Trans Am, Mustang, and....Civic?

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Trans Am, Mustang, and....Civic?

Postby mesaboogie18 » Mon Jan 22, 2007 11:48 pm

Okay this happened like 2 months ago when I was back home on leave for 3 weeks before shipping out to Hawaii...me and some friends went to this spot where cars usually hang out for racing and whatnot. Well I was riding with my friend in his 97 Transam slush. It was slush but it was fast. Well a guy in a 2006 Mustang GT stick comes up and asks my buddy about his Trans Am b/c he had the chalk on his windshield from the race track earlier which had his 1/4 mile time(14.7 or something?) anyways a 94 civic hatch comes up and the 3 of them decide to do some racing. I know street racing is a bad thing and should never be done but....I was a pasenger so I was just there for the ride. Well first up the Civic and the Mustang do a race from a dig. After 3 honks the Mustang leaps off the line like a bat out of Hell and is quite a bit ahead of the civic. At this point I'm thinking "yeah right like that little hatch stands a chance in Hell against that 300hp pony"....and to my surprise the civic catches up with the mustang and stays on his rear and in the end the Mustang wins by a nose. At this point I'm thinking that the Civic must be turbocharged and all but came to find out later that it had an H22A dropped in. 200+hp in a 2400 lb car definitely stands a good chance against a 300hp 3400lb car. It was cool to see the hatch keep up with the stang. My buddy's Trans Am didn't fare as well b/c he didn't get any traction off the line. It would have been pretty darn close if he had gotten traction and it probably would have helped to have the 6speed. :wink:
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Postby Sypher » Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:44 am

H22 civics are a force to be reckoned with... however, K20A hatches are even scarier

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Postby Tinton » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:04 am

My reasoning exactly, when I get done with my "project(s)" I'll have at least 1 2500 lb car with about 300 hp, and possibly 1 more 2700 lb with 350-400 hp :twisted: . Its all about the power-weight ratio.

I have a hard time believing the Trans Am lost though...was it an LS1? Even with the auto it'd still run a mid-high 13 in the 1/4. I had a '00 Camaro Z28 with the same engine and transmission as that Trans Am, and I absolutely PWNED a new Mustang GT on the highway. Took him from about 65-70 mph to 120-130, he was a good 4-5 carlengths behind.

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Postby mesaboogie18 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:21 am

No, it had the LT-1 not the LS-1 cause that would have turned things around if he did have an LS-1....it was still fast as Hell though. Like I said he didn't get any traction off the launch.
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Postby VTECaddict » Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:24 am

i want to make myself a K powered Honda Fit...someday... :D :wink:
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Postby mesaboogie18 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:37 am

I want a car that runs on garbage like the DeLorean from Back to the Future 2
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Postby Sypher » Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:13 pm

VTECaddict wrote:i want to make myself a K powered Honda Fit...someday... :D :wink:


K20A + CRX more crazy :D

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Postby jomotopia » Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:41 pm

mesaboogie18 wrote:I want a car that runs on garbage like the DeLorean from Back to the Future 2


hellooo, McFly!? the Mr. Fusion powers the time circuits and the flux capacitor, but the actual car has always run on Unleaded Gasoline and always will. Unfortunately there won't be a gas station around until sometime next century...

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Postby Johnf514 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:55 pm

If you tried to run the internal combustion engine on garbage, I'd have to have the DeLorean towed to your house! And all you have for me is light beer?! Think, McFly, think!
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Postby NjSi » Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:06 pm

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VTECaddict wrote:
i want to make myself a K powered Honda Fit...someday... Very Happy Wink


K20A + CRX more crazy Very Happy


Some guy in my town has a K20A CRX, the thing is a beast, kind of ugly but it will eat almost anything

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Postby noob5,000,000 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:08 pm

could you make the F20 or F22 (S2000) work in a FWD honda? that would be intense.
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Postby mesaboogie18 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:26 pm

noob5,000,000 wrote:could you make the F20 or F22 (S2000) work in a FWD honda? that would be intense.


Drop that engine into my 2400 lb. Prelude Si....now that would be a sleeper and it would kill everything that gets in its way of total world domination. :twisted:
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Postby VTECaddict » Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:54 pm

Sypher wrote:
VTECaddict wrote:i want to make myself a K powered Honda Fit...someday... :D :wink:


K20A + CRX more crazy :D

i suppose, but i was never a fan of old cars. :P
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Postby Tinton » Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:49 pm

noob5,000,000 wrote:could you make the F20 or F22 (S2000) work in a FWD honda? that would be intense.


Probably could, I don't know if Honda uses different bolt-patterns for its longitudinal (S2000) and transverse-mounted engines. If they use a different pattern you just need an adapter plate I think.

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Postby Sypher » Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:55 am

noob5,000,000 wrote:could you make the F20 or F22 (S2000) work in a FWD honda? that would be intense.


Yes, it is possible to swap this engine into a RSX using the RSX 6 speed tranny. However, why would you spend 10 grand (yes, this motor costs 10 grand) to get gains from 210hp to 240? Not smart


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