Introductions Do I keep it?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by CBen, Friday 17th Jun, 2016.

  1. CBen Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Having been woken at 3 by the alarm going off I am wondering if my >100000 mile 2007 Accord Tourer has reached the end of the road.. If the alarm is fixed (think it is the boot sensors) I will need to get a binding rear caliper fixed £320.
    Is it the start of the slide to big bills. Real shame as it is a great drive with so much useful space.
     
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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    You don't need to spend £320 on fixing your calipers, you can simply get them refurbished or buy refurbished calipers. I replaced both my rear calipers on my Saloon more than 2 years ago for about £60. Since then they've been fine.

    100K is nothing for a Honda. Keep it Chris, keep it !
     
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  3. legend-ary Moderator Staff Team

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    Hello @CBen and welcome to HK!
    Come on .. as SpeedyGee says, 100k is nothing for a Honda. My puny Jazz is close to that milestone and I think it is good for another 30k only because it has seen a lot of abuse by previous owner. Get the caliper refurb'd and for rest of the issues, post them up and I am sure you will get plenty of advice on how to fix those.
     
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  4. CBen Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thanks for the welcome - off to look at the alarm now.
     
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  5. ArcticFire-Account Closed Banned Getting Started

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    Car is barely broken in, a few hundred is nothing to spend and an Accord is unlikely to turn into a money pit if it's been maintained properly.

    We have similar dilemmas at work with the trucks when things go wrong but when looking at the bigger picture even a major repair is only going to cost a few months of finance payments so as long as the downtime isn't bad then we'll keep them running.
     
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  6. ank New Member Getting Started

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    Haha! 100K miles which is what 160K km. Running downstairs to check....641779km which come down to roughly 400K miles on a Civic SI 1993.
    And I am seriously considering keeping it since selling this great running car will not land me any fortune now.
     
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  7. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    400K !! :Thumbup:
     
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  8. legend-ary Moderator Staff Team

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    Wow. We would love see your SI.
    Post up your intro in the section and show us this legendary Civic of yours.
     
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  9. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    Welcome to HondaKarma @CBen :welcome:

    I agree with what the others have said, but if you fancy a change...:goodluck:
     
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  10. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    @CBen change your avatar please follow my signature for new member starter please.
     
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  11. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Hello:Bye:and:welcome:to:gohonda:Karma
    Now that you are an active member please note that you are eligible to vote for the Honda of the Month and other awards to members
     
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  12. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    Welcome to the club @CBen :Hey:
     
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  13. Nighthawk Guest

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    My CN1 is at 110k and still runs perfectly. 100k is nothing for your car if its been looked after
     
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  14. StuH Premium Member Club Supporter

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    What engine is it?

    Sorry, just seen CN2 - diesel. The diesel lads will be better placed to advise you.
     
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  15. Dave Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Do not pay £320 for a rear caliper changing even if it includes discs and pads! Is it the N/S one? I've had to replace both of mine during the ownership of my tourer which is now coming up to 6 years and as for the mileage I wouldn't worry at all mines almost doubled that as its about ready to hit 198k miles in the coming weeks :Smile:


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