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Turbo vs. all motor

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Old 02-08-2006, 01:10 PM
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hi everyone, this is Coop's girlfriend, i'm using his name because i don't have one, and he's at Army Boot Cmp, and i need answers.
i was wondering if i should boost my Z6 and go with that, or to swap with a b16a, and to dress up that with the exterior and stuff. what would be better in the long run?? sorry if this seems like a "newb/noob" question, i'm still new at this stuff. thanx guys

p.s. i have a 95 civic ex coupe, nothing really going on engine wise but an aem sir.
 
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:13 PM
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Depends on your budget, and who would be installing the motor/turbo.
 
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:19 PM
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if turbo, coop and one of his friends, if motor, then a acura/honda spec company in nashville.
 
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:21 PM
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Then go turbo as it will be much cheaper, and you could get more power from a turbod SOHC than a stock B16. HEd save a decent amount of $ by installing his own turbo as opposed to haveing a shop do a motorswap.,
 
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plus it will beat a stock b16.
 
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:24 PM
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I'd say it depends on your goals, willingness to spend money
 
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:24 PM
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but the b16 would probably last longer if it was kept relatively stock with just minor bolt ons
 
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:25 PM
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possibly, i mean i drive my car every single day, but its not like its constantly in boost. The tune has a lot to do with it.
 
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:29 PM
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The driver has alot to do with it also, even a honda engine will fail when it is beat on all the time no matter how good a setup or tune is.
 
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can you give an example. this is an interesting subject
 

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