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03-19-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By tuna79

S2000 replacement update

Hello gang, it's been a while since I sold stewy but I wanted to post an after S thread. I sold my '00 S w/135xxx mile and replaced it with a '12 Audi A5 w/55xxx. Two totally different animals and I...
10-08-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,463
Posted By tuna79

I finally found a buyer off of craigslist....

I finally found a buyer off of craigslist. Unfortunately the market for small sports cars in the redneck riviera is small. Anyways settled for a little less than I'd hoped but still enough for a nice...
07-08-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By tuna79

I've seen 220 on my scan tool at red lights in...

I've seen 220 on my scan tool at red lights in the summer but that's the high end of the spectrum. If your fan is on all the time that's a red flag of a problem. The S makes more power than the civic...
07-02-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,463
Posted By tuna79

I definitely underestimated the market. I settled...

I definitely underestimated the market. I settled on $9500 to start and don't think I'll take less than 9. I've listed on local craigslist and cargurus. Lots of interest already on day one. Too many...
06-30-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,463
Posted By tuna79

I plan on giving it a full detail before listing...

I plan on giving it a full detail before listing it, but I hadn't thought of replacing the seats. I bet you're right on the money about getting more out of it without the eyesore, but damn those...
06-29-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,463
Posted By tuna79

I know I'll regret it, but it's time to let...

I know I'll regret it, but it's time to let someone else enjoy it. I hope to have another one when I have more room and more time. I've priced around ebay, autotrader, and craigslist. For the mileage...
06-28-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,086
Posted By tuna79

Sounds like it needs a valve adjustment. The...

Sounds like it needs a valve adjustment. The clearance tightens up for whatever reason. I do mine every 30k or when it stumbles back to idle like you've described. I've heard if your throttle plate...
06-28-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,463
Posted By tuna79

Time to let go, what's a fair price

After seven years of ownership I'm ready to let go of stewie. I was browsing other ads and am amazed at some of these prices. Mine is a my'00 chicane silver on black. 18" aftermarket wheels,...
05-30-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,511
Posted By tuna79

Replacing valve oil seals with the head on

Well folks I've been noticing a faint oil burn smell and now after several months I can see a puff of smoke on take off after sitting at a red light. My clock is at 127k so I figure its time. I'd...
04-20-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,100
Posted By tuna79

The old boosted 4 vs. NA8 debate. 500hp is the...

The old boosted 4 vs. NA8 debate. 500hp is the same amount of air and fuel being burned in both. I would argue for longevity splitting it up over 8 rods instead of 4 sounds like a lot less time in...
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04-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,163
Posted By tuna79

How often have you all been changing your mtf? I...

How often have you all been changing your mtf? I need to do mine and the rear end lube. I have a feeling the stink will be strong when I drain the tar out of the rear end. They're both a bit overdue.
01-16-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,133
Posted By tuna79

Hey Bernie, when the engine dies does it taper...

Hey Bernie, when the engine dies does it taper out like it's losing fuel psi or does it just stop like the ignition is turned off?
01-08-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,591
Posted By tuna79

Did you check the coil driver fuse under the hood...

Did you check the coil driver fuse under the hood with a meter? They can look good but still be open circuit. I second junking the four electrode plugs, they can actually cause running issues. In my...
01-02-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,639
Posted By tuna79

Never let go

So after the sixth ex-s2000 owner randomly introduced themselves and insisted that I never sell I have decide to make my Honda a forever car. I am 35 and love the S. I love the pedal placement, I...
07-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,964
Posted By tuna79

That's going to be tough getting them to warranty...

That's going to be tough getting them to warranty a high performance engine. Unless you can prove they did something negligent there's not much you can do. Just out of curiosity, when you spun a rod...
07-15-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By tuna79

Fuel is meant to be used within six weeks of...

Fuel is meant to be used within six weeks of being delivered to the fueling station. If you didn't ad any fuel stabilizer to your tank it's likely lost octane and/or gummed up your fuel pump and...
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05-20-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By tuna79

Good advise to someone who lets someone else...

Good advise to someone who lets someone else handle their money. I'm a little more proactive and trade frequently. I don't care if it's up or down as long as it moves there's profit to be made ;)
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05-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By tuna79

Forex trading

I know this is way off topic but just out of curiousity, does anyone trade on the forex? I like to trade options but I work a dayjob so I'm at the mercy of my stop limits. I like to be able to come...
Forum: Off-Topic
05-01-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By tuna79

It's safer than a motorcycle and where I'm at...

It's safer than a motorcycle and where I'm at there are already street legal golf carts and EV's everywhere. It's actually longer than an accord and they are expecting a 5star crash rating. It's not...
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04-30-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By tuna79

I've blown a $100 on worse things plus I get a...

I've blown a $100 on worse things plus I get a tshirt and a bumper sticker out of the deal. From what I understand it's a three cyl. 0.9 liter overhead cam gas engine with choices of a gearbox....
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04-30-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By tuna79

Elio Motors

Well I've just put my deposit down for an Elio. http://www.eliomotors.com/ The selling point was when they partnered with pepboys to do any service work. Looks like a great concept for a dd to work....
04-24-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By tuna79

Speaking of tires

I'm lowered and the rear tires have quite a bit of camber. I get about 10k miles and the inside of the tires start to show threads. Does anyone know of a harder compound tire that might last longer?...
04-24-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By tuna79

I had mine replaced a while ago with a Robbins...

I had mine replaced a while ago with a Robbins brand cloth top. The canvas cloth looks so much better than the factory vinyl in my opinion.
04-20-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By tuna79

110k on the clock.

110k on the clock.
04-15-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By tuna79

Poor idle & occasional stall

So recently the car started to idle extra low and inconsistent, plus every now and again stall when coming to a stop. My first stop was the iac but it looked fine and I could hear it opening when I...
04-15-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By tuna79

It's not too bad. Not something you would want to...

It's not too bad. Not something you would want to do on the regular though. There should be a youtube for removing ap1 orange lenses that explains the process.
04-15-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By tuna79

Oh man, I hate that!

Oh man, I hate that!
03-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By tuna79

Sound's like cracked valve spring retainer(s)....

Sound's like cracked valve spring retainer(s). Ap1's are notorious for this if you over revved it. If that's the case and you and continue to drive on it you'll end up slapping the valve. Spun rod...
02-28-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,472
Posted By tuna79

The skins for these seats are big bucks and the...

The skins for these seats are big bucks and the labor would put me in the range to buy the premium seats. I want to stay as far under a grand as I can. I really like the sparco r100, but still doing...
02-25-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,472
Posted By tuna79

I'm going to bump this thread. I'd really...

I'm going to bump this thread. I'd really appreciate some feedback before I blindly pull the trigger on a set. I'll be sure to check the dimensions I'm more concerned with build quality. How's...
Forum: Off-Topic
02-23-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By tuna79

I've got a suburban as well. Two purpose built...

I've got a suburban as well. Two purpose built vehicles that are polar opposites of each other, and yet haters still hate about the same part of anatomy, normally from the sidewalk.
Forum: Off-Topic
02-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By tuna79

I always wanted a white s, so maybe thats the way...

I always wanted a white s, so maybe thats the way to go.
Forum: Off-Topic
02-23-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By tuna79

What's next in your garage

Yesterday I went car shopping with an ex girlfriend so she could trade in her limping mustang. She ended up with a low mileage grand cherokee and she loves it. In the process I, of course, got the...
Forum: Off-Topic
01-29-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By tuna79

Some young punk showing off for his girl, whom...

Some young punk showing off for his girl, whom ended up being killed more likely.
12-14-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,229
Posted By tuna79

It could also be your IAC (idle air control)...

It could also be your IAC (idle air control) isn't opening. Next time it wont start press and hold the accelerator open about 1/4 way.
12-13-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,229
Posted By tuna79

If it doesn't even sputter on cranking my gut...

If it doesn't even sputter on cranking my gut would tell me it's spark or fuel. You can check spark by pulling a coil pack and its plug then ground the spark plug with it in the coil and get a buddy...
Forum: South
12-08-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By tuna79

PCB

PCB
12-07-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,989
Posted By tuna79

Might be time to check the valve lash too while...

Might be time to check the valve lash too while your under the hood. There was a thread here recently with similar symptoms. The owner found the lash had somehow gotten out of spec and was the root...
Forum: Off-Topic
11-30-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By tuna79

I've been browsing through craigslist, and all of...

I've been browsing through craigslist, and all of the japanese stuff has to be mid 90's to be in the price range. Even the ragged out civics get $2k. Her top limit is going to be around $3k. The...
11-29-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By tuna79

I did the same thing a few years back, #2 spun. I...

I did the same thing a few years back, #2 spun. I ordered a junk yard engine from LKQ and installed it to find the head was cracked. They warrantied it and sent me three more engines that were in...
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