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Turbo charge or Swap?

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Old 08-02-2006, 12:27 AM
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I was wandering i have 2000 civic Dx would it be better to turbo charge the SOHC engine or do a engine swap to the B16 in the 2000 Si?
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 01:43 AM
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depends entirely on your goals for the car.
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 04:22 AM
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The B16 isn't the best engine for boost because it has high compression.
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 12:57 PM
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I want the car to be reliable if i turbo charge the d16 can i get 200 whp or just swap to the B16 from 2000 Si and remain NA
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Old 08-02-2006, 04:38 PM
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Turbo.
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 05:42 PM
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I want the car to remain reliable if i turbo charge and run low boost will it be reliable cause i need my car to get around its a daily driver.
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 06:21 PM
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Sure. In fact a turbo would increase your highway fuel mileage if you tune it correctly.
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 06:29 PM
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Sure. In fact a turbo would increase your highway fuel mileage if you tune it correctly.
you boost your engine?
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 06:30 PM
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GSR ftw
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 06:37 PM
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you said a GSR swap would be reliable for daily driving?
 

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