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Old 01 Dec 2009, 11:01 pm
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Default best mod for my 97 civic ex?

i have a stock d16y8 with no mods, other than new cylinder heads, head gaskets, and a cold air intake. my cars been lowered, 17" rims, camber kit, but now im lookin to upgrade performance. i was looking at an engine swap possibly, but i only have about 5grand. so idk fersure if i do a swap id probably go for a k20 but again not much cash for tranny and everything else id need to change, then i wouldnt have much for other mods. so what should i do?
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Old 01 Dec 2009, 11:16 pm
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exhuast, a cam and a ignition system or a turbo
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Old 01 Dec 2009, 11:31 pm
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turbo hands down. if thats to expensive exaust or somthing like that i dont know to much about hondas i own mustangs. but the one thing i do know is if u got the money wich i think u do rip out that engine and dro a b18 in it and ul be haullin some ass look it up on youtube if you dont believe me
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Old 01 Dec 2009, 11:46 pm
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SWAP. do a gsr swap 'b18c1' ...for a full swap it can cost you $1,200. And then use the rest of your money on pistons, rods, cam and a turbo and getting it tuned. If your gonna do a 'k' swap itll cost you well over $5k. Then you wont be able to afford to do anything else.
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Old 02 Dec 2009, 12:01 am
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gsr turbo















or turbo your single cam vtec and build it































plus get rid of your 17in rims















they are heavy and put more weight to your car















get 15 or 16 lightweight rims like rotas.5igen,drags,spoon















you willl accelerate faster
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