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Old 18 Dec 2010, 12:01 am
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What exactly do they mean by ef hatch or ek? Or any of these things, I just came across them because I was looking at Civics on craigslist and had no clue what they meant by EF hatch and all these other abbreviations.
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Old 18 Dec 2010, 12:16 am
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Look it up on craiglist
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Old 18 Dec 2010, 12:31 am
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Ef is basically the year which is 88-91. 92-95 my favorite personally and I think are more popular. Ek is 96-2000.
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Old 18 Dec 2010, 12:46 am
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it is the different generations of civics eg is a civic from 92 to 95 a ek is from 96 to i think 2000 or 2001 em1 is an ek si ep3 is a 03 to 05 si, they are just body codes
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Old 18 Dec 2010, 01:01 am
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Japanese slang. In Japan they called their cars by their chassis code. Of course in most places in the world there have been changes to the chassis to make them meet their countries safety standards so a lot of imports have different chassis codes outside of Japan. It's just a trend that happened to have been adopted by enthusiasts.
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Old 18 Dec 2010, 01:16 am
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its the chassis code for the model of car,































1988- 1991 is the EF, EC. ED, EE































1991-1995 is the EG/EJ































1996-2001 is the EK/EJ/EM/MB































2001-2005 is the EP/EM2































2006-present is the FN/FG/FD































the different level of trim defines the number after the chassis code, for example, I own the 6th generation (1998) civic VTi, (Si in US, SiR in japan) and thats the ''EK4'', but the lesser model I used to own, of the same year and shape, with the 1.4 engine, is the ''EJ9'', and the 1.5L version, again 1998 is the ''EK3''































the 7th gen civic type-R chassis code is ''EP3'' and the 7th gen civic sport chassis code is ''EP2''































hope that makes sense, chassis codes can vary slightly depending on country...and certian models like the FD2 Type-R and the EK9 type-R are only sold in japan (you can get privatly imported ones though) this link should help































http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_civic
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Old 18 Dec 2010, 01:31 am
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dont forget my babie the famous DA9 90-93 integras the its dc then idk lol















VTEC just kick in YO!
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