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Old 08-03-2006
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hey i just bought a 2001 civic ex sedan and i really wanna start putting on some performance mods. i'm pretty new to cars but i really would like to learn. anyway, right now i have about a $500 budget so im wondering should i start with an intake and exaust and if so which ones, or should i just save up for an engine swap and again which one?
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save up for the engine swap........ k20a2(rsx-s)............. do some searching and you will learn plenty of goos stuff. welcome
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save another $500, buy a nitrious kit, and have it installed.
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Everyone will probably say the same thing. If you want performance then you need to go with swap, turbo, or new car.
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search around.

please search around.

don’t ask people what to buy with your money.

to quote "Telly" (another 7th gen member) "asking some one else what I should buy for my car next is like asking a complete stranger what clothes should I where the next day."

Good luck! ( I hope that didnt come off d*ckish)
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thanks for the advice, i appreciate it.
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our cars are made to get you from point a to point b, very fuel efficiently, and it does it well, nothing more
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I for 500$ you can ver well buy a pro-kit spring, the brand name is something like eibach. (I spell it wrong)

It should be the best mod for 500$.
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welcome to the site, this topic has been covered before please do a search around the site and you will get a better idea of what to do with the money
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