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  1. Reeses_Cars List of DIY for a Boosted Si

    DIY Section
    I did not want to start a ton of threads per DIY, so figured it would be a good idea to keep them one place. Coilover Height Adjustment: Wilwood 6 Piston BBK Install:
  2. Stop Tech Sport Drilled/Slotted Rotors Fitment Question (2012 Civic Lx Sedan)

    Suspension & Brakes
    I was just wondering if the Stop Tech Sport Drilled/Slotted rotors will fit inside the stock wheels with stock Calipers and pads (or if aftermarket pads will fit on the stock calipers). My buddy is selling me his stock 2018 civic ex alloy wheels (not the sport alloy wheels) and I was wondering...
  3. Big Brake Kit 9th Gen Civic

    Suspension & Brakes
    I have a 2015 civic SI and have been looking into creating my own BBK using Acura TL Type-S Front Brake Calipers (Cardone Ultra 19-P2893) and (Cardone Ultra 19-P2892). I've seen some threads mentioning this being done on 8th gen civics but haven't seen it done on 9th gen anyone DIY this before?
  4. Brake suggestions

    Suspension & Brakes
    I've got a 2015 si coupe. Need new brakes and was wondering what brake pads you people have tried and liked, and what you did'nt like. Most of my driving is highway and some spirited driving. Thanks in advance :)
  5. What Brake pad/rotor combo are you running?

    Suspension & Brakes
    Hey everyone, most threads about brake pads/rotor preferences are outdated, so I figured I'd create a new thread to see more recent brake preferences. So I'm currently in the market for new brake rotors and pads, figured I'd replace all 4 to something OEM quality or better (I'm at 72k kms...
  6. Rusting on new rotors?

    Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    About three weeks ago I replaced the rear rotors and pads on my 2013 Si. The pads on the one side were unevenly worn because I believe the rotor was warped. The other side had even wear and seemed fine. Long story short, I replaced the stock rotors with Stoptech slotted rotors and stoptech...
  7. Brake Caliper Upgrade HELP?!!

    Suspension & Brakes
    So I was looking into upgrading my 2015 Civic Si's brakes. The stockies fade really fast and I am sort of tired of that. I know there are other routes I can take, but I want a unique build. Heres my 3 options: -Upgrade the current brake system (seems to be the cheapest) -Get Spoon brakes...
  8. Any aftermarket red calipers? 2013 Si

    Suspension & Brakes
    Hi everyone, I'm ready to start upgrading the appearance of my Si, and I want to buy red aftermarket calipers (or find a way to paint my oem one's professionally). My question is, how can I get that professional red paint look if I were to get them painted? I tried asking around to see if...
  9. 2012 LX/GX rear drum brake to EX disc brake conversion

    DIY Section
    I've seen people asking about upgrading to rear disc brakes on this forum for a while now but it seems like no one's tried it. I have a 2012 Civic CNG, which is most similar in trims to the LX. While the front brakes are slightly different, the rears are the same. We can leave the discussion...
  10. 2013 Civic Warped Rotors already --HELP

    Suspension & Brakes
    I have a one year old 2013 Civic EX-L. I have almost 25,000 miles on the car. About 50% of the miles are in town driving; the rest are Highway driving. I love my Civic, however, my rotors are warped already. I have changed the oil and rotated and balanced the tires every 5.000 miles regardless...
  11. LED tail bulbs brakes only! No idle night lights

    Hey everyone, new to the forum and I can't express how much you all have helped me in customizing my '12 Si Coupe. I had a question though. I recently bought 2x 7443 T20 LED bulbs to use as my tail lights. Unfortunately, they only work when I depress the brakes, not when I have the headlights...
  12. Sticking Noisey Brakes & Upgrade Question

    Suspension & Brakes
    Anyone having issues with their brakes on their SI? Mine only has 20,000km and mine stick and grab and grind pretty bad... Almost all my driving is highway... If mine sits in the driveway my E Brake sticks on solid and all the brakes grind BAD for the first half dozen stops Also, has anyone...
  13. Anyone else hate the stock brakes on your si?

    Suspension & Brakes
    The stock brakes are just awful. The day i bought my car i drove at normal speeds down a steep hill and my car was already shaking. I had a focus a few years back and from brand new to 30k miles no matter what i did, the breaks were perfect. Now at 17k my car needs new brakes, anyway, upgrades...
  14. I need to upgrade my Brakes!

    Suspension & Brakes
    So I was on the interstate today and some minivan cuts me off in the fast line and decided to go really slow! From this experience I think I need new brakes. These work ok around town but once speed is involved they are not that great. If I were to change out my pads and rotors would that...
  15. Brakes.

    Suspension & Brakes
    twice i had to brake really hard while going really fast because im about to miss a turn and the brakes felt real bumpy both times. sometimes brakes feel bumpy, but only at random moments. today when following a curve, passing up a slow car to a stop sign, the brakes made a squeaking noise...
  16. Brambo Brakes

    Suspension & Brakes
    How much are the Brambo Brakes going for?
  17. LX drum brakes

    Suspension & Brakes
    so i've been looking at the previous threads about it and i'm just wondering if this is ok to do. wirebrush or 400grit sandpaper (how big???) and duplicolor caliper paint (spray) and that's it? how durable is caliper paint?
  18. Auto Tranny Stays in Low Gear on Downhills?

    Drivetrain Problems
    noise when releasing the brakes hi! i have a civic coupe ex-l and it's just 2 months old with barely 1k miles. i noticed that whenever i'm on D, and release the brakes, i hear like a grinding noise and it's annoying. and whenever i'm on R, and release the brakes, i can hear a knocking noise at...
  19. Brakes in Reverse

    Suspension & Brakes
    When the motor is cold in my Honda Civic and I reverse down my driveway with foot on brake the whole car shudders. No one can answer me on what is wrong, but there is definitely something wrong.
  20. Caliper Covers

    Suspension & Brakes
    Does anybody know where I can buy brake caliper covers for my 12 SI, MGP does not have them for the 12 SI yet, Thanks in advance:)