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    Thanks for the advice and leads guys. Nikki has...

    Thanks for the advice and leads guys. Nikki has been a bit poorly so my cars get neglected. To buy a new hood is amazingly expensive. I have been quoted up tp 650. then to my surprise I have to find...
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    Honda Beat hood

    My hood is in need of replacement but I am having difficulty finding anyone who can supply and fit one. One spotty 16 year old assuring me there was no such car and could I bring in the reg document...
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    I think Mobius was correct, I took out, checked...

    I think Mobius was correct, I took out, checked and cleaned every fuse and relay I could find, but it all back together and she worked. Thank you all for your help.
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    Good Morning Mobius, No I didn't, at least I...

    Good Morning Mobius,

    No I didn't, at least I sat there for a few seconds thinking something was wrong. The poor girl has sat unused for months a suppose it will take a few runs to get the kinks...
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    Thank you BigB, got some bulbs to replace. The...

    Thank you BigB,

    got some bulbs to replace. The stray light was "cat overheat", I took out all fuses and checked them with the meter, all ok, put them back, light off and she started OK.

    Thank...
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    Dashboard Lights

    I have had my little beat for several years now and never had any problems. Things I would like to do but never got round to ok, but no problems. The recent good weather had me scurrying around...
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    A New 2014 Beat??

    A friend of mine who works for Honda at the Swindon factory tells me Honda are considering introducing a new Kei car Beat, provisionally called something like the S660 (imaginative chaps these...
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    Thaks

    Thanks for the help guys, i've got a converter on order and weather permitting will get it on this weekend. Also got some useful info about converters and VTEC engines on a site for other imports
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    Speed Limiter

    Steve,

    I have carried out extensive research (i.e. poked about on every internet site I could think of) but can't seem to find any mention of the sensor signal modifier you mentioned. Can you...
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    Rev limiter peculiarity

    If I rev hard when accelerating I can get to over 9000 rpm in the first four gears. In 5th I appear to be limited to 7500. The practical result of this is it becomes very difficult to overtake the...
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    Konichiwa Steve, you may think you are joking but...

    Konichiwa Steve, you may think you are joking but when I got Toshi out after the winter there was a fieldmouse nest next to the battery. Smelt of mouse pee for weeks !
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    The SUN, the sun is shining

    Wheeled my faithful beat out of the garage, blew of 6 weeks dust and fired her up. Well, she backfires like crazy and wont rev higher than 2-3000 revs. Has anyone come across this before. I don't...
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    You got me thinking, the Cappo has a suitably...

    You got me thinking, the Cappo has a suitably small turbo doesn't it?

    But.... I'd still be up against that bloody limiter.
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    Increase in top speed

    I love my beat but i always seem to have trouble in passing the guy who drives along the motorway at exactly 70. I just start to pass and the ecu limits me at about 7,500 revs.

    I can go way above...
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    Sue, I had his problem trying to start after the...

    Sue, I had his problem trying to start after the winter layup but when my son towed me to the local mechanic I dropped it into gear just see what happened and she started. No problem since. Give it a...
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    She Goes!

    A new battery and a bit of a clean up and she started with no problem. I am still puzzled by the beeping though. Thanks again
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    Thanks Guys

    I don't think it is the immobiliser,but I do not really know if she has one. The previous lovely lady owner never gave me a key and there are no obvious extra buttons or keyholes.

    The engine turns...
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    I have a non-starter!

    I went out to my faithful Toshi this morning and for the first time in two years I had a problem. She wouldn't start.

    The engine turns as normal but no sign of life Checked all the usual suspects,...
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    Yes, very

    Hi Namesake,

    I am very interested, you can contact me direct on 01285 861 634 or by e-mail at brucebp@aol.com.

    let me know your price and I'll give you my address.

    Thanks and regards

    Bruce
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    Both sides, they seem a little fragile, but,...

    Both sides, they seem a little fragile, but, there are no metal ones about.
  21. Apparently no Beats though. Is this because they...

    Apparently no Beats though. Is this because they don't take tuning?
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    Spring is springing

    The recent unseasonable weather has tempted me into getting Toshi out of her winter cocoon and onto the highways and byways. This has reminded me of an long standing problem. I am still looking for a...
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    Have you been using the aircon regularly?

    if you dont turn it on for a few minutes every week the seals dry out and you lose all the gas. Thats a $100 dollar fix over here.
  24. Thread: Weclome Back!

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    Thanks for your hard work

    Hi Paul,

    thanks for getting things working again. There was a flurry of e-mails amongst the more irregular members worrying about what had happened. You probably didnt realise how important it is...
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    Future Classic ?

    This thread appears a little downbeat about the prices of our Beats. Lets face it we all bought one because we love the look and it is hilarious to drive. Yes it is a fifteen year old car, yes there...
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