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Old 01-06-2010, 09:33 PM
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Splat has said the smartest thing so far. You can put all the money you want into an engine, but if you don't have the correct suspension, your just going to spin. You need control when you have power.
As for motor build, everyone has their own opinion. Some say D series, other B, one might say K. I say V8, but Ima beast. =P
It all depends on what YOU want. To get the most out of the 5K, I'm thinkin drop Dbuild and turbo. Your going to have a hard time modifying a B series well with 5k
 
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Old 01-08-2010, 06:12 AM
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I already got king springs, will they do?

My engine is NON-Vtec is it even worth boosting?

Or

Should i wait and save another $5000, sell my civic and buy an Evo VI? or is that illegal to talk about on this forum
 
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Old 01-08-2010, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by GiAnNi_CiViC View Post
hey guys,

Iv got a honda civic vti coupe 98, im pretty sure its got a D16 in it but the engine is very sick so it needs an upgrade

What engine + mods will give me the best result for $5000?
k+20= very bad *** enough said......does anyone know where i can pick one up
 
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Old 01-08-2010, 01:56 PM
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Told you, one person would say K series.

Your non Vtec D series is boost worthy. What kind of hp are you wanting to build to? As the D series is boost worthy, it has a cap on output.

HAHA... you said evo. Thats funny. Subaru. Suuubbbarrrruuu. FIXED.
In the end, it is all up to you. I for one rather have a custom built car than to have a stock car. I personally make fun of all the evo/sti guys around here.
 
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Old 01-08-2010, 02:27 PM
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^ Subaru ftw! But you've apparently never driven an '04 STi if you're making fun of the STi/STI guys. Fun cars, even bone stock

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^you shut up now! no b series! and if he was talking appearance i would wait for reaper to post a list for him and agree with everything he lists because reaper's lists are dead-on.
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Engine-wise, I say build and boost the D-series. For $5k you could be making some serious power from a single cam. Realistically, $5k isn't enough to swap to another engine series and boost it, but an internally stock d-series can put down more than any bolt-on B-series when a snail is involved, so that should be an indication of what a boosted D can do with some internal work.
 
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Old 01-08-2010, 04:41 PM
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The reason I bag on them isn't because of the car. Its because they all claim to be car guys, and DON'T modify their cars. They went out and got the most expensive shiny car they could get, and now think they are badass.

Real cars are built, not bought.
 
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:18 PM
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unless you bought a viper then that's a different story....

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Old 01-08-2010, 05:29 PM
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ok lets get back onto my civic lol.

I found out my engine is a D16y8. Good or Bad?

My mate has the same engine and is willing to give it to me.

Should i take it and boost it, or just buy a better engine.


As a stock car and engine i cant just chuck in a turbo and drive off.
What other parts/mods will i need to boost my engine? and what names and brands are the ones to go for?
 
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heres a couple of pics of my car. These pics are a little old and i have made a few exrta changes but thats pretty much it
 
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:46 PM
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take it and boost it
 
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