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Old 07-04-2004, 03:49 PM
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hey kids! Ok so i have a 99 civc ex and its slow as hell! I gots me a cold air intake header and a crapy exhaust. My fastest is a 16.2 and I feel I should be expecting more. Once I get into second gear its so damn slow! Is that normal whats the deal???
 
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Old 07-04-2004, 06:25 PM
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sounds like an automatic... am I right?
 
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Old 07-04-2004, 08:38 PM
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Welcome I'm not really sure but if its an Automatic then that could be why.
 
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Old 07-04-2004, 10:29 PM
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Yea an auto falls on its face in 2nd gear
 
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Old 07-05-2004, 05:54 PM
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If it's not an auto, you need to keep the rpms up, if it is....
 
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:22 PM
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nope its a manual. and im sorry i ment 3rd! I never shift till im about to hit rev limmiter and i never let off the gas. I pull on people till i hit 3rd and thats when I get passed. It pisses me off!!!!
 
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Old 07-06-2004, 03:20 AM
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I would say let of the gas a little, if not all the way.
 
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Old 07-06-2004, 05:57 AM
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Thats where the 4-banger kicks in.[sm=smiley2.gif]...

Thats the down side to our cars, they are quick off the line, but in the higher speeds it somewhat drops off.
 
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