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Old 07-22-2011   #1  
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Brobo's Em2 Build!

After 3 weeks of searching craigslist. I found her with a snapped timing belt.
She's a 2003 Civic ex
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With only 88012 miles
Got her for $2400

luckily i have a spare d17a2
Btw I am a 15 year old and this is my 4th car lol

here she is Arriving
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lol my dad
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And me and some how my 6'5 *** fits in the car lol
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This body kit is from the dealer
should i keep it?
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Re: Brobo's Em2 Build!

When I was 15 I was more worried about my math homework... I definately didn't have spare engines laying around

Looks nice though. I'd keep the body kit but tighten up the skirts, they look like they're gonna fall off.
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Re: Brobo's Em2 Build!

yea i am but its summer lol and idk im going to buy a new bumper and a new lip but im going to keep the side and rear the rear is perfect and i just ordered a new clutch and getting tein springs in 2 weeks.
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You can't improve on the oem rear lip, I've got the same one
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talk about judging a book by its cover...
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You can't improve on the oem rear lip, I've got the same one
i know u can remove it but is it stock like the whole body kit cause the seller said he bought the car brand new like this from the dealer ??
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damn... at 15? sheesh.
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Re: Brobo's Em2 Build!

If you don't mind me asking, what happened to your other cars? And at 15 how are you affording all this?
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God dam, for $2400, that exterior is MINT
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Damn dude. You're a tall 15 year old.
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so heres an update but first your wondering how can i afford this???
well when i was 13 i was a typical xbox fanatic and played 12 hours a day HOLY S**T! So my dad got tired of the bs so he smashed my xbox. I hated him for a day then i realized how stupid i was and i fixed that xbox and sold it . From there on over a period of a year i got into computers and made alot of small amount over a time and i got around 1500 bucks. So where i work at, a little arab computer store, one of my bosses friends wants to buy an 2001 civic ex auto, blue in color for $400 . so i jumped on it and ask for the girls number , next day i went to see that civic on a school day , but my dad didnt mind taking me. The car was a 2001 honda civic ex ,2dr auto,141k and the girl drove it with the oil light on for 3 weeks and threw a rod so i buy that car. my cousin swaps the engine and i loved it and washed it every 4 days , even if i only drove around the block at night.I bought rims and exhaust and intake Here she was Name:  47735_1470162406269_1599897289_31105115_3058159_n.jpg
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after a year i sold it to a friend and i bought a 99 civic ex salvage title.i slapped a body kit on it and ruined it. I ended up selling it to a person for 4500 and paid 4500 in parts. Over time i earned a couple grand plus the 4.5
and i bought a 2003 vw jetta 2.0 for 7200 with 45k and my dad drove a 2001 civic ex 4dr auto. so i got bored really fast with the car and my dad loves vw and especially this one , so we traded and i sold his civic and bought this one now for 2500 and i got 4000 to use .
So 1500 left for mods .

Now for the update: I woke up at 8 and started to take apart the car and worked up to 8 pm and i pulled the engine , but i did notice that the a/c compressor was totally jammed and the guy i bought it from guessed it was the timing belt , but i think the a/c was the issue, ill find out when i rip apart the old engine.
Ripped the harness off and now i a writing this .
My camera died and i only got a few pics . The bottom engine covers were gone and there was salt all over the engine bay so its rusty inside but outside minor scratches and i rust spot on the bottom of the door.

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i know u can remove it but is it stock like the whole body kit cause the seller said he bought the car brand new like this from the dealer ??
Yup, it's a factory option from Honda.
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wow nice and has honda aero kit. some dealers installed it as a factory option to sell it faster.
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So you were driving at 14? crazy lol.
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Im Croatian so my parents let me do what ever i want except drugs and disrespect people lol.
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Damn with the skills you have now at 15 you could be doing some real serious mech work in a couple years. I'm really impressed
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HUGE UPDATE:
Well i went to harbor freight and got an engine stand.
here are some pics
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Geting the tranny off
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This i think is the problem not the belt
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Taking clutch off.
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Comparing the looks of my engine with the civic's
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The new engine with only 44k with papers
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Extra parts
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Harness
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The new stand
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Got the engine on the stand
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And of course my dad takes a pic of me all sweaty working
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btw look at me next to my garage
YES BROBO 4 THE WIN= No snapped timing belt = bad a/c compressor

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Gsr shift **** in my car
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I removed the timing belt for a new one and pump
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Here is the engine being spun = win and no bent valves

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You scored, no snapped timing belt ftw!
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yes i did now a new timing belt and pump and putting it back in
also got a new clutch and alot of parts coming
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So very nice. I wish I was that confident when it comes to my car
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Wow ... just woooowww .. !
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you should email those pics to the person you bought it from.
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Update: Ordered new splash guards all around
new exhuast
used skunk 2 ciolovers but no shocks
new a/c condensor
crank pully tool for future use
new front bumper
new front mugen lip
new stage 1 racing clutch
now we wait lol
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Holy shiiit someone works fast
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Those coilover sleeves are gonna be harsh, ride sucks on em, especially with u being so tall

I'm 5'7" and skunk2 coils shatters every bone in my body in a 20 min drive
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Those coilover sleeves are gonna be harsh, ride sucks on em, especially with u being so tall

I'm 5'7" and skunk2 coils shatters every bone in my body in a 20 min drive
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so those will be a bad ride u say?
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Yea, the sleeves

Wow, that's pretty expensive for em, tein s tech's are only 180 bnib
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Well, Idk,
I had em on a DC2, and they were harsh, very harsh

You can put em on and tell me how they ride on the EM2
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I had em on a DC2, and they were harsh, very harsh

You can put em on and tell me how they ride on the EM2
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