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  • stu g's Avatar
    12-03-2017, 04:51 PM
    There is plenty online about this. The importer should have some of this information. In the UK you just provide a translation of this certificate...
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    11-03-2017, 02:19 AM
    stu g replied to a thread Ecu in U-UKHBC
    Re the polarity, you can tell if it is the right way because of the wider stripe down the capacitor. You can use a reference picture such as this...
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    11-03-2017, 02:12 AM
    Do you have the Japanese deregistration certificate? If so scan and post it and I will read it for you - it may well be on there.
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    11-03-2017, 02:09 AM
    I expect that date of construction does not equal date of first registration. I think the Beat had high production in the first year and I think I...
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    09-03-2017, 08:44 PM
    stu g replied to a thread Ecu in U-UKHBC
    If first you don't succeed, try try again. I expect you just have an iffy bit of soldering, or possibly duff capacitors, or the polarity wrong. Try...
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    08-03-2017, 07:46 PM
    I'd add that jp-carparts can probably airmail the parts to you far quicker than a few months lead time. The windscreen parts I ordered arrived within...
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    06-03-2017, 07:08 PM
    Well that could be a very expensive venture. I'd suggest a strip, clean, and carefully measure everything to see if it still in tolerance before...
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    02-03-2017, 07:49 PM
    stu g replied to a thread New beat owner :) in U-UKHBC
    Rear screen and surround looks like this...
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    01-03-2017, 09:52 PM
    stu g replied to a thread New beat owner :) in U-UKHBC
    The rear screen doesn't seem to have all the outer material and zip - is it an aftermarket one? Also - if you're taking your air-con off would you...
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    28-02-2017, 07:59 PM
    If you mean the 10mm bolts which clamp the crankshaft down, they are 4.8kg-m.
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    28-02-2017, 07:49 PM
    stu g replied to a thread New beat owner :) in U-UKHBC
    I have man-cave envy. I expect the carpet has some sort of anti-stain on it, which is why the dye won't take. Wouldn't it be better to use the...
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    23-02-2017, 10:24 PM
    stu g replied to a thread Misfiring in U-UKHBC
    Hi Mamook, Have you tried looking at the basics? A misfire is most likely caused by the spark plugs not firing correctly. I'd first have a look at...
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    14-02-2017, 07:58 PM
    Cylinder head one 15610-PC6-000 is the same as a Civic from the same era - you could try a scrappy. The one under the boot 15610-PE9-003 is the...
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    14-02-2017, 07:41 PM
    Steering track rod end complete with the little rubber boot is 53540-SF4-004, same as a Honda Today.
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    13-02-2017, 07:40 PM
    stu g replied to a thread New Windscreen in U-UKHBC
    It came from Mr Frontglass wrapped in plastic film (like cling film), so needed separate wrapping. Some firm did it (I forget the name).
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    12-02-2017, 10:34 PM
    stu g replied to a thread New Windscreen in U-UKHBC
    I'm afraid I didn't take pictures, however it was wrapped in a double corrugated cardboard box with baffles inside to keep the screen away from the...
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    08-02-2017, 11:07 PM
    OK, I think that several issues might cause the engine check light to come on. First things first, what makes you think it is the O2 sensor? ...
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    06-02-2017, 07:25 PM
    stu g replied to a thread New Windscreen in U-UKHBC
    I'll PM you.
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    27-01-2017, 09:51 PM
    Harsh Louis, but ultimately I can't argue with the data :)
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    26-01-2017, 10:10 PM
    Are these the blue nuts my dad warned me about?
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    10-01-2017, 08:54 AM
    Watchman - I'm surprised they left the flare in the passenger footwell, when I brought mine over from Japan I had to get rid of it before it went on...
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    06-01-2017, 10:16 PM
    Nice video. Shame to see so many go to the States rather than here! Yours seems to have very good paintwork. Anyway, welcome to the Beat owning...
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    05-01-2017, 07:44 PM
    stu g started a thread Cabin Filter in U-UKHBC
    Something I've never seen on the Beat... is there a cabin filter anywhere?
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    01-01-2017, 12:32 AM
    stu g started a thread New Windscreen in U-UKHBC
    So after picking up a crack from a stone hitting the windscreen in July, I finally have a new windscreen (which with a fresh MoT has allowed me back...
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    10-12-2016, 12:03 AM
    Hey, you're more than welcome, hope it goes well. Stu
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    08-12-2016, 09:13 PM
    Ring gap size is: top = 0.15 to 0.3mm. The up and down tolerance of the top ring in the piston groove is 0.035 to 0.060mm, with a service tolerance...
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    11-10-2016, 09:32 PM
    I was 25 when I bought my first one, 39 when I bought my second.
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    05-10-2016, 09:52 PM
    stu g replied to a thread Quiz in U-UKHBC
    I'm thinking of freshening mine up with a respray. If it is not confidential, how much did you pay, and how much did they do? Stu
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    04-10-2016, 10:32 PM
    stu g replied to a thread New Wheels in Interior styling
    Kudos for getting the 165/55 15 front to fit so well on the 14" front. :D
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  • stu g's Avatar
    03-10-2016, 07:19 PM
    I was going to say "with the part number your local Honda dealer can just order one up", but then just double-checked your location and saw you are...
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