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  1. 2nd Gear Grind

    Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    Hello! So I have a 2012 Civic Si Coupe that I just purchased. It has an AEM CAI, secondary cat delete, and Greddy 70mm exhaust. When driving spiritedly, when I shift into 2nd from at or near the red-line of 1st, it grinds until the RPMs drop. It also doesn't even feel like it is going into...
  2. Transmission acts weird for speed bumps.

    Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    2013 LX Automatic. My neighborhood has speed bumps that are short and kind of high so you really have to stop to get over them safely. I noticed that when I brake to slow down the car and then speed up to get over the bump the transmission hesitates to shift properly back up to go. Kind of like...
  3. Gear indicator??...would it fit??

    Interior mods
    HI guys!...i found this on ebay,its for motocycles but i wonder if its possible to hook one of these in our cars. Let me know if anyone have seen something like this and knows how to install it !!
  4. Rocking in 1st Gear

    Drivetrain Problems
    Hey guys, I got another question. I'm travelling just a little above 20km/hr around 3 - 3.5k RPM in first gear. I'm not shifting up because i have to slow down soon. If I let go of gas at this point, the car rocks alot. It's like I made a bad shift. I know there's some engine breaking...
  5. Tech trippin' ?? Gear lubes: Which is what and what goes where??

    General Maintenance
    Ok guys so I've been pondering this question for a bit now and cannot seem to come to a satisfactory conclusion of my own. MTF... LSD Oil... GEAR Oil... I'm looking into synthetics for all three on my Si. My question is can I use one for all? Or are they all the same anyways? I mean, is...
  6. RBC vs Stock IM full video Comparison with 3rd gear pull & 1-4 shifting

    Exhausts and Downpipes
    Here you go guys enjoy...
  7. Honda brings back the EF with new GEAR Concept

    Honda & Civic News
    Read more about the Honda GEAR Concept at AutoGuide.com
  8. Reverse Gear Grind while coasting - Civic Si

    Drivetrain Problems
    Hi, I haven't seen this problem on this forum, so not sure if anybody has experienced this in the past. When i first put my car in reverse from a dead-stop, it goes in just find, and I can reverse like normal. However, DURING the reverse, if i were to put the gear to Neutral, and while the car...
  9. Gear Whine

    Drivetrain Problems
    I get gear while in all gears and it's the most noticeable when coming to a stop in neutral since that's when the rest of the car is at its quietest. Any one else experiencing this? '12 Si by the way.
  10. Grinding In 1st Gear

    Drivetrain Problems
    Hi All, I've had my Si for exactly 1 year now. I love the car, but do have a lot of the issues many members here talk about. I do have the popping in the driver seat, the trunk area does make a squeaking sound at low speeds, and noticed a chipped paint after washing my car yesterday. I can...
  11. Abnormally short first gear.

    Drivetrain Problems
    Hey I have the LX auto and it seems like everytime I ease out of a corner from a stop and then get on it, the car is already in second. This can be very aggravating and I am wondering if it is something wrong in the computer. Does anyone else experience this?????
  12. 1st gear crunchy for anyone else?

    Drivetrain Problems
    Having some problems from a stand still throwing it into first sometimes. Like it will go in half way sometimes and I'll have to take it out and throw it back in to get it fully engaged. Sometimes it's smooth going in and sometimes it's crunchy going in. The other gears seem fine. I'm beginning...
  13. 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...
  14. Sputtering,Stuttering..Wtf

    Drivetrain Problems
    My car has a sputter like its losing fuel. It has been getting progressivley worse. 3500 miles on the clock. I was driving this morning and passed a car in third and was around 4k and let the car decel just by the motor. As the tach hit around 3k the car went chug and sputtered like I quick...
  15. SI ..sometimes jumps out of gear when shifting

    Drivetrain Problems
    I notice sometimes when shifting(especially from 2nd to 3rd) it feels like it jumps out of gear instead of just coming out. It is random and has been doing this for about 1 month. I know if I take it to the dealer they probably will not be able to replicate this. Anyone else have a similar...
  16. I missed a gear but want to confuse you with naming thread Clutch Smell???

    Drivetrain Problems
    so i have read the other threads on clutch smell, here my story, got about 1500 miles now, wanted to check out the v tech, getting on the inter state, got the whole place to my self, wind out 1,2nd and i believe (as always) I mis shifted, well i know i did!, i think i went from 2nd to 5th full...
  17. 2nd gear being restrictive?

    Drivetrain Problems
    I've had my car for 4.6k miles now and the gears aren't clunky or hard to put in anymore except for 2nd the weird thing is i put it into 2nd the most from 5-15 rolls etc. and yet it is still hard to shift quickly into 2nd it goes in pretty normal when not shifting quickly but when i am it feels...
  18. Shifting into gear

    Drivetrain Problems
    Shifting Problem This is my first car with a stick shift. i've never grinding a gear . i did ride the clutch quite a few times reving the engine and letting the clutch out too slow while learning.. i learned to fix these problems fast. i only got 410 miles on my si so i might need more...
  19. Si...2nd gear sluggish?

    Drivetrain Problems
    Is it just me or does 2nd gear just not pull that fast. I recently began hitting v-tech a little more and i'm noticing 2nd gear doesn't seem to pull that hard up the powerband. All the other gears throw me back in my seat but second seems to fall flat. Am I just crazy? **Feedback appreciated**
  20. what is your favorite gear?

    Drivetrain Problems
    i always love the 3rd gear....