Tag: Turbo

U.S. Spec Civic Type-R to Have Less Horsepower than International Version

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There is a 10 horsepower penalty for CTR owners living in the U.S. In case you have been living under a rock: Honda is bringing back the Type-R name to the United States, with the introduction of the FK8 Civic Type-R. It utilizes a modified 2.0L K-series engine, with direct-fuel injection and a turbocharger, resulting […] More »

  Comments | By - March 20, 2017

Need An Integra With More Horsepower Than A New Z06? Of Course You Do!

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This One Has A Few Different Stages For Its Turbo Set Up, And Even Dialed Back, It’s Still Making 450 Horsepower It seems to be easier than ever to make horsepower these days out of a GSR block, and one Integra owner from the mid-west has pushed that number all the way to an astonishing […] More »

  Comments | By - February 22, 2017

EM1, SOHC, Turbo! Is This The Best Combo For Cheap Fun?

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Sometimes a simple and clean setup can be a lot of fun. this single cam EM1 proves that point. It’s really easy to over-do things when it comes to builds. There are exceptions to this rule, however. YouTube vlogger ThatDudeinBlue explains it perfectly with this very clean EM1. It’s not an Si, it only has […] More »

  Comments | By - January 12, 2017

Turbo Civic Smashes the Drag Strip

1320Video, Kings of Drag Racing, have found an interesting competitor at I29 Dragway. This EG Civic is competing in a Head’s Up, No-Prep elimination drag racing series, and it means business. Let’s talk shop. Give us the details. This Civic hatch features a 1.8L stock block B18C1 engine lifted from an integra GSR, that has […] More »

  Comments | By - December 26, 2016

Throwback Thursday: BEST Motoring FF Battle

Ah, Best Motoring, Japan’s finest car “review” program and arguably coolest concept for an automotive video show. Best Motoring and it’s Hot Version spin-off pitted Japan’s best motorsport drivers against each other in track and touge battles. Driving a car hard and setting fast laps is one thing, but to so casually make notes and […] More »

  Comments | By - October 6, 2016

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