Introductions Euro R in plymouth

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by tpog60, Tuesday 9th Dec, 2014.

  1. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rob Plymouth
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    hi, just wanted to say hi, got myself a euro r in White.
     
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  2. Nighthawk Guest

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    Welcome to Honda Karma Rob :welcome:

    Put some pictures of her in our Club Garage and tell us more about you and her. Look forward to seeing pictures of her. Feel free to ask any questions.
     
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  3. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    Welcome to HK Rob. :welcome:
    Looking forward to reading and seeing more of your Euro R
     
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  4. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    Welcome to the club Rob, I assuming you brought the Pre-Facelift from Torque-GT right? Jon was telling me about it last night on Facebook.

    :garage:
     
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  5. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Welcome on board matey, lets see that beauty.
     
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  6. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    When you get a chance, put her in our club garage, she will then show in your signature and it will be easier for people to see what can you have and help you should you need help with her at all at a later date.

    Look forward to hearing more about her.
     
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  8. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rob Plymouth
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    Is there anything I need to look out for, common problems etc?
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    Also any recommendation to do?
     
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  9. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    Have a look here at the FAQ & Faults, in general the 7th Generation suffers from very few common issues. Regular oil changes at 6k, get her warm before revving her hard, use high-end reinforced tyres as the tracking is very sensitive.

    What're your first thoughts on the car, any issues to speak of so far?

    In terms of recommendations, how far do you want to take the girl? Is she going to be shooting for high power figures, or kept close to stock?
     
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  10. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rob Plymouth
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    I was thinking just a remap and a set of
    Shocks and springs. Don't want to go to mad with the engine but wouldn't turn down a few extra donkeys.
     
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  11. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    There's good gains to be had from the stock exhaust header, 5-10hp on a stock map, 10-15 on a custom remap. The remap is a good place to start, you need to get engine management into place and on the Euro-R I'd whole-heartedly recommend Hondata K-Pro, you can get a comfortable 20hp peak with the exhaust header on the right tune, the biggest benefit will be the mid-range powerband.

    The biggest place for gains after the exhaust header is really cams and the engine head, as the air intakes 3-4hp max, larger exhaust 5-6hp. Worth mentioning that if you do start shooting numbers, there's is more gains to be had from the exhaust system itself, but 2.5" would do you fine unless you're above the 255-275hp area as there won't be any restriction still. Between the intake manifold (going to RRC) and a larger throttle body you could also squeeze 5-8hp.

    As for shocks/springs, a good set of coilovers will sort you out, I'd recommend Tein or BC Racing personally.

    If you just want a few more ponies and to improve the useable power a bit, I/H/E work above and a remap could get you close to 250hp. But best bang for buck without getting heavily invested is definitely exhaust header and a remap.
     
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  12. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Hello:Bye:and:welcome:to the club
     
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  13. John Dickson Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Hello Rob. Welcome to HK :welcome:

    That Euro R just looks amazing.
     
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  14. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rob Plymouth
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    Has anyone sorted the radio thing on an imported euro R, all i can get is the god chanel.
     
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  15. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Its simple fix mate , JDM car have a narrowband FM transmitter all you need a frequency expander or also known as a frequency shifter. A good link We do band expanders

     
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  16. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rob Plymouth
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    Ideal. Thanks, I will order one off ebay later.

    Next question has anyone done it on a euro r. Had a look can't really see any easy way of removing the stereo. Can you acces it from behind or does it need to be removed?
     
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  17. ukcl9 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    yes im using an expander...look on youtube on how to remove the radio....its easy when you know how.lol
     
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  18. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rob Plymouth
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    ECU on its way back from being reflashed
     
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  19. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Where did you send it for reflash ?
     
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  20. tpog60 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rob Plymouth
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    Ukcl9 did it for me.
     
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