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Old 04-23-2017, 04:37 PM
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Re: Blazinqwickly's 96 DB8 Mistress.

Originally Posted by Accordx View Post
At this rate you'll be at 500hp in no time lol
HAHAHAHA! I like your humor, I think you mean "At this rate you'll be at 000.500hp in no time lol."!

It might be a angry lil sewing machine when I am all done with it, might even make a mean pair of Levi's to wear on date night with the wife, J/K

All kidding aside I personally would not want the up keep of a 500hp Honda for a daily driver, they are fun track cars and I really love the rush of the feeling of that kind of power , but my goals with this car are completely different and straight lines are boring when you can be having a nice dance with the car in every turn you carve.
Once you start going past a certain point reliability goes out the window with efficiency and staying a little reserved with the proper parts you can extend longevity of the motor and your wallet, at least that's the point of this car.

But... If I did look at some form of forced induction...it would be a self contained unit like a centrifugal charger that did not suffer from heat soaking. They have a nice smooth linear power band from start to finish so that you are able to lay down the power much more efficiently; which also allows you to load the suspension more efficiently threw cornering at various speeds.
That way you do not fight a surge of power or any heat soak since it uses it's own oil supply, and is located outside of the hot engine bay and nice 2-3core air to air cooler only makes it even better by lowering your intake air temps even further.
The best part is if you do it right and know where to look... You can even keep your A/C, so you can have your cake and eat it too

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Old 04-24-2017, 01:55 AM
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Re: Blazinqwickly's 96 DB8 Mistress.

Haha completely understand that, but it would be cool to have a sleeper-daily integra. I like that you're not sacrificing reliability for performance though.
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:07 AM
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Re: Blazinqwickly's 96 DB8 Mistress.

You are very right about that, technically this can still be quite a lil sleeper (just not the straight line kind lol) considering the outside has been kept quite relaxed in the looks department, I was even considering when it comes time for paint and body to keep it the OEM green but with a slight twist to just make it a lil more unique but not stand out like a sore thumb.

I am glad you like that I am not sacrificing reliability for performance, where I live, I run into a lot of people now a days that are more concerned with the numbers then they are with a well balanced car.
It almost always ends badly for them either by them wrecking and totaling the car because of that lack of balance ,or they nuke the motor because they were only concern with the constant pissing match for higher dyno numbers.
I can thankfully say to this day I have stayed on top of all the motors I have owned and never blown one and I started working on dirt bikes at age 8 as a way of learning with hands on experience and it was the easiest way to learn for myself.
I really hope to keep that mentality up as long as I can and keep the streak going, there is always a chance of the "Worst case", but I like to make that chance as small as possible cause my pockets are not very deep lol.
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Old 04-24-2017, 08:53 PM
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Re: Blazinqwickly's 96 DB8 Mistress.

Originally Posted by DBO867 View Post
Yes it was, 98 DB7 with GSR swap
That is pretty sweet man, my first Integra was actually a 00 DB7 10 years ago and before that a Acura Legend which to me shared some of the luxuries as a 6th gen Accord in some aspects.
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