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  1. Suspension sounds like its grinding when hitting bump roads?

    Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    Hey everyone, I am new to 9th Gen Civic and would just like to reach out to anyone who might be able to tell me what could be causing the suspension noise my car is having. So I have a 2012 Honda Civic EX-L Sedan. I live in New England and it is currently pretty cold out, however this year we...
  2. Winter Drifting

    9th Gen Civic General Chat
    Hey guys, guess this will be officially my first "post". Ive been researching the forums for the better part of however long its been, and had never really felt the need to post due to ignorance of the civic platform. Nonetheless, i just would like to know how many of you guys will be winter...
  3. Cleaning your car during a Canadian Winter

    Canada
    Hi Everyone. I have two questions for those born and raised in CA and are more used to the day to day rules for weather conditions and car maintenance. 1. What is the recommended for cleaning the exterior of your car during the winter? Wait for Spring or pass by a car wash at least once a...
  4. Summer and Winter tire questions

    Wheels and Tires
    I am looking to get another set of stock 17" Si rims and putting 2 performance tires and 2 winter tires for my front wheels. I am going to keep my rear tires all season, all year around and switch the fronts as necessary. I've heard that having different tread on your front wheels from your rear...
  5. Best Winter Tire Brand + Questions

    Wheels and Tires
    Hey guys/gals. I did a search and couldn't find the information I needed so apologies for a potentially redundant post. After driving a few winter snow storms with the stock all-season tires on my 2012 Si coupe, I've decided my life is worth too much to risk crashing my Si because the...
  6. second day with my 12 lx sedan and need winter tires.

    Wheels and Tires
    I am looking for studded winter tires on the old CL and nothing 195/65 R15 but there are sizes close to that. What pther populat tire sizes can I switch to on stock rims. Thanks Kyle. Would these work? Looks like old CRV? wheels http://anchorage.craigslist.org/pts/3594427250.html
  7. Civic drifting fun! *video*

    Video Room
    Had some fun drifting donuts today in the snow in Halifax, NS, Canada !!! Watch the vid!
  8. Newbie...How to "detail, wax, etc" after winter/during winter

    Detailing, Wash & Wax
    hi all, I am new so I have some really basic questions. I currently own a 2012 taffeta white civic. It isn't driven often.. maybe twice a week... and it is parked outdoors. I only wash it once a month... (I live in an apartment). It was washed recently and had to go through the touch-less...
  9. Is this winter tire wear pattern unusual?

    Wheels and Tires
    Hello, So I got myself some winter tires with steelies for my exl. The tire size is the same as the stock tires and once the guy installed it, I noticed my car was shaking once I reached a 100km and vibrating. I took it back today and they did the balancing (I watched them and it was off...
  10. Yospeed Winter Sale - up to 20% off!

    YoSpeed
    It's that time of year again! Our Winter sale is in full effect, and this year it includes our Shocker battery tie downs, and our tow hooks! Our Black Friday sale was well received so we're continuing the 10% off sale of our brand new tow hook designs in the new firestorm red, titanium grey...
  11. Show us your weather pics!

    Pictures and Images
    my civic just got snowed on
  12. Winter Car washing

    Detailing, Wash & Wax
    Hello, I will be buying a civic si in 4 days and I just have a few questions about winter car washing. I live in WI where the winters can be pretty harsh. Is there anything that I can do to protect my cars paint etc in the winter? And if any knows any good methods for winter car washing I would...
  13. Wondering about a winter tire set up.

    Wheels and Tires
    Hey guys I have a 2012 Civic Si sedan. I am driving it through winter and was wondering if there was a cheap steel rims out there. I'm wondering if i can get away with 16" rims. Will they fit with the calipers and everything else? Im doing this to save like 50.00 per tire since 17s are that much...
  14. Kplayground 2012 Winter Tires SPECIAL!!

    Kplayground
    2012 Winter Tires NOW Available at Kplayground!!! Hercules/Hankook I Pike w409/ Continental Barum Polaris and Many Other Brands such as Gislaved NordFrost5, Bridgestone, Michelin Xice 2, Pirelli and more. PM us or email [email protected] for pricing! Size of 9th gen civic...
  15. How many times a month do you wash/rinse car during winter?

    Detailing, Wash & Wax
    Hi All, I live in SE Michigan, so the winter isn't too bad but we do get some snow and they have a lot of salt on the roads from Dec-Mar. I was just wondering, how many times a month do y'all wash your car during the winter months in the North if it's your DD? I normally do it biweekly but...
  16. CSX As Winter car!?

    Canada
    Looking at one of these guys for my new winter car :) What you guys think? Might need to raise it up a bit... but aside from that would be great :0 2010 Acura CSX Type S/ MANUAL / NAV / CDN / WARRANTY / LOW KMS
  17. Winter Bay Area Meets

    Gatherings and Meets
    Any news on a winter 9thGen bay area meet comin up??
  18. Nextmod - Winter Tire/Rim Pre-orderSpecial

    NextMod
    Hi everyone, as winter is fast approaching, don't miss out on our Winter RIM, TIRE, and Steelies pre-order special Please PM me with the size you are looking at for pricing. Here are some of the brands types we carry, but not limited to. Hankook W409 IPIKE Falken Espia EPZ Bridgestone...
  19. Cold Winter Paint Care

    Detailing, Wash & Wax
    I know there is a Winter Prep thread, but my questions are specifically about paint protection during the winter. I live in a snow belt, so regularly wake up to heavy mounds of snow on the car. 1) What is the best brush (or way) to get all this snow off a car? 2) Obviously too cold to hand...
  20. Winter tire dimension for EX

    Wheels and Tires
    WInter tire dimension for EX Hi All, I'm looking for winter tire 205/60/16 Or 195/60/16 for my civic EX 2012. Will both fit ?and which one is the best. I want to stay in the 16" as i will use the oem wheels for winter. Thank you.
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