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these compliment eachother.
That may be the be the case. But my comment still stands. All but but the rmm are designed to reduce chassis flex.



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I have done the Type R subframe brace and Rear sway bar. Made a noticeable difference on the track. Less body roll and a little more oversteer. I have a Type R RMM I want to install, which will hopefully help with wheel hop/traction. I know it won't be a huge difference, but I do not want a ton of vibration.
 
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People have tried. Only the Si and the hatchback have the threaded mounting holes. You're probably going to find holes with nothing to thread the bolts into.
It fits :thumbsup:
 

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Has anyone fitted one on the 10th-gen sedan (non-Si)? I know it fits the Si and hatchback but haven't heard any confirmation on the regular sedan.
People have tried. Only the Si and the hatchback have the threaded mounting holes. You're probably going to find holes with nothing to thread the bolts into.
2016 sedan. Has the holes with the threads. Bolts up no problem. Here’s a couple views.

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2016 sedan. Has the holes with the threads. Bolts up no problem. Here’s a couple views.

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Thanks for the confirmation! Already bought the brace months ago. Just never got around to installing it. Now I can turn the family sedan into a Type R slayer! ;)
 

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That's very odd, IIRC the one it didn't fit was a sport sedan. I'll have to find the old thread.
 

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Everytime the topic of modifying ones car comes up (especially tuning) our community seems split into two groups: 1.those who mod 2. Those who think its moronic to do so.

To start the Year off right i thought i should post about a mod i figured both groups could get behind!

I have subframe bracing on my 9th gen and it makes a world of difference. Even before i bought my new Si i was researching subframe bracing assuming the new 10th gen would benefit from it as well, i soon learned the new chassis was way stiffer stock for stock. It caught my eye that the Type R came with a subframe brace stock. But i stopped researching assuming the new chassis would be enough.

After owning the 10th gen a few days, i was amazed. The new chassis was miles ahead of the previous gen. I couldnt get that Type R subframe brace out of my head. Not because i necessarily thought the car needed it, but because there was no real review of it on a Si and if Honda has it on the Type R it must do something, right? It was 38$ and $4 for the bolts so i caved and bought one.

Install was a breeze, thanks @jacobegg for the extra set of hands!

I immediately felt a difference coming out of my bumpy neighborhood road. The pot holes and bumps where much more pronounced, the car seemed less forgiving in that sense. I immediately got on the freeway and drove 1 mile to the nearest 180° highway exit. The results where awesome

This brace shined at highspeed sweeping turns. It didnt increase corning speed like maybe a sway bar would. It doesnt increase the "limit" of the car. It does, however, make finding the limit and riding it much easier. The car felt settled much sooner during turn in and made holding a line much less work. Its such a confidence booster when approaching turns. It almost makes turning on these stock eagle all seasons fun!

For a OEM piece that cost under $50 im blown away. I hope someone finds this helpful and i wish you all and your families a happy new year!
Good to know, thank you. When you do replace the stock Eagles, you may want to pony up for the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S summer tires. I did and noticed a huge difference in grip, which was already pretty strong. Also wet traction was much, much better as well. Of course if it snows in OK you're out of luck, or drops below freezing...
...not a common occurrence here in this part of AZ.
 
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Good to know, thank you. When you do replace the stock Eagles, you may want to pony up for the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S summer tires. I did and noticed a huge difference in grip, which was already pretty strong. Also wet traction was much, much better as well. Of course if it snows in OK you're out of luck, or drops below freezing...
...not a common occurrence here in this part of AZ.
Thanks for the advice! These stock tires don't compliment this car very well, and in the rain they make the car scary to drive. Good to know the PS 4S are something to look at.

I do worry about the 25ish days a year we get below freezing. Ice storms aren't uncommon either. I really think i need to get a set of summer wheels wrapped with the PS 4S and get the stock ones wrapped in a good all season like the as3. Just gotta save while i wear down this stock rubber:drive:

Unless you know a decent summer tire that wont kill me around 32 degrees lol
 

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The key to improved handling and starting:
-CTR RMM
-CTR subframe brace
-Front strut bar, whatever the brand
-Lighter rims equipped with PS 4
The difference is very appreciable.
 
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The key to improved handling and starting:
-CTR RMM
-CTR subframe brace
-Front strut bar, whatever the brand
-Lighter rims equipped with PS 4
The difference is very appreciable.
Im half way there then! I also have a whiteline rear sway bar im installing this weekend. Strut bar next month and then tires when it warms up!
 

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Good to know, thank you. When you do replace the stock Eagles, you may want to pony up for the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S summer tires. I did and noticed a huge difference in grip, which was already pretty strong. Also wet traction was much, much better as well. Of course if it snows in OK you're out of luck, or drops below freezing...
...not a common occurrence here in this part of AZ.
I thought about those, I had those in all seasons but since I'm now in FL I don't need all seasons. I went with the Nitto INVO's, lot cheaper and softer tire, grip is amazing but they're only good for like 25k miles, they do awesome in the rain as well and are very quiet
 

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That's very odd, IIRC the one it didn't fit was a sport sedan. I'll have to find the old thread.
Looks like it was an EX that didn't have the threads. I assumed based on that it was only the Si's and hatchbacks that had them, but now it appears more complicated.
 

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I think the 1.5 engine sub frame is the common denominator
 
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Looks like it was an EX that didn't have the threads. I assumed based on that it was only the Si's and hatchbacks that had them, but now it appears more complicated.
There are multiple empty hole in the subframe. Its easy to miss the right ones. I have a hard time believing there is one model of civic with a subframe that has a different manufacturing process. Why would they go through the trouble of not putting threads on just the EX? Not saying you are wrong. Just doesnt seem logical to me
 











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