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  1. Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    Hey, my 07 Civic DX (90k miles, Minnesota winters the past two years) needs a head gasket replacement and most likely machining to the engine head to knock out some warping caused by overheating about a year ago. The shop quoted me a minimum of 3k for the job, after replacing the MAF sensor for...
  2. 8thcivic.com Site News
    I’m new to the forum so sorry if this is in the wrong place or anything like that. I have a 2007 FA5, just hit 156k miles. My coolant seems at a normal level and my oil is fine, nothing milky or wrong with it and the car isn’t over heating at all. I can drive all over town and nothing is wrong...
  3. Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    I recently developed a rattle. Seems like its coming from the head area. Does not rattle on cold startup but when operating temp is reached it starts making a bad rattle noise. Noise goes away after 1500 rpm. Sounds like someone threw a bunch or rocks in the head. What could it be?
  4. King Motorsports Unlimited
    Mugen has released their metal head gasket for the 8th Gen Si. Two-layer metal construction, .5mm thick.
  5. Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    When you are removing the plastic wheel panel i noticed that you have to use quite a bit of force when removing it, is there any chance that it will break if pullet too hard, or when you have it out is it difficult to put back in?