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  1. Sway bars or strut bars ?

    Suspension & Brakes
    I know a lot of people on here have gotten sway bars for their cars, but a buddy of mine that works on his own cars said that I should get strut bars instead. What should I do? K24Z7 Crew Member #323
  2. DIY: Front Sway Bar Removal

    Suspension
    The purpose of removing the front sway bar on your 9th gen civic: - 8th generation coilovers do in fact fit out cars. For the rear, it is already known that you must order 8th gen rear rubber isolators for the springs because the 9th gen top hats and springs are smaller. This will allow for a...
  3. Progress Technology Seeking 2012 Si For Sway Bar Development

    California
    Spoke with Progress today and turns out they are seeking a 2012 Si for sway bar development. Must be in Orange County,CA and they will need the car for 5 days (possibly up to 10 days). Email them at [email protected] or call 1-800-905-6687 if you are available. If i was down south i would...
  4. DIY: DX, LX, EX, Rear Sway Bar Install

    Suspension
    Sorry for the crappy iPhone pictures. Tools Required: jack and stands, 14mm socket, 14mm wrench, 10mm socket, 5mm allen key. Difficulty: 3/5, really not too bad Here is my shipping receipt from CHH for all the part numbers required to do the install. You really only need four of the bolts...
  5. Sway bar vs tie bar

    Suspension & Brakes
    I know for a fact that sway bar reduces body roll. I am not sure if those "Beaks" lower tie bar do the same. I see a lot of here in my area with tie bar and they look nice. Would these lower tie bar work for our cars too? Sent from my Autoguide iPhone app
  6. DIY 2012 SI Sedan Rear Eibach Sway Bar Install

    Suspension
    2012 Honda Civic SI Sedan Rear Eibach Sway Bar Install Difficulty of install: 2/5 Part fitment quality: A+ Enjoyment and noticeability of handling increase: B , I notice the rear end feels far better. I am excited to see more suspension aftermarket products hit the market. Tools...
  7. Sway Bars

    Suspension & Brakes
    Apparently the 2012 coupe and sedan have considerable more body roll that the 2011's. This could very well be due the fact that Honda has engineered the 9th gen suspension to be geared towards luxury rather than sport handling. If you compare the listed suspension between the two year cars...
  8. Handling problem on the highway

    Drivetrain Problems
    I have two small issues with My new CIVIC 2012 EX-L: 1- The key is rather hot when I take it out of the ignition (is that normal?) 2- I think the factory alignment on my vehicle was not done well therefore my vehicle is swaying to the left a little and @ 65-75 MPH the steering shakes a tad...
  9. Eibach Springs

    Suspension & Brakes
    Well for the 2012 Honda Civic LX... Just turned in my car to Eibach this morning so that they can measure and test new springs... According to them the springs for the 2011 models don't fit anymore and they have to make a whole new set... So I'm glad I was able to help. Not sure when they will...
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