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Old 09-29-2003, 04:16 PM   #1
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Default Cheap Mods

i'm a little tight on money but want to go faster, are there any cheap or free mods i can do to my d15 to go a little bit faster?
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Old 09-29-2003, 04:20 PM   #2
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Honestly.........no.
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Old 09-29-2003, 04:26 PM   #3
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That's what i thought,i know how there's nothing you can do to a d15 but i was just wondering.thanx
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Old 09-29-2003, 04:29 PM   #4
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MPFI swap is the best bang for you buck..
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I was thinking the only thing that would get you some power, would be nitrous. But save your money.
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Old 09-29-2003, 04:33 PM   #6
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MPFI swap is the best bang for you buck..
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I agree on that.
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Old 09-29-2003, 04:52 PM   #7
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If your really tight on money, then you can do the MPFI swap, get a used intake off someone here on HT or build you own, get a chikara header, and pacesetter exhaust.

Some people will tell you not to get the pacesetter. but on a tight budget, it is the best way. You could spend about 100 bux more and get a dynomax muffler and have a shop build a custom setup. I plan on doing that once I get to a certain point with my car, or if/when the pacesetter falls apart.

With all of that you should notice a much better response. You could also get a nice cam for the motor fairly cheap, or just upgrade to a stock SI cam.
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Old 09-29-2003, 04:58 PM   #8
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mpfi swap, PG7 teg ecu, Si cam, NGK V-Groove plugs, Cheep plug wires
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Old 09-29-2003, 05:47 PM   #9
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you can do the MPFI swap, and then do a junkyard turbo setup for a few hundred bucks..

But you'll probably need to know what you're doing in order to do something like that.
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thanx for the help,i already got a header,hi-flowcat and a muffler, i'll prob do the si cam,and do the MPFI swap,thanx agian for all the help
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Old 09-29-2003, 06:17 PM   #11
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I don't think it is that much for a exospeed cam

http://www.exospeed.com/engine/cams/D16cam.htm

Just look. 175 after a core, but the increase will be WELL worth the money. And you should be able to pick up a core on here for about 10 bux
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Old 09-29-2003, 06:59 PM   #12
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Yeah do the MPFI swap I just did that on my '90 DX.
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Old 09-29-2003, 07:33 PM   #13
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I'd get a cam for your car.
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Old 09-29-2003, 08:50 PM   #14
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why waste money on such a shitty engine??? (honestly) the only thing that will get you movin is nitrous, turbo, or just swap the motor... like me

everyone should be like me!!! lol
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Old 09-29-2003, 10:10 PM   #15
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Weight reduction is free.
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Old 09-30-2003, 12:03 PM   #16
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i'm getting a b16 swap after december, but for now i wanna make due with what i got.
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Old 09-30-2003, 12:11 PM   #17
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why waste money on such a shitty engine??? (honestly) the only thing that will get you movin is nitrous, turbo, or just swap the motor... like me

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i have some mpfi stuff if you need it....but that the way that i would go if i had that motor.....
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im going to the junk yard with my friend tomorrow,so i'll see if i can find a si there.
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That kid doesnt know what hes talking about. If Bisi can get that motor to do 10s then it has some potential....

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MPFI will probably be your best bet. I picked up a manifold with everything (minus injectors) so all I need now are some of the plugs from the Si harness, the '89 Integra ECU (since I'm upgrading to DOHC ZC soon) and the stock fuel injectors (I have 440cc DSM injectors for my turbo project but can't use them right now). So far it's cost me about $60 including shipping.

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thanks for the help everyone other than dohcvtecrules-sir,that was no help in any kind of way.thanks agian
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pop the hood open and unscrew the 4 screws on intake mani where the DPFI is. Then i think theres 2 screws that hold a gold plate that restricts air. Take it off, i dunno if it will really give you any gains but you can hear the butterfly open and close when you hit the throttle Click the image to open in full size.
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I done that as soon as i got the car,there were no gains,so i put it back on.
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Altezza's yo!
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