Go Back  Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats. > General Discussion > Media
Reload this Page >

Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic

Media Got any pics or vids to share?

Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic

 
Old 09-23-2012, 09:51 PM
  #1  
NB/VVT Connoisseur
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
viperormiata's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Key West
Posts: 6,152
Total Cats: 258
Default Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic

My friend is leaving for the Navy soon so I decided to snap a few quick pics of his car when he came over today (and it stopped raining, finally) to share with my favorite homos.

It's a 90's something Honda POS with a K24-a4(?) bottom end, K20-a2 head, Precision 6262, Precision v-band wastegate, side mount manifold, 3" exhaust, K-Pro and some other stuff like traction bars, etc...

Last dyno was 522whp and 404wtrq. It's one and only purpose is to go fast in a straight line and embarrass people. I have never seen a car struggle so hard to stay on the road before.



Custom stereo and interior





A short clip. This is 60-ish to 140 (I think). Watch in 480p for HIGH DEFINITION
Attached Thumbnails Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1483_zpsa17e6bd6.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1491_zps64fffb72.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1490_zps0325cafb.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1489_zpseec9adfe.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1487_zps36630f63.jpg  

Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1486_zpsb3dde55a.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1483_zpsa17e6bd6.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1491_zps64fffb72.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1490_zps0325cafb.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1489_zpseec9adfe.jpg  

Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1487_zps36630f63.jpg   Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-dscn1486_zpsb3dde55a.jpg  

Last edited by viperormiata; 09-23-2012 at 10:06 PM.
viperormiata is offline  
Old 09-23-2012, 10:22 PM
  #2  
Elite Member
iTrader: (13)
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Taos, New mexico
Posts: 5,829
Total Cats: 290
Default

I'm not going to lie, i love hondas. <3 my winter beater integra, i'd love to k20 swap that thing, don't think it's worth it thought.

Thanks for sharing.
Fireindc is offline  
Old 09-23-2012, 10:42 PM
  #3  
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
triple88a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 9,468
Total Cats: 890
Default

It amazes me with the power K motors makes.
triple88a is offline  
Old 09-23-2012, 11:17 PM
  #4  
NB/VVT Connoisseur
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
viperormiata's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Key West
Posts: 6,152
Total Cats: 258
Default

Originally Posted by Fireindc View Post
I'm not going to lie, i love hondas. <3 my winter beater integra, i'd love to k20 swap that thing, don't think it's worth it thought.

Thanks for sharing.
No worries, I'm always glad to share car stuff. I really don't know anything about Honda's or their motors, just that the K stuff is still pretty expensive.

Originally Posted by triple88a View Post
It amazes me with the power K motors makes.
It ain't cheap, but it is really impressive. The power to weight ratio on this car is unreal since it's barely scraping 2000lbs. It's his daily, too.
viperormiata is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 12:37 AM
  #5  
NB/VVT Connoisseur
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
viperormiata's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Key West
Posts: 6,152
Total Cats: 258
Default

My back hurts.

My current setup is going in a FS thread tomorrow. Time for big turbo.
viperormiata is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 08:17 AM
  #6  
VladiTuned
iTrader: (76)
 
18psi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 35,222
Total Cats: 3,181
Default

Looks like crap. Tell him to paint it and make it look less ghetto.


But that setup is seriously badass and I'm sure it rapes face once it hooks up. Did he ever hit the strip with it?
18psi is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 08:24 AM
  #7  
Senior Member
iTrader: (10)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Fredericton, NB
Posts: 1,184
Total Cats: 4
Default

This is why Hondas **** me off.... amazing
Preluding is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 08:30 AM
  #8  
Boost Czar
iTrader: (62)
 
Braineack's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Chantilly, VA
Posts: 76,630
Total Cats: 2,318
Default

I like my prelude because it's slow.
Braineack is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 08:33 AM
  #9  
Elite Member
iTrader: (11)
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Posts: 5,362
Total Cats: 44
Default

That looks like a small rolling coffin.. :(
elesjuan is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 08:34 AM
  #10  
VladiTuned
iTrader: (76)
 
18psi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 35,222
Total Cats: 3,181
Default

F20/K20 with boost is absolutely nuts. I keep dreaming of an s2000 with a 35r or 40r or something equally nasty, but then remember how much it would cost, and how little lowend torque it would have (even with boost), and all of a sudden my miata seems like the more logical choice.


And yes, they are rolling coffins lol. Probably just as bad as a 300+ miata with terrible tires though
18psi is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 08:40 AM
  #11  
Boost Czar
iTrader: (62)
 
Braineack's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Chantilly, VA
Posts: 76,630
Total Cats: 2,318
Default

stock h22 for life, baby.
Braineack is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 10:04 AM
  #12  
Elite Member
iTrader: (11)
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Posts: 5,362
Total Cats: 44
Default

I'm not going to lie.. The custom interior is the best part! lol
elesjuan is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 01:31 PM
  #13  
NB/VVT Connoisseur
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
viperormiata's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Key West
Posts: 6,152
Total Cats: 258
Default

Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
Looks like crap. Tell him to paint it and make it look less ghetto.
lol, one step at a time man. It's gonna get painted some stock color.

Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
But that setup is seriously badass and I'm sure it rapes face once it hooks up. Did he ever hit the strip with it?
Not yet. His trans is dying.

Originally Posted by Preluding View Post
This is why Hondas **** me off.... amazing
lol, I'm the same way. I rag on him all the time and use the same **** that we all use to put Honda people down, "Can't ******* turn, POS **** box that gets stolen..blah..blah..blah" But then a nice pull on the highway and you have a grin from ear to ear.

Originally Posted by elesjuan View Post
That looks like a small rolling coffin.. :(
2000lbs + 522whp/404wtrq + open diff = not safe

Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
F20/K20 with boost is absolutely nuts. I keep dreaming of an s2000 with a 35r or 40r or something equally nasty, but then remember how much it would cost, and how little lowend torque it would have (even with boost), and all of a sudden my miata seems like the more logical choice.
Pretty much how I feel about it. I'm not an s2k fan at all, but there is a point where the motors are so good that you would make an exception. The torque on this car is absolutely nuts, though. The turbo is a .63a/r 6262 and a 6spd trans, so it's really snappy and 404wtrq is enough to move that **** box pretty well.

Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
And yes, they are rolling coffins lol. Probably just as bad as a 300+ miata with terrible tires though
Exactly. I know my super HD camera didn't pick it up that well, but you can see the car change lanes multiple times during the pull. It was actually frightening because he was trying so hard to stay in it so I could get it on video, lol.

This was on 205's, 15x7 wheels and an open diff. It hooks in 5th.

Originally Posted by Braineack View Post
stock h22 for life, baby.


Originally Posted by elesjuan View Post
I'm not going to lie.. The custom interior is the best part! lol
Yes, lol. We give him so much **** for it. He doesn't care, though. He just wants to go fast.

****. Holset/Precision time. I'm ready for it.
viperormiata is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 01:41 PM
  #14  
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
triple88a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 9,468
Total Cats: 890
Default

I'm surprised he left the dash in, why is that?
triple88a is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 01:49 PM
  #15  
NB/VVT Connoisseur
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
viperormiata's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Key West
Posts: 6,152
Total Cats: 258
Default

No idea, to make it not feel like a dumpster?

EDIT: lol @ thread title
viperormiata is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 05:02 PM
  #16  
Elite Member
iTrader: (4)
 
Pen2_the_penguin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 3,680
Total Cats: 97
Default

That looks like one hell of a stereo setup.
Pen2_the_penguin is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 06:30 PM
  #17  
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 4,932
Total Cats: 318
Default

K series FTL

Good thing it was just another EG he ruined with that axle breaking, oil pan dragging, rod bearing spinning, pile of **** K series.
Full_Tilt_Boogie is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 06:34 PM
  #18  
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 4,932
Total Cats: 318
Default

Also

Attached Thumbnails Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-k20poster.jpg  
Full_Tilt_Boogie is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 06:35 PM
  #19  
VladiTuned
iTrader: (76)
 
18psi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 35,222
Total Cats: 3,181
Default

lolol geez took you 16 posts to chime in?

You are the only person in this universe that hates that motor.

Attached Thumbnails Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic-untitled-1.jpg  
18psi is offline  
Old 09-24-2012, 07:04 PM
  #20  
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 4,932
Total Cats: 318
Default

Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
lolol geez took you 16 posts to chime in?

You are the only person in this universe that hates that motor.

No Im not.

I know lots of people that are not interested in spending 10 grand just so people will ********** over the engine bay of a 20 year old civic.

Im being such a hater because:
1) 97.3% of K swaps are rice. Serving no other purpose than to be "baller".
2) The K is nowhere near as good as people say it is.
3) There are LOTS of better engine options for a pre-2001 Civic that are more reliable, lighter, make more power, are way cheaper and most importantly they actually FIT.
Full_Tilt_Boogie is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Took some pics of my friend's cappy civic


Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.