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    Throttle body coolant delete

    My 2.0 petrol runs as sweet as ever but one annoying problem its always had on hard/hot/long runs is intake heatsoak leading to a noticable drop in grunt.Now im aware this engine is maybe under powered especially in the tourer.That said it pulls really well initially but as things hot up you can...
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    Ball joint press

    Im looking to replace both lower ball joints but im unsure whether the universal C clamp press kits that are widely available on ebay etc are suitable? There are small 10 piece sets and some more expensive 31 piece sets so id opt for the latter as contains more sizes. I did replace upper/lower...
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    Replacing tourer bumpers

    Will facelift type s bumpers fit CL7 pre facelift tourer? Im sure the rear will but not sure about front.Apart from having different fog light ***embly they appear alike. Reason i ask is i was planning a respray on my rear bumper as paint colour has faded a little due to age.This may be an...
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    Driver door replacement

    I have been looking to replace the driver door on my CL7 tourer and i may have finally found one.Thing is its off a saloon version so i wonder if anyone can confirm whether the front doors off both variants are identical? I have always thought they were from B pillar forwards with just rear...
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    P0325 code!

    Had my first engine light today so i connected my reader which flashed up P0325. I did a quick google search and all i find is knock sensor fault but mines the petrol k20a6.Can anyone point me in the right direction? I did manage to clear the code and remove the engine light but im sure it will...
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    Tourer boot leak solved!

    Rarther than bury my findings in another thread i started regarding this problem i decided to create a new one.Given the age of the pre facelift tourer i'm sure it will help others in future. Having first looked at the roof seam along both sides i wrongly decided my leak originated elsewhere.I...
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    Sunroof drain tubes routing

    Greetings....My 2004 tourer has developed a water leak! Investigation so far has revealed lots of condensation on underside roof above headliner and a water pool in boot which originates on the left of car in the small hidden area to the left of the tyre well.It seems this fills then spills over...
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    CL7 coolant type and amount

    Im planning to replace starter motor alternator and water pump on my k20a6 next week.Regards water pump change can someone tell me,or link me to thread that covers this,what coolant is best and amount needed for refill. It currently has the blue stuff which i think is the right for this engine...
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    mystery box under dash

    I was just checking something in driver footwell and looked up under dash below steering wheel and noticed something that looked out of place. Its a plastic box (cigar packet size) with a wiring loom heading off toward centre console and on other end it has a very long cable with a connector on...
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    restoring headlight lens

    Has anyone used a clearcoat aerosol after removing yellowing/dirt to shine and protect lens? I have already cleaned and sanded them but i want a clear glass look as it would have had when new. I have already got a can ordered but after watching a couple of youtube vids im worried about not...
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    chrome door/window trim

    Hi I want to chrome all the window seals/edges around top n bottom of my tourer windows to match the door handles.Looks like some came this way from the factory but are there any aftermarket solutions...maybe others have done this? All trims on my car are currently black rubber or a tape type...
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    headunit upgrade

    Hi all I know this has been covered elsewhere,ive spent some time trying to find a solution.I have a pre facelift petrol tourer with premium sound system NON navi.I have found an android multimedia system on ebay with seems made to measure for 03>06 accord incorporating heating controls etc.Can...
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    replacing condenser mk7 accord 2.0 auto

    Greetings Decided to wash my radiator and condenser this afternoon just to make sure cars ready for a 500 mile round trip i have planned this week and noticed condensers in a terrible state.over 50% of fins have perished leaving just the very thin horizontal slats that carry the gas.Funny thing...
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    cleaning inside mk7 headlamps

    im new so sorry if its covered elsewhere but is there a way of cleaning dust etc from within headlamp unit? i replaced both recently as the plastic had yellowed and although replacements are clear one has dust/debris inside.only obvious way in to suck out is tiny opening where main beam bulb...
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