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  1. anyone installed in tract vent shades ?

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    i chose the in tract instead of the stick on vent shades and im worried about installing them - anyone have suggestions for me - its an 05 crv and im not sure on the brand of shades i just know they are not the stick on ones - is it easy or am i going to screw something up - thanks for any input
  2. Package already installed on CR-V? Rip-off?

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Looking for EX AWD. 2 available in the dealership and both have the "package" ($1,000 value as the dealer claims) installed. It is another way for the dealer to make money. Even they admit it. Is it a rip-off? How much you think you want to pay for that, $500 more than the one without it?
  3. Installed EM1 gauge cluster on my 98 v today

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I have a 00 honda civic si gauge cluster that was laying around in my garage. So, I decided to put it in used. I look at my 98 honda crv gauge cluster and found out that is similar in every way. So, I decided to installed today. I gotta say, I'm very statify. It look pretty good. I will post up...
  4. Installed Bi-Xenon HIDs on my '01 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    I installed HID Bi-Xenons on my 2001 CRV. This is the second car that I have installed an HID conversion kit. My question is, after the install, I started up the CRV and my CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (CEL) comes on. I was think that it might be related to the HID kit. I disabled the kit and when I...
  5. Stereo volume with dealer installed bluetooth

    Mobile Electronics
    I have the dealer installed bluetooth on my 2010 CR-V EX-L and so far so good. But I was wondering if it should be muting the stereo when receiving an incoming call. Can anyone with this option (not the Nav model) tell me if this should be happening? Just wondering if there is an installation...
  6. Has anyone installed "side marker lights"

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Has anyone installed any Honda, aftermarket or other manufacturers make of side marker lights? If so are there pics and wiring instructions available? I see that some CR-Vs shown on the internet now have them in their mirrors but I don't want to spend a fortune when such a super cheap fix...
  7. Installed USA Spec PA11-HON ipod adapter

    Mobile Electronics
    Fedex just dropped it off and i installed it in my 02 LX in under 5 min. Works like a charm.
  8. Backup sensors installed: My install experience

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Just thought I'd post a few notes from my installation experience with the backup sensor kit from HandA. First of all, this video is a great gift from College Hills Honda: It's incredibly generous of them to go through the work of posting vids for...
  9. Installed Sirius Stratus 6 receiver in Passenger Kick Panel 09 CRV-EX

    Mobile Electronics
    I already have an Alpine iDA-X305 in our CR-V in order to get real iPod integration. My wife wanted Sirius for Christmas, so I went out & got the Sirius Stratus 6 receiver on sale at Radio Shack, along with the SiriusConnect Dock-and-Play kit for Alpine from Crutchfield...
  10. 1997 - Can I safely operate without A/C Belt installed?

    Maintenance and Service
    I've had a high-pitched whining in the engine compartment of my 1997 V for several months. This whining noise changed with the rev of the engine. I suspected it to be related to one of the devices driven by the A/C belt off of the engine. (update: I think the whining is a result of the...
  11. installed brakes yesterday

    Maintenance and Service
    finally got around to installing new brakes on my '97 V yesterday. i used OEM honda pads, and i put them on a set of drilled/slotted rotors. on the highway i can feel a definite difference! i opted not to use ceramic to cut down on the heat with hopes of not having a rotor crack. i know they...
  12. Anybody installed fenders flares or side cladding on a Gen2?

    Hi all! First time I post here, but long reader. So here's my question : Do you think it will be possible to install these fender flares on a 02 EX crv? it's part no : 08P21-S9A-120A and here's the manual. I know the advertise them for 05+, but I was wondering if anybody tried to install...
  13. Weathertech bug shield installed w/pics

    i bought a weathertech bug shield last week and i got this week. installed it earlier tonite. beautiful shield and i really like it. click on the link below if you are interested in the pictures (lotsa pics), etc. too lazy to post the pics here again, i'm getting sleepy - past my bedtime...
  14. Anyone installed an outside air temperature sensor for Gen 1 CR-V?

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hi I am new here. For some reasons I am unable to post in the DIY request section. So I decided to post here. I would like to install an outside temperature air sensor to my CR-V. Wifey has been asking me what is the outside air temperature every trip we have so I decided to grant her her...
  15. Installed my new shift knob

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Well, here is where my old school muscle shows. I had a B&M T handle shift knob laying around the house (Doesn't everyone?) and I decided that I was tired of my stock knob. So, I took my m10-1.5 thread adapter and slapped that bad boy on. If you have never had a weighted shift knob before...
  16. Bought used w/tow bar installed. Should I keep it?

    I just purchased a 2003 CR-V and there is a tow bar installed, which I have no use for. I know absolutely nothing about this contraption and there is also a wire that pulls out and attaches to something. I'm trying to decide if I should leave as is or have it removed at no cost to me. If it's...
  17. I did it!! Signal LED Mirrors installed on 08 CR-V

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    So I finally did it and last weekend installed the signal LED mirrors on my 08 CR-V. The job took the whole weekend (the wife not very happy about it...:(). But I got to tell ya that I love the final result and now that I have them I can confirm how much functional they are!! The whole job was...
  18. GENTEX Homelink Autodimm/Compass mirror installed!

    Hi folks! I finally did it!! and installed the Gentex Homelink autodimm mirror. First I ordered from WembleySells on Ebay. These guys are absolutely serious, with very fast delivery and they even customized color matched the compass display with deep blue to look like the radio HU lights. It...
  19. OEM HID headlights and OEM foglights installed

    I will take some better pics soon. But you should get the idea from the following. r.
  20. Romik products installed

    So the UPS truck showed up yesterday with some cool stainless steel accessories from Romik. Like a 5 yr old getting a new toy I rushed to the garage to do the install. Once I opened the package I knew I made the right decision. The Running Boards were packed perfectly surrounded by thick...