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  1. Interior Problems
    About a week ago, I went to put on my new winter tires and buy a new one, because I had damaged one last year, at my local Honda dealership. While driving home, I noticed a weird smell from the trunk. Once I had arrived at home, there was a terrible smell of what seems to be like cat urine or...
  2. Exterior
    Hey guys, i was driving on the freeway to school today and I had my ac on. Nothing out of the ordinary, just driving and just when i'm about to exit, a rubber burning smell entered out of my ac vents.. I parked and opened engine bay, there was a light hint of rubber burning, but i was in a rush...
  3. Interior Problems
    Recently took a 600 mile round trip in my 12 Si coupe. When I got home, my wife (who has an acute sense of smell) commented how I smelled like a truck stop. Claimed my son's clothes smelled the same way. After driving home from work tonight I had her smell my jacket and she smelled the same...
  4. Drivetrain Problems
    So I was doing my weekly oil dipstick check on my 2012 Si when I realized the oil on the stick had a faint gasoline smell to it. After I un-twisted the oil fill cap from the motor, I noticed a very distinct smell of gasoline. Anybody else experience this?? Is it normal?? Purchased the Si in...
  5. Interior Problems
    I have a 2012 Civic Si, and when I turn on the air-conditioner there is a slight "oily" smell for the first few minutes. Has anyone else experienced this or have any idea what it could be? When I took my vehicle in for the first oil change I mentioned it to the technician and he said there was...
  6. Interior Problems
    Alright guys I'm not crazy!, got home from work today pulled in the garage and when I got out I smelled a horrible rotten smell, looked around my garage and couldn't find nothing, got close to my driver side front wheel area and in the front fender wheel area strong smell of that rotten smell, I...
  7. Detailing, Wash & Wax
    My favorite smell by far. My question is do any of the armor all products w/ the new car scent actually smell like it? Thanks!
  8. 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...
  9. Drivetrain Problems
    I bought a new 2012 Si Sedan 3 weeks ago have been using it as my daily driver and I love it, its freakin awesome. I haven't been driving it hard at all (no hard launches, etc...) but sometimes when I get out of the car I have the unmistakable smell of clutch. The car still has less than 1000...
  10. Interior Problems
    hey, so it was cold this morning when i was driving to work so i turned the heater on. after awhile i started to smell something burning. i turned the heater off and eventually the smell went away as well. does anyone else have this problem?
  11. Honda & Civic News
    http://men.webmd.com/news/20120215/is-that-new-car-smell-toxic
  12. Exhausts and Downpipes
    This thread is dedicated to Full-Race exhaust systems for the 9th Generation Civic Si. Please keep information/questions about this particular brand of exhaust system limited to this thread to avoid confusion on the forums and to keep it neat and tidy. Specs: 3" Catback Exhaust System...
  13. Intakes and Spacers
    So does anyone know if a good cold air intake has been produced yet for the 9th gen? I'm hoping for a good K&N, also I know those automatic car washes are bad for them, is there anyway around that short of pull out your CAI?
  14. Bolt-Ons and All-Motor
    im already planning for my mods to the car even before i get it. but since im probably going to be putting nitrous on it im thinking of changing the headers at the same time. is it worth that extra money to get some nice 4-2-1 headers?
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