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  1. mhc

    mhc Senior Member

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    thats a sierra cosworth but im pretty sure its the same engine as the escorts have
  2. thatkidyouknew

    thatkidyouknew Elite Member

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    Last edited: Sep 11, 2007
  3. Atom1er

    Atom1er Senior Member

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    so havent posted in here in awhile
    and cant find my last post
    to jack jill
    and all the other peeps helpin me about a month or two ago
    i finally got my car
    2001 honda accord coupe 4 cylinder vtec
    little over 65k miles on it
    automatic transmission
    leather interior
    its ballin
    but i wanna get more horses kickin out
    i heard hooking up a cold air intake will add a few but nothing special
    new exhaust system and new headers will help also
    but that only adds 10-15 (maybe) for all those combine
    and i wanna get more low pitched growl whenever i start my baby
  4. MUSEone

    MUSEone Elite Member

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    strip out automatic and switch fro manual.


    Ur gonna enjoy those horses MUCH more when u have manual.
  5. otrfatcap

    otrfatcap Senior Member

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    atom- intake exhaust and a header would let the engine breath better, and give you that growl...but thats about all...besides helping ANY future modifications....oh yea and maybe a few more mpg, but once you do those things, you'll prolly be drivin the car it wont matter about the gas mileage

    now if you wanna get serious with that car and make some power with it on a budget you can keep the auto tranny, and get an h22 longblock out of a prelude, can go ahead and get the full swap, and then convert to manual....but thats not worth it

    you'd be better off finding a similar accord with more miles on it and a manual tranny, then use the extra money from your nice accord with 65k on it towards your motor and shit...

    hahaha i could talk about this shit all day....but thats what car forums are for....
    i got 3.

    oh yea, dont go cheap on your trust your life with this car right?
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  6. C-SONE

    C-SONE Senior Member

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    Is that 1st one a suzuki swuft with an s13 front end? or some other hatch with an s13 front end? Either way it looks disgusting, S13 FRONTS SHOULD ONLY BE ON S13's AND OTHER NISSANS!!!
  7. Atom1er

    Atom1er Senior Member

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    if you want a manual
    but no one in your family can drive one
    look into getting a tiptronic or sportronic transmission
    with a tiptronic you can switch when the car shifts gears on the tachometer
    its hard to explain kind of
    and with a sportronic it can be both
    but in the manual mode you just click the gear selector to one side and thats how you shift up and down or switch it back to automatic and its auto
    but those kinds of transmissions are mainly on newer cars
    so if you can go for that

    help increasing horsepower, low growl, and sexiness on 2001 coupe accord please?
    i am gettign a cold air intake for sure
    idk about new headers
    how expensive would that be?
    i am also looking into getting some underglow neons
    but that would take a while to save up for
    i checked with my autoparts store and they ve got the bulbs for about 120 a peice
    depending on color
    and i am not 100% sure how to install those
    but i have some friends who do so i ll talk to them
  8. Indeed

    Indeed Senior Member

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    Its a Dodge Colt / Hyundai Excel. That is the stock front end, not a s13.
  9. the terror of E

    the terror of E Senior Member

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    its a Hyundai, as noted on the valve cover.

    and the body and shit is completely stock on purpose. its called a sleeper
  10. Vagrant

    Vagrant Elite Member

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    My winter project car:

    1974 Volkswagen Beetle

    Last edited: Nov 3, 2007
  11. sketch3

    sketch3 Banned

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    hitler mobile, nice
  12. Vagrant

    Vagrant Elite Member

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    More like Porsche mobile
  13. MoNkEy

    MoNkEy Elite Member

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    soon im buying a 1.8vti engine with integra gearbox....then im doing a transplant into a Ford Escort RS turbo 1989 model....Then I will upgrading the suspension, brakes tyres wheels etc....then will add the normal induction and new exhaust systems....have the engine polished and i might even do a rebuild of certain parts of the engine......then will upgrade certain engines parts such as the manifold to cope with the a turbo....then i will buy a bolt on turbo kit.....then hopefully will have a fast escort :p It all shouldn't work out more than about 6,000 pounds when i looked and did my research and it will be a very nice project car......

    Also thats looks like the front end of a Ford Sierra Cosworth but yep near enough the same engine as the Escort Cosworth....I actually think the Escort Cossy is much nicer and worth he extra money shame they are like 15K for a fairly decent one.....but then again they never seem to go down in value :)
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  14. toxus

    toxus Elite Member

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  15. Atom1er

    Atom1er Senior Member

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  16. the terror of E

    the terror of E Senior Member

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    hes referring to the peugeot 306
  17. C-SONE

    C-SONE Senior Member

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    Oh well it sti looks shit, Also I know what a sleeper is, ALSO YOU YANKS DIDNT GET S15's AND WE DID!!!! But now the Silvia range was completely discontinued in '02 which makes me very sad :( :( :(.
  18. the terror of E

    the terror of E Senior Member

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    ugly or not its still pushing over 700bhp
  19. sex without condoms

    sex without condoms Elite Member

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    I just got my E type back from the shop.
    ill have flicks up tommroww
  20. C-SONE

    C-SONE Senior Member

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    Yeah I don't care, Honestly where are you going to be able to use all that power? Sure its powerful but so what powerful cars are more of an I-need-to compensate-more-than-you-fest than anything else.