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  1. Selling Various Parts for 2008 Element

    Trading Post
    Unfortunately our 2008 Element that we bought new was declared a total loss by our insurance company after thieves cut off our catalytic convertor and hacked up the entire exhaust system in the process. I personally maintained it for 150k miles using OEM Honda parts and have a few parts that I...
  2. Falken Wildpeaks and DIY roof rack!!

    Miscellaneous / General Element Discussions
    Hey guys! This is my first post on this forum. Just picked up my 04 EX about a week ago and already got some fat boi wheels and tires and today I put together this DIY roof rack!! Used some slotted angle iron and 4” right angle brackets. Drilled holes in the brackets to mount to the existing...
  3. WANTED: Honda Element, Sacramento,CA area

    Trading Post
    o_OI’ve been on the hunt for an Element for about a month. I really want one. They are proving to be hard to find, high miles and kind of expensive. But I’ve been told many places that the high miles is ok. Anyone in the Sacramento area selling? I’ve got around $5000, unless ur willing to do...
  4. 04 Honda Element EX 230,000 miles. Several months of unsolved misfiring issues and now the car will crank but won't start.

    Problems & Issues
    Update: the cranking and not starting was caused by the spark plugs being fuel soaked. The new mechanic was able to fix that issue and it started running fine. As for the misfiring issue, it's a little too complicated for me to explain but I'll Attach the write up from the mechanic. Long...
  5. 2008 Honda Element Ecamper for Sale!

    Trading Post
    Hello there - I am selling my beloved 2008 Honda Element Ecamper after a hard decision. The family has grown out of this camper - but we are looking forward to adventures down the road. I have posted the vehicle on craigslist - here is the link...
  6. Options for 2008 SC tire sizes

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I am the original owner of a 2008 Element SC. I have 175k miles and need to buy my 4th set of tires. I have always stuck with the standard 225/55R18 tires. But, As you may know, the SC rides like crap and I am wondering how to make it better. I like my SC but I've had skate boards which had a...
  7. I have a few issues/questions - looking for a knowledgable Element friend in NYC/NJ area.

    Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone! I bought an '09 Element a few years ago to do a cross-country road trip and fell in love with it. It's my daily driver and I've used it for countless adventures. Whenever I've had an issue or two I've come here looking for others with similar issues and resolutions. I've often come...
  8. P2646 code, already changed oil and replaced complete valve spool assembly, help!

    Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone, My trusty 09 Element SC has finally decided to crap out on me after 198k fabulous miles together. I had never even see the check engine light until a couple weeks ago. :( A week or so ago, check engine light comes on, scan... P2646 for the A rocker arm actuator not performing...
  9. New Camper Line for Honda Element

    We are a new company that is just starting out and we are looking to see where there is a need in a Honda Element camper line. We have gone through various forums, searched through several companies and we would like to know what products Element fans would be most interested in. One thing that...
  10. The J-Element

    Under The Hood / Performance
    So I figured I'd start a thread dedicated to the work that i'm doing on my 2008 Element LX 4WD 5-Speed. I had been posting updates in another thread but thought it'd be best to house all the info and updates here. Not sure what I should call it, but Jelement sounds kind of catchy although a...
  11. My Honda Element from Rags To Riches

    Maintenance and Service
    A little You Tube video of how I got an abandoned Element from ready to go to the junkyard to ready to drive.
  12. Sleeping Platform DIY - link to pics

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    We built a sleeping platform for our 2004 Element, I put all pics and descriptions in a Flicker album, click for the link! This forum was absolutely invaluable when we were designing our platform, thanks to all the members that posted info and pictures about their modifications.:grin:
  13. Alternator pulley exterior damaged

    Problems & Issues
    I had the alternator replaced about 2 months ago in my Honda Element DX 2003. Today when getting an oil change, the mechanic told me the alternator pulley had some damage on its edge and appears to be digging into the belt. He recommended replacing the alternator pulley and the belt. How could...
  14. Center Console For Honda Element 2009 EX

    I am the new proud owner of a Honda Element 2009 EX model with Navigation. I have the lower part of this assembly but not the top part that is detachable. Is there a place where I can order ONLY the top part that is a cooler? I have the bottom part already that it snaps into. The price for...
  15. FS: 2005 Element EX - 45K miles - excellent condition!

    Trading Post
    2005 Element EX 4WD 4AT Galapagos Green Metallic / Gray-Green Interior 1st owner Original Miles: 45K OEM accessories: - Cargo tray - Cargo net - All-season floor mats - Fog lights (can be turned on w/parklights) - Splash guards - Exhaust...
  16. Do i need to fix this stuff now?

    Maintenance and Service
    Hey Guys, I brought my 2008 SC with 146,000 on it... into the Honda dealer in Los Angeles to check a clicking/clunking sound coming from the front end. While i was there i had them give it an overall inspection and see if there was anything that needed to be replaced. They gave me a list of...
  17. Hey for AZ & pics of home-built luggage rack on my E

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hey everyone, I just built the luggage rack you see on my E and I figured I would share it, in-case anyone wanted to see it or was planning on building their own. I'm not completely done with it. I still need to put a sheet of expanded aluminum in the middle section and build a wind deflector...
  18. Is my engine done? Rebuild or Replace.. (Details inside)

    Problems & Issues
    Hey everyone, Long time lurker on the site and now I need some advice from those who are mechanically inclined. My 2005 Element EX AWD (5 speed) has been an excellent beast for me over the years. Starting last year I noticed gas milage was getting worse so I started having some work done...
  19. WTB: OEM STEEL or AL wheels in CO

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Looking for OEM wheels. Need 2-4 OEM steel wheels - need to replace two that decided to hug a curb and got bent. Interested in a set of Aluminum wheels for non-winter use Would need to be in Colorado for pick up, preferably front range. email: blue door gallery (at) g mail
  20. Element Intermittent Starting Problems - How To Diagnose?

    Problems & Issues
    I'm reposting this as new thread because i had no responses before. - I have a Honda Element 03 with 192,000 miles. Starting about 4 months I couldn't get the key into the ignition off and on. Then about 2 months ago, the car wouldn't start intermittently. Or if it did there was a slight...