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***DOHCIVIC re-build thread***

Discussion in 'Auto Multi-Media' started by DOHCIVIC, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. DOHCIVIC

    DOHCIVIC New Member

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    As many know, I blew the motor in my hatch...
    Well here is my rebuild thread...
    This is how it started... http://www.importsnc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42511[/URL]
    The block has been torn down and sent to... http://www.laskeyracing.com/shop/bseries.htm[/URL]
    The head will be sent there as well...
    Mid october i will have more to add as far as laskey racing
    Now as far as the hatch it self... I'm working it it day by day
    Cleaning the engine bay
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    More to come as I work on it
     
  2. DOHCIVIC

    DOHCIVIC New Member

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    Cleaned the tranny today... Cleaned under the fender wells also but I post pics after I repaint
    Heres before cleaning...
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    in action photo...
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    And now clean...
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    What are your opinions on painting the tranny to help hide dirt
     
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    George777 ^^ Likes Bewbies

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    If it were me, I would paint it an obnoxious color. That way, in the event of a leak, I would be able to tell it's source.
     
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    Started on my wire tuck...

    tools needed...

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    Headlight, corner lights, horn and cooling fan plugs...

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    Ok... Well stupid me didn't take any before photos but if you have owned any civic you know where the wires are coming from and now you'll see where they can be hidden...

    Here's the wiper motor wire tuck and brake fluild sensor... I did this last night
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    Heres what I have been doing today... Well today and through the past weeks...

    This all the head light and horn,fans, and other plugs...
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    I hide all the wires across the bottom and hid everything the best I could...
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    Here's what I did with the clump wires coming out of the fire wall on the drivers side...

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    Finished product...

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    Got my flywheel in the other day...
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    Got some other pics of work done...

    Skunk2 arms installed with the fender well painted...
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    My sway bar... This was already on the car from the person I bought it from... I decided to paint it... I'll pics of it when it back on the car...

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    and now painted...

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    And a pic of the dress up blots i'm going to use...

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    DOHCIVIC New Member

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    here is a few parts I had powder coated from my boy Mike... No they aren't painted... Its semi-flat powder coat... He's still got a ton of my parts to do
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    FLounder power hungry VIP

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    sweet bro.... lots of hard work going into that project! your car will turn out really nice im sure. i almost wish i had the engine out of mine just to do the same thing. i am such a clean freak.
     
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    My girls is hating all the little detail work I am spending my time on... Thanks
     
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    nice..looks good,keep up the good work
     
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    that does look really nice.....i cant wait to see the finished product
     
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    yea that.. and if it ever gets stolen, then its easily identifiable .. wish i would have dont that
     
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