stock) on the internet, hopefully arriving in a couple of days time.
03-17-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By ValveBounce

I like the magnetic DTI mount you have, that goes...

I like the magnetic DTI mount you have, that goes straight onto the crank pulley. Please could I trouble you to let me know where you got it from? It would make my life a lot easier - as you have...
03-17-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By ValveBounce

Pleased to be of service - And I'm chuffed your...

Pleased to be of service - And I'm chuffed your end-float measurement is in limits!

Since your car only has 9000 miles on it (!) may I suggest you check the end-float every 3000 miles or so in...
03-17-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,783
Posted By ValveBounce

Looks like a stunner! If I didn't already have an...

Looks like a stunner! If I didn't already have an S2000 I'd definitely be interested.
03-17-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By ValveBounce

OEM Titanium Gear Shifter Knob

Looking for the after-market Honda OEM titanium gear shifter knob, part number 08U92-S2A-100.

Thank you.
03-17-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,128
Posted By ValveBounce

On a new (never run) engine the end-float should...

On a new (never run) engine the end-float should be perfect. Any problems will only manifest themselves once the engine has run and put a few miles on it, say 5000 or so. Then check the end-float -...
03-11-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By ValveBounce

I bought a Carista OBD dongle off Amazon for...

I bought a Carista OBD dongle off Amazon for about £15. Then you can either use the Carista app or purchase another one like OBDFusion (£10 from the App Store). Either will give you basic diagnostic...
03-08-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By ValveBounce

Question Alarm Fob Advice Please

My S2000 is a 2009 registered car (looking at the VIN plate though I think it is actually MY08). When I bought the car it came with two keys but only one alarm fob, so I’m looking to buy a spare.
...
03-06-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By ValveBounce

I’ve got one just like that, 2009 synchro silver...

I’ve got one just like that, 2009 synchro silver and 21000 miles - only I paid slightly more for mine.
03-04-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By ValveBounce

I've only dealt with Ray when I needed advice by...

I've only dealt with Ray when I needed advice by phone - which he was more than happy to provide.

I would have no hesitation taking my S2000 there (if only he was closer than 280 miles...)
02-19-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,755
Posted By ValveBounce

Yes, it can be done with the engine and crank in...

Yes, it can be done with the engine and crank in situ. Sump off, lower crank cradle off, use new thrust washers to push out the old ones.

It was Tom at TGM who did mine, about five hours labour...
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