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D16Y7 performance upgrades???

Old 06-09-2009, 09:41 AM
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Question D16Y7 performance upgrades???

I just bought a 97 civic dx with a d16y7, any thing to do without spending a whole lot of money to improve the performance/horsepower?
Old 06-09-2009, 10:05 AM
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Well that depends on what you consider a whole lot of money.

SRI/CAI = $150-300. This will get you about 2-3 HP an better throttle repsonce

Y8 Exhaust Conversion = $600-900. You will get about 10 more HP out of this.

After that it come to more complex stuff like turbocharging and cam shaft changes, etc etc.

I have a y7 and after the Exhaust conversion I was impressed with the increase in pickup the car had. After I put in a new intake I am just going to leave it and enjoy the reliability and fuel economy.
Old 06-09-2009, 12:12 PM
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i already have a cold-air intake and 2 1/2 inch exhaust my next upgrade is headers and i have a friend that has honda crv injectors but idk if those will do me any good on a oem fuel rail
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