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  1. Gen 1 Spoiler Hardware

    Accessories
    Hey guys, I just purchased an original spoiler. Sadly it didn't include hardware and I've been on the hunt to find some. I was wondering if any of you guys have some spare hardware for sale or know where to pick some up at! Thanks in advance!
  2. Looking to buy a Honda CR-V gen1, what should I look out for?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    I'm planning on purchasing a Gen 1/1.5 CR-V in the next couple of months, 2 questions. 1) what are things I should look for (ie. common issues) 2) What is a fair price for a CR-V with a good interior/exterior with around 200k miles, trying not to get ripped off here.
  3. 2001 Gen1 CRV rusted rear arches

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello everyone. I can give advice on the cooling system, exhaust and cat system, some electrics and ecu. Oh and aircon refill. What i need some help on is my rear arches. Any suggestions? If any UK guys reading this can i just cut then off and weld the seam and still be road legal?
  4. Sakura the Honda CRV gen1 from Xevera Bacolor Philippines

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello, I am new to the SUV world. I just bought a taffeta white 2001 year model generation 1 Honda CRV. I am mostly inlove with cars proving I had a blog sentrab13.wordpress.com for smaug. Anyway meet Sakura my gen1 CRV. I am really interested in learning more about her. If you are kind to...
  5. Speaker depth on gen1 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi all; I am trying to replace the front speakers in my CRV and have found some clearance issues. I'm trying to figure out if the Polk 651/652 will fit? I have an Alpine 51bt head unit and am not wanting to install an amp or components. thx
  6. Installed a Ebay Replica Wing On My Gen1

    Accessories
    Installed my ebay replica wing today. Took a bit of body work to get right. I painted it myself using some color match rattle can mixed up by a local company, NH552M Sebring Silver Metallic. They warned me the color might be darker but I guess it looks okay. I wet sanded with 1500/2000 and waxed...
  7. CRV Timing belt correct tension?

    Problems & Issues
    Those of you that have experience replacing the timing belt, after it's been correctly set what tension/deflection should the belt have? I did the timing belt change recently on my Gen1 B20 CRV and like an idiot I didn't read the manual fully about the correct method to tension the timing belt...
  8. New member with New product for Gen1 97-01 CRV

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello everyone, I've started making custom tail light guards for Generation 1 Honda CRV. I'll hopefully be putting some for sale in the trading post soon, I'm located in Oregon. DSC07226 by Tyler V, on Flickr DSC07212 by Tyler V, on Flickr DSC07215 by Tyler V, on Flickr
  9. Gen-1 (2000, UK model RHD) - What Tools for roadside fixing and driveway maintenance?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Greetings! Just bought a 1999 CR-V ES petrol, 120,000 miles. All the vehicle inspection certificates (MOTs we call them in UK) are available on-line and I didn't see anything to worry me - too much. Cambelt was replaced 16,000 miles ago. The vehicle seems to run well. The only tools I have to...
  10. 97 EX AT No Start

    Problems & Issues
    Hey guys (and gals) I've been lurking for months and now have a question I hope your collective knowledge can help my solve. I have a stock 1997 4WD EX w/AT 234,xxx miles and am experiencing an intermittent no start issue. 3 times in the last 4 months, I turn the key and nothing. No clicking...
  11. Gen1 CR-V B20Z > Automatic < Vtec Conversion - Am I asking the impossible?

    Performance Modifications
    Full Disclosures: There is an existing thread here ( crvownersclub (dot) com /forums/22-under-hood-performance/5760-another-vtec-conversion ) that touches on this a bit, but it was hard to follow and most forums consider resurrecting old threads bad form (I'm new here, but assuming that's also...
  12. Gen1 (2001) - P0400 Error - Engine Gas Recirculation "A" Flow

    Problems & Issues
    Hello! So a little background: I have a 2001 Honda CRV EX AWD with about 230,000 miles. Until last week; it has been a nearly perfect car. Super reliable and never any issue. Last week I stalled out and after a bit of diagnosing, I ended up replacing the distributor, wires, plugs, and fuel...
  13. Is there a way to disable clock dim on gen1 rd1 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I finally fixed my clock (which is a common problem almost on all gen1 rd1 CRV's). However the orange plastic that comes on the clock display is very thick. Also there is the original automatic dim: When I turn on the lights the clock dims itself. So, when I turn my lights on daytime, the...
  14. gen1 climate controls light bulbs burned out, how to replace?

    Maintenance and Service
    I tried searching for this but didn't find anything. I have a 99 CRV and some of the light bulbs behind the climate controls are burned out. I would like to replace them but cant figure out how to get to them. I'm sure others have already been down this road and could hopefully point me in the...
  15. Hello Everyone....I'm a New Honda Owner (Gen1 CRV)

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Greetings! I'm a new owner of a 1999 CRV EX AWD. In fact, it's my first Honda. Prior to purchasing it, spent hours on this board reading past posts regarding maintenance, valve adjustments, timing belt/water pumps, lifting, racks, etc etc. Just wanted to thank all your abundant knowledge of...
  16. Hello Everyone....I'm a New Honda Owner (Gen1 CRV)

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Greetings! I'm a new owner of a 1999 CRV EX AWD. In fact, it's my first Honda. Prior to purchasing it, spent hours on this board reading past posts regarding maintenance, valve adjustments, timing belt/water pumps, lifting, racks, etc etc. Just wanted to thank all your abundant knowledge of...
  17. Oil leaking after valve adjustment/valve cover gasket Gen1 :(

    Performance Modifications
    I had my valves adjusted Monday as well as valve cover gasket replaced. Mechanics didn't say anything about the engine leaking. By Tuesday I was smelling hot chemical during my evening drive, when idle at stoplights. Thought it might have been the fixative they used on the VCG or maybe a dribble...
  18. What Do You Think An Older Gen.1 CR-V Is Good For?

    Maintenance and Service
    Okay, okay, I know you guys will think we're crazy and most of you have late model CR-V's but we love the 1st Gen. CR-V's. We bought a 1998 CR-V about 7 years ago with a little under 100K and it had the timing belt replaced and all other maintenance chores done. It's now closing in at 200K. It's...
  19. Gen-1 Roof Rack HELP!!

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hello all, I recently bought an OEM roof rack for my gen-1 V from a local salvage yard. The rails and crossbars are in excellent shape but I am missing some of the mounting hardware. I have called around and tried to find the missing pieces everywhere and i figured this would be my last resort...
  20. Gen1 Valve issue, and Decisions to Make :(

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all: This is my first post, and I apologize for the length. I need an opinon on my 2001 CR-V EX, 185K, having its 3rd bout with valve issues. I love my vehicle, I'd like to keep it; it's been very reliable and low-maintenance except for the usual (fluids, shocks/struts, pads/rotors...
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