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Update: How she sits today...

040917 - 10 years & 200k+ miles later....
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Sup ya'lls! So this isnt really an introduction since, as you can see from my join date, ive kinda been on here for a minute or two, but it just dawned on me that i never really started my own thread. Now, this isnt exactly a build thread either because i havent really done much other then lowering springs and a few other accessories here & there. Guess i just wanted a place to store some pictures and show a visual timeline of the car thru the years...



At the dealership, night before i took delivery, April 10th, 2007:


Later that week...




June 2nd, 2007 - First 8thCivic meet, Buffalo Grove, IL


March 2009 - a few years later, still stock! Added OEM fog lights, visors and an FD2 shift knob.

DSC_0381 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


Untitled_HDR2 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_0360 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_0100 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

March 22, 2009 - 8thCivic Chicagoland spring meet

DSC_0334 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_0102 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


"If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits eighty-eight miles per hour... you're gonna see some serious ****" by Ray Flores, on Flickr

May 28, 2009 - Mini Meet

DSC_2286 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

July 26, 2009 - Chicago KO Crew Meet

DSC_3587 H by Ray Flores, on Flickr

August 16, 2009 - IL/WI Bridging-the-gap Meet

DSC_4613 H by Ray Flores, on Flickr

September 30, 2009 - Suja1/KO Crew Meet

DSC_7165 H by Ray Flores, on Flickr

November 2009

Shot #6.2 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

February 2010 - I hate snow

[009/365] _DSC0059 H by Ray Flores, on Flickr

February 18, 2010 - HID Install

[018/365] _DSC0708 H by Ray Flores, on Flickr


[023/365] _DSC1151 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

May 2, 2010 - KO Crew Green Menace Meet

_DSC4520 h by Ray Flores, on Flickr

May 3, 2010 - Dog N Suds

[092/365] _DSC4593 h by Ray Flores, on Flickr

June 2010

_DSC5726 h by Ray Flores, on Flickr


[126/365] _DSC5762 h by Ray Flores, on Flickr

June 12, 2010 - King Motorsports BBQ

[132/365] _DSC5922 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

June 27, 2010 - KO Crew "I <3 Boobies" Meet

_DSC6817 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

April 23, 2011 - KO Crew Mini Meet

_DSC8237 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

May 22, 2011 - ILL Fest

_DSC8501 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

July 24, 2011 - KO Crew Meet

DSC_3316 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

October 2011 - painted stockies & red "H's" (car is wet btw)

DSC_5722 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_5725 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

January 2012 - i hate snow II

DSC_6402 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

June 2012 - lowered on Eibach Sportlines

DSC_6210 by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_6213 by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_6241 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

June 2012 - Cruising thru Chicago

DSC_6503 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

June 23, 2012 - hit 100k miles

DSC_6572 by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_8194 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

August 11, 2012 - Pre-meet before FNL

DSC_9466 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

August 30, 2012 - Got bored, so went out and tried strobing + lightpainting:

DSC_0637 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

September 2, 2012 - Night Light's BBQ/Meet - Willow Springs, IL

DSC_0690 by Ray Flores, on Flickr


DSC_0701 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Sept 15, 2012 - Chicago KO Crew's "Big Huge IL Meet" Buffalo Grove, IL

DSC_2027 h by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Sept 23, 2012 - Just missed the sunset

DSC_2565 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Oct 6, 2012 - Fall colors

DSC_3790 h by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Oct 22, 2012 - Foggy night

DSC_4215 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Dec 1, 2012 - Light-painting... Cant really tell, but got 35% tints all around. Love it.

DSC_5235 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Dec 17, 2012 - Chicago KO Crew mini meet, Bdubs, Schaumburg

DSC_3350 r by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Jan 12, 2013 - Parking garage...

02 DSC_4328 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Jan 12, 2013

DSC_4299 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Jan 27th, 2013 - Chicago KO Crew mini meet, IHOP Buffalo Grove

DSC_4404 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

Feb 17th, 2013 - Chillin with Jon (JDMHondaGuy)

DSC_4639 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

021713

DSC_4634 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

022613 I Hate Snow

DSC_4764 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

043013 mini-LMM at Superdawgs Wheeling, IL

DSC_5638 h by Ray Flores, on Flickr

050513 peek-a-boo

DSC_5661 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

051213 Chicago Represent!

DSC_5857 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

052513 - Hanging out with my friend Kathy

DSC_7131 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

060113 - Out wasting gas with JDMhondaguy & paprocjo after FNL last night. Plasti-dipped hood and grill earlier that day.

DSC_7552 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

060813 - Rolling shot

DSC_7970 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

061413 - New parking garage in town, so I had to test it out...


DSC_8361 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

070513 - 'MERICA


DSC_9993 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

082913

DSC_6308 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

090113 - Cracked a fog light. Picked up some yellow glass ones off ebay for cheap. Double-sealed em with clear silicone just to be safe.

DSC_6554 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

082513 - Showing at Stance WI

DSC_5617 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

082913 - Late nite antics

DSC_6346 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

092413 - Mini meet at Super Dawgs

DSC_7528 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

092713 - Out and about with some of the crew

DSC_7566_H by Ray Flores, on Flickr

100613 - Another outing with some of the crew

DSC_7685 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

120113 - Passed by some loading docks and stopped to nap a pic

DSC_0219 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

120313 - Foggy night

DSC_0239 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

120313 - Happy New Year! I still hate snow.
DSC_1171 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

033014 - Put on my buddy's Thule roof rack just for the hayell of it.


042514 - Installed shifter base bushings earlier this evening, so went out afterwards for a late nite cruise then stopped for some light-painting.
DSC_4477 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

05-30-2014 - Lightpainting at sunset
DSC_5813 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

03-18-2015 - Traded the old stocked for some TL-S Waffles
DSC_9181 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

04-06-2015
DSC_9864 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


04-15-15 - Tried light painting 3 cars at once. Results weren't exactly what I wanted, but its a start.
DSC_0033 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


04-15-15 - Just a bunch of family four-doors...
DSC_0050 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


051615 - LMM & Cruise over the weekend with some friends!
DSC_0964 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


051615 - Hard to tell, but i also got rid of the plastidip on the hood.
DSC_0977 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


052315 - New wheels. Gram Lights 57c
DSC_1010 by Ray Flores, on Flickr


06-07-15 - Hated how the stock Ray's centercaps looked so i ordered some generic flat caps off ebay, color matched them as best i could and added red vinyl "H's". Definitely diggin how this looks a lot more!

Snapped this light-painted shot over the weekend after some major storms had just passed.

DSC_1375 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


06-07-15 at Mineola Bay. Fox Lake, IL
DSC_1354 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


061715 - Never pass up a good sunset!
DSC_1367 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


061715 - Behind the old Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake IL
DSC_1363 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

062515 - Late nite lightpainting.
DSC_3161 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

062615 - Mini-meet with some of the crew. Sunset at Volo Bog State Nature Area
DSC_3188 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

082315 - Chillin with my friend Angela
DSC_3685 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

090515 - Uninstalled my knock-off mugen visors. That 3M tape was a pain in the ass. After 8 years on the car they were so sun beated and faded i didnt want to deal with them any more. Ordered new ones.
DSC_3894 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

090615 - Wisconsin 8th & 9th gen get together
DSC_3902 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

091315 - OG KO Crew mini meet
DSC_4021 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

092615 - Installed new mugen-style visors, and also a lip spoiler thingy for the rear glass, which of course you cant see from this pics. Snapped a quick shot at sunset after a cruise thru all the rural farm land up near my parent's house.

DSC_4229 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


032216 - LMM with the Chicago 8th & 9th Civic crowd
DSC_9770 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


050716 - NvUS Chicago meet. w/fellow OG darken0420


051416 - JDMC FNL Saturdays


051516 - Wisconsin 8th/9th gen Meet


051516 - Wisconsin 8th/9th gen Meet


051516 - Wisconsin 8th/9th gen Meet


081316 - Cruising by the lake in Kenosha


081316 - Cruising by the lake in Kenosha


031817 - 200K
DSC_5344 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

DSC_5349 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

DSC_5353 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

031907 - Out and about with some car fraaands
DSC_5372 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

DSC_5426 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr


040817 - At work with Matt
DSC_5730 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr

040917 - Wisconsin SiVICS Spring Meet
DSC_5738 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

DSC_5753 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

DSC_5863 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

DSC_5840 by Ray Flores, on Flickr

040917 - 10 years & 200k+ miles later....
DSC_5947 copy by Ray Flores, on Flickr



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Discussion Starter · #9 · (Edited)
Thx guys!

Wow you kept it clean! And stock! Props to you man

I gave in 4moonths after ii got my si and got an intake lol
I had a project car right before this one, a '95 EH9 that was swapped, dropped, intake, exhaust, lip kit, etc.

So when i sold it to get the FA5 i just didnt want to deal with all that modding again. I sort of had a "been there, done that'" mentality and i just wanted to enjoy the car. Plus i couldnt justify replacing brand new prefectly good working parts on a new car that i was still making payments on. lol Im weird, i know. :wheee:

heyy man, nice! i noticed the car has 100k on it, how's she been holding up?
Still purring like a kitten, just like the night i took her home! ZERO problems what so ever. Besides, 100k is like barely a break-in period for Hondas! :dance:

sick photos man, have you driven your si in snow lowered like you are now?
Not yet, just lowered a few months ago, so this'll be my first winter. Should be fine tho.
 

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lol good to hear :) i got mine with 41k back in feb, now has 53k :eek: but good to know it will last for a long while more long as i do basic maint. lol
Very nice!

Ive just been doing regular oil changes. Had a slight 3rd gear grind at high rpm @ around 50k, but had the trans fluid changed and she's been shifting like buttah ever since. Now that im past 100k they recommend valve adjustment, replace spark plugs as well as coolant & brake fluid flush, and i'll prolly change trans fluid again too.
 
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