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Old 06-27-2006   #1  
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Question need cheap horsepower

I am new to the website. and i am new to hondas. my dad just gave me his 01 honda civic ex. its a SOHC VTEC-E. I am trying to add some power to the car because it is pretty slow right now. but i don't have to much money to spend. can anyone give me some info/ ideas on how i can do this? thanks in advance.
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before everyone start to flame you, i suggest u trying searching around for your ans,,,, use the search feature on the top ... it answer all ur question, everyone has diff route, most either go swap or turbo, and both had been covered extensively by members over here. take a look at the FI section, or Swaps section in the forum, take a few days to read it thru ... i did, and we expect u too.

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dont bother with cheep stuff. if your going to do it. do it right
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nitrous is the only cheap way i am seeing.
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cheap? if you find a way, you'll have to let all of us know.... it really doesn't exist
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get some neon lights and flames... they easily add 15hp to the wheel =]
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if your goign to do it then do it right from the beginning.
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get some neon lights and flames... they easily add 15hp to the wheel =]

Isnt that the truth
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get some new peddals... it will help u kick more *** when racing.

And then ban yourself... RHCP0801 that was classic
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why is it that the new guys are so mean to the other new guys?
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to get an idea, read my sig. Basically, any econo 4 cylinder will have a tough time with cheap speed. The things I recommend if taking away carpets, sound deadening eqip., spare tire, stuff you may not need all the time.
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probably b/c they think they graduated from noobie school. ANd of course, they were probably treated the same way they are treating the new guy now.

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I'm not new and I'm mean to the new guys
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^^ how many people know your original user name tho
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