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05-26-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By nubbel

What does your Long Term Fuel Trim say? Get...

What does your Long Term Fuel Trim say?

Get a cheap Bluetooth ODB2 scanner and read LTFT via a free app on your phone.
05-15-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By nubbel

What does the magnet on the drain plug of the...

What does the magnet on the drain plug of the diff look like?
05-04-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By nubbel

Inb4 Billman shares horror stories about injector...

Inb4 Billman shares horror stories about injector cleaning :D

Honestly, I was thinking about getting my injectors cleaned as well, but I do value Billman's opinion and experience too much :vintage:
04-27-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,839
Posted By nubbel

I don't believe any person could pump in fresh...

I don't believe any person could pump in fresh oil and not notice it run out the other side :D

I do have a different theory, if you look at our drain plug you will notice it is pretty close to the...
04-26-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By nubbel

This. Take the spark plugs out, verify gap...

This.

Take the spark plugs out, verify gap and note their color, put them back the same order you took them out, torque to 21-25 ft/lbs - Spark plugs are good for 105,000 mi/168,000 km/7 yrs.
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04-25-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By nubbel

Soft clutch pedal and, as verified by you, a...

Soft clutch pedal and, as verified by you, a blown master cylinder are most likely your only issue here.

Replace the clutch master cylinder, top it up with fresh fluid, unbolt the slave cylinder...
04-25-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,243
Posted By nubbel

I do like their content on YouTube and I do value...

I do like their content on YouTube and I do value their opinions, this is why I switched from Honda MTF3 to Royal Purple.

After around 2000km (~1.2k miles) I can confidently say, my transmission...
04-15-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By nubbel

In your case, yes, only way to find out is to...

In your case, yes, only way to find out is to take off the valve cover and check.

To my knowledge, all engines built 2004 and after do have upgraded retainers, this is true for F20C (EU,...) and...
04-08-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By nubbel

Understood, thank you for the suggestion![/QUOTE]...

Understood, thank you for the suggestion![/QUOTE]

In case you are running an AP1, also check your valve retainers before taking it to the track - there's no indication for cracked retainers on an...
03-27-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 51,595
Posted By nubbel

Would be much appreciated :banana:

Would be much appreciated :banana:
03-26-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,845
Posted By nubbel

Just a heads-up, torque them again to at least...

Just a heads-up, torque them again to at least 21ft/lbs -> https://www.s2ki.com/forums/s2000-under-hood-22/spark-plug-torque-921403/page3/#post23996215
03-25-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,845
Posted By nubbel

An oil analysis might be a quick and good option...

An oil analysis might be a quick and good option to rule out shot bearings.

Mine has had a knock-like sound on cold start which turns into a slight ticking when at operating temperature since I've...
03-16-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By nubbel

In case yours are saggy, Modifry Softtop straps:...

In case yours are saggy, Modifry Softtop straps: Convertible Top Fix (http://www.modifry.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=86)

Will prevent tears in the top:


While working on the...
02-19-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By nubbel

It does happen to me as well, just like Deckoz...

It does happen to me as well, just like Deckoz mentioned (https://www.s2ki.com/forums/s2000-under-hood-22/ap1-2nd-3rd-feels-stuck-glued-gear-when-disengaging-1191935/#post24568214): engine braking...
02-11-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By nubbel

I can hear the ticking using earphones, the way...

I can hear the ticking using earphones, the way it changes during the throttle blip doesn't sound too good.

In case dropping the oil pan and plastigauging the rod bearings is too much hassle, I...
02-06-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,800
Posted By nubbel

Hmm :ponder: there might be a misunderstanding. ...

Hmm :ponder: there might be a misunderstanding.
Cracked valve retainers do not impact your cylinders' compression or attribute to your oil consumption in any way.

The only reason why I brought...
02-01-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 22,285
Posted By nubbel

Cheapo vacuum gauge like this one...

Cheapo vacuum gauge like this one https://goo.gl/cyTPCU should do the trick :thumbup:

...
02-01-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,800
Posted By nubbel

Can't comment on the time needed but you could...

Can't comment on the time needed but you could shoot a message to Jason (DIYGuys on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBe9QY_7VjojSgx3H8SPD4A)) he has made a great video on replacing the...
01-11-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By nubbel

Do you hear a grinding noise when the vibration...

Do you hear a grinding noise when the vibration starts?

Grinding on depressed clutch is usually associated with a bad throw-out-bearing, no? :ponder:
01-07-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By nubbel

Well, technically it's called an "AP1 facelift"...

Well, technically it's called an "AP1 facelift" however I don't get why since the whole chassis is AP2 and the F20C got upgraded :ponder:

"facelift" would imply cosmetic changes only, no? :blink:
01-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 22,285
Posted By nubbel

The OEM oil filler cap gasket is indeed...

The OEM oil filler cap gasket is indeed square/flat:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.s2ki.com-vbulletin/611x492/oilcap_df88081e05cc97636468d15fe89d6eaa11e92ba7.png


The aftermarket one I...
01-07-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,800
Posted By nubbel

This is still the wrong PCV valve for your...

This is still the wrong PCV valve for your car:argh:

Get the black angled one :o


If you want to save a few bucks you can buy the dip stick o-rings separately instead of the whole dip stick.
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01-07-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By nubbel

What makes you think your retainers need to be...

What makes you think your retainers need to be replaced? :scratch:

Are we talking European 2004 AP2?
But even those F20Cs got the upgraded valve retainers just like the USDM AP2s :huh:

Leave...
01-06-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,800
Posted By nubbel

You are driving yourself crazy with all these...

You are driving yourself crazy with all these extensive and therefore expensive POTENTIAL FIXES... :argh:

Just start small, do the easy and quick things first :pat:

In case it doesn't get rid...
01-01-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,800
Posted By nubbel

This is pretty much exactly the kind of oil leak...

This is pretty much exactly the kind of oil leak that can potentially **** up your crankcase pressure :photo:

Get a set of these gaskets as a start:...
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