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About Dave

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  • Birthday 07/07/1970

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    Hi, I'm Dave, the founder and owner of Civic5.com. I have been into cars my whole life, spending time restoring classic 70's fords then moving into the Honda scene. Have now been a fan of Honda's for years.

    So, bit more about me. I'm an old git, and was with Dawn (aka Civic5 Moderator crazzzydawn in the forum) for 21 years, married to her for 17 of those years. She helped me set up and run the club and site from the start, and it was Dawn that got me into Honda's! Sadly, she passed away after a very brave fight with cancer (Jan 2013) and is very much missed by myself and a lot of the members here. Her spirit in the club lives on in her car, her beloved Civic Aerodeck ES known as "DD" in the forum (Dawns Deck). It's a car that's been tastefully modded, and one I will keep for ever.

    Recently, I met my new partner Gayle (aka Gayle in the forum) and she has been amazing! She's totally turned my life around, and makes me happy. Luckily, she's a petrol head too! She's also become a big part of Civic5, and loves the Honda scene now too! We got married in June 2017.
    Anyways, enough about me! Thanks for taking the time to read my profile, and welcome to Civic5

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    41-45...Midlife crisis!
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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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  1. Dave

    My Silver MB2 Thread

    Yes! Two very different and very cool civic m's!
  2. Dave

    My Silver MB2 Thread

    Totally agree! Really loved the look of Ammars mb! Have a look at the brochure in our downloads section mate, shows you some of the alloys on the accessories pages
  3. Dave

    my new mb2 hatch

    Jesse! Understand now why deck had to mate! That they was severe eh! Looked really clean too but just shows what can be hiding. I'm liking the MA rear lights, looks really different. Funnily on my MA8 the first thing I did was swap the rear lights to mb ones!! The orange indicators actually look good with the blue (which is even more strange as my MA was that very colour! Lmao) Is it just me or do your wheels keep changing from black to red then black again in the pics? Lovin the more so far mate, tidy wee civic m that!
  4. Dave

    My Silver MB2 Thread

    Originals were 14' steels, alloys were 14's as standard although 15's were available as an option.
  5. Dave

    My Silver MB2 Thread

    There ya go mate, shows the brackets and fender bolts etc
  6. Dave

    My Silver MB2 Thread

    You can get nice anodized aftermarket ones mate in a variety of colours. I replaced the ones on the aerodeck (check the link in my sig ) with blue anodized, same with all the fender bolts/washers. Cleans up the bay nicely.Do a search on ebay or google for passowrd jdm radiator stay brackets and fender bolts.
  7. Dave

    my new mb2 hatch

    Shame about the deck mate, but nice replacement! Think I prefered the banded wheels in black, but the colour might grow on me. Whats the plans?
  8. Dave

    My Silver MB2 Thread

    If you need the double foglight switch I have plenty in stock here mate. Don't have the wiring though, which you'll need as the plugs for single/double switches are different size/shape. It is easy getting the OEM fogs wired in though, so be a nice mod on the car. Looking forward to following this one
  9. Dave

    Front Passenger Door "Clicking" Noise

    Lol yeah, takes weeks to get that stuff off your hands!
  10. Dave

    MC2 Project - Chassis prep

    Looks epic mate, and loving the colour coded trolley jack lol All in the details! The throttle bodies look insane!!!!!
  11. Dave

    Ma8 roof rails

    Hi mate. Do you mean the plastic roof drains/trims/gutters? If so the ones from any ma/mb civic will fit and also the ones from any Rover 400/45 If it's a roof rack you're after, best bet is probably eBay or Halfords. Honda did down set back when the cars were new, so also worth going into your nearest dealer and ask them to check their system for any new old stock they might have.
  12. Dave

    Front Passenger Door "Clicking" Noise

    If you look inside the door again, youll see the bolts that hold the window in place on the chanels. Cant remember if you can adjust these so the wondow is maybe tighter when fully closed? Theres also a bolt there for the rear window channel that allows very slight adjustment of it. Its near the to of the door, on the side thats closest the rear of the car. The noise stopping when pulling the handle suggests that the force of pulling is tightening up the channel, which is removing the play which is causing the rattle. Hope this helps
  13. Dave

    My Silver MB2 Thread

    I did on my old MA8 civic, but it was OEM ones. I bought the oem wiring harness that goes from the fogs to the inner wing and the one that goes up inside the dash and replaces one that is already there that goes to standard fog light switch. Replaced the switch with the double fog light one. Also fitted the relay to the fuse box etc. Was a pain in the butt to do but resulted in a nice oem install. If your fiting aftermarket ones, it should be a lot easier! Less wiring to do, although youll need to fit a switch for them. Does look nicer with the fogs fitted though! Agree mate, the little colour coding seems to make them feel more modern and more up market. Looking forward to the pics And nice to see a car that has sentimental reasons for keeping too. Im the same with the aerodeck, belonged to my late wife who really looked after it and loved the car. Can never part with it as so many memories tied up in it, and love it as much as she did now.
  14. Dave

    Front Passenger Door "Clicking" Noise

    Oh, also try putting the window down a little, maybe 20mm then go for a drive and see if the noise is still there. The window mechanism/window channel can also cause intermittent sounds like that. Another one I've experienced!
  15. Dave

    Front Passenger Door "Clicking" Noise

    That's bizarre! Not really sure mate, glove box lid maybe? Try folding some tissue into a kind of wedge, and place it between dash and glovebox lid, then close the glovebox. The tissue/padding should be thick enough to make it really tight to close the glovebox. Also check the cooler stay (the little metal bar that stops door being opened too far. I've had noise from those before. Other than that, it's a process of elimination mate I'm afraid.