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I’ve been meaning to make a journal for my hatch for quite a while now.

This is my first Honda, before this I was still driving my ‘07 Mazda hatch which just so happened to be bright red. What a shock lol. I have never considered myself to be a car guy by any means, but after deciding on the Civic hatchback for my next car I wanted to challenge myself to learn more about it and to find out long term how I would like to mod it. Thankfully this forum has helped play a huge role in the progression of my Civic since then, and to everyone who has helped me along the way with their advice and feedback, it is greatly appreciated.

I’ve owned this Civic now since January 1st, 2019. Added quite a few things to it since then, you can check my garage to see my list of mods. I’ll update this thread if I add anything major down the road.

My Civic the day I bought it
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Compared to now!
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Tried Shine armor spray on wax today. So far so good! :yes:

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To be honest when a few members relocated the front license plate as you did I thought it wouldn’t look good
To be perfectly honest I don’t like the plate in the front I think every state should have one in the rear like Florida but looking at your pic you don’t notice the plate at all when it’s mounted off to the side
Btw your car looks awesome you did nice work to it :thumbsup:
 
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I wish my state didn't require a front license plate. The license plate relocate worked out great for me in the end. I agree with what you said 100% and thank you!
 

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Beautiful hatch! I love Ralley Red, I wanted that color when I bought my LX but it was only offered in the sport model here in Canada.

Just curious.. is that a OEM FK8 spoiler? Reason I ask is because our dealers will not sell OEM FK8 parts to non CTR owners.
 
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Beautiful hatch! I love Ralley Red, I wanted that color when I bought my LX but it was only offered in the sport model here in Canada.

Just curious.. is that a OEM FK8 spoiler? Reason I ask is because our dealers will not sell OEM FK8 parts to non CTR owners.
Thank you for the kind words. That is unfortunate to hear about your dealers. It’s an ABS Dynamics replica type r spoiler. I purchased it brand new for $170 before shipping. It doesn’t come painted, I took it to a local body shop and they offered to color match/install it for a fair deal. Altogether it cost about $500 for the wing to be completely installed.
 

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Seems to fit and match really wheel for aftermarket! Again looks great.
 

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Thank you for the kind words. That is unfortunate to hear about your dealers. It’s an ABS Dynamics replica type r spoiler. I purchased it brand new for $170 before shipping. It doesn’t come painted, I took it to a local body shop and they offered to color match/install it for a fair deal. Altogether it cost about $500 for the wing to be completely installed.
Not bad at all for the wing, it looks great! Definitely way better than the stupid boot spoiler lots are switching to so they can destroy the looks of their Type R. Just my opinion. Ralley Red FTW!
 
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Hit 60k miles today. I’ve basically put on 22k miles since I bought this car. Only major repair I had to make was purchasing a new windshield. Ive been tuned for 7 months as of this post and have not encountered any issues. Lots of new stuff in the works...I’ll be installing lamin-x fog light film sometime next week. Have new seat covers coming as well.

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Beautiful picture!
 
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Celebrated the first day of spring with some clay barring and a new coat of Shine Armor wax. I really want to get some Mugen tail lights before the end of this year, time will tell!

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Beautiful!
 
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Had to replace my rear shocks after noticing they were both leaking fluid. My typical commute involves dealing with several annoying potholes, so this doesn’t surprise me.

On Monday I’ll be installing an Infinity component speaker system, the Sport trim doesn’t come with tweeters but I ordered EX trim sail panels with tweeter openings that I’ll put the Infinity tweeters in.

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