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OneAMRadio 09-15-2005 12:49 PM

ZX3 vs Prelude - Summer 06
Well there is a kit at my school that owns a 97 Prelude with an H23(?) Vtec motor swap. Right now I know he will win, but I told him give me until spring/summer to race so I can save up for a few mods. I am not sure what he has done to it completly, all I know is he bougt the car like that and doesnt know much about cars besides "this looks fast". I said give me 5 bolt on mods and we will race. Suspension/wheels done count.


sleeper01 09-15-2005 12:56 PM

Those preludes are low to mid 15 sec cars.

Goat Roper 09-15-2005 12:58 PM

The h23 were from the early 90's Preludes, don't see what he would have been gaining by going with it unless he has just a base Prelude to start. I remember they were 190hp from the factory back then.

OneAMRadio 09-15-2005 01:07 PM

Another buddy of mine, a "Honda, Acura or no car because everything else sucks" buddy of mine, said it was pushing around 220hp, I dont know if I quite believe him but I wanna race him.


Carter 09-15-2005 01:13 PM

If it's a h23 vtec, he probably has the h22 head on it....frankenstein. that is a beast

OneAMRadio 09-15-2005 01:17 PM

Yeah thats the one.


Goat Roper 09-15-2005 01:28 PM


Originally posted by Carter
If it's a h23 vtec, he probably has the h22 head on it....frankenstein. that is a beast
Showing my ignorance here, but what diff does an h22 head make?

kenpokid 09-15-2005 01:47 PM

prolly higher compression, and valves and cams might be different. I dont' know either, I am just guessing. [:p]

Alex Arce 09-15-2005 02:12 PM

it depends of the driver...have a friend from team allure in el paso and he said i would easily take him out. he had gone down to cali to hang with his cousin and showed what my car could do. and he has the h22 vtec. i never heard of a h23..

Pintozx3 09-15-2005 02:40 PM

I think the H23 came in the small Honda SUV thing. I know the swap that take the SUV motor in to a Civic or Prelude has been doen a few times

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