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Old 19 Mar 2013, 03:31 am
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Default Why are most of the tuned car old Honda?

i live in a sub-urban area, and i've seen many many old civics (like the old ones that had hatch back), and accords (probably around 1998 models) with a big big exhaust and loud engines, but I've NEVER seen those on any newer civics, or any american regular sedans like Focus, or Cruze.

Was it easy to tune the cars back then? and was it easier to do it on Civics?
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Old 19 Mar 2013, 03:46 am
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The kids just haven't started butchering them up yet, have no fear soon they will also have mack truck tail pipes@ sound awful and loud
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Old 19 Mar 2013, 04:03 am
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Civics have almost become legengs for indestructable engines that can be tunes to put out fantastic horsepower without exploding. People with old Civics can put a cheap (loud) muffler on and they can pretend like they are tuned to no end. Sort of riding on a legend.

In decades gone by, a person might put duel exhaust (or even fake duel exhaust) on their old Ford or Chev and pretend they had horsepower.People with newer Fords and Chevs never bothered
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Old 19 Mar 2013, 04:17 am
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Because it's hard to steal the newer Civic si. And they can't afford a $6000 K-series swap and the newer are heavier.

The old 'scene' was driven by stolen Integra GSR parts.

Edit: the scene changed to modified WRX, EVO, 350Z
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Old 19 Mar 2013, 04:40 am
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the older hondas are alot easier to tune. They have obd1 computers all the new cars have obd2. The older civics were exteemely light meaning they were quick and handled well for a front wheel drive car. The engines didnt need to be big to pull these because they were so light. It cost alot more to add power to a car now then it does to a car of that year. Some of those cars you see might have a fart can slapped on them but beware, i bet you a few of them have over 300-400hp!
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