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Old 05-27-2005, 05:24 PM   #11
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if your gonna go to the track alot it will def be worth it
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Old 05-27-2005, 05:26 PM   #12
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Blah blah blah, it's only 70-80 more whp than stock, with the proper boltons, match porting on the header and intake manifold to the block and head, valves, TB, MAF, intake, header coat, high-flow cat , free flow exhaust, injectors, fuel rail, cam gear, cams, UDP, hardlines and SS hoses, light flywheel, stage III clutch and the proper tune it's well within reach...and if I'm not quite there there's always N2O.

Further the stock S2000 engine is a 2.5L I4 and it makes around 220 RWHP, it's NA and stock, with a few bolt-ons it can make 260 easy...

umm u cant compare a s2000 engine to a svt engine...thats like comparing apples to oranges...two different engines. With N2O you will prolly make it :P but without out i would love to see it happen but i don't know. BTW Stock the SVT does not have 170WHP it has 170HP at the crank so its lot less (dont know the equation to convert sorry)
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Old 05-27-2005, 05:41 PM   #13
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besides, your s2000 doesn't have TORQUE, and to make all that HP, it has to rev to about 900000000000 rpm
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Old 05-27-2005, 05:54 PM   #14
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250 should not be a problem..a zx3 that ran in world speed challenge racing made 230 at the wheels from a zetec....and quaife..go for it..the race svtf has it and wifey's svtf does not...i really miss it when i drive hers during spirited cornering...and drove a jackson s/c one at summit point raceway and REALLY missed it
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Old 05-27-2005, 07:04 PM   #15
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I know one thing, you sure can't accelerate very hard while turning in this car. I don't know if that justifies the cost of an LSD, but in the instances when you want or need power while turning, it would be nice to have it!

I don't make a habit of flooring it while making left or right turns (I'm talking turns, not curves in the road) but have discovered that when you do, this car doesn't like it. Instead of making the turn faster, you're slowed down by your inside tire slipping and skipping around on the pavement. This isn't my first front wheel drive car, but it is the first one that's so touchy about how much throttle you use in turns.
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Old 05-27-2005, 10:13 PM   #16
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By the way you wouldn't be N/A if you used N2O. That is a power adder and is not at all considered a mod that keeps the car N/A.
Also the S2000 has a 2.2L and makes its power @ 7800 rpm and 162ft/lbs of torque. Not bad, that engine is a great achievement for Honda if you ask me.
I don't think you would ever see 260 HP at the crank with an SVT N/A. At least not on a daily driver that would run worth a damn.
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Old 05-28-2005, 11:55 PM   #17
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I think it's dooable, and I can at least try, it's not really unreasonable to think it can be done, especially with some custom work. I think the SVTF block could easily be made to push a very reliable 220 at the crank, 260 is a bit more but with some tuning and upkeep it could happen, whatever, I'm sick of trying to defend every little thing I say on this forum, if it's already been said and you agree with it, then why bother posting the same thing again (??), whatever...this is silly, everyone just needs to chill out.

Those are my goals, I'm going to try some innovative things and I think I have a pretty good idea for how to set things up, if I don't quite make it then oh well, but who's to say I shouldn't try?
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Old 05-29-2005, 12:26 AM   #18
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I hope you do , becuase it would make me want to take similar directions with my Focus. Best of luck, please post up on it intermittenly and le t me know how it goes.
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i've gotta throw in my two cents and say i think 230 to 250 at the flywheel is more than do able in N/A form. i don't know if you guys read focus fanatics, but Cosworth racing (the very people that built/tuned the engines in our little rockets) took a 2.3 Duratec and cranked out 230 horses in their unGodly "red snap dragon" article of the latest FF. This did however consist of a complete tear down of the engine, and about $6000 worth of custom cosworth parts (alot of which are found in the ford racing catalog). Very, very impressive little car. i don't see why the same thing, if not a little more couldn't be done to the svt engine.
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Old 05-30-2005, 09:39 AM   #20
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hmmm

what was most impressive was the flat torque curve on that bugger
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