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    How the clutch works

    Hi guys, getting the Beat all back together after engine rebuild and noticed clutch slave cylinder had seized. Now that its off the lever that controls the thrust bearing is able to be moved back and...
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    Thanks for the help guys. I will start by trying...

    Thanks for the help guys. I will start by trying to hear which end of the box it's coming from and take it from there.
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    I'm thinking perhaps they did the bearings but...

    I'm thinking perhaps they did the bearings but the input shaft itself may be worn? Does that sound possible? You can hear a slight noise with the engine engaged to the box even in neutral. How many...
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    Yeah found those a while back, hilarious. ...

    Yeah found those a while back, hilarious.

    Amazing that a relatively small group of people created and brought the Beat into the world. You know, one minute the world is Beatless, then a couple...
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    While I was snooping around the web I'm sure I...

    While I was snooping around the web I'm sure I read that another model Honda that shares the E07 motor uses the same auto box as the D series civics, would that not mean that manual D series boxes...
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    The noise is heard once the clutch is released...

    The noise is heard once the clutch is released whilst stationary in neutral. If it is also noisy while moving I can't hear over the din of the engine.

    Are genuine gearbox internals still...
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    Gearbox rebuilt, still some noise?

    So got the gearbox rebuilt. Fair bit done to it, repairs to 1st and 2nd forks, dog teeth on outer hubs repaired and a bearing and seal kit installed.

    Also installed brand new genuine clutch kit...
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    Yeah, cheers dude. Thanks for helping keep Beats...

    Yeah, cheers dude. Thanks for helping keep Beats alive all over the world!
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    Yeah, I found some stuff on a Japanese blog that...

    Yeah, I found some stuff on a Japanese blog that is worth being concerned about.

    Like you say they have a more favourable climate and even so this guy had considerable rust on structually the...
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    Sounds like your on the right track. Thats the...

    Sounds like your on the right track.
    Thats the risk everytime you drop your car off with a business, thats why your safer with a dealer as they have insurance and will take responsibility for...
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    No, not after seeing yours. I wouldn't want to...

    No, not after seeing yours. I wouldn't want to embarrass myself!

    Nice job, very "Porsche". Unfortunately I don't possess the correct skill set to do that, was hoping to let my money do the work in...
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    Side intake vents

    Now, I'm not talking about the externally mounted aftermarket lip extensions to the body side vents but the aftermarket internally mounted scoops designed to channel the air into the engine bay....
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    Yeah thats some nice detailing on the rocker...

    Yeah thats some nice detailing on the rocker cover, going to do something similair myself.
    Lets us know how the clear engine cover holds up, got quite a bit of heat to contend with! Wonder if it...
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    The ISO probably has the sub amp trigger wire in...

    The ISO probably has the sub amp trigger wire in the wrong place. Use the above diagram to locate which wire it is and ensure it is feed to the right connection. The sub amp draws its signal off the...
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    I would stay away from used CVT Fits, at least...

    I would stay away from used CVT Fits, at least the first generation. The gearbox develops a shudder. It can be repaired with the upgraded factory clutch pack however.
    Don't expect to burn anyone off...
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    Wow, thats the best looking MX-5 / Miata I've...

    Wow, thats the best looking MX-5 / Miata I've ever seen!

    Nicely done!
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    High compression usually brings better response,...

    High compression usually brings better response, but as the Beat engine is already multi throttle you might not notice it. You will no doubt feel a slight power gain throughout the rev range though....
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    Pretty sure Japan has 100 RON, in New Zealand we...

    Pretty sure Japan has 100 RON, in New Zealand we only have 98 RON which is a concern because I wish to do the same as you and fit high compression pistons. Very nice by the way.

    What was the...
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    http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/1314/bluebeatkq...

    http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/1314/bluebeatkq.jpg

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    Really liking the look of this Beat. What brand is the hardtop? Note it excludes the rear parcel tray from the...
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    That's parallel. You got it. They now have a...

    That's parallel. You got it. They now have a total of 4ohms. Series would have been 16 and very quiet!
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    I started enquiring into modding my wheels to fit...

    I started enquiring into modding my wheels to fit without spacers and apparently they can't add material through welding, they would make a new spacer and attach it to the wheel with grub screws....
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    Ah, I thought I was looking through to the...

    Ah, I thought I was looking through to the support bracket. They look quite recessed? That the 'tube' you are referring to? Some kind of mounting shroud?

    Good work, shame we didn't get a pic of...
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    Hey, what happened to your pod tweeters? ...

    Hey, what happened to your pod tweeters?

    http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h276/old-uns/Honda%20Beat/dashtestfit.jpg

    You don't want a big hole left in them or the Visatons will likely sound...
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    I'm pretty sure these guys do a modified knob...

    I'm pretty sure these guys do a modified knob http://www.ssi-factory.jp/

    Otherwise ordering from Honda will probably be your only bet.
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    I have two wires running up to the same position....

    I have two wires running up to the same position. Mine is because someone has wired in door lock actuators. Perhaps in the past yours had also? I don't think its factory I think its from the previous...
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