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Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
10-11-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 51,181
Posted By bomerman19

Re: d17a/ d17a1/ d17a2 difference?

There is no JDM variant. there is no jdm version that makes like 25 more hp. jdm and the 7thgen civic are kind of an oxymoron. all the 7thgens were made in ohio some 4 door models were shipped...
10-10-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 24,254
Posted By bomerman19

Re: JDM d17 motor swap question

how do you get a jdm d17 they were built in ohio and then shipped over to foreign countries

engines are all the same and so are the sensors (except o2 sensors which are on the exhaust so it...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
09-02-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 30,974
Posted By bomerman19

Re: What am I looking at for N/A

yeah zef you gave good info but for the d16

and you run into the same problem with turbo knowing when to stop or knowing when to quit turning up the boost and usually you figure it out after it...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
09-02-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 30,974
Posted By bomerman19

Re: What am I looking at for N/A

^i found the NA to be less reliable than my turbo setup cause I was so dedicated to squeezing every last ounce of the car that I would just push it to hard I toasted 3 motors NA. with turbo I have...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
09-02-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 30,974
Posted By bomerman19

Re: What am I looking at for N/A

Your still stuck in B mode and D16 mode.

The d17 is completely different from the D16. there is no performer x intake mani. brian crower does not make cams for the d17 his fathers company crower...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
09-02-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 30,974
Posted By bomerman19

Re: What am I looking at for N/A

oh forgot to add no need to shot peen the rods
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
09-02-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 30,974
Posted By bomerman19

Re: What am I looking at for N/A

Alright let me clear some shit up you need k-pro you can not use an s300 on a d17

can you run 13.5 comp piston on pump yes should you never. even 12.5 is stupid high for pump gas and you have to...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-07-2011
Replies: 92
Views: 3,649
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Dos XX

^BINGO! and yes it is Paul

as far as adam being banned well that was to be expected but the thing is he did stuff got banned for it and gearbox unbanned him and he was fine and then he got on a...
Honda Civic Forum: 7th Generation Civic
08-07-2011
Replies: 92
Views: 3,649
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Dos XX

You Like me?! you really really like Me?!?!?!:lol: Sorry I had to:giggle:



I going to step in and jack a little bit. Now I don't know what this is in response to I have an idea it's...
05-18-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 10,195
Posted By bomerman19

Re: D17A2 - Ignition Coil Upgrade

you can get the okada's for $500 but the stock ones can shoot a bolt almost all the way across the engine bay I watched skipbarber edwin do it once lol

it is one of the few things that does not...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
05-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By bomerman19

Re: intake manifold question

I have both mani's and skunk2 makes more power and looks nicer
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
04-28-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,495
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Boostin.

yeah well I think I have hit that point were I have done more with the 7thgen than anyone else including andy just keep your eyes peeled this summer
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
04-28-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,495
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Boostin.

LoL I find it funny when I post over here
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
04-27-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,495
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Boostin.

here let me fill some wholes.

1. the stock mani being plastic does not effect anything you can run it all day long at 25psi and not have any problems

2. go k-pro or go home with a broken car
...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
04-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 6,679
Posted By bomerman19

Re: D17 Turbo T25 Dyno Tune'd Today TSI Turbo Kit

school yeah that shit will fry your brain out faster than anything especially if you are in exam week get some sleep
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
04-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 6,679
Posted By bomerman19

Re: D17 Turbo T25 Dyno Tune'd Today TSI Turbo Kit

that is about as much as your going to hit with out dropping a cam in there or turning the boost up but thats a pretty tiny snail as is not bad your graph looks on right on spot on were it should be...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
04-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 6,679
Posted By bomerman19

Re: D17 Turbo T25 Dyno Tune'd Today TSI Turbo Kit

^x2 and do you have arp head studs?
01-06-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By bomerman19

Re: broke my lug tool =(

get a slightly undersized socket pound it on with a hammer hit it with an impact and it will come right off nock the old lug out of the socket repeat. replace with other lug nuts.

keyed nuts are...
Replies: 15
Views: 27,595
Posted By bomerman19

Re: 2004 Civic engine removal

make sure you lower the trans enough to remove both pieces of the trans mount so you can then lift it up through the top
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
10-04-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 5,257
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Front mount intercooler to JRSC

Lol I have had that happen before they need hit the computer to use the corrected sae method other wise you get a million tq I think I hit 800 tq once :rofl:
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
10-03-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 5,257
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Front mount intercooler to JRSC

oh and dyno's vary and let me ask you are you going to go to the guy that gives you real numbers or are you going to go to the guy that will give an extra 20 hp. better numbers means more business ...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
10-03-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 5,257
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Front mount intercooler to JRSC

Obviously not :_doh:

numbers what numbers?

numbers for heat exchange? there is no heat

numbers for pressure? there is no positive pressure on that side only vacuum

numbers for a...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
10-02-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 5,257
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Front mount intercooler to JRSC

yeah if he sticks an intercooler on it, it will be like some has there hand over the throttle body and is only letting in the air that slips through their fingers instead of taking their hand off and...
Honda Civic Forum: Engine Swaps
10-02-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 5,257
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Front mount intercooler to JRSC

It will actually be less efficient to run and Intercooler on a JRSC. Since you are now blocking the air path to the supercharger the supercharge/engine will have to work x amount harder in order to...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
10-01-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

dynapacks up at jeff evans and jeff's read low the car was making over 500 even though the dyno chart said 489

and I already know what needs to be changed to make more power but I will max this...
09-29-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 16,407
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Worth doing cams on a stock D17a2?

Bryan has the dyno sheets on it they are on the "other" forum cough 7thg cough. I stuck one in curiousG's car more power across the board idles smooth runs like stock just more power and he is...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-29-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

Yeah thats the thing I am already setup for it just a turbo and mani and I am good bigger injectors might be needed but the problem with hitting that high of a number is when you hit the gas on a...
09-29-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,430
Posted By bomerman19

Re: cx brake upgrade

no you have two options 1. get the steering knuckles or 2. find some one that has the super duper uber rare mounting brackets so you can run the gsr brake caliper (same as ex and 01-05 vic). They...
09-29-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 16,407
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Worth doing cams on a stock D17a2?

about 20 to 25 extra hp at the wheels with the stage 1 and it works well with bolt ons

stage 2 needs springs and retainers and crower doesn't mention it but I will tell from having more...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-27-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

no there is no reason to by the time you switch over to c16 the methanol just because added weight yeah you could possibly squeeze out more but 400 on the street in a fwd car with a LSD is already...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-26-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

It would probably take me about 10 hours to drive all the way out there from richmond. And yeah the summer one was really big and ungodly hot. I think they are thinking of moving the summer one...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-26-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

oh I forgot that they had more than one

and nope I have boilermakers wedding on the 16th and closing on my new house on the 18th plus I have class

and then in the mix of it all I am working on...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-26-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

yeah total buzz kill on the stage 3

and IA? was a couple months ago?

what IA are you talking? about it's not for another year
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-26-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

I'm boosted now I turbo'ed the car in 3 days and made my ic piping and down pipe from scratch and I did this the weekend before IA and then drove it from DC to IA.

The current setup is the...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-25-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

104449


sorry but I have dealt with every single cam crower makes for the d17 the stage 3 does not do jack shit on N/A and I have raised the compression on my engine before I went boosted and was...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-25-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

Stage 3 cam does not make the most horsepower N/A and it does not move your power band up.

it moves it down so you have massive amounts of torque down low. It has no top end N/A it will get you...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-23-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

LoL

I pay $20 for my head gasket and why didn't you just say you snapped a rod at that much psi that's actually believable



and it is really not hard to build up the d17 just if you want...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-22-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

the stock plastic manifold can handle whatever you throw at it. it is a stupid myth that it can only hold low boost they can hold well beyond 30lbs of boost.

cometic gasket does absolutely...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-21-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

still 19 is bs the stock rod bolts stretch at 12psi and head studs stretch at 7 psi.

could you do it yeah sure a couple times down the drag strip and then blow it sky high but 19 or 20 psi on...
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-21-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

^ x2 and there is no reason to run 3 steps colder plugs for that low amount of power.
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-21-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

you went 20 psi on a stock bottom end?
Honda Civic Forum: Turbo
09-15-2010
Replies: 141
Views: 25,130
Posted By bomerman19

Re: the D17 does not suck

sounds like your buddy floated the car. civics even lowered tend to float around 115-120 mph

there is a really simple and cheap fix to that though. garden edging front lip paired with the OEM...
09-15-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

that is not really true some of the worst rotors I had to deal with were the $80-$100+ cross drilled rotors.

me and a bunch of the OG's in the DC area many of whom pioneered the 7thgen community...
09-14-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

Bench bleeding is recommended but the thing is you never really run them completely dry cause you can't get every drop out of them with out pulling them off. So I never bother with it especially...
09-14-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

with a brake fluid flush you can let all the brake fluid drain out if you want. the system can go dry that is fine as long as you don't go out driving on a dry system lol. I had had my whole brake...
09-14-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

rear hawks are pretty much a waste on these car and you can only get them as pads for rear discs, the don't make shoe's for the drums. hawks for the fronts are awesome.

and these cars are...
09-13-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

^x2 the only reason I rock cheap pads is cause mine are so much bigger and I can still out brake hawk hps and hp+ pads. brakes are one of those things you shouldn't cheap out on that being said...
09-13-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

there is no point at all to resurface the rotors on these cars first you only want to do it if they are warped and secondly they are so cheap it is a waste of money to resurface.

and to bleed...
09-10-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

yeah with drums in the rear the shoes are pretty much there just for the parking brake. I have found that with discs in the rear you use them up a little faster but not by much.

turning rotors...
09-10-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 75,444
Posted By bomerman19

Re: Cost of doing full brake pad change

cost me $11 to do my pads hahaha and the front brakes do about 75% of the braking that is why you never use up the rear shoes/pads
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