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Old 13 Apr 2011, 03:01 pm
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Default GSR Civic vs H22 Prelude?

I got a 96 civic w/ a 96 GSR swap and a guy who has a 97 prelude sh wants to race me.































my mods are Intake, Headers, Exhaust, Cams, Cam Gears. not tuned















his prelude has intake only. both cars are 5spd































Im alittle scared to race him, because h22 make like 200hp and gsr only make like 170















i have other small mods like fuel pressure regulator, msd wires/ngk plugs, stage 2 clutch w/fidanza flywheel, skunk 2 intake manifold, innovative motor mounts, mugen chip p28.















@ sean.































I built it to be semi fast and be a good daily driver. I never meant it to be a race car, because I never planned on racing it.















@ mike w































I never planned on racing to begin with.















Aem Intake, DC Headers, AEM Cam Gears, Skunk 2 cams, AEM FPR, MSD Wires/NGK Plugs, Stage 2 Competition Cluth w/Fidanza flywheel, Skunk 2 Intake Manifold, CTR exhaust. Stock Internals.
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Old 13 Apr 2011, 03:16 pm
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theres a chance you could beat him but im not sure with his car running 200hp and yours only 170. it really depends on if he has any mods under the hood.
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Old 13 Apr 2011, 03:31 pm
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So rather than race and maybe lose, which is part of the game of racing, you come to yahoo asn ask if others think you will lose. You are already a loser no matter the outcome of the race, so i don't really see why it matters.
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Old 13 Apr 2011, 03:46 pm
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Lets go over what we know for sure about this contest.















The Prelude is about 3100lbs, your civic is about 2500lbs.















The H22A Prelude makes I think 200-210hp, depending on the year. I'm working off memory here.















A stock B18C1 (GSR engine) makes 170hp, stock intake, manifold, exhaust, etc.















A B18C1 cannot have HeaderS. There's only 1 head, there's only 1 header. More than one won't help.















A stock GSR Integra that has been modified with typical Intake/header/exhaust will make about 170-175 at the wheels stock. Add your aftermarket cams (you didn't say what kind) and gears, assuming you degreed your cams correctly, and you could be looking at 180-185hp at the wheels. That's approximately 200hp at the crank, give or take.















So you're against a prelude with about 3100lbs, and about 210hp.















You have a Civic with about 2600lbs (assuming coupe) and about 200hp.















You should win.































But then again, if you're afraid of a 15 second car with a highly modified car, then there's 2 problems.































1. You picked the wrong car to modify if you're still afraid of losing to a 15 second car.















2. You shouldn't be modifying a car for more power if you're afraid of losing a race.















































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And if you're that afraid, take all your mods off, leave it with a stock B18C1, and let me drive. I'm betting I would have him beat by at least 1/2 second in 1/4 mile, if not more. I'd bet he would run about a 15.2 and I'd run about a 14.5 or better very first run.
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Old 13 Apr 2011, 04:01 pm
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Your engine stock is 178hp and his is 197hp. Now your car is lighter and with your mods makes u faster. And last it all depends on how u drive if u can't drive it your gonna lose if he can't drive your gonna kill him. Just practice your take off by finding your rpm point of least wheel spin and no bogg.
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Old 13 Apr 2011, 04:16 pm
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preludes are slow period despite their 200hp. they are heavy and their tranny gears are super long. you'll get him. an integra gsr can take a prelude SH.
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You should also consider that such a car may be expensive to insure. Check your insurance rates before buying one, for example here - carquotes.sinfree.net
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Anything can beat a prelude
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