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  • BumbleBeat's Avatar
    31-01-2018, 08:12 AM
    New Beat owner, fresh import to USA. Great fun this thing is, but egad, the noise! Tightened up loose stuff all over the place, now down to... ...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Redmac's Avatar
    10-01-2018, 06:04 PM
    Hi folks. Like so many here my ECU has given up the ghost. If anyone has any access / contacts on getting a replacement I would love to hear from...
    7 replies | 275 view(s)
  • Luv's Avatar
    02-09-2017, 05:08 PM
    Hi I can't fit my tonneau front stud to the car (the same stud you have to undo when folding the roof). I want to either change the stud or...
    4 replies | 361 view(s)
  • Ace M's Avatar
    15-09-2017, 02:29 PM
    Yay so finally i can get a beat, looking for a 92 specifically since i figure they made a few changes since its release, i have been browsing and...
    4 replies | 357 view(s)
  • Joaom's Avatar
    07-12-2017, 04:31 PM
    Hi Everyone I am new to the forum so please correct me if I am posting in a wrong session. I am writing on behalf of a friend of mine that has...
    5 replies | 225 view(s)
  • Strangerover's Avatar
    06-09-2017, 10:02 PM
    Anyone got any pointers to source HT leads, dizzy cap and rotor arm ? I guess in stock in U.K. Is dreaming ??
    3 replies | 306 view(s)
  • Andrew Fisher's Avatar
    07-11-2017, 02:54 PM
    These two posts are rambling old toffee but there is a simple message: If you find your Beat is wandering at speed please get the alignment checked!...
    3 replies | 215 view(s)
  • BomberMan's Avatar
    28-11-2017, 04:14 PM
    BomberMan started a thread Stuck Fuel Gauge in U-UKHBC
    So I've been absent for awhile (owing to relocating from Japan to the USA, and bringing the Beat too!), and now come here after reaching my wits end...
    2 replies | 160 view(s)
  • stu g's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 12:40 AM
    There is presently an S660 on Autotrader (under Honda S800). I wasn't aware there were any in the country.
    2 replies | 36 view(s)
  • Moriniman's Avatar
    07-11-2017, 03:13 PM
    The time has come to admit that I'm not likely to get either of my two Beats back on the road. I just have too many projects. The first Yellow...
    0 replies | 226 view(s)
  • fxdlidon's Avatar
    16-12-2017, 05:12 PM
    Does anyone have a pattern for the tonneau cover or an old one they don't want that I could cut up. I'd like to make a new one in blue to match my...
    0 replies | 82 view(s)
  • Gavin's Avatar
    07-02-2018, 07:12 PM
    Gavin started a thread A Beat in Parts for sale / wanted
    Looking to buy a Beat doesn't need to be anything spectacular sub 2.5k don't mind any colour this time. Would prefer one that has had it's timing...
    0 replies | 61 view(s)
  • Wh1teLeopard's Avatar
    04-02-2018, 03:00 PM
    Selling lots of bits from what's left of my beat. Bonnet, front wings, headlights, doors... and lots more. Please check out my listings on eBay...
    0 replies | 53 view(s)
  • stu g's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 11:06 PM
    They're going for around 10k+ on Yahoo auctions, by the time import tax, VAT, shipping, and SVA are taken in to account, you're probably looking at...
    2 replies | 36 view(s)
  • Andrew Fisher's Avatar
    16-02-2018, 04:22 PM
    That is very cool - good spot (wouldn't expect to see a S800 on Autotrader). If I had the money I'd bring over a couple of containers of them I...
    2 replies | 36 view(s)
  • BumbleBeat's Avatar
    13-02-2018, 04:59 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Ha ha old'uns, it probably doesn't take a lot of stereo to be head banging loud with such a small interior! Andrew, I don't think it could be cv...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Andrew Fisher's Avatar
    08-02-2018, 10:48 PM
    Andrew Fisher replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    (You must understand, I know nothing) At least it's on the transmission side. Are you sure it's not something like a cv joint boot clip or...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • old'uns's Avatar
    08-02-2018, 03:17 PM
    old'uns replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    mines had a 'rattle' or 'whine' of some sorts for 3-4 yrs now. i've always thought it's backlash or worn bearings in the 'box? when replacing the...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • BumbleBeat's Avatar
    08-02-2018, 05:01 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Thanks Andrew. I'm thinking all 3. Clutch, loud stereo, drive hard. That should do it.
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Andrew Fisher's Avatar
    07-02-2018, 10:43 PM
    Andrew Fisher replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Both Beats I've had have had an annoying rattle at about 2800 - 3000 rpm, especially on increasing revs. The only cure is driving it harder so the...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • BumbleBeat's Avatar
    07-02-2018, 05:56 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Thanks 79. Haven't had the valve cover off yet. Plugs are dark, rich if anything. Don't know how old they are, just got the car. The thing about...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Andrew Fisher's Avatar
    06-02-2018, 10:44 PM
    I'm very keen now. I always think they chose those tyres for a good reason, maybe to keep dumb drivers safe, but I happily consider myself a dumb...
    3 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Seventynine's Avatar
    06-02-2018, 12:44 PM
    how keen are you on sticking with the original tyres? always struggle to get non-track good small diameter tyres. start getting into 195/45/15's...
    3 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Seventynine's Avatar
    06-02-2018, 12:40 PM
    Seventynine replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    what's your valve clearances like? I'd give the head a once over, check for stuck/sticky valves. clearances. get the intake off and check to see...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • BumbleBeat's Avatar
    06-02-2018, 07:32 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    More info on rattle #2. Complete description: After fully, fully warmed up (15 minutes or so; probably 5 minutes after up to full operating...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Seventynine's Avatar
    04-02-2018, 10:00 PM
    god at that price i'd just stick an omex on it :lol:
    7 replies | 275 view(s)
  • BumbleBeat's Avatar
    02-02-2018, 07:30 AM
    BumbleBeat replied to a thread Rattle Rattle Rattle in U-UKHBC
    Thanks LawrenceHarding, good thought. I had actually examined my exhaust shields last weekend looking for the source of the 3-4000rpm rattle. I've...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • LawrenceHarding's Avatar
    01-02-2018, 08:52 PM
    I have just been dealing with a similar problem with a Subaru Vivio. In our case it was caused by a broken weld allowing the exhaust shielding to...
    10 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Sharpen's Avatar
    01-02-2018, 07:34 PM
    Not been on here for a while, did you fix the fault? I had this years ago with mine, was the air control valve. 130 on ebay. Car stalls easily when...
    5 replies | 225 view(s)
  • fxdlidon's Avatar
    24-01-2018, 10:20 AM
    fxdlidon replied to a thread Best ECU in Parts for sale / wanted
    You could send it off to the ecu doctor http://www.the-ecu-doctor.co.uk/ they only charge 35 to test it. They rebuilt mine recently and it's now...
    7 replies | 275 view(s)
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