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Old 02-29-2016, 07:49 AM   #26
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All on stock suspension?
Yes sir, stock everything apart from my tires, which aren't even that great. (BFG sport comp 2's)
My 120+k miles shocks and springs loved it. I was just happy my times improved over the course of the day.
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Old 02-29-2016, 02:15 PM   #27
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Oh nice man. Yea I see your time kept improving that's awesome
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Old 03-01-2016, 04:20 AM   #28
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Here is the only picture I snapped. The Cayman owner is a super nice dude, used to be a local S2000 owner and upgraded. AS vs GS LOL



Tires look a bit used, choppy on the outside edges. They performed as well as I could've expected though. I'm hoping they last all this season!


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Big improvement in times when I drug my fat *** out of the car had fun man and great to see times drop every time.

I have that gopro footage for you also.
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Damn you making me want to mod mine! I have a bone stock 2009 and agree how badly I HATE the 8th gen community.

Thinking of the HFP suspension and an alignment as my first "mod" lol. First and last.
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Damn you making me want to mod mine! I have a bone stock 2009 and agree how badly I HATE the 8th gen community.

Thinking of the HFP suspension and an alignment as my first "mod" lol. First and last.
Do it!

Really? Guess I haven't really spoken to many 8th gen owners.
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Really? Guess I haven't really spoken to many 8th gen owners.
Yeah the 8th gen community is garbage. I mostly stay out of their Facebook pages.

Here are some shots from the event



Three wheelin' on that stock suspension

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Yeah the 8th gen community is garbage. I mostly stay out of their Facebook pages.

Here are some shots from the event



Three wheelin' on that stock suspension

DUDE

I thought I was the only one, my buddy added me to an FB group

wtf is this ****?!? lol

fake wheels as far as the eye can see, weird *** mods

i dont even know what brand wheels came with my car! UGH

oddly enough the fit community was/is better in terms of mod quality, maybe because there's a jdm fit therefore jdm parts??
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DUDE

I thought I was the only one, my buddy added me to an FB group

wtf is this ****?!? lol

fake wheels as far as the eye can see, weird *** mods

i dont even know what brand wheels came with my car! UGH

oddly enough the fit community was/is better in terms of mod quality, maybe because there's a jdm fit therefore jdm parts??
I know man, everyone that owns an 8th gen is more concerned about stance life and hardparking at the nvus shows then actually using the parts they're buying. I posted about this autox event in the ATL 8th gens page (like 500+ members), no reply, called everyone hardparkers, no reply, then asked again if anyone was going and stated it was only 55 bucks...no reply.....but if jimmy down the block posts his new xxr's that are 19x10 everyone chimes in for his specs. Its a joke.
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craziness

I was actually just going to do I/H/E and rear sway bar and do autox, I want to get Evo8 wheels,seems like a good compromise of looks/quality and cost

didn't SHG build a really nice 8th gen? I need inspiration!!! lol
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craziness

I was actually just going to do I/H/E and rear sway bar and do autox, I want to get Evo8 wheels,seems like a good compromise of looks/quality and cost

didn't SHG build a really nice 8th gen? I need inspiration!!! lol
Nah, they did an RSX
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craziness

I was actually just going to do I/H/E and rear sway bar and do autox, I want to get Evo8 wheels,seems like a good compromise of looks/quality and cost

didn't SHG build a really nice 8th gen? I need inspiration!!! lol
I was thinking evo 8 wheels too! Gets me an inch extra (ahhh yea) and I could run a 235 without issues. Powdercoat them some factory HFP wheel grey/ gunmetal though. Funny enough I want to use a sport comp2 as well. Had them on my Fit and they are amazing tires. Don't want to go RS3 or anything too crazy for this car.

I joined a FB page and instantly had to leave. It's either fake wheels and fitment questions or daily posts of "why color to paint my stock wheels" or "need coilovers d2 or k-sport has anyone heard of these?" It's like they don't know how to use Google.
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I was thinking evo 8 wheels too! Gets me an inch extra (ahhh yea) and I could run a 235 without issues. Powdercoat them some factory HFP wheel grey/ gunmetal though. Funny enough I want to use a sport comp2 as well. Had them on my Fit and they are amazing tires. Don't want to go RS3 or anything too crazy for this car.

I joined a FB page and instantly had to leave. It's either fake wheels and fitment questions or daily posts of "why color to paint my stock wheels" or "need coilovers d2 or k-sport has anyone heard of these?" It's like they don't know how to use Google.
I would just like some HFP wheels in the future. Something about OEM+ I love. I really like my BFG's. They have done everything I've wanted them to from cross country road trips to autocross. I can't complain at all about them.
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I wanted the HFP wheels until I realized they are no wider. Stock is 17x7 I think and the HFP wheels are 17x7 and 18x7... What's the benefit in that lol. Just want a little extra room for tires.
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Yeah the 8th gen community is garbage. I mostly stay out of their Facebook pages.

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Three wheelin' on that stock suspension

Very nice shots man. Just joined a few 8thcivic pages on FB I'm ready for the luz.

Have you thought about getting a Hondata Flashpro? I'm considering it myself.
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craziness

I was actually just going to do I/H/E and rear sway bar and do autox, I want to get Evo8 wheels,seems like a good compromise of looks/quality and cost

didn't SHG build a really nice 8th gen? I need inspiration!!! lol
inspiration you say.
https://honda-tech.com/forced-induct...build-3269783/
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Old 03-02-2016, 01:18 PM   #42
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Very nice shots man. Just joined a few 8thcivic pages on FB I'm ready for the luz.

Have you thought about getting a Hondata Flashpro? I'm considering it myself.

I want a flash pro but feel it's a slippery slope. Next I'd need a comptech supercharger lol
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I wanted the HFP wheels until I realized they are no wider. Stock is 17x7 I think and the HFP wheels are 17x7 and 18x7... What's the benefit in that lol. Just want a little extra room for tires.
I don't even care! They look a+

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I want a flash pro but feel it's a slippery slope. Next I'd need a comptech supercharger lol
I wouldn't mind flashpro, but like you said, then I need a bunch of other crap.
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Ordered some 225/45/17 sport comp2s and picked up some used (20k miles) Mugen suspension because of this thread. I said I'd keep it stock
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Ordered some 225/45/17 sport comp2s and picked up some used (20k miles) Mugen suspension because of this thread. I said I'd keep it stock
YAAS how much you scoop up that mugen suspension for? I think my plans have changed a bit. After discussion in the autocross forum on reddit I'm gonna go with front camber bolts, an alignment and a bigger RSB. I think I'm gonna go with the CT-Engineering rear sway cause its adjustable.
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$450, seemed like a decent deal when the only HFP I could find was $720 shipped. I know that kicks me out of g-stock but the CRX build in my signature is my road course/ autocross car.

Next on the list is camber bolts, little better alignment settings, and shopping for a RSB.
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$450, seemed like a decent deal when the only HFP I could find was $720 shipped. I know that kicks me out of g-stock but the CRX build in my signature is my road course/ autocross car.

Next on the list is camber bolts, little better alignment settings, and shopping for a RSB.
I've been looking at RSB's for a bit. The CT ones seems best bang for buck IMO since its adjustable and comes in right at $150. I'll probably go ahead and purchase new endlinks also. The Mugen suspension shouldn't move you out of your class. Its all OEM stuff. I mean technically it might, but since its OEM you could probably get away with it. Also it was pointed out to me that stock civic's are in HS now. I made that mistake and classed myself wrong for the event.
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That's good no more Mini Cooper killing the class lol
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YAAS how much you scoop up that mugen suspension for? I think my plans have changed a bit. After discussion in the autocross forum on reddit I'm gonna go with front camber bolts, an alignment and a bigger RSB. I think I'm gonna go with the CT-Engineering rear sway cause its adjustable.
Is it better than progress??

I needs dem RSB feels too
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Is it better than progress??

I needs dem RSB feels too
The progress is bigger, 22mm instead of 19mm, but the progress bar isn't adjustable and costs about $50 more.
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