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  1. Exhaust issue

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello so I have been having this issue where if the car idles between 1300-1500rpm the resonator will sound like the screen is broken but any other rpm's it sounds fine I don't know if its the way its hanging/vibrating on the car that is making the sound plus the exhaust is making the sound more...
  2. Excess oil in combustion chamber after compression test?

    Problems & Issues
    Howdy all. Lurker becoming a first time poster, though I wish it was under better circumstances. As a note, I do have the owner's and shop manuals. Due to tangentially related issues I decided to do a cylinder compression test today. (Slow coolant leak, rough idle on startup, P0303 thrown) I...
  3. Soft exhaust cam problem - Camshaft replaced & engine won't idle.

    Problems & Issues
    So I have the dreaded soft lobe exhaust camshaft problem mentioned here: I removed my old exhaust camshaft, while keeping both camshaft sprockets on the timing chain, by letting the exhaust sprocket hold itself...
  4. Exhaust System Squeak

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Everyone, I have an '04 Element automatic 2WD with 211,000+ miles on the odo. Today, I replaced all of the mounts (3 engine, 1 transmission). That was necessary, as the rubber in the front mount and transmission mount were both cracked and I was getting a nasty vibration. While I was...
  5. Codes & Advice: Catalytic Converter, Exhaust, Valves

    Maintenance and Service
    My 2006 Element has about 220,000 miles on it, still getting between 20-23 mpg and the engine itself is as strong as ever. However just got home from a tour around Texas and my check engine light has come on. Codes P0420: Catalyst Efficiency below Threshold (Bank1) - I believe there is a...
  6. Oh She's Loud

    Under The Hood / Performance
    After my CAT got stolen off my rig, I decided to change it up a little bit and give my E a little more "rawness" I ordered a magnaflow exhaust system and decided to straight pipe it. She sounds like a BEAST now!:evil:
  7. Aftermarket Exhuast

    Under The Hood / Performance
    So I currently know that both Gibson and Injen make quality exhausts for the Element and I was wondering which one was louder? I am looking for the loud sound on my Element and I was hoping you guys could chime in for some help? Thanks :)
  8. Tailpipe? Help!

    Problems & Issues
    Ok, so I JUST had belt replaced this morning, at a local shop and NOT at Honda. Cost me 99 dollars instead of several hundred. Woho! But, while I was there they noticed that the tailpipe is falling off. Like, hit's the ground when you go over a small bump FALLING OFF. But it doesn't seem to be...
  9. WTB: Anyone with STOCK EXHAUST?

    Trading Post
    My custom Dynamax isn't cutting it anymore~ If you have upgraded and don't need your stock exhaust set up, please PM me. I'm located in Atlanta, GA
  10. 2010 Ex performance parts?

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Just wondering if honda makes any performance parts that will not void my warranty. Looking to get an exhaust and intake but don't want to void my warranty. Is there such thing? Thanks.
  11. 2011 EX 2WD in need of performance upgrades

    Under The Hood / Performance
    I am searching for anything and everything I can do to the EX in terms of performance upgrades. I've been on various websites looking for cold air intakes, exhaust systems, tuner/programmers, turbos, and am very new to the mod scene. From what I gather, 2009-2011 are the same identical engine...
  12. Exhaust leak - front donut gasket

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, My E has been loud for a while. Today I took it to midas, where they said I needed a front donut gasket and spring bolts, only available from the dealer. I went to the dealer to find they wanted 36 bucks for the gasket, 10 bucks for each bolt, and 15 bucks for each spring. Before I...
  13. Adding More HP > Tune your Element with this V8 Mod

    Under The Hood / Performance
    See this easy to install mod below... <object width="640" height="390"><param name="movie" value=""></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowScriptAccess"...
  14. Aftermarket Exhaust

    Under The Hood / Performance
    I'm thinking about getting new exhaust, either Gibson, MagnaFlow, Flowmaster, or Cherrybomb. I want something with a LOW tone. Like a truck..NOTHING resembling a rice burner flying down the road. something throaty and fairly loud. I've read up on many forums but have nowhere to listen to the...
  15. Listen to my new Injen exhaust!!!!!

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Here's a quick video and sound clip I uploaded to YouTube of my TRP E and it's new Injen exhaust. Sounds sweet!!!!!!! Here are some photos.
  16. Good cheap exhaust system for the SC ???

    Under The Hood / Performance
    First off i don't want to spend much and i really just want a new tip and whatever will make it sound a little louder and deeper. Every time i go to an exhaust shop they tell me i need this this this and this and it will cost me $600. I was wondering if anyone has spent like $150 or less and...
  17. FS: Intake/Exhaust/Wheels/Tires/Springs/Mats

    Trading Post
    Hi folks - Lots of cool stuff for sale from our Element SC. PICS WILL BE UP SOON. Our SC is less than 6 months old, and most parts are even newer! Adult owned and gently used - all in like new or better condition. Any parts can be picked up for FREE in or near Columbus, OH. 1. Injen SES...
  18. Gibson cat back installed!.... .... finally...

    Under The Hood / Performance
    srry guys, its been eons since ive said ill slap on the damn thing. alrighty so heres my initial review of the catback from gibson. you get four pieces, I got the aluminized one cause its waaay cheap and i live in california where whats it called again? rust? dunno, ive never seen rust in...