Lowering the FK8

Lowering the FK8

With the FK8, gone are the days where you needed to have a full coilover to have a “sporty” car. This of course is thanks to the car coming with a highly sophisticated dual axis front suspension, various levels of electronically controlled shock damping, and an incredible chassis to boot. These three things alone are not the only things responsible for making the civic such a well handling car. However, they play the biggest role in it. For me, one…

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SOLD

SOLD

As many of you know, I recently purchased a 2021 Civic Type R. Because of this acquisition the number of civics I now own, outnumber the spaces I have to store them. The Type R now brings my total civic count to 4. With Angie’s fit that makes 5 vehicles that I need to have space for. And that is not including the two motorcycles I have. The HOA is not okay with parking cars on the street, nor do…

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First three FK8 modifications

First three FK8 modifications

On Monday May 10th, 2021, I purchased my Civic Type R and by Tuesday May 11th I had already begun improving it. There are many things I love about this car! Some that I like, others I can tolerate, but some stuff just had to go. First thing on the list that had to go was, the corny red striping on the ground effects kit around the whole car. Originally, I planned to leave the red pin striping on because…

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TSX brake upgrade for the 8th gen

TSX brake upgrade for the 8th gen

First off, before we dive into this. I know you are all excited to read about FK8 content. However, I still have two more 8th gen specific articles I need to post. I already have a few posts that are FK8 specific in the pipeline, I figured I needed to at least finish off the 8th gen build for the people that are interested in that. I’ll admit, I have a obsession for upgraded brakes. That is one of those…

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THE HOLY GRAIL

THE HOLY GRAIL

Well, I did it, I was finally able to achieve one of life’s greatest accomplishments. But before we dive into the most stereotypical, cliché post I have ever done let me lay the groundwork for the back story. Obviously, if you are no stranger to the blog then you will know that while I am American, the blood from the land of the rising sun pulses through my veins. More specifically the blood from a humble town located in the…

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Tein Flex Z’s on my 8th gen

Tein Flex Z’s on my 8th gen

Two years ago, I installed my first set of Tein Flex Z’s on my 98 Honda Civic. At that time, I was in the market for some coilovers that were going to be installed on my “budget” daily/track toy and ill admit that the price point of the Tein Flex Z’s is what first lured me in. After doing some research and reading all about them on Tein’s website I decided to go ahead and give them a shot.  You…

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Great, Decent, and MEH modifications for an 8th gen

Great, Decent, and MEH modifications for an 8th gen

In my never ending quest to make this car into something it’s not, I decided to add three more modifications that would only further prove how dumb I am. Considering how easy all three of the modifications are, rather than make individual posts for each part I figured I would lump three of them into one big post. Preface: Below you will read about three different modifications I have done to my 8th gen. I will go through the installation…

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RPF1’s

RPF1’s

If you have been keeping up with the blog for the past few months, I’m sure you could have seen this one coming. As with all my “daily’s” I can’t just leave them stock no matter how hard I try, even after telling myself it’s a waste of money to fix them up. What person actually needs 3 modified Civic’s? Apparently I do, I mean one of mine I haven’t even driven in a year and the other one only…

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Incremental advancements

Incremental advancements

Well, if you’re reading this I’ll assume you are interested in the build of my 8th gen R18, so here goes. If you found yourself here without knowing the backstory, you can click the two links below to get yourself all caught up. What does one wish for when they have a R18 civic? Well, they wish they had an SI of course. When my dad told me he knew someone willing to let go of a civic for a…

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How to lower an 8th gen civic

How to lower an 8th gen civic

As it turns out I just can’t drive a stock car. Sure, I already have 2 other cars that are heavily modified so why do I need a third? The only thing I can come up with is, I hate driving a stock car and I always end up wanting to improve its performance in some way or enhance its looks. For me, the few seconds I look at my car as I walk towards, or away from it are…

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