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Old 02-28-2005, 09:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 1994 318is with a 5 spd, while it is quick, it is not fast. What is the most affordable way to give this engine some kick without endangering the engine or the tranny. My buddy in a v6 accord is bragging about how fast his stock car is, i just wanna go out with my little 4 banger and burn his ass.
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wat year model is his v6 accord?? and if u wanna beat him, u may have a chance if you do a rolling start around 70mph. Is his v6 accord vtec? if it is yo are going to need a bit more $ to keep up with it. Exhaust system, ecu, fan delete, or just own him and throw and atlanic super charger in it
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wat year model is his v6 accord?? and if u wanna beat him, u may have a chance if you do a rolling start around 70mph. Is his v6 accord vtec? if it is yo are going to need a bit more $ to keep up with it. Exhaust system, ecu, fan delete, or just own him and throw and atlanic super charger in it
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99 v6 accord v-tech, how bad is supercharging for my engine
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Old 03-01-2005, 08:53 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Supercharging the 318 is supposedly very reliable. Said not to shorten the engine's life one bit. With the DA supercharger you'd be owning stock 325's and 328's
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go for the supercharger, it is cheaper then a turbo and more reliable
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how much would it be to supercharge his m42?
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a LOT of green, about $4000 to be exact
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How about the "bling bling" , or the "pull some panties down" in bimmer effect. Bimmers are wonderful multitaskers.
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a LOT of green, about $4000 to be exact
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Nah, there are new kits out there for $2800. Even the famous Downing Atlanta sells for around $3200-$3400 now.
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Not only will the supercharger (I recommend the Downing Atlanta unit) boost your power, but the 318 is closer to the perfect 50/50 weight distribution than a 325 or 328. I think, if you have the cash, you should get the blower, upgrade your suspension (Think coilovers, not JUST lowering the car, plus beefy sway bars, maybe a strut tower bar or two). then take HondaBoy out on a track and whoop his ass. I know of a few guys that have 318s that constantly beat higher-powered cars on the track all the time. Hope this helped,
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Who else sells superchargers, the downing atlanta wont ship to Australia so i am looking for some alternates
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