Jonnys Honda Sport Touring Build Thread

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Drew up my plans for the seat bracket.
Going to hopefully install the Recaro seat to the OEM Civic rails tonight.
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Are you planning to keep the recaro as the same height or lower the seating position?
 
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Are you planning to keep the recaro as the same height or lower the seating position?
If I stick to that design above, then the seating position would be lower than OEM (seat at lowest setting).

I may however shim my bracket to raise the Recaro closer to OEM height. That's what I'll look into tonight.
 
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I have to revise my design. I need 1/4" x2" for the front and 1/4"x3" steel flat bar for the rear.

3/8" was too thick and didn't allow me to fully secure a nut over the bolt attached to the seat rail.
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I did mock up my first design on the seat and have decided to go with flush bolts for the recaro seats.

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I also figured out how the motor works to slide the seat. Attach two leads to 12V power! Reverse polarity to make the seat slide in the opposite direction.
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I'm digging the wrap. Nice mods overall so far! Strangely enough, my license plate number on my Sports Hatch also begins with "7XT," and I swear I saw another one on the road the other day here in the Bay Area.
 

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Car is officially in for surgery.... Full Wrap by Elite Wraps in Arcadia,CA.
AND...... FRONT SPLITTER AND DIFFUSERS by AEROFLOW DYNAMICS

They are fully sponsoring my car to develop a front splitter, side and rear diffusers for the Hatchback!!
They approached me when I was at the shop a few weeks ago getting my roof wrapped. Should be complete by Friday.

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i wanna know how that SPC camber kit is doing for you. can anyone chime in on the quality vs to other brands like truhart or skunk2?
 

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i wanna know how that SPC camber kit is doing for you. can anyone chime in on the quality vs to other brands like truhart or skunk2?
I called Eibach directly and they recommended them without me asking. I asked if their pro-alignment kit fits our 2017 hatches and they said no, but use the SPC camber arms instead.
 

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I called Eibach directly and they recommended them without me asking. I asked if their pro-alignment kit fits our 2017 hatches and they said no, but use the SPC camber arms instead.
gotcha. reason i asked is im in the market of buying a camber kit. called truhart and the rep told me they're getting a shipment at the end of the month. so im debating whether to wait or get SPC.
 
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I called Eibach directly and they recommended them without me asking. I asked if their pro-alignment kit fits our 2017 hatches and they said no, but use the SPC camber arms instead.
Interesting, the arms I got from them are labeled SPC on the arm. I just thought they collaborated with each other and eibach sells it in their kit.
 

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Interesting, the arms I got from them are labeled SPC on the arm. I just thought they collaborated with each other and eibach sells it in their kit.
Wonky, right? Yeah, I got tired of asking different sellers about the pro-alignment kit and decided to call their HQ directly.
 

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