Hi, I’m Tim Trott. I’m a creative photographer, traveller, astronomer and software engineer with a passion for self-growth and a desire for personal challenge.
This is my blog, a place for me to share my experiences, knowledge and photography. I love to help people by writing articles and tutorials about my hobbies that I’m most passionate about. I hope you enjoy reading my articles as much as I enjoy writing them.
Finally, I have a car of my own again - almost a full year since my Honda Civic was written off in a serious car crash.
Xtreme Automobiles have been developing a new 2 seat coupe, the X1 Concept, which delivers 350-500bhp from a turbocharged 2-litre engine normally found in the Mitsubishi Evo 9, and the same 4 wheel drive running gear.
What is it about abnormal weather that causes everyone to turn into morons, drive like idiots and bring a whole city to a virtual standstill?
On Monday 27th February 2006, whilst innocently driving home from work after my shift finished (around 11 pm), unknown to me an oncoming car round the next bend swerved to avoid an animal on the road and lost control...
Since I have had my Honda Civic back after the engine rebuild it has been performing very well. There are none of the signs of a bad engine this time and pulls a lot harder than the last one. I think it has been done correctly this time.
The Honda Civic Radio is a good unit from the factory, but for many, it does not offer the features of an aftermarket system. Some may wish to replace a faulty unit or upgrade to a CD player or add the option of subwoofers.
Here is a quick guide to on how to replace rear speakers in a 1996 Honda Civic Coupe with pictures. The process may or may not be the same for 1992-1995 models, I have not seen one for comparison.
This is the story of a simple engine swap gone wrong. Rouge traders and incompetent mechanics lead to the engine swap from hell.
If you get a MIL on the dash - get it checked asap. I had a faulty O2 Sensor showing an error and kept putting it off and off and nearly killed my car.
All Honda models (1992-2000 models) are equipped with an On-Board Diagnostic system (ODB) which illuminates a malfunction or check engine light on the dash. You can read codes from this light to determine the cause of the error.