Category Archives: DIY

What happens if air gets in the brake system

I replaced the front brake caliper in driver side due to stuck piston. The mechanic who did caliper replacement forgot to remove air in the system. I was wondering though. On the way home I had to pump brake pedal … Continue reading

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Shielding smartphone case with Aluminum foil

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Honda Civic 2.0 and Acura CSX

In Canada, the Japanese-market type Civic 2.0GL is sold as the Acura CSX, and uses a 155 hp (116 kW) K20Z2. 4D-door sedan (FA1/FA3/FA4/FA5/FD1/FD2/FD3/FD4/FD7) The CSX went on sale on November 2005 as a 2006 model. The 2006 CSX was … Continue reading

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Replacement of the PCV valve

2007 Honda Civic 2.0 2007 Acura CSX Old PCV valve I bought new PCV valve from a eBay seller. It was a different product except fitting and size compared to the old one.

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Painting work on a 3D printed model

Applied body filler over the entire surface to remove any holes. It was second application I think. Applied a primer paint but it did not fill the holes completely. I need to sand and spray primer multiple times including the … Continue reading

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Replacement front brake discs and pads

Parts on eBay for 2007 Acura CSX are compatible to 2007 Honda Civic 2.0 FD2. Front Disc Brake Pad Set Bosch QuietCast BC959 [2 FRONTS] Black Hart *DRILLED & SLOTTED* Disc Brake Rotors F1024 I had stopped working on cars … Continue reading

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Basic tools for car repair – 1

I’m going to repair my 2007 Honda Civic 2.0. I started to buy basic tools for the repair work I would do. 1/2″ impact gun Universal swivel, 1/4″ Male NPT x 1/4″ Female NPT I bought one HotMax swivel from … Continue reading

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