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Thread: What Did You Do To Your B13 Today?

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2014-04-12 10:50:27
low to mid 70's today and SUNNY in the northeast!!!!! The Civic's and WRXs will be out all over the place. So I am preemptively answering the topic of this thread: washed, waxed, vacuumed, and broke in the clutch some more
2014-04-12 13:53:12
New rear brake pads (Porterfield R4-S) and new rear rotors (StopTech Sport Rotors to match the Front rotors) going on the B13 today.
2014-04-12 15:50:05
A friend and I dropped the transmission yesterday because my throw out bearing apparently exploded when I started the car. First time doing anything like that, took quite a few hours and some beer. That b13 transmission is quite light. Now comes the question of what do I replace while I have it out.
2014-04-12 22:17:29
Kyle LMK how you like the Stoptechs, I had them on my L31 SE-R feelings were mixed so I was unsure about getting them for B13
2014-04-12 22:47:43
so I was changing the screws that secure the caps on the injectors and messed up my fuel dampener.

I couldn't get these screws out so I had to do some hacking and pounding. As a result the ear on the dampener broke. The carnage.....
Last edited by karibah on 2014-04-12 at 22-48-49. Reason: Omit
2014-04-12 23:16:45
Washed, waxed, installed new StopTech slotted rear rotors and Porterfield R4-S rear brake pads. I fixed the slight leak I had in the front left tire, the valve stem was the culprit and replaced and rebalanced the wheel.

Lastly, I removed those hideous blue NGK plug wires and put on the OEM wires. One step closer to authenticity.

@Storm88000 I used the same rotors at AMP Convention 2013. They have minimal noise, brake very well, and create a little extra dust as expected. I now have the same rotors front and rear. Carbotech pads up front and Porterfield pads in the rear.
2014-04-12 23:36:32

2014-04-12 23:55:05
Took it out twice today. An afternoon run to Pep Boys for power steering fluid, and an evening run to the liquor sto'.
2014-04-13 00:25:50
Installed the gage pod

2014-04-13 02:51:13
FINALLY swapped the DE valve cover for a more efficient VE one.

After almost 6 years and 30,000 miles, that's a clean top end!!! :-)
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