Honda Car Forum


 

Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Discussion > Honda Technical

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 22 Oct 2008, 08:46 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3
Default what can i do to a 1999 honda crv performance wise so that it will sound better and have a...

...little more power? ok i need to know if i can get anything to make my honda crv perform better, move faster sound better and drive easier i would like to know cuz i have future plans for mine i have already done the sound system and i dont know what to do performance wise. ty
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 22 Oct 2008, 09:01 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 8
Default

Unfortunately you're driving an SUV (cross-over vehicle). I can't remember off the top of my head if the CRV engine is used in any other Honda cars, but it's worth looking into. For example, if the CRV engine is used in a 98 Accord, look online for 98 Accord parts and they will match up. What you can do w/o having to part match is a catback exhaust. It will give you a...decent sound (as good of a sound as a 4-cyl) can have, and more of a "custom" touch.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 22 Oct 2008, 09:16 am
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 66
Default

Sound better? not much. For some reason, Hondas just have this awful exhaust note - and it isn't because of the I4 engine, because the BMW M10, an I4 engine, sounds sweet.As far as performance, it won't come cheap. The inexpensive stuff won't get you noticeable power. You should edit and add a price range - that'll really help us figure out what you should look in to.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 22 Oct 2008, 09:31 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 5
Default

Turbocharge it, fix iridium sparkplugs, a huge wastegate, ditch the backseats, weld roll bars in the car, drop the suspension, fit titanium exhaust manifolds, cold air filter, add a oil breather tank, nice sounding Blitz BOV, racing ECU and a water cooled intercooler.Or just get a Honda H22A7 engine
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 22 Oct 2008, 09:46 am
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 69
Default

any honda will benefit from a better exhaust system.the first gen CRV has the B20 motor, so several of the non-vtec b-series mods may work on it.that gen CR-V is built on the 96-00 civic platform, so some of the suspension bits from that car will work as well.the big mod would be to drop a B-series vtec head and intake manifold on it....but that will require a new computer and some motor work to do properly (CR-VTECs are powerful motors, but they don't like to rev out like the B16s and B18s do)
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What can I do to improve my honda accord EX 2003 performance wise? Hutchdaddy Honda Technical 6 25 Sep 2010 11:55 pm
need help. After I had put on my i/h/e I don't know what else is next performance wise? Xavier Acura Technical 4 15 Jul 2008 01:31 am
which is better? civic hybrid SI or Rabbit? from price wise and speed wise? SamChiLL Honda Technical 5 04 Nov 2007 03:24 pm
Performance wise:Mazda speed 3 07' or Honda civic Si coupe 07? ddrfreak5x Honda Technical 1 27 Sep 2007 03:36 pm
Performance muffler with OE sound cobalt Honda 2 7 30 May 2004 03:57 pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:08 pm.


Attribution:
Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
HondaCarForum.com is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaCarForum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.