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Old 07-18-2004, 06:39 PM   #11
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Originally posted by CivicHatch+SVT-F


please research before you post. Theres a big difference between the two. Ever been in an H22 hatch with all the bolt-ons? No? Ride in one of those and tell me Vtec doesnt give you more power after the crossover.

Vtec (no H) = Variable Valve Timing and Electronic Lift Control
Zetech = thats just the name of the engine itself
The Vtec is a crutch. It allows the car to run with a valve timing at high rpms that would barely allow the car to idle. So Vtec doesnt really give you power, it more gives you a smoother ride at lower engine speeds. If that makes any sense.

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