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Postby MaKH » Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:44 pm

edt@es wrote:
Thanks for your advise, I managed to fix up IK16L in my car which I bought it from one of the advertiser in this forum.

Well actually i will like meet up with you or shi fu in es club, definately will learnt more about our es. However im working on irregular timing so very difficult to confirm the time. I try to work out some time if i can meet u next week.

Cheers!


So which Denso did you buy? Managed to identify the correct one?
Below is just an example of the correct Denso plug:

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For more info, pls go to:
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Postby joelwong » Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:54 pm

After going thru all the pages, there are different was for different stuff...

Any recommended workshop to go for general services and checking, and who to look for?

Pardon me if I missed a few post

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Postby MCDS » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:56 am

Poison List
Updated 29 February 2012

*please note - prices supplied are very OLD - current prices may be higher

Intake /Header / Exhaust

Intake

i) Simota Aeroform : SRI with Plastic Heatshield (ard $230)
ii) Blitz Sonic : SRI with Aluminium Heatshield (w/o piping) ($560+/-)
iii) BMC : CDA ($440-480) w/o install depending on size. Auto smaller
iv) Apexi : SRI (Around 180 plus $20 bucks for adaptor)
v) K&N : Drop-in with CAI piping (less than $150)
vi) AEM V1: CAI piping with AEM open pod filter ($500+)
vii) AEM V2: SRI piping with AEM open pod filter ($570+)
viii) K&N : Open pod (model 57i) ($250)
ix) INJEN : SRI open pod : ~$400
x) NINJA-RACING: All-in-one, piping, close pod and CAI ($373)
xi) Throttle body: (S$320) include installation plus anaylsis fault.

Header

i) Hotbits Header : 4-2-1 Header (Ard $250) with flexi pipe
ii) SD Header (Non-Chrome) : 4-2-1 Header ($250) with flexi pipe from FK
iii) SD Header (Chrome) : 4-1 ($200) From FK
vi) DC sports Header 4-2-1 (Ard $700)
v) Megan Racing Sports Header 4-1 (Chrome) (Ard $240) (not available in S'pore, order from Amazon) Product No: MR-SSH-HC117

Exhaust

i) Supersprint : free flow muffler ($784 + $50 inspection fee, LTA approved)
ii) Hotbits : Straight through muffler ($140 with install, non LTA approved)
iii) Operated : Stock exhuast ($180++, non LTA approved)


Official Supplier of Supersprint Exhaust that is the ONLY legal aftermarket louder and nice looking pipe is Jeep Chee. Unfotunately, a bro went there March 2011 to discover that they NO LONGER BRING IT IN on account that the ES is no longer the current model, and those who wanted the legal pipe already bot it... never account the used car market people may want to buy the ONLY legal pipe for the ES... anyways - they should still do official transfer so look out for it in the Want To Sell (WTS) folder as other ES owners dekit. Just make sure they did not operate the SS pipe and have the cert when you buy over. If need to swop - do consider it only after LTA chop on the paper the SS pipe is legal... else you stuck with no original pipe when inspection comes... can be very difficult.

Other people who can service EXHAUST include Fong Kim and Mann's Exhaust (sort of a Shaolin-Wu Dang relationship haha)

FK is at Ubi Road 1,

Mann Exhaust is at 11 Sin Ming Industrial Estate Sector B, #01-77, Singapore 575655.




Cooling

i) Mugen thermostat and fan switch: approx $250




Engine Oil Cooler:

ATF Cooler:

i) Hayden : $240+ w install
ii) HKS : SGD $1,100
iii) ARC : SGD $2,300
iv) Permacool: $220 w install



Suspension

Shock absorber:
Bilstein B6 or B8 F/R: $900
KYB Exel G (OEM replacement) F/R: $510
KYB AGX (4 way adjustable) F/R: $900 *Contributed by ongwc5*

KYB Excl G
Front Right: 331010 SGD 150-ish
Front Left: 331011 SGD 150-ish
Rear: 341311 SGD50-ish

KYB AGX range (Adjustable)
Front right: 731005R SGD 220
Front left: 731006L SGD 220



Camber Kit :

i) SPC Front Camber Bolts : $130
ii) SPC Rear Camber Kits : $350
iii) J's Racing Rear Cambar Kit ( Ball Joint ): $ 500
iv) Kenny's Modified Stock Rear Camber Kits : $200+

Lowering Springs :

i) Tanabe NF210 (S$370++ w/install)
ii) APEX (S$350 w/install)
iii) Eibach Pro kit : $480
iv) GAB SGD$200+ (buy in Malaysia good price - Check locations in Hypertune Mags)

Lastest Update 29 Feb 2012 contributed by bro Hysteria4u:

I contacted Eibach (local agent) and they are offering a price of S$395 cash and carry, which I think is okay.

Here's the email contact for those interested:
ss@eibach.com.sg

Here's an extract of the email:

"the pro kit lowers the car 30mm all around. the springs are about 20-25% firmer so you retain very good comfort level with improved sport handling.

as long as your current absorbers are in good condition, eibach pro kit is made and tested by TUV to match the original absorbers so it does not adversely affect the life span of it.

unfortunatelywe do not stock this kit. a 50% deposit is required for confirmed order. delivery is expected in 3-4 weeks upon confirmation.

hope this helps. please let us know if we can be of further assistance."





I have also checked with Tye Soon, Bilstein B8 is at around S$900, with around 3 months lead time.





Coilover :

i) BC Coilover :Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $1250)
ii) Tomei Coilover : Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $980)
iii) Tein Coilover: Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $1800 for Tein SS)
iv) Tein Basic: Height Adjustable, Can Revalve ( RM2700)
v) Tanabe Coilover : Height Adjustatable only (ard $1900)
vi) D2 Coilover : Height + Damping Adjustatable + pillowball mount (ard $1700) best buy
vii) Hotbits Coilovers: Height adjustable only, RM2000. Revalve whole set RM480

Bars (Struts, ARBs)

i) Hotbits Tower Strut bar : ($85)
ii) Alutec Tower Strut bar : ($155)
iii) Neuspeed Tower Strut bar : ($230)
iv) Silver Front Strut Bar : ($110 w/install)
v) Summit Front Strut Bar: ($150 w/install)
vi) Summit Rear Strut Bar: ($180 w/install)
vii) DC sport front strut bar:(ard $500 w/install)
viii) OEM ES Engine Strut Bar : $75 w/ install
ix) Summit Lower Brace Bars : 2 point Bars x2 ($250 w/install)
x) Tanabe Lower Brace Bars : 4 point Bar ($250 w/install)
xi) Neuspeed X-Brace : 4 point
xii) Alutec Lower Tie Bar : ($100 w/install)
xiii) Summit Lower Tie Bar : $110 w/install
xiv) DC Sports Lower Tie Bar :
xv) Neuspeed Lower Tie Bar :
xvi) Front ARB : 25.4mm JDM ES ($180 with installation)
xvii) Rear ARB : 22mm DC5 ($180 with installation)



Brake System

Front Brakes Upgrade Kit

i) Prelude Recon : 282mm rotor + Bigger caliper ($380-$420)
ii) Wilwood Dynalite: forged/billet mini 4 pot caliper w 310 mm rotors, SSBH, brakets, etc ($1330+ w/install)
iii) Brembo GT 4 pot : 315mm Slotted or Drilled HT Rotor ( Approx SGD 2500 w/install )
iv) VTTR mini 6 pot: 286/300 2 piece slotted/drilled rotor (SGD$1,600 wif install at RaceTech - Ricky)
v) FD Brake caliper/rotor conversion 282mm, bigger caliper like Prelude - only this set is NEW ($450-$600)
vi) AP Racing 5220 series race-spec w/330 rotors and proper fittings to ES SGD$5,600 for new set.
vii) Option mini6-pot, Rotor size 286. Brake pads can use equivilant to WRX 4pot so got lots of aftermarket options... SGD$1,800

Rotors and Brake Pads

i) Brembo max slotted rotor with project mu bestop brake pads ($280 with install)
ii) Brembo Sports Rotors (slotted or cross drilled) : $380
iii) Project Mu SCR Pure Plus SD624 (262mm) Rotor : $480 with Install
iv) project Mu bestop Brake Pads: $120 with install
v) Brembo blank rotor(282mm) redrilled: $220 w/install
vi) Ferrodo Brake Pads: $110 w/install
vii) Hawk performance pads: pm Bravo for special pricing


Project Miu Rotors, Pads - Go to Stamford Tyres (esp at Jurong)

Brembo stuff and Hawk pads, go to bro Bro
Can look for bravo here:

SPINERGY CONCEPTS
Blk 9002 Tampines St 93
#02-40 S(528836)
T: 6786 2809 (Mon~Fri, 9am~5pm - by appmt)
E: spinergyconcepts@singnet.com.sg

Customised made-to-measure hub for 2-pc rotors for BBK @ Choon's, Garage R, or Espace. Other places of course have la. ASK them. price around $280-$450 whether optional hard annodizing done.


Rear disc conversion

i) ES3 conversion: approx $1.3k (direct plug n play, no mods req, rotor sz 260mm)
ii) EP3 conversion: approx $950 (need to fabricate bracket n re-drill rotors to 4x100, rotor sz 260mm)
iii) DC5 conversion: POA (need to fabricate bracket n re-drill rotors to 4x100, rotor sz 260mm)
iv) EK4 conversion: approx $800 (need to fabricate bracket, rotor sz 240mm)

Stainless steel braided hoses aka (SSBH)

i) EZess Steel braided brake hose with Teflon(4piece): $280 -$320 w/install
ii) Pro-RS PTFE Teflon Steel Braided brake hose (4piece) + 1L Ferodo brake fluid: $240 w/install
iii) Goodridge Steel braided brake hose: $200+ (front only)


Tyres

*Price depends on width and profile*

15in

i) Yokohama Advan AD07 15" 195/55/15 ($135-150)
ii) Falken RT215 15" 205/50/15 ($130-160)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 [Thai]195/60/15 ($110-130)
iv) Bridgestone G3 15" ($90-120)
v) ContiPremiumContact2: 195/45/15 ($220)
vi) Hankook Ventus Prime K105 205/55R15 ($115-130each)
vii) Bridgestone RE01R 195/55/15($155-185) Discontinued
viii) Bridgestone RE001 Adreneline 195/55/15($120-145)
ix) Goodyear Eagle RS Sports 195/55/15 [Made in Japan] $145
x) Goodyear Eagle Asymetric [Made in Japan] $155
xi) Toyo Proxes T1R 195/55/15$120
xii) Toyo Proxes R1R 195/55/15 $175
xiii) Toyo Proxes R888 195/55/15$175
xiv) Federal 595SS: 195/55/15 - $88
xv) Federal 595EVO: 195/55/15 - $100



16in

i) Yokohama ADrive R1 205/50/16 ($130)
ii) Bridgestone G3 205/50/16 inch ($130)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 [Thai] 16" ($120)
iv) Toyo Proxes T1R 205/50/16 ($150/pcs)
v) Yokohama SDrive 205/50/16 ($160)
vi) Falken Ziex 326 205/50/16 ($120)


17in

i) ContiSportsContact2: 215/45/17VR ($280)
ii) Dunlop LM702: 215/45/17 ($150)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3: 205/45/17 [Thai] ($160)
iv) Toyo T1R: 215/45/17 ($200)
v) Bridgestone RE001: 215/45/17 ($220)
vi) Bridgestone RE01R: 215/45/17 ($250)
vii) ContiSportsContact3: 215/45ZR/17W TL XL ($300)
viii) Federal 595SS: 215/45/17 ($130)
ix) Federal 595EVO: 215/45/17 ($138)
x) Federal 595RPM: 215/45/17 ($150)


Electronics

i) Apex'i turbo timer: ($160)
ii) Unichip ($800+)
iii) Greddy E-manage Blue : ($500+)
iv) Apex'i VAFCII (less than $500) without install or tuning
v) Apex'i SAFCII:
vi) Apex'i RSM : $310
vii) Blitz RVit : $480
viii) Defi VSD basic: $290+
ix) HKS F-Con SZ : Install & Tune ( RM2600 )
x) SMT6: $800+
xi) Greddy E-manage Ultimate: ($1500) install+tune
xii) Pivot Raizin Voltage Stabilizer VS $98 w/o install
xiii) Pivot Raizin Voltage Stabilizer + Grounding VS-E $148 w/o install
xiv) Pivot Raizin Spark VS-S $128 w/o install
xv) Pivot Raizin Spark VS-V $228 w/o install
xvi) Pivot Spark Earth $98 w/o install
xvii) Defi meters $270-$330 wif install 60mm or 52mm(if u can find 52)
xviii) Defi Controller2 $180
xix) Defi VSDX $540
xx) Defi Link Display $520
xxi) Defi Advance set of 3 plus Advance Controller... got to go ST Power to ask... :)

Accessories

i) CF eylids : ($180)
ii) Custom make Rear eyelids : ($220)
iii) CF hood (OEM design) : $890 (MSRP)
iv) Billion Funnel : ($55) :x
v) Bonnet Insulator: ($55)
vi) Boot Insulator: ($90)
vii) Billion Air Duct: ($150 per metre)
viii) RPM Crank Pulley with Harmonic Damper ($270) *Any bro to put contact where to get this?*


Emblems

i) EP3 original Honda emblem : chrome 'H', red background ($60)
ii) VTEC emblem : wordings onli ($13)
iii) i-VTEC emblem : wordings onli (unknown)
iv) sticker type VTEC emblem : silver color wordings($6)
v) JDM 'FERIO' Emblem : $25
vi) Rear 'RS' Emblem : $43
vii) Front 'RS' Emblem : $19
viii) Mugen Emblem : $12


Bonnet Chrome Tip

i) Sticker: in matt/gloss black (Ask Eeee78 for Pricing)
paint on chrome strip : ($25 - $30)
ii) Removal of chrome strip + sealing up holes on bonnet + respray bonnet : ($180)
iii) Honda Original Colour Coded Grille (for ES8 & pre f/l ES5) : $63


Boot Chrome Tip

i) Sticker: (Ask Eeee78 for Pricing)
ii) Painted Chrome Tip : Front / Rear ($70)
iii) Removal of Whole Chrome Part (ard 100+)
iv) Honda Original Colour Coded Trunk (for ES8 & pre f/l ES5) : $72

Interior

i) Customised 3M Nomad Carmat with heel plate and grippers - $145(std), $175(sup) , $80 without heel plate and grippers.


*Prices varies, kindly call and find out actual pricing from the relevant suppliers/shops.*



Maintenance List

Aircon Compressor Unit

Markcool at Woodlands, New $460, recon $220, labour inclusive.
Radiator Fan Motor, New $120
Look for Ah Huat, a real honest and friendly guy.
Markool Aircon Service
106 Woodlands Industrial Park E3
Singapore 757840
Tel:6367-7666


Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
Blk 261 Waterloo Auto Centre
Waterloo Street #01-22/02-24
Singapore 180261
Tel: 63371795, 63369777
Fax: 63361670
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg

Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
Blk 119 Bukit Merah Lane 1 #01-28 Singapore 151119
Tel: 62782407, 62782408, 62741110
Fax: 2782407
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg

Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
No 122 Eunos Ave 7
Richfield Centre #01-07
Singapore 409575
Tel: 67433124, 67433651
Fax: 67432651
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg


Tanly is also located at Waterloo Centre... if TS dun have stock , give Tanly a try. Sometimes, they have stock...


Drive Shaft problems (yeah the ES is getting old enough to have this problem now in 2009... so here's a recommended workshop to help check things out if your car goes tok tok tok when turning for parking, when steering is turned to lock.)

Elite Car Drive Shaft Centre
Blk 21 Sin Ming Ind Est Sec A #01-38 Singapore 575679
Tel : 6482 0215

Look for Jason & get him to check. Friendly guy.

This contact contributed by bro Fusion28


80k and 160k Major Service Timing Belt Checklist
Contributed by bro Vacuum:

Finally got all the items ready for my 160,000km servicing.
Hopefully, these infor can benefit those Brothers going for the same servicing too.

1) Timing Belt (14400-PLM-014) - S$28
2) Compressor Belt (38920-PLC-003) - S$16
3) Power Steering Belt (56992-PLM-T01) - S$16
4) Timing Bearing (14520-PLC-305) - S$65
5) Washer (94109-14000) - S$1.50
6) Packing, Head Cover (12030-PLC-000) - S$15
7) Seal, Spark Plug Tube (12342-P08-004) - S$4.50 x 4
8 ) Washer Head Cover (90442-REA-Z00) - S$$3.50 x 5
9) Oil Seal Timing (38x50x7) - S$6
10) Oil Seal Camshaft (29x45x8) - S$5
11) Pump Comp, Water (19200-PLM-A01) - S$95
12) Honda Long Life Coolant Type 2 (3.85l) - S$40 (will need 4 to 5litres)
13) Engine Oil 5W40 (Mobil 1 from Carrefour) - S$65
14) Green HAMP Oil Filter - S$8


Most if not all of the parts can get from Tanly or Thian Seng.
pictures of the parts here:
http://www.shc-forum.com/viewtopic.php? ... sc&start=0



Front Lower Ball Joint Replacement
contributed by bro Hysteria4u

Follow this link to see the part, and price in USD. can order also.

Has anyone replaced the lower ball joint (on the front knuckle) with this part? I understand that if using original part, need to replace the entire knuckle. I came across this after-market part from Moog, Part No: K90332. Installed, and found to be of good quality and more affordable replacement.

http://www.energysuspensionparts.com/pr ... OOG-K90332

Pictures from this thread:
http://www.shc-forum.com/viewtopic.php?t=186613&highlight=


Alternative parts that is not metal on metal which some may not like:

TRW: JBJ491
Distributor: Eng Soon, Yuen Thong

555: SB-6242
Distributor: TyeSoon


Engine Block Stablization
contributed by bro elg Tsakura

1) Engine dampers
Brand: Ingalls
Part Number : 93026
(In-car vibrations ratings : 2 out of 5)
*My own opinion*

2) Engine Mount Inserts
Brand : Energy Suspensions
Part Number : ENS-16-1111R
(In- car vibrations ratings : 2.5 out of 5)
*My own opinion again*

3) Teflon engine mounts (Customised)
* Ask Ah Zai, he knows wat to do
(In-car vibrations ratings : 4 out of 5)


Useful Knowledge:
Torque setting for tightening bolts on your wheels is 80 ft/lbs. any model honda except CRV is the same... 80 foot/pounds torque. CRV higher...



Repair alternator and starter
Most of our honda car fitted with denso starter motor starter & alternator is very lasting, but it is adviserable that every 3-5 years just send this 2 item for service should be problem free on starting issue.

Recommended workshop by bro khoo:
Lion City Electric Pte Ltd
Blk 1001 Bt Merah Lane 3
#01-45
Singapore 159718

It is a small workshop but they are the expart in this area but the price is bit at premier but their work is good so you can rest assure on their repairs.

Contributed by bro rOcH
Original Honda engine mounting for ES. Different part number for manual & Auto.

Below listed part numbers are for Auto ES. Prices (exclude GST) are correct as at jul 2011.

1. 50805-S5A-033 Gear Box Mounting RH $55.00
2. 50810-S5A-992 Engine Mounting RR [AT] $65.00
3. 50821-S5A-A07 Engine Mounting LH $75.00
4. 50840-S5A-990 Engine Mounting FRT [AT] $40.00


ENGINE OIL for your 5 years and above ES

recommended to use 0W-40 or 5W-40 or 10W-40 or straight 40 oils... use 30 or 20 at your own discression. Do not ask why leak when using thinner oils on a 100,000+ km engine...

Brands and Prices

USA
Castrol (Edge) SGD$100/4L
AMSOIL
Penzoil
Mobil 1 Silver SGD$80/4Qt
Mobil 1 Gold SGD$100-$130/4L
Halvoline
Redline SGD$21/qt
Royal Purple SGD$16/qt
Texas Oil SGD$160/4L estimated/guessed
Preston SGD$100/4L

French
MOTUL SGD$130 per 4L
FUCHS Silkolene Racing for Car 5L pack SGD$120
ELF SGD$80/4L

UK
CarLube SGD$30/5L yes five litres

Dutch
Shell SGD$80/4L can get

Germany
OWS SGD$120/4L




Japanese
Indemitsu SGD$80/4L
FK Mushino SGD$140/4L
Ultraman
Astroboy SGD$120/4L
HKS
Greddy
Mugen
Blitz
Original Honda (Blended by Indemitsu) SGD$70/4L

Taiwan
KiC (some say Japan but there are those say it's incorporated in Taiwan)
SGD$120/4L

Singapore - dun pray pray... I tried Roar before... damn good... but damn ex...
ROAR oil SGD$320/4L
SPC SGD$100/4L


Cheep but fully synthetic engine oils - (some say no good because cheep) Please read the label, it conforms to all the required minimum world standards... use at own discression

CarLube Triple R 5W-40 Fully Synthetic Oil in 5 litre packs SGD$23-$29 when on sale at CarreFour or NTUC bigger stores...


Most oils can buy at petrol stations, or the listed stockists like Tanly and Thian Seng will display and sell.

specialist oils like HKS, Greddy, etc go to Autobacs...

and most popular oils can go to this place

Gee Boon Enterprise
219 Rangoon Road
(S)218458
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Postby jungle-mania » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:18 pm

How do I contact Ah Zai for the engine mount?
Newbie ES1 owner

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Front Lower Arms and replacement of steering pump pipe

Postby ChowHousehold » Fri May 11, 2012 3:57 pm

Hi bros,
A workshop is charging me 360 nett for each lower arm (front) and 390 nett for replacement of steering pump pipe (high pressure). Is this expensive?
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Postby MCDS » Sat May 12, 2012 11:29 pm

Is this your regular workshop? If yes, it's probably a fair price...

If this is a 'drop in' workshop, just beware...

I recently 'drop in' to change my headlight bulbs... HB4...

they say my existing bulb is 9006 when they open up to see... cannot use HB4... and 9006 is more expensive...

WTF?????

i told lady boss that can use HB4 as I change from HB4 to 9006 last time... she say better use back 9006... blah blah...

OK... so how much...


Oh... 9006 is special bulb... $18 a piece... (WTF X5...)

erm... my bulbs not blown yet - just wanna change back halogen ones to see better especially in malaysian roads... I think it can wait...

erm... I bot these on Syed Alwi Road... on sale... $5 per bulb i.e. $10 for the pair...


go to another shop down the lane... this one better... wa... L shape connector!! special one... this will cost $28 per bulb to change...


yah... halogen (yellowish) bulb HB4 Stanley or Sylvanna brand is $12 per bulb la ah chek...


so I say thank you... and get out of there man... cut throat alley...


yeah... so is this your regular workshop? then they may not 'cut your throat'

do some homework la... go Tanly to ask Lawrence those parts how much lor... no harm giving your ws some markup to "tan jiak"

but dun let them "tai lang bang hueh".....
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Postby ChowHousehold » Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:36 pm

Hi hi,

can someone direct me to get the ROAR engine oil? I like to try it but I like to know how is it good, compared to say Mobil1 Gold?

Is it more protection for the engine? Easier to rev? Do let me know, especially bros who have tried this before. Thanks a million!
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Postby Nightkids92 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:51 pm

MCDS wrote:Poison List
Updated 6 November 2011

*please note - prices supplied are very OLD - current prices may be higher

Intake /Header / Exhaust

Intake

i) Simota Aeroform : SRI with Plastic Heatshield (ard $230)
ii) Blitz Sonic : SRI with Aluminium Heatshield (w/o piping) ($560+/-)
iii) BMC : CDA ($440-480) w/o install depending on size. Auto smaller
iv) Apexi : SRI (Around 180 plus $20 bucks for adaptor)
v) K&N : Drop-in with CAI piping (less than $150)
vi) AEM V1: CAI piping with AEM open pod filter ($500+)
vii) AEM V2: SRI piping with AEM open pod filter ($570+)
viii) K&N : Open pod (model 57i) ($250)
ix) INJEN : SRI open pod : ~$400
x) NINJA-RACING: All-in-one, piping, close pod and CAI ($373)
xi) Throttle body: (S$320) include installation plus anaylsis fault.

Header

i) Hotbits Header : 4-2-1 Header (Ard $250) with flexi pipe
ii) SD Header (Non-Chrome) : 4-2-1 Header ($250) with flexi pipe from FK
iii) SD Header (Chrome) : 4-1 ($200) From FK
vi) DC sports Header 4-2-1 (Ard $700)
v) Megan Racing Sports Header 4-1 (Chrome) (Ard $240) (not available in S'pore, order from Amazon) Product No: MR-SSH-HC117

Exhaust

i) Supersprint : free flow muffler ($784 + $50 inspection fee, LTA approved)
ii) Hotbits : Straight through muffler ($140 with install, non LTA approved)
iii) Operated : Stock exhuast ($180++, non LTA approved)


Official Supplier of Supersprint Exhaust that is the ONLY legal aftermarket louder and nice looking pipe is Jeep Chee. Unfotunately, a bro went there March 2011 to discover that they NO LONGER BRING IT IN on account that the ES is no longer the current model, and those who wanted the legal pipe already bot it... never account the used car market people may want to buy the ONLY legal pipe for the ES... anyways - they should still do official transfer so look out for it in the Want To Sell (WTS) folder as other ES owners dekit. Just make sure they did not operate the SS pipe and have the cert when you buy over. If need to swop - do consider it only after LTA chop on the paper the SS pipe is legal... else you stuck with no original pipe when inspection comes... can be very difficult.

Other people who can service EXHAUST include Fong Kim and Mann's Exhaust (sort of a Shaolin-Wu Dang relationship haha)

FK is at Ubi Road 1,

Mann Exhaust is at 11 Sin Ming Industrial Estate Sector B, #01-77, Singapore 575655.




Cooling

i) Mugen thermostat and fan switch: approx $250




Engine Oil Cooler:

ATF Cooler:

i) Hayden : $240+ w install
ii) HKS : SGD 1100
iii) ARC : SGD 2300
iv) Permacool: $220 w install



Suspension

Shock absorber:
Bilstein B6 or B8 F/R: $900
KYB Exel G (OEM replacement) F/R: $510
KYB AGX (4 way adjustable) F/R: $900 *Contributed by ongwc5*

Camber Kit :

i) SPC Front Camber Bolts : $130
ii) SPC Rear Camber Kits : $350
iii) J's Racing Rear Cambar Kit ( Ball Joint ): $ 500
iv) Kenny's Modified Stock Rear Camber Kits : $200+

Lowering Springs :

i) Tanabe NF210 (S$370++ w/install)
ii) APEX (S$350 w/install)
iii) Eibach Pro kit : $480

Coilover :

i) BC Coilover :Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $1250)
ii) Tomei Coilover : Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $980)
iii) Tein Coilover: Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $1800 for Tein SS)
iv) Tein Basic: Height Adjustable, Can Revalve ( RM2700)
v) Tanabe Coilover : Height Adjustatable only (ard $1900)
vi) D2 Coilover : Height + Damping Adjustatable + pillowball mount (ard $1700) best buy
vii) Hotbits Coilovers: Height adjustable only, RM2000. Revalve whole set RM480

Bars (Struts, ARBs)

i) Hotbits Tower Strut bar : ($85)
ii) Alutec Tower Strut bar : ($155)
iii) Neuspeed Tower Strut bar : ($230)
iv) Silver Front Strut Bar : ($110 w/install)
v) Summit Front Strut Bar: ($150 w/install)
vi) Summit Rear Strut Bar: ($180 w/install)
vii) DC sport front strut bar:(ard $500 w/install)
viii) OEM ES Engine Strut Bar : $75 w/ install
ix) Summit Lower Brace Bars : 2 point Bars x2 ($250 w/install)
x) Tanabe Lower Brace Bars : 4 point Bar ($250 w/install)
xi) Neuspeed X-Brace : 4 point
xii) Alutec Lower Tie Bar : ($100 w/install)
xiii) Summit Lower Tie Bar : $110 w/install
xiv) DC Sports Lower Tie Bar :
xv) Neuspeed Lower Tie Bar :
xvi) Front ARB : 25.4mm JDM ES ($180 with installation)
xvii) Rear ARB : 22mm DC5 ($180 with installation)



Brake System

Front Brakes Upgrade Kit

i) Prelude Recon : 282mm rotor + Bigger caliper ($380-$420)
ii) Wilwood Dynalite: forged/billet mini 4 pot caliper w 310 mm rotors, SSBH, brakets, etc ($1330+ w/install)
iii) Brembo GT 4 pot : 315mm Slotted or Drilled HT Rotor ( Approx SGD 2500 w/install )
iv) VTTR mini 6 pot: 286/300 2 piece slotted/drilled rotor (SGD$1,600 wif install at RaceTech - Ricky)
v) FD Brake caliper/rotor conversion 282mm, bigger caliper like Prelude - only this set is NEW ($450-$600)
vi) AP Racing 5220 series race-spec w/330 rotors and proper fittings to ES SGD$5,600 for new set.
vii) Option mini6-pot, Rotor size 286. Brake pads can use equivilant to WRX 4pot so got lots of aftermarket options... SGD$1,800

Rotors and Brake Pads

i) Brembo max slotted rotor with project mu bestop brake pads ($280 with install)
ii) Brembo Sports Rotors (slotted or cross drilled) : $380
iii) Project Mu SCR Pure Plus SD624 (262mm) Rotor : $480 with Install
iv) project Mu bestop Brake Pads: $120 with install
v) Brembo blank rotor(282mm) redrilled: $220 w/install
vi) Ferrodo Brake Pads: $110 w/install
vii) Hawk performance pads: pm Bravo for special pricing


Project Miu Rotors, Pads - Go to Stamford Tyres (esp at Jurong)

Brembo stuff and Hawk pads, go to bro Bro
Can look for bravo here:

SPINERGY CONCEPTS
Blk 9002 Tampines St 93
#02-40 S(528836)
T: 6786 2809 (Mon~Fri, 9am~5pm - by appmt)
E: spinergyconcepts@singnet.com.sg

Customised made-to-measure hub for 2-pc rotors for BBK @ Choon's, Garage R, or Espace. Other places of course have la. ASK them. price around $280-$450 whether optional hard annodizing done.


Rear disc conversion

i) ES3 conversion: approx $1.3k (direct plug n play, no mods req, rotor sz 260mm)
ii) EP3 conversion: approx $950 (need to fabricate bracket n re-drill rotors to 4x100, rotor sz 260mm)
iii) DC5 conversion: POA (need to fabricate bracket n re-drill rotors to 4x100, rotor sz 260mm)
iv) EK4 conversion: approx $800 (need to fabricate bracket, rotor sz 240mm)

Stainless steel braided hoses aka (SSBH)

i) EZess Steel braided brake hose with Teflon(4piece): $280 -$320 w/install
ii) Pro-RS PTFE Teflon Steel Braided brake hose (4piece) + 1L Ferodo brake fluid: $240 w/install
iii) Goodridge Steel braided brake hose: $200+ (front only)


Tyres

*Price depends on width and profile*

15in

i) Yokohama Advan AD07 15" 195/55/15 ($135-150)
ii) Falken RT215 15" 205/50/15 ($130-160)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 [Thai]195/60/15 ($110-130)
iv) Bridgestone G3 15" ($90-120)
v) ContiPremiumContact2: 195/45/15 ($220)
vi) Hankook Ventus Prime K105 205/55R15 ($115-130each)
vii) Bridgestone RE01R 195/55/15($155-185) Discontinued
viii) Bridgestone RE001 Adreneline 195/55/15($120-145)
ix) Goodyear Eagle RS Sports 195/55/15 [Made in Japan] $145
x) Goodyear Eagle Asymetric [Made in Japan] $155
xi) Toyo Proxes T1R 195/55/15$120
xii) Toyo Proxes R1R 195/55/15 $175
xiii) Toyo Proxes R888 195/55/15$175
xiv) Federal 595SS: 195/55/15 - $88
xv) Federal 595EVO: 195/55/15 - $100



16in

i) Yokohama ADrive R1 205/50/16 ($130)
ii) Bridgestone G3 205/50/16 inch ($130)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 [Thai] 16" ($120)
iv) Toyo Proxes T1R 205/50/16 ($150/pcs)
v) Yokohama SDrive 205/50/16 ($160)
vi) Falken Ziex 326 205/50/16 ($120)


17in

i) ContiSportsContact2: 215/45/17VR ($280)
ii) Dunlop LM702: 215/45/17 ($150)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3: 205/45/17 [Thai] ($160)
iv) Toyo T1R: 215/45/17 ($200)
v) Bridgestone RE001: 215/45/17 ($220)
vi) Bridgestone RE01R: 215/45/17 ($250)
vii) ContiSportsContact3: 215/45ZR/17W TL XL ($300)
viii) Federal 595SS: 215/45/17 ($130)
ix) Federal 595EVO: 215/45/17 ($138)
x) Federal 595RPM: 215/45/17 ($150)


Electronics

i) Apex'i turbo timer: ($160)
ii) Unichip ($800+)
iii) Greddy E-manage Blue : ($500+)
iv) Apex'i VAFCII (less than $500) without install or tuning
v) Apex'i SAFCII:
vi) Apex'i RSM : $310
vii) Blitz RVit : $480
viii) Defi VSD basic: $290+
ix) HKS F-Con SZ : Install & Tune ( RM2600 )
x) SMT6: $800+
xi) Greddy E-manage Ultimate: ($1500) install+tune
xii) Pivot Raizin Voltage Stabilizer VS $98 w/o install
xiii) Pivot Raizin Voltage Stabilizer + Grounding VS-E $148 w/o install
xiv) Pivot Raizin Spark VS-S $128 w/o install
xv) Pivot Raizin Spark VS-V $228 w/o install
xvi) Pivot Spark Earth $98 w/o install
xvii) Defi meters $270-$330 wif install 60mm or 52mm(if u can find 52)
xviii) Defi Controller2 $180
xix) Defi VSDX $540
xx) Defi Link Display $520
xxi) Defi Advance set of 3 plus Advance Controller... got to go ST Power to ask... :)

Accessories

i) CF eylids : ($180)
ii) Custom make Rear eyelids : ($220)
iii) CF hood (OEM design) : $890 (MSRP)
iv) Billion Funnel : ($55) :x
v) Bonnet Insulator: ($55)
vi) Boot Insulator: ($90)
vii) Billion Air Duct: ($150 per metre)
viii) RPM Crank Pulley with Harmonic Damper ($270) *Any bro to put contact where to get this?*


Emblems

i) EP3 original Honda emblem : chrome 'H', red background ($60)
ii) VTEC emblem : wordings onli ($13)
iii) i-VTEC emblem : wordings onli (unknown)
iv) sticker type VTEC emblem : silver color wordings($6)
v) JDM 'FERIO' Emblem : $25
vi) Rear 'RS' Emblem : $43
vii) Front 'RS' Emblem : $19
viii) Mugen Emblem : $12


Bonnet Chrome Tip

i) Sticker: in matt/gloss black (Ask Eeee78 for Pricing)
paint on chrome strip : ($25 - $30)
ii) Removal of chrome strip + sealing up holes on bonnet + respray bonnet : ($180)
iii) Honda Original Colour Coded Grille (for ES8 & pre f/l ES5) : $63


Boot Chrome Tip

i) Sticker: (Ask Eeee78 for Pricing)
ii) Painted Chrome Tip : Front / Rear ($70)
iii) Removal of Whole Chrome Part (ard 100+)
iv) Honda Original Colour Coded Trunk (for ES8 & pre f/l ES5) : $72

Interior

i) Customised 3M Nomad Carmat with heel plate and grippers - $145(std), $175(sup) , $80 without heel plate and grippers.


*Prices varies, kindly call and find out actual pricing from the relevant suppliers/shops.*



Maintenance List

Aircon Compressor Unit

Markcool at Woodlands, New $460, recon $220, labour inclusive.
Radiator Fan Motor, New $120
Look for Ah Huat, a real honest and friendly guy.
Markool Aircon Service
106 Woodlands Industrial Park E3
Singapore 757840
Tel:6367-7666


Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
Blk 261 Waterloo Auto Centre
Waterloo Street #01-22/02-24
Singapore 180261
Tel: 63371795, 63369777
Fax: 63361670
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg

Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
Blk 119 Bukit Merah Lane 1 #01-28 Singapore 151119
Tel: 62782407, 62782408, 62741110
Fax: 2782407
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg

Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
No 122 Eunos Ave 7
Richfield Centre #01-07
Singapore 409575
Tel: 67433124, 67433651
Fax: 67432651
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg


Tanly is also located at Waterloo Centre... if TS dun have stock , give Tanly a try. Sometimes, they have stock...


Drive Shaft problems (yeah the ES is getting old enough to have this problem now in 2009... so here's a recommended workshop to help check things out if your car goes tok tok tok when turning for parking, when steering is turned to lock.)

Elite Car Drive Shaft Centre
Blk 21 Sin Ming Ind Est Sec A #01-38 Singapore 575679
Tel : 6482 0215

Look for Jason & get him to check. Friendly guy.

This contact contributed by bro Fusion28


80k and 160k Major Service Timing Belt Checklist
Contributed by bro Vacuum:

Finally got all the items ready for my 160,000km servicing.
Hopefully, these infor can benefit those Brothers going for the same servicing too.

1) Timing Belt (14400-PLM-014) - S$28
2) Compressor Belt (38920-PLC-003) - S$16
3) Power Steering Belt (56992-PLM-T01) - S$16
4) Timing Bearing (14520-PLC-305) - S$65
5) Washer (94109-14000) - S$1.50
6) Packing, Head Cover (12030-PLC-000) - S$15
7) Seal, Spark Plug Tube (12342-P08-004) - S$4.50 x 4
8 ) Washer Head Cover (90442-REA-Z00) - S$$3.50 x 5
9) Oil Seal Timing (38x50x7) - S$6
10) Oil Seal Camshaft (29x45x8) - S$5
11) Pump Comp, Water (19200-PLM-A01) - S$95
12) Honda Long Life Coolant Type 2 (3.85l) - S$40 (will need 4 to 5litres)
13) Engine Oil 5W40 (Mobil 1 from Carrefour) - S$65
14) Green HAMP Oil Filter - S$8


Most if not all of the parts can get from Tanly or Thian Seng.
pictures of the parts here:
http://www.shc-forum.com/viewtopic.php? ... sc&start=0



Front Lower Ball Joint Replacement
contributed by bro Hysteria4u

Follow this link to see the part, and price in USD. can order also.

Has anyone replaced the lower ball joint (on the front knuckle) with this part? I understand that if using original part, need to replace the entire knuckle. I came across this after-market part from Moog, Part No: K90332. Installed, and found to be of good quality and more affordable replacement.

http://www.energysuspensionparts.com/pr ... OOG-K90332


Engine Block Stablization
contributed by bro elg Tsakura

1) Engine dampers
Brand: Ingalls
Part Number : 93026
(In-car vibrations ratings : 2 out of 5)
*My own opinion*

2) Engine Mount Inserts
Brand : Energy Suspensions
Part Number : ENS-16-1111R
(In- car vibrations ratings : 2.5 out of 5)
*My own opinion again*

3) Teflon engine mounts (Customised)
* Ask Ah Zai, he knows wat to do
(In-car vibrations ratings : 4 out of 5)


Useful Knowledge:
Torque setting for tightening bolts on your wheels is 80 ft/lbs. any model honda except CRV is the same... 80 foot/pounds torque. CRV higher...



Repair alternator and starter
Most of our honda car fitted with denso starter motor starter & alternator is very lasting, but it is adviserable that every 3-5 years just send this 2 item for service should be problem free on starting issue.

Recommended workshop by bro khoo:
Lion City Electric Pte Ltd
Blk 1001 Bt Merah Lane 3
#01-45
Singapore 159718

It is a small workshop but they are the expart in this area but the price is bit at premier but their work is good so you can rest assure on their repairs.

Contributed by bro rOcH
Original Honda engine mounting for ES. Different part number for manual & Auto.

Below listed part numbers are for Auto ES. Prices (exclude GST) are correct as at jul 2011.

1. 50805-S5A-033 Gear Box Mounting RH $55.00
2. 50810-S5A-992 Engine Mounting RR [AT] $65.00
3. 50821-S5A-A07 Engine Mounting LH $75.00
4. 50840-S5A-990 Engine Mounting FRT [AT] $40.00


ENGINE OIL for your 5 years and above ES

recommended to use 0W-40 or 5W-40 or 10W-40 or straight 40 oils... use 30 or 20 at your own discression. Do not ask why leak when using thinner oils on a 100,000+ km engine...

Brands and Prices

USA
Castrol (Edge) SGD$100/4L
AMSOIL
Penzoil
Mobil 1 Silver SGD$80/4Qt
Mobil 1 Gold SGD$100-$130/4L
Halvoline
Redline SGD$21/qt
Royal Purple SGD$16/qt
Texas Oil SGD$160/4L estimated/guessed
Preston SGD$100/4L

French
MOTUL SGD$130 per 4L
FUCHS Silkolene Racing for Car 5L pack SGD$120
ELF SGD$80/4L

UK
CarLube SGD$30/5L yes five litres

Dutch
Shell SGD$80/4L can get

Germany
OWS SGD$120/4L




Japanese
Indemitsu SGD$80/4L
FK Mushino SGD$140/4L
Ultraman
Astroboy SGD$120/4L
HKS
Greddy
Mugen
Blitz
Original Honda (Blended by Indemitsu) SGD$70/4L

Taiwan
KiC (some say Japan but there are those say it's incorporated in Taiwan)
SGD$120/4L

Singapore - dun pray pray... I tried Roar before... damn good... but damn ex...
ROAR oil SGD$320/4L
SPC SGD$100/4L


Cheep but fully synthetic engine oils - (some say no good because cheep) Please read the label, it conforms to all the required minimum world standards... use at own discression

CarLube Triple R 5W-40 Fully Synthetic Oil in 5 litre packs SGD$23-$29 when on sale at CarreFour or NTUC bigger stores...


Most oils can buy at petrol stations, or the listed stockists like Tanly and Thian Seng will display and sell.

specialist oils like HKS, Greddy, etc go to Autobacs...

and most popular oils can go to this place

Gee Boon Enterprise
219 Rangoon Road
(S)218458



Emblems

i) EP3 original Honda emblem : chrome 'H', red background ($60)
ii) VTEC emblem : wordings onli ($13)
iii) i-VTEC emblem : wordings onli (unknown)
iv) sticker type VTEC emblem : silver color wordings($6)
v) JDM 'FERIO' Emblem : $25
vi) Rear 'RS' Emblem : $43
vii) Front 'RS' Emblem : $19
viii) Mugen Emblem : $12


u got all the pic of the emblem. I looking for JDM Ferio. pm me for deal. thanks.
(*Switch on to B16A mode*)

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Postby Nightkids92 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:51 pm

MCDS wrote:Poison List
Updated 6 November 2011

*please note - prices supplied are very OLD - current prices may be higher

Intake /Header / Exhaust

Intake

i) Simota Aeroform : SRI with Plastic Heatshield (ard $230)
ii) Blitz Sonic : SRI with Aluminium Heatshield (w/o piping) ($560+/-)
iii) BMC : CDA ($440-480) w/o install depending on size. Auto smaller
iv) Apexi : SRI (Around 180 plus $20 bucks for adaptor)
v) K&N : Drop-in with CAI piping (less than $150)
vi) AEM V1: CAI piping with AEM open pod filter ($500+)
vii) AEM V2: SRI piping with AEM open pod filter ($570+)
viii) K&N : Open pod (model 57i) ($250)
ix) INJEN : SRI open pod : ~$400
x) NINJA-RACING: All-in-one, piping, close pod and CAI ($373)
xi) Throttle body: (S$320) include installation plus anaylsis fault.

Header

i) Hotbits Header : 4-2-1 Header (Ard $250) with flexi pipe
ii) SD Header (Non-Chrome) : 4-2-1 Header ($250) with flexi pipe from FK
iii) SD Header (Chrome) : 4-1 ($200) From FK
vi) DC sports Header 4-2-1 (Ard $700)
v) Megan Racing Sports Header 4-1 (Chrome) (Ard $240) (not available in S'pore, order from Amazon) Product No: MR-SSH-HC117

Exhaust

i) Supersprint : free flow muffler ($784 + $50 inspection fee, LTA approved)
ii) Hotbits : Straight through muffler ($140 with install, non LTA approved)
iii) Operated : Stock exhuast ($180++, non LTA approved)


Official Supplier of Supersprint Exhaust that is the ONLY legal aftermarket louder and nice looking pipe is Jeep Chee. Unfotunately, a bro went there March 2011 to discover that they NO LONGER BRING IT IN on account that the ES is no longer the current model, and those who wanted the legal pipe already bot it... never account the used car market people may want to buy the ONLY legal pipe for the ES... anyways - they should still do official transfer so look out for it in the Want To Sell (WTS) folder as other ES owners dekit. Just make sure they did not operate the SS pipe and have the cert when you buy over. If need to swop - do consider it only after LTA chop on the paper the SS pipe is legal... else you stuck with no original pipe when inspection comes... can be very difficult.

Other people who can service EXHAUST include Fong Kim and Mann's Exhaust (sort of a Shaolin-Wu Dang relationship haha)

FK is at Ubi Road 1,

Mann Exhaust is at 11 Sin Ming Industrial Estate Sector B, #01-77, Singapore 575655.




Cooling

i) Mugen thermostat and fan switch: approx $250




Engine Oil Cooler:

ATF Cooler:

i) Hayden : $240+ w install
ii) HKS : SGD 1100
iii) ARC : SGD 2300
iv) Permacool: $220 w install



Suspension

Shock absorber:
Bilstein B6 or B8 F/R: $900
KYB Exel G (OEM replacement) F/R: $510
KYB AGX (4 way adjustable) F/R: $900 *Contributed by ongwc5*

Camber Kit :

i) SPC Front Camber Bolts : $130
ii) SPC Rear Camber Kits : $350
iii) J's Racing Rear Cambar Kit ( Ball Joint ): $ 500
iv) Kenny's Modified Stock Rear Camber Kits : $200+

Lowering Springs :

i) Tanabe NF210 (S$370++ w/install)
ii) APEX (S$350 w/install)
iii) Eibach Pro kit : $480

Coilover :

i) BC Coilover :Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $1250)
ii) Tomei Coilover : Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $980)
iii) Tein Coilover: Height + Damping Adjustatable (Ard $1800 for Tein SS)
iv) Tein Basic: Height Adjustable, Can Revalve ( RM2700)
v) Tanabe Coilover : Height Adjustatable only (ard $1900)
vi) D2 Coilover : Height + Damping Adjustatable + pillowball mount (ard $1700) best buy
vii) Hotbits Coilovers: Height adjustable only, RM2000. Revalve whole set RM480

Bars (Struts, ARBs)

i) Hotbits Tower Strut bar : ($85)
ii) Alutec Tower Strut bar : ($155)
iii) Neuspeed Tower Strut bar : ($230)
iv) Silver Front Strut Bar : ($110 w/install)
v) Summit Front Strut Bar: ($150 w/install)
vi) Summit Rear Strut Bar: ($180 w/install)
vii) DC sport front strut bar:(ard $500 w/install)
viii) OEM ES Engine Strut Bar : $75 w/ install
ix) Summit Lower Brace Bars : 2 point Bars x2 ($250 w/install)
x) Tanabe Lower Brace Bars : 4 point Bar ($250 w/install)
xi) Neuspeed X-Brace : 4 point
xii) Alutec Lower Tie Bar : ($100 w/install)
xiii) Summit Lower Tie Bar : $110 w/install
xiv) DC Sports Lower Tie Bar :
xv) Neuspeed Lower Tie Bar :
xvi) Front ARB : 25.4mm JDM ES ($180 with installation)
xvii) Rear ARB : 22mm DC5 ($180 with installation)



Brake System

Front Brakes Upgrade Kit

i) Prelude Recon : 282mm rotor + Bigger caliper ($380-$420)
ii) Wilwood Dynalite: forged/billet mini 4 pot caliper w 310 mm rotors, SSBH, brakets, etc ($1330+ w/install)
iii) Brembo GT 4 pot : 315mm Slotted or Drilled HT Rotor ( Approx SGD 2500 w/install )
iv) VTTR mini 6 pot: 286/300 2 piece slotted/drilled rotor (SGD$1,600 wif install at RaceTech - Ricky)
v) FD Brake caliper/rotor conversion 282mm, bigger caliper like Prelude - only this set is NEW ($450-$600)
vi) AP Racing 5220 series race-spec w/330 rotors and proper fittings to ES SGD$5,600 for new set.
vii) Option mini6-pot, Rotor size 286. Brake pads can use equivilant to WRX 4pot so got lots of aftermarket options... SGD$1,800

Rotors and Brake Pads

i) Brembo max slotted rotor with project mu bestop brake pads ($280 with install)
ii) Brembo Sports Rotors (slotted or cross drilled) : $380
iii) Project Mu SCR Pure Plus SD624 (262mm) Rotor : $480 with Install
iv) project Mu bestop Brake Pads: $120 with install
v) Brembo blank rotor(282mm) redrilled: $220 w/install
vi) Ferrodo Brake Pads: $110 w/install
vii) Hawk performance pads: pm Bravo for special pricing


Project Miu Rotors, Pads - Go to Stamford Tyres (esp at Jurong)

Brembo stuff and Hawk pads, go to bro Bro
Can look for bravo here:

SPINERGY CONCEPTS
Blk 9002 Tampines St 93
#02-40 S(528836)
T: 6786 2809 (Mon~Fri, 9am~5pm - by appmt)
E: spinergyconcepts@singnet.com.sg

Customised made-to-measure hub for 2-pc rotors for BBK @ Choon's, Garage R, or Espace. Other places of course have la. ASK them. price around $280-$450 whether optional hard annodizing done.


Rear disc conversion

i) ES3 conversion: approx $1.3k (direct plug n play, no mods req, rotor sz 260mm)
ii) EP3 conversion: approx $950 (need to fabricate bracket n re-drill rotors to 4x100, rotor sz 260mm)
iii) DC5 conversion: POA (need to fabricate bracket n re-drill rotors to 4x100, rotor sz 260mm)
iv) EK4 conversion: approx $800 (need to fabricate bracket, rotor sz 240mm)

Stainless steel braided hoses aka (SSBH)

i) EZess Steel braided brake hose with Teflon(4piece): $280 -$320 w/install
ii) Pro-RS PTFE Teflon Steel Braided brake hose (4piece) + 1L Ferodo brake fluid: $240 w/install
iii) Goodridge Steel braided brake hose: $200+ (front only)


Tyres

*Price depends on width and profile*

15in

i) Yokohama Advan AD07 15" 195/55/15 ($135-150)
ii) Falken RT215 15" 205/50/15 ($130-160)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 [Thai]195/60/15 ($110-130)
iv) Bridgestone G3 15" ($90-120)
v) ContiPremiumContact2: 195/45/15 ($220)
vi) Hankook Ventus Prime K105 205/55R15 ($115-130each)
vii) Bridgestone RE01R 195/55/15($155-185) Discontinued
viii) Bridgestone RE001 Adreneline 195/55/15($120-145)
ix) Goodyear Eagle RS Sports 195/55/15 [Made in Japan] $145
x) Goodyear Eagle Asymetric [Made in Japan] $155
xi) Toyo Proxes T1R 195/55/15$120
xii) Toyo Proxes R1R 195/55/15 $175
xiii) Toyo Proxes R888 195/55/15$175
xiv) Federal 595SS: 195/55/15 - $88
xv) Federal 595EVO: 195/55/15 - $100



16in

i) Yokohama ADrive R1 205/50/16 ($130)
ii) Bridgestone G3 205/50/16 inch ($130)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 [Thai] 16" ($120)
iv) Toyo Proxes T1R 205/50/16 ($150/pcs)
v) Yokohama SDrive 205/50/16 ($160)
vi) Falken Ziex 326 205/50/16 ($120)


17in

i) ContiSportsContact2: 215/45/17VR ($280)
ii) Dunlop LM702: 215/45/17 ($150)
iii) Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3: 205/45/17 [Thai] ($160)
iv) Toyo T1R: 215/45/17 ($200)
v) Bridgestone RE001: 215/45/17 ($220)
vi) Bridgestone RE01R: 215/45/17 ($250)
vii) ContiSportsContact3: 215/45ZR/17W TL XL ($300)
viii) Federal 595SS: 215/45/17 ($130)
ix) Federal 595EVO: 215/45/17 ($138)
x) Federal 595RPM: 215/45/17 ($150)


Electronics

i) Apex'i turbo timer: ($160)
ii) Unichip ($800+)
iii) Greddy E-manage Blue : ($500+)
iv) Apex'i VAFCII (less than $500) without install or tuning
v) Apex'i SAFCII:
vi) Apex'i RSM : $310
vii) Blitz RVit : $480
viii) Defi VSD basic: $290+
ix) HKS F-Con SZ : Install & Tune ( RM2600 )
x) SMT6: $800+
xi) Greddy E-manage Ultimate: ($1500) install+tune
xii) Pivot Raizin Voltage Stabilizer VS $98 w/o install
xiii) Pivot Raizin Voltage Stabilizer + Grounding VS-E $148 w/o install
xiv) Pivot Raizin Spark VS-S $128 w/o install
xv) Pivot Raizin Spark VS-V $228 w/o install
xvi) Pivot Spark Earth $98 w/o install
xvii) Defi meters $270-$330 wif install 60mm or 52mm(if u can find 52)
xviii) Defi Controller2 $180
xix) Defi VSDX $540
xx) Defi Link Display $520
xxi) Defi Advance set of 3 plus Advance Controller... got to go ST Power to ask... :)

Accessories

i) CF eylids : ($180)
ii) Custom make Rear eyelids : ($220)
iii) CF hood (OEM design) : $890 (MSRP)
iv) Billion Funnel : ($55) :x
v) Bonnet Insulator: ($55)
vi) Boot Insulator: ($90)
vii) Billion Air Duct: ($150 per metre)
viii) RPM Crank Pulley with Harmonic Damper ($270) *Any bro to put contact where to get this?*


Emblems

i) EP3 original Honda emblem : chrome 'H', red background ($60)
ii) VTEC emblem : wordings onli ($13)
iii) i-VTEC emblem : wordings onli (unknown)
iv) sticker type VTEC emblem : silver color wordings($6)
v) JDM 'FERIO' Emblem : $25
vi) Rear 'RS' Emblem : $43
vii) Front 'RS' Emblem : $19
viii) Mugen Emblem : $12


Bonnet Chrome Tip

i) Sticker: in matt/gloss black (Ask Eeee78 for Pricing)
paint on chrome strip : ($25 - $30)
ii) Removal of chrome strip + sealing up holes on bonnet + respray bonnet : ($180)
iii) Honda Original Colour Coded Grille (for ES8 & pre f/l ES5) : $63


Boot Chrome Tip

i) Sticker: (Ask Eeee78 for Pricing)
ii) Painted Chrome Tip : Front / Rear ($70)
iii) Removal of Whole Chrome Part (ard 100+)
iv) Honda Original Colour Coded Trunk (for ES8 & pre f/l ES5) : $72

Interior

i) Customised 3M Nomad Carmat with heel plate and grippers - $145(std), $175(sup) , $80 without heel plate and grippers.


*Prices varies, kindly call and find out actual pricing from the relevant suppliers/shops.*



Maintenance List

Aircon Compressor Unit

Markcool at Woodlands, New $460, recon $220, labour inclusive.
Radiator Fan Motor, New $120
Look for Ah Huat, a real honest and friendly guy.
Markool Aircon Service
106 Woodlands Industrial Park E3
Singapore 757840
Tel:6367-7666


Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
Blk 261 Waterloo Auto Centre
Waterloo Street #01-22/02-24
Singapore 180261
Tel: 63371795, 63369777
Fax: 63361670
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg

Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
Blk 119 Bukit Merah Lane 1 #01-28 Singapore 151119
Tel: 62782407, 62782408, 62741110
Fax: 2782407
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg

Thian Seng Motors Pte Ltd
No 122 Eunos Ave 7
Richfield Centre #01-07
Singapore 409575
Tel: 67433124, 67433651
Fax: 67432651
URL: www.autoparts.com.sg/thianseng
Email: thiansengmotor@pacific.net.sg


Tanly is also located at Waterloo Centre... if TS dun have stock , give Tanly a try. Sometimes, they have stock...


Drive Shaft problems (yeah the ES is getting old enough to have this problem now in 2009... so here's a recommended workshop to help check things out if your car goes tok tok tok when turning for parking, when steering is turned to lock.)

Elite Car Drive Shaft Centre
Blk 21 Sin Ming Ind Est Sec A #01-38 Singapore 575679
Tel : 6482 0215

Look for Jason & get him to check. Friendly guy.

This contact contributed by bro Fusion28


80k and 160k Major Service Timing Belt Checklist
Contributed by bro Vacuum:

Finally got all the items ready for my 160,000km servicing.
Hopefully, these infor can benefit those Brothers going for the same servicing too.

1) Timing Belt (14400-PLM-014) - S$28
2) Compressor Belt (38920-PLC-003) - S$16
3) Power Steering Belt (56992-PLM-T01) - S$16
4) Timing Bearing (14520-PLC-305) - S$65
5) Washer (94109-14000) - S$1.50
6) Packing, Head Cover (12030-PLC-000) - S$15
7) Seal, Spark Plug Tube (12342-P08-004) - S$4.50 x 4
8 ) Washer Head Cover (90442-REA-Z00) - S$$3.50 x 5
9) Oil Seal Timing (38x50x7) - S$6
10) Oil Seal Camshaft (29x45x8) - S$5
11) Pump Comp, Water (19200-PLM-A01) - S$95
12) Honda Long Life Coolant Type 2 (3.85l) - S$40 (will need 4 to 5litres)
13) Engine Oil 5W40 (Mobil 1 from Carrefour) - S$65
14) Green HAMP Oil Filter - S$8


Most if not all of the parts can get from Tanly or Thian Seng.
pictures of the parts here:
http://www.shc-forum.com/viewtopic.php? ... sc&start=0



Front Lower Ball Joint Replacement
contributed by bro Hysteria4u

Follow this link to see the part, and price in USD. can order also.

Has anyone replaced the lower ball joint (on the front knuckle) with this part? I understand that if using original part, need to replace the entire knuckle. I came across this after-market part from Moog, Part No: K90332. Installed, and found to be of good quality and more affordable replacement.

http://www.energysuspensionparts.com/pr ... OOG-K90332


Engine Block Stablization
contributed by bro elg Tsakura

1) Engine dampers
Brand: Ingalls
Part Number : 93026
(In-car vibrations ratings : 2 out of 5)
*My own opinion*

2) Engine Mount Inserts
Brand : Energy Suspensions
Part Number : ENS-16-1111R
(In- car vibrations ratings : 2.5 out of 5)
*My own opinion again*

3) Teflon engine mounts (Customised)
* Ask Ah Zai, he knows wat to do
(In-car vibrations ratings : 4 out of 5)


Useful Knowledge:
Torque setting for tightening bolts on your wheels is 80 ft/lbs. any model honda except CRV is the same... 80 foot/pounds torque. CRV higher...



Repair alternator and starter
Most of our honda car fitted with denso starter motor starter & alternator is very lasting, but it is adviserable that every 3-5 years just send this 2 item for service should be problem free on starting issue.

Recommended workshop by bro khoo:
Lion City Electric Pte Ltd
Blk 1001 Bt Merah Lane 3
#01-45
Singapore 159718

It is a small workshop but they are the expart in this area but the price is bit at premier but their work is good so you can rest assure on their repairs.

Contributed by bro rOcH
Original Honda engine mounting for ES. Different part number for manual & Auto.

Below listed part numbers are for Auto ES. Prices (exclude GST) are correct as at jul 2011.

1. 50805-S5A-033 Gear Box Mounting RH $55.00
2. 50810-S5A-992 Engine Mounting RR [AT] $65.00
3. 50821-S5A-A07 Engine Mounting LH $75.00
4. 50840-S5A-990 Engine Mounting FRT [AT] $40.00


ENGINE OIL for your 5 years and above ES

recommended to use 0W-40 or 5W-40 or 10W-40 or straight 40 oils... use 30 or 20 at your own discression. Do not ask why leak when using thinner oils on a 100,000+ km engine...

Brands and Prices

USA
Castrol (Edge) SGD$100/4L
AMSOIL
Penzoil
Mobil 1 Silver SGD$80/4Qt
Mobil 1 Gold SGD$100-$130/4L
Halvoline
Redline SGD$21/qt
Royal Purple SGD$16/qt
Texas Oil SGD$160/4L estimated/guessed
Preston SGD$100/4L

French
MOTUL SGD$130 per 4L
FUCHS Silkolene Racing for Car 5L pack SGD$120
ELF SGD$80/4L

UK
CarLube SGD$30/5L yes five litres

Dutch
Shell SGD$80/4L can get

Germany
OWS SGD$120/4L




Japanese
Indemitsu SGD$80/4L
FK Mushino SGD$140/4L
Ultraman
Astroboy SGD$120/4L
HKS
Greddy
Mugen
Blitz
Original Honda (Blended by Indemitsu) SGD$70/4L

Taiwan
KiC (some say Japan but there are those say it's incorporated in Taiwan)
SGD$120/4L

Singapore - dun pray pray... I tried Roar before... damn good... but damn ex...
ROAR oil SGD$320/4L
SPC SGD$100/4L


Cheep but fully synthetic engine oils - (some say no good because cheep) Please read the label, it conforms to all the required minimum world standards... use at own discression

CarLube Triple R 5W-40 Fully Synthetic Oil in 5 litre packs SGD$23-$29 when on sale at CarreFour or NTUC bigger stores...


Most oils can buy at petrol stations, or the listed stockists like Tanly and Thian Seng will display and sell.

specialist oils like HKS, Greddy, etc go to Autobacs...

and most popular oils can go to this place

Gee Boon Enterprise
219 Rangoon Road
(S)218458



Emblems

i) EP3 original Honda emblem : chrome 'H', red background ($60)
ii) VTEC emblem : wordings onli ($13)
iii) i-VTEC emblem : wordings onli (unknown)
iv) sticker type VTEC emblem : silver color wordings($6)
v) JDM 'FERIO' Emblem : $25
vi) Rear 'RS' Emblem : $43
vii) Front 'RS' Emblem : $19
viii) Mugen Emblem : $12


u got all the pic of the emblem. I looking for JDM Ferio. pm me for deal. thanks.
(*Switch on to B16A mode*)

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Postby MCDS » Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:23 pm

ChowHousehold wrote:Hi hi,

can someone direct me to get the ROAR engine oil? I like to try it but I like to know how is it good, compared to say Mobil1 Gold?

Is it more protection for the engine? Easier to rev? Do let me know, especially bros who have tried this before. Thanks a million!


Mixed reaction.

I used it for one round... won't last till 10,000 km... 7k feels rough leow... but in use, it felt ok... just not awesome... these days I just go for oils that have the CERTIFIED seal on it that says it's certified to the standards required for fully synthetic oils... watch for it... not all 'branded' oils are so certified :)... one such certified oil is Elf Excelleum... go look for it... round shaped seal... then you go look for this seal in other brands... not all have... I shall not spoil market and name the brands NOT having such a seal... they are very reputable branded names... but not certified :)
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Postby ChowHousehold » Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:06 am

MCDS wrote:
ChowHousehold wrote:Hi hi,

can someone direct me to get the ROAR engine oil? I like to try it but I like to know how is it good, compared to say Mobil1 Gold?

Is it more protection for the engine? Easier to rev? Do let me know, especially bros who have tried this before. Thanks a million!


Mixed reaction.

I used it for one round... won't last till 10,000 km... 7k feels rough leow... but in use, it felt ok... just not awesome... these days I just go for oils that have the CERTIFIED seal on it that says it's certified to the standards required for fully synthetic oils... watch for it... not all 'branded' oils are so certified :)... one such certified oil is Elf Excelleum... go look for it... round shaped seal... then you go look for this seal in other brands... not all have... I shall not spoil market and name the brands NOT having such a seal... they are very reputable branded names... but not certified :)


Thanks bro! I'm so sorry that I missed your post in response to mine. But this is just in time for me to go for my 140K servicing.
"Don't bother blasting your horns at Road Hogs! Just BLAST your speakers and FLOOR your Accelerator!"

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Postby MCDS » Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:36 pm

ChowHousehold wrote:
MCDS wrote:
ChowHousehold wrote:Hi hi,

can someone direct me to get the ROAR engine oil? I like to try it but I like to know how is it good, compared to say Mobil1 Gold?

Is it more protection for the engine? Easier to rev? Do let me know, especially bros who have tried this before. Thanks a million!


Mixed reaction.

I used it for one round... won't last till 10,000 km... 7k feels rough leow... but in use, it felt ok... just not awesome... these days I just go for oils that have the CERTIFIED seal on it that says it's certified to the standards required for fully synthetic oils... watch for it... not all 'branded' oils are so certified :)... one such certified oil is Elf Excelleum... go look for it... round shaped seal... then you go look for this seal in other brands... not all have... I shall not spoil market and name the brands NOT having such a seal... they are very reputable branded names... but not certified :)


Thanks bro! I'm so sorry that I missed your post in response to mine. But this is just in time for me to go for my 140K servicing.



long time no meet bro...

Still on ES?? must come meetup sometimes ok? miss looking at your bbk...

some new members very ICE ice oriented... esp at Blk 332 AMK when we meet there...
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Postby ChowHousehold » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:46 pm

Yeah. It's been about 5 years already. I am still on ES. With some TLC, this is one great ride, and has served my family's and my needs faithfully.

Guess most ES bros have moved on to other rides? Quite difficult to find something similar with a classic interior like the ES these days.
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Postby MCDS » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:47 am

ChowHousehold wrote:Yeah. It's been about 5 years already. I am still on ES. With some TLC, this is one great ride, and has served my family's and my needs faithfully.

Guess most ES bros have moved on to other rides? Quite difficult to find something similar with a classic interior like the ES these days.



Totally Agree :)

Which is why I'm also still on it.. hahaha...
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Postby Fine Tuning » Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:30 pm

JUST changed suspension and rear camber kit... Car can't go straight.
Thought its alignment problem.. when back to w/s realised lower arm bushing worn out...
Front and back.
Haiz.. any idea how much will it cost me? W/s yet to quote me.
Any cheap lobang?


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