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Category Archives: cosmetic

Seat cover/foam replacement 88-89 civic to 90-91 civic.

This covers swapping foam and the cover from an 88-89 over to the frame of a 90-91 civic wagon. This is for the front seats, and can also apply to same year swaps. Also it might just come in handy for taking the seat apart if you’re going to be repairing the foam. The grossness […]

Bracing the floppy floppy cargo cover

If you have hauled anything heavy or maybe the previous owner wasn’t so careful, you probably had a spare tire cover that shared some similar structural properties as a pringle.  

The flasher! Flashing brake light

Maybe it annoys you, that's probably a good thing as it means it got your attention. This is an install of a flasher module for the high mount brake light in the civic wagon. And subsequent install of a resistor to get the light to work correctly.

Led headlights, are they any good?

LED technology has progressed to the point that it's viable for use in vehicle headlights. Higher end newer cars are using them, but how do the eBay kits hold up? I've seen some sell for a couple hundred and I'm sure could go higher. These ones I've picked up for around $80 at the time […]

Switchback turn signal/running lights from

O.k. So the idea behind this is you have a dual purpose bulb. I wanted some brighter attention getting running lights as well as just a nice bright turn signal. You can see on the bulb itself it actually has two arrays of LEDs. The yellow ones are bright white. The orange ones are the […]

Slippery when wet… Sanded

So your plastic lenses are hazy and you want to clean them up. Plastic polish helps, but you shoulda really look at wet sanding. You can get pretty good results by hand, so you don’t need an expensive buffer. It’s worth the extra bit of time and money though.

Valve covers, crinkle em up!

Expanding on this from the post in the Silver Slug thread.   With the valve covers in these cars being at best somewhere around 24+ years old, the tend to not be too well for the wear. A bit of refreshing is in order.

Slug mirror!

Going for some JDM fun here. Not full on proper mirrors. If I can find some legit honda fender mirrors, I’ll do those. If not. Oh well.