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  1. Under The Hood / Performance
    My 05 Ex Honda Element Engine overheated and due to my radiator dying after the snap freeze it look like I am either going to have to swap or rebuild. It started smoking at a stop light and I had to limp home so I am looking through all of the posts about swaps and alot of it is wordsoup. I want...
  2. Problems & Issues
    This has been a long saga of garbage. I bought a money pit with out getting it properly inspected with a buyers check (first mistake). I had issues with the car from the beginning. I had phantom problems with my V-tec solenoid, it had been replaced several times, and the oil was flushed, but...
  3. Maintenance and Service
    So I had a bad head gasket, Oil leaking in the cooling system but no coolant in the oil... Went a head and swapped the motor and am still working on cleaning the oil out.. I have flushed about 4 times now, not doing the heater core, Today should be the last time and am flushing the core with...
  4. Problems & Issues
    *sigh* all signs point to head gasket. I'm burning coolant at a significant rate over the last 3 days after having just flushed the system and putting in a new thermostat. my little Rallement has 330,xxx miles on it. aside from 3 valve jobs, the motor has been unopened. i'm sad. do i fix...
  5. Problems & Issues
    2003 EX with 110,000 miles. Ran the car with radiator fan out until overheating caused boilover from radiator. Mechanic did pressure test on cooling system that showed head gasket damage. For the purpose of this post, please assume the test was correct. The mechanic estimated $2500 for engine...
  6. Problems & Issues
    Hello fellow E lovers... oops... I mean drivers! Well.. Same thing I guess, if you've driven it, you love it! Anyways.. I have a strong feeling that my head gasket has a small breach. I feel this way because the Coolant drops steady, I need to add 500ml of coolant every oil change...
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