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  1. Pulling all EX parts from a salvage to install in my DX

    Maintenance and Service
    Hey all! After much research I ended up with a Honda Element. The vehicle was listed as an EX and because I thought the sunroof only came on the EX model (wasn't aware 4x4 DX has it too) I just didn't bother to look for cruise control. I'm inclined to believe this was an honest mistake on the...
  2. Ecamper DIY Install

    Hi Folks, So I have in my hot little hands a genuine Ecamper shell that was removed from another Element. My plan is to install it on a black 2007 4WD EX with ~150k miles that's in pretty fine shape (except for a bit of hail damage on the roof...but with Ecamper in place, problem solved!) I...
  3. Room under glare shield???

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I want to custom install a 3" diameter boat style glass compass built into the glare shield either directly in front of the driver or centered on the glare shield. I'll be cutting a 3" diameter hole in glare shield and the compass would be about 1 1/2" Deep. Does anyone know if there is room in...
  4. Webasto Heater Install - Anyone try?

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hey all, any of you ever install a webasto Airtop 2000 STB Light Duty Gasoline Heater in your E? Looking to do this and keep warm in the winter camping. Thanks all!
  5. third party rear bumper

    Hi there. Wanted to see if any of you have ever replaced your bumper with a third party bumper. Been talking to a guy named george who sells Chinese version of bumper assemblies taken from honda molds. Anyone buy and install one of these? And if not, anyone scraping an 03 bumper for parts i...
  6. Can't fit Scosche SLC4 and receiver in dash

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey all, been lurking for a bit, and I've encountered my first problem. Mr. Husband and I recently purchased a new aftermarket stereo for our E, chatted with Crutchfield, made sure to get all the parts we needed, and started the install process. However, even after trying for near an hour, we...
  7. DIY: Honda Element Fog Light Install - Video

    I installed the fogs this weekend, and tried to shoot a fairly detailed DIY on how I did it.
  8. Factory amp or deck power

    Problems & Issues
    I was thinking of bypassing the factory amp on my own as when I turn my aftermarket deck i installed up to the max without distortion after awhile i can smell the stock amp cooking and i know its because of my high level RCA outs. So I was wondering if my kenwood (22 watts rms) would sound as...
  9. help finding a turbo manifold or kit for 04 element

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Ok I may have missed it in another thread but I need some help on a turbo manifold for an 04 element. I have searched alll over an only found 1 an it was $600+ would there be enough clearance to use a civic k series mani? All I wanna do is put a little t3/t4 nothing big(cause its the wifes...
  10. Finding / Selecting a Good Installer

    Mobile Electronics
    I am trying to find a good Installer in the Washington, DC Area, or the Atlanta Area, and I find myself wondering how to chose one. I'm purely looking to get a simple stereo installed (Sub, Speakers, Amp and Crossovers under the seats) To start, if anyone knows a good installer, please PM me and...
  11. Curt Class III Hitch Made Easy

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    I needed a Class III hitch for my 2005 Element and being the thrifty sort that I am, I determined to get one for the lowest possible price and install it myself. After searching in vain for a used model, I came across an Ebay ad for a Class III Element hitch for about $50 less than all...
  12. How to reinstall rubber antenna?

    Problems & Issues
    I feel stupid asking this silly question. I hit the garage door with the rubber antenna and fell off. The base is OK I tried to reinstall the antenna but I found that there's only a little metal stub with no threat and on the base there is a metal thing with threads. I wonder if that metal...
  13. How to: install a USB port to charge Garmin

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I got a Garmin 260W GPS device for Xmas. It's great, but I absolutely hate the bulky car charging unit that plugs in to the "formerly known as a cigarette lighter." and the cable stretching accross the car. Is there a way to install a female USB port in the driver's side dash so I don't have...