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  1. Yep, the ECU Doctor fixed my problem in the end....

    Yep, the ECU Doctor fixed my problem in the end. Thanks for the tip!
  2. I meant to say, thanks for your great help Phil....

    I meant to say, thanks for your great help Phil. The ECU doctor successfully solved my problem, so all is good!
  3. Urgent help needed - Any Beat owners within 100 miles of Bristol/Bath?

    I need really help from the forum. Does anyone reading this have a working Beat anywhere within say 100+ miles of the Bristol/Bath area? Iíd be incredibly grateful if we could meet up and briefly try...
  4. Thank you again Steve. You've been a great help...

    Thank you again Steve. You've been a great help to all of us over the years.

    Iím still suffering this problem, and my MOT is running out soon. The wiring continuity seems OK, Iíve twice swapped...
  5. Crank Angle Sensor/Distributor change not clearing Error Code 4

    With slightly aggressive driving, my Beat is now triggering an error code 4 (Crank Angle Sensor) and going into the sluggish limp home mode.

    I believe from one or two forum posts and the wiring...
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    One alternative to that, which should also help...

    One alternative to that, which should also help limit rust, is to leave one or two dessicant dehumidifying bags in the cockpit. They will need occasional recharging
    in the oven or microwave to dry...
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    There wasn't a Mugen version of the Beat (though...

    There wasn't a Mugen version of the Beat (though there are Mugen parts available). You meant the top line Version Z of the Beat. Its main difference was a limited slip differential - total overkill...
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    The crazily short gear ratio choice is one of the...

    The crazily short gear ratio choice is one of the best things about the Beat - it is geared like a racing car, so that it just reaches the red line when it gets to the max speed expected. Although if...
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    Blimey, steveinjapan, you should get it seen to -...

    Blimey, steveinjapan, you should get it seen to - must be running way too rich. What lambda reading does it get in the emissions test as part of the MOT? I typically get about 330km per tank, I think...
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    This was my successful experience - it might be...

    This was my successful experience - it might be of help. The air con chap could not quite believe that the air con system was still working despite zero maintenance (except a new belt) for at least...
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    I think I may still have my old distributor,...

    I think I may still have my old distributor, which is about 9 years old and was replaced 1 year ago after not many miles, possibly unnecessarily, as unbeknownst to me at the time, I was being led...
  12. Yep, the capacitors had blown, but about 4 years...

    Yep, the capacitors had blown, but about 4 years ago I got them replaced and had bypass circuitry installed to jump over the parts of the PCB damaged by the capacitors' acid. The repair fixed the...
  13. Turning on Air Con blows fan relay fuse and turns off ventilation controls - Solved

    Thanks for your help Steve, as always. Everything on my car is now sorted, pretty much.

    I checked the resistance of the compressor coil, and suspected that it had shorted, so got it replaced, and...
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    I need new studs around the hood, including in...

    I need new studs around the hood, including in the boot. Honda's OEM studs are obscenely priced at about £45. Did you find some 3rd party black ones which fitted?

    Ta

    Bruce
  15. Thanks Steve, when it comes to Beats, you're like...

    Thanks Steve, when it comes to Beats, you're like Obi Wan Kenobi and Gandalf rolled into one. :D
  16. Turning on Air Con blows fan relay fuse and turns off ventilation controls - Help!

    I've recently had a problem with the ventilation and Air Conditioning (AC) controls failing, with none of the lights below any of the button selected lighting up. I replaced the 7.5A fan relay fuse...
  17. Wow Graham, you crazy fool/genius. I like your...

    Wow Graham, you crazy fool/genius. I like your style. Not sure this'll save you money, but it sounds like an awful lot of fun. Keep us all up to date.

    When you're done, maybe consider entering it...
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    Brakes and Tyres

    New calipers have been discontinued, so I sent all 4 calipers off to BigRedd to be refurbed. They gave it new seals, new custom pistons and a polymer coating, for £240 or so. Can't complain,...
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    So, can you tell me if it worked OK without a...

    So, can you tell me if it worked OK without a tape mechanism installed?

    My stereo is playing up, whirring and beeping with no sound, but I just want to listen to the radio.

    Alternatively, does...
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    I have a passenger side seat belt guide for sale....

    I have a passenger side seat belt guide for sale. Still interested?

    Bruce
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    Ahh, where did you get the new floor mats in...

    Ahh, where did you get the new floor mats in original grey zebra style? Mine could do with being replaced.

    Ta

    Bruce
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    Yes, it is still for sale. Are you interested? ...

    Yes, it is still for sale. Are you interested?

    Bruce
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    No disrepect to Paul W, but if any of you need a...

    No disrepect to Paul W, but if any of you need a replacement, and are waiting around for his non-standard ones, bear in mind that I waited for well over a year, but he just never seems to get round...
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    Passenger Seat Belt Guide Bracket for Sale

    Honda Beat Passenger Seat Belt Guide Bracket for Sale

    This Seat Belt Guide Bracket mounts next to the passenger seat and ensures that the seat belt properly rests over the passenger's shoulder. It...
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    I went to Sheffield and studied Mechanical...

    I went to Sheffield and studied Mechanical Engineering several years ago. We entered one of the first Formula Student competitions, which is an amazing event. At Sheffield, they didn't really have...
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