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  • 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 | 34 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 | 34 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 | 34 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 | 211 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 | 211 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 | 211 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 | 211 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 | 211 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 | 57 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 | 211 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 | 214 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 | 214 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 | 211 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 | 211 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 | 271 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 | 49 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 | 211 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 | 211 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 | 224 view(s)
  • 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 | 211 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 | 271 view(s)
  • Steve_M's Avatar
    23-01-2018, 07:47 PM
    Steve_M replied to a thread Best ECU in Parts for sale / wanted
    New ECU are still available from a Honda Dealer price is now 810 inc VAT - would come from Japan so could take a while to arrive.
    7 replies | 271 view(s)
  • LawrenceHarding's Avatar
    20-01-2018, 12:27 AM
    About 2 years ago I got two new ECUs for our Beats from my Honda Dealer. The part number on the invoice is 37820P36003. They were expensive at...
    7 replies | 271 view(s)
  • stu g's Avatar
    17-01-2018, 10:58 PM
    stu g replied to a thread Best ECU in Parts for sale / wanted
    I'd try replacing them again, and looking for a dry solder before splashing out on a new one. Failing that you can browse the Yahoo auctions site...
    7 replies | 271 view(s)
  • Redmac's Avatar
    17-01-2018, 04:08 PM
    Redmac replied to a thread Best ECU in Parts for sale / wanted
    Hi. The capacitators were replaced a few years back. Had someone work on them again lately with no success. Thanks.
    7 replies | 271 view(s)
  • gymm's Avatar
    15-01-2018, 08:28 PM
    gymm replied to a thread Tonneu front stud in Roofs and Tonneaus
    I went to a local car trimmers and he had everything needed for mine. He fitted them there and then and was very reasonable. Whilst there I took a...
    4 replies | 359 view(s)
  • stu g's Avatar
    11-01-2018, 12:42 AM
    stu g replied to a thread Best ECU in Parts for sale / wanted
    Are you sure its not just the capacitors in it which have blown? They can be replaced by anyone handy with a soldering iron.
    7 replies | 271 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 | 271 view(s)
  • Redmac's Avatar
    10-01-2018, 06:02 PM
    Hi there. Do you still have the ECU from your Beat. Looking for one in good condition. Thanks.
    24 replies | 3014 view(s)
  • fxdlidon's Avatar
    06-01-2018, 09:16 PM
    I accidentally threw away my front fixings with my old roof and, much to my dismay, they are no longer available from Honda :( So I went with the...
    4 replies | 359 view(s)
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