Introductions New to Honda ownership

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Robert Eden, Friday 19th Dec, 2014.

  1. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi my names Robert and I live in warwickshire and I'm picking this Honda up tomorrow
  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

    England Speedy Birmingham
    ACCORD 2.0i VTEC SE EXEC ... Nice.

    Congrats !

    Look forward to seeing pics of her when you get her.
  3. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    Welcome to HK @Robert Eden :welcome:
    There are lots of 6th Generation owners on here, so you're in the best place.
    Those pictures aren't too clear, but it looks like she could do with a little TLC.
    Looking forward to seeing how you get on.
  4. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hoping not too much is wrong tbh but I'll post pics up when I've got it home thanks for the warm welcome
  5. Duc de Pommfrit Moderator Staff Team

    United Kingdom Chester Northumberland
    Hello and welcome, good price for a fully loaded Accord.
  6. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    I was hoping that was going to be 1 answer as I know nothing about Hondas I've been a ford / alfa owner
  7. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    I was referring to the drop links really. The rest looks great value for such a high spec Accord.
    Hope all goes well tomorrow.
  8. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Are drop links a pain to fit mate
  9. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    I've never actually had to change any.
    There are some posts on here for them though. Just pop it in the search function.
  10. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Cheers mate will do
  11. Pottermus Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Hello fellow 6th Generation'er
  12. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

  13. Chunkylover53 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Wow, really liking the alloys and TV screens at the rear.
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  14. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

    United Kingdom Leo Northants
    Welcome Rob, good price you picked up that CG9 for - big spec list.

    Yeah drop-links can actually be a big pain some of the time, and the angle grinder can even come into play.

    Generally the 6th Gens are very reliable, give her a thorough look over tomorrow and let us know your thoughts. We're all here to help :Smile:
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  15. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Will do mate I'm hoping that it's fine as need a family car as running around in my track day project escort not much good when u have 2 kids lol
  16. FirstHonda Moderator Staff Team

    United Kingdom Ed Wiltshire
    Welcome aboard, hope the Accord turns out to have been a good buy.

    BTW, that looks like a nice Alfa 155 in your avatar. Or is it a 75, can't quite see.
  17. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi buddy and today has turned into a nightmare test drove went well definatly needs drop links but on my way home sudden loss of power revs to 4 thou and no more turn it off and will Rev to limiter put it in gear and goes straight back to 4 thou I'm gutted and hope it's not too expensive to fix
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    oh and its a 155 v6 that I used to own
  18. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Rite I've just checked my oil in the car and it's reading empty so I'm guessing no oil to the VTEC system hence limp home mode
  19. Nighthawk Guest

    United Kingdom Richard T Milton Keynes
    How was the oil level when you bought her? Was it ok before you started to drive her away?
  20. Robert Eden Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    I did a school boy error checked it while engine was running oil light hasn't come on but guessing it could already be fubared
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    What grade oil do I try as in 0w30 5w40 10w40ect ECT