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  1. Low on pads, recommendations

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hello everyone, I'm looking to replace the pads on my 03 CRV, I'm deciding between semi-met and ceramic pads, which pads could be better?? I'm very aggressive with the brakes, and I want the best stopping power (when braking seeing happening nicely) and firm pedal. If I can, I would like to get...
  2. Low on rear pads, recommendations

    Problems & Issues
    Hello everyone, I'm looking to replace the pads on my 03 CRV, I'm deciding between semi-met and ceramic pads, which pads could be better?? I'm very aggressive with the brakes, and I want the best stopping power (when braking seeing happening nicely) and firm pedal. If I can, I would like to get...
  3. 2007-2011 CRV with factory cross bars: Light Bar recommendations

    Accessories
    Hey Folks, I was hoping to pick your brains on light bars--I would like one that was thin enough to mount in front of the front cross bar of the OEM roof rack. The bar is about 1.25 to 1.5" tall and about 30" wide. I'm hoping to find one that matches the profile of the bar so the wind...
  4. Looking for seat cover recommendations

    Accessories
    I'm well aware of the Wet Okole brand - but are there any other quality seat covers at a much better price point? I want front seat covers: a. to protect against dirt, liquids, sweat b. plus to add some color to an otherwise bland interior c. rear seat covers - same as above but more...
  5. Tire Recommendations for 2015 Honda CRV EXL

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Looking to replace OEM Continental tires on my CRV after 57,000 miles. Anyone have recommendations for durability, quietness & smooth ride. Currently looking at Michelin Latitude Touring.
  6. 2011 CR-V newbie, roof rack recommendations?

    Greetings & Introductions
    I am now the parent of a very happy 2011 CR-V SE owner. I am looking for recommendations for a flat-crossbar roof rack, which l plan to install it myself. (It won't be my first.) Maximum strength and minimum wind noise are high priority, and if it's less than $200, so much the better. Your...
  7. O2 sensor recommendations?

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    Another code yesterday P 0138. The car has a recent aftermarket Cat. And it was bitterly cold so I'm not sure if that has something to do with it, but figured I might as well replace it. Does anyone have any brand recommendations?
  8. Buyer recommendations (Gen 3) vs (Gen 4)

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Recently my 2001 C-rv finally bit the dust with needing a transmission replaced at 260,000 miles. It served me well with little trouble through the years even with its weird quirks towards the end. I'm looking at a few models between 2011/2014 but skeptical with so many complaints with certain...
  9. AFE Oiled or Dry air filter recommendations?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Thinking about getting a drop in replacement air filter for our 18 EX-L: afepower.com/afe-power-30-10267-magnum-flow-pro-5r-air-filter Anyone have either the oiled or dry version? Have an AFE Pro Dry on my 2009 Tacoma and it has lasted forever, and means one less thing to remember to maintain...
  10. Whitest brightest halogen bulbs recommendations?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    I would like to upgrade the bulbs of my CRV to whiter halogen bulbs? I have heard about Philips CrystalVisions — anyone use these bulbs? How are they? Any other recommendations?
  11. Caliper rebuild kit recommendations?

    Maintenance and Service
    Anyone recommend a vendor who sells caliper rebuild kits. I can get an already rebuilt but you never know the quality. example below: https://www.crvownersclub.com/forums/19-maintenance-service/170385-cardone-ultra-calipers-other-brake-part-observations.html I see Bigred4u out of the UK on...
  12. Muffer finisher recommendations

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Hi everyone! I just purchased an EX-L and I'm thrilled! The only thing that I do wish it had, aesthicially, were chrome muffer finishers. I'm looking to order online but I'm having a hard time finding anywhere with many reviews which makes me hesitate to purchase. As anyone here had luck with...
  13. experience or recommendations for headlights

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Hello All, Has anyone tried using LED or HID replacement bulbs for the low beam (projector housing). I have never had to do this with my other vehicles as they have stock HIDs. In case of led how do you position the chip ? Do you position the diodes to throw light horizontally (chip facing...
  14. Recommendations for Vehicle Service Contracts

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello from North Carolina. I just bought a 2018 CRV-EXL....my first Honda. The dealer tried to sell me a comprehensive vehicle service contract from Zurich American Ins. Co. Online reviews aren't great and CR doesn't recommend them at all. However, I usually keep a vehicle for 8-9 years...
  15. GPS recommendations for 2018 EX-L

    Mobile Electronics
    I bought a new 2018 CRV EX-L for my wife. I must say I am spoiled by the built in navigation in my F350 truck and was surprised this model did not have nav. I do understand that we could tether our Samsung phones and use the google maps app for nav. Does the google maps show on the main display...
  16. 2017 Maintenance recommendations

    Maintenance and Service
    My Wife has had her 2017 CRV EX back to the Honda dealer she bought it from twice for routine maintenance - just oil changes and tire rotations. Last time she was there, the technician said something about Honda recommending some type of work on the brake calipers on the "A" oil changes. I'm...
  17. Seeking recommendations for all season tires

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I am in need of suggestions for all season tires for 2016 CR-V AWD, please share your recommendations, or what to avoid. Thanks so much! Just added **Anyone have or like Hankook?
  18. Recommendations for aftermarket loaded struts

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    I have a 2008 CRV assembled in Japan. I need to replace all four struts. I'm looking for complete loaded struts, like KYB Strut-Plus (not available for the front at this time) or Monroe Quick Strut. Has anyone with a 3rd generation CRV had a good experience with any aftermarket brand of complete...
  19. Spark plug recommendations for 2014?

    Maintenance and Service
    I have about 72k on her now. I plan on swapping out plugs at 75k. I am curious what plugs other are using. Anyone know what the OEM plug is? I buy my parts from rockauto. all thoughts are encouraged?
  20. Aftermarket radio recommendations?

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Hey guys, new to the forums and I tried looking around and searching. I haven't found anything, but if there is a forum already out please direct me. Looking for any Double Din radios that work inside the factory trim. If I need a kit to change out the trim im take it.. I found two brands that...
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