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Old 12-17-2010, 12:38 PM   #41
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yeah he is probably full of it but what a pos looking ride. with a battery in the passenger seat floor lol
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Old 12-17-2010, 04:48 PM   #42
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He's blowing smoke! lol That turbo looks more like a Turbonetics T4. That motor isn't all stock either. lol The fastest recorded stock motor civic was a B18C1 GSR motor in a gutted '91 CRX that went mid 11s on just boost. That Caddy is easily a low 11 or high 10 second car if he's really making 500hp+.
A civic that I tuned and did a lot of work on has run 10.7 on a stock bottom end LS/VTEC. This car has also been together for several years and never had any problems. The entire car was built for relatively cheap with all quality used parts and 0 ebay parts. Which just further proves that you can go fast without spending a ton of money as long as you use quality parts.

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Old 12-17-2010, 05:18 PM   #43
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A civic that I tuned and did a lot of work on has run 10.7 on a stock bottom end LS/VTEC. This car has also been together for several years and never had any problems. The entire car was built for relatively cheap with all quality used parts and 0 ebay parts. Which just further proves that you can go fast without spending a ton of money as long as you use quality parts.

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You also proved that honda-tech needs to update their drag times. lol 10.7 is rediculous for a stock bottom end.

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^^ that is a properly built icivc for sure. no corners were cut. and the turbo install looks nice and orderly.
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:06 PM   #45
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i understand that ebay kits sucks and hell this guy could be full of it but i like to play devils advocate

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you also understand the market is so littered with honda and civic parts especially that they are dirt cheap compared to most focus parts new, right?

Where did he say he had an ebay kit? His turbo is not from ebay and china. A turbo alone new or used will cost you the price of the entire "kit"
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He most definitely says it's an eBay turbo. He said price of the car plus the turbo kit was in the $5k range. I've seen that vid prolly 3 or 4 times. No way to verify if he's making it up, but it would be funny/impressive.
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yeah he is probably full of it but what a pos looking ride. with a battery in the passenger seat floor lol
Haha, and he never thought to move it? Wtf

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A civic that I tuned and did a lot of work on has run 10.7 on a stock bottom end LS/VTEC. This car has also been together for several years and never had any problems. The entire car was built for relatively cheap with all quality used parts and 0 ebay parts. Which just further proves that you can go fast without spending a ton of money as long as you use quality parts.
true, but that is that, 2% of modded honda owners that do it well? Sure sounds good though and not fart-cannon-ish
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:12 PM   #48
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He most definitely says it's an eBay turbo. He said price of the car plus the turbo kit was in the $5k range. I've seen that vid prolly 3 or 4 times. No way to verify if he's making it up, but it would be funny/impressive.
I mustve missed if he said "ebay" in the vid. He couldve easily bought a used proper kit for 1500-2k too. his dump tube i think it was, looks like its made from that flex exhaust stuff you get as local auto parts stores like pep or murrays
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He said it's a brand new eBay t3/t4 50 trim for $230.
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Either way im just playing devils advocate and its a pretty cool video. Shot in mexico of course
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