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Old 05-25-2009, 11:33 PM   #1
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Default Who said honda motors are fragile?

I've been browsing around honda-tech lately trying to rekindle what used to be a strong relationship with our Integra. I've always known throwing a turbo on a honda engine produced big numbers for fairly low boost levels, but then I found this:
Stock GSR turbo 444whp/317tq, 57trim, E85, 175k miles

And I thought Paul was pimpin for turboing his high mileage NA. This **** is just nuts.
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Oh hey that's Miles. He drives the **** out of that thing. He's at the drag strip almost every weekend. Car runs STRONG.
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Oh hey that's Miles. He drives the **** out of that thing. He's at the drag strip almost every weekend. Car runs STRONG.
Well, not running strong anymore =P If you check out the second to last page he's down 2 cyls. Supposedly a mistaken 3-2 shift over-revved and slammed a few valves.
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No one said honda motors are fragile
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he also has a built head. thats not exactly hurting his reliability lol.....If he was in jersey that car woulda been stolen by now lol
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he also has a built head. thats not exactly hurting his reliability lol.....If he was in jersey that car woulda been stolen by now lol


same here. the first 10 minutes that car would have driven out of the shop it would have gotten stolen
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It's not the motors, it's the fragile transmissions and weaksauce crap-*** CVs.
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there are times when I wish I had a b18 powered miata..
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It's not the motors, it's the fragile transmissions and weaksauce crap-*** CVs.
+1

That was where I dropped the most coin on the 'Teg.
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That guy has another 100k miles to go before he reaches pauls daily.
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It's not the motors, it's the fragile transmissions and weaksauce crap-*** CVs.
Pretty much nailed it there.

I was going through them right and left
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