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06-22-2019, 11:59 PM
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Posted By Hootie

15 inch wheels Pros... Typically...

15 inch wheels

Pros...

Typically lighter and cheaper for both wheels and tires. At this time there are a LOT more tire choices for 15s in both 195/55 and 205/50 configurations than in 16s as...
06-13-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,205
Posted By Hootie

Even though I'm "technically" the second owner,...

Even though I'm "technically" the second owner, I've been in possession of mine since its had 4 miles on the clock in November of 2007. ^.^
06-02-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,384
Posted By Hootie

Have the battery tested preferably at a...

Have the battery tested preferably at a dealership or a shop knowledgeable about these most recent batches of Honda circa 2013 to now (most parts warehouses/stores do charging system tests...
05-02-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,002
Posted By Hootie

^^ This... or go to a parts house such as...

^^ This... or go to a parts house such as Autozone or O'reilys and have them pull the code first before doing anything else. Then report back once done.

Based upon behavior and description, I...
04-24-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Hootie

Alfa38 I believe I found it on an Odyssey or MDX...

Alfa38 I believe I found it on an Odyssey or MDX forum some time ago. Just happened to remember the key words to get it up show up in a Google image search.
04-13-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Hootie

Ha! Nah, I'm not AmSoil salesman... Just a guy...

Ha! Nah, I'm not AmSoil salesman... Just a guy who autocrosses an automatic Fit Sport and was annoyed with how DW1 doesn't fair too well with Houston heat and those AX events. Did a bit of digging on...
04-11-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Hootie

ATF DW1 is indeed Honda's direct replacement for...

ATF DW1 is indeed Honda's direct replacement for ATF Z1 that was released around 2010 (+/- one year)... I don't care to run it in my personal vehicles though. I'm just not fond of the softer shifts...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By Hootie

The Sport front lip can be added on ANY of the...

The Sport front lip can be added on ANY of the face lifted US spec GK5 Fits since they all share the same front bumper cover.

The rear bumper cover however is unique to the Sport trim only.
03-18-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By Hootie

You're looking for a noticeable jump in power NA,...

You're looking for a noticeable jump in power NA, you'll be doing a good bit of digging around with Hondata (which is VERY user friendly) to get the most out of those bolts ons and it might get a...
03-17-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 73,125
Posted By Hootie

Does replacing a defective Rotrex acquired in a...

Does replacing a defective Rotrex acquired in a used S/C kit count as a mod? lol
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By Hootie

If you want it done right, you'll be spending...

If you want it done right, you'll be spending about 8 to 10 grand still if you are starting off with NOTHING but a running, stock Fit.

The wiring portion is the biggest headache in regards to the...
03-01-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By Hootie

The three predominantly active FB Fit groups that...

The three predominantly active FB Fit groups that I see are usually filled with either...

A) Content that could be easily found in the owner's manual.
B) Content that could be easily found on...
02-26-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By Hootie

Have you looked at the Tanabe GF210 springs? Best...

Have you looked at the Tanabe GF210 springs? Best balance of drop and ride for the GD if I recall correctly and worked well with stock dampers. Swift is another spring that is known to work good with...
02-21-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By Hootie

Hello and welcome to the forum!

Hello and welcome to the forum!
02-21-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By Hootie

Ah... Its pretty peaceful out in the boonies The...

Ah... Its pretty peaceful out in the boonies The scenery in that area are pretty nice too, same with some of the roads.

Also, you're actually about 2 to 2.5 hours north of me.
Forum: Racing
02-14-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 109,302
Posted By Hootie

Aye ho! :P

Aye ho! :P
02-14-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 35,371
Posted By Hootie

Bumping to the top... We aren't dead yet......

Bumping to the top...

We aren't dead yet... Just busy with shenanigans and a thing called life. :P

Currently in a deep parts acquisition phase and taking a break from autocross so new content...
01-01-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8,945
Views: 955,142
Posted By Hootie

Drove it for the first time this year (happy new...

Drove it for the first time this year (happy new year everyone!) and filled it up with 93 octane at the local shell.

This year will be an easy year on the GD since I'll be taking a bit of a break...
12-22-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,373
Posted By Hootie

The front brake caliper bracket's mounting bolts...

The front brake caliper bracket's mounting bolts need to be torqued to 80 lb ft.

The flange bolts that secure the caliper to its slide pins are 17 lb ft.
12-15-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,158
Posted By Hootie

That sounds like some nonsense considering that...

That sounds like some nonsense considering that the lower engine cover takes about 6 to 8 screws to remove and 1 push clip. Takes MAYBE 30 second to remove with a cordless drill/electric impact and...
12-06-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Hootie

As a GD3 and 2016 CR-Z owner the only real...

As a GD3 and 2016 CR-Z owner the only real benefits the Z has in my opinion is fuel economy, more low end torque thanks to being a hybrid, a bit more sound deadening and Xenon low beams on EX and...
12-05-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Hootie

Factory Fit lights suck... Period. I've...

Factory Fit lights suck... Period.

I've upgraded to PIAA Intense White bulbs in the past and was quite pleased with them. Unfortunately they're discontinued so I now run their Xtreme White bulbs...
12-02-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,254
Posted By Hootie

You might want to have some beads rolled into...

You might want to have some beads rolled into that plate to add some rigidity as well. Otherwise that seems like it'll bow and defect, reducing its effectiveness of protecting the vehicle.

Just...
12-01-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By Hootie

^^ Pretty much this. The Lane Watch aiming...

^^ Pretty much this.

The Lane Watch aiming is a someway lengthy setup process requiring a good bit of measuring and a specific target placed on a stand to properly aim. Unless you know of a...
12-01-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,418
Posted By Hootie

I'm terribly sorry to hear of the lost of your...

I'm terribly sorry to hear of the lost of your Fit but glad to hear that your wife is ok!

I'd highly advise taking a back to back test drive between the 10 gen Si and Accord 2.0T... Not sure if...
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