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Old 03 Jan 2013, 12:01 pm
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Default Adding turbo to 97 Honda civic?

Now now I have a 1997 Honda Civic Lx 4 cylinder and the thing is soo slow I've raced and smashed some kids but at least it does the job. Anyway I hit 232,000 miles on it and the engine is starting to burn oil quickly in matter of weeks. I want my civic to smash ill spend as much as I need too to make my civic smash so tell me wat to get I got it, cash flow
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Old 03 Jan 2013, 12:16 pm
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First, save up $8000.































Next, buy a new engine with less than 50,000 miles($4000 with install). High mileage engines cannot handle turbochargers or any type of boost.































Next, buy a low boost turbo kit. ($4000 with installation and tuning)Honda engines are high compression, which gives them good power for small engines, but high compressions engine don't do well with turbochargers. That is why you need to set the boost low. 6psi or less. That would be good for 200HP total, which will make it as quick as the brand new 2012-2013 Honda Civic Si, which is very quick.































If you have an extra $3000, build the new engine with forged pistons and rods, etc. This will allow you to go higher boost(10-12psi) for more power without easily blowing up your engine.
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Old 03 Jan 2013, 12:33 pm
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Step 1: Clean it up















Step 2: Make an ad on Craigslist and sell it for about $2,000















Step 3: Buy a real sports car with that money and any other money you would have thrown at the Honda















Step 4: Enjoy































Civics are not sports cars. They are front wheel drive economy cars designed to be cheap at the cost of performance. I doubt the people you "raced" were racing you and were nonchalantly pulling away from the light.































Remember the only thing that beats cubic inches is cubic money. And FWD is wrong wheel drive.
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Old 03 Jan 2013, 12:46 pm
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Cash flow? ... You have cash flow?































Yeah sure you do. That's why you're driving a 97 Honda sh!t box with 232k on the clock.































Now turn off mummy's laptop, put it back in her room and go to bed little man.
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