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'08 Civic Si - need direction

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Old 06-25-2008, 06:27 AM
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Default '08 Civic Si - need direction

other than doing massive engine work to the car (dont want to do that as it has less then 1k on the engine) what other things can i do to up the performance on my ride? i'm open to everything and anything.

its a 2.0 DOHC 6speed manual tranny
 
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Old 06-25-2008, 08:12 AM
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Default RE: '08 Civic Si - need direction

They sell nice supercharger kits for that gen. Or just get better intake, header and exhaust. Of course this will void your warranty....
 
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Old 06-25-2008, 09:44 AM
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superchargers and turbos are a lot of engine work...but make a big difference. i/h/e are easy but you'll lose the warranty, i'd stick with what you've got for now

can probly get a nice K&N filter, that'll help like 5hp
 
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Old 06-25-2008, 11:53 AM
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How much of a budget do you have? Parts for K series engine aren't cheap. I would start out with a nice header, exhaust, and cold air intake. If you do decide to get a header, spend the extra cash and quality one. It will give you alot more power than a cheap one. Those 3 upgrades will cost you roughly 1500 maybe more depending on what brands you get. After that you could get some IPS or KME cams then you wouldreally be making some nice power.
good luck man!
 
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