This is the plans i have for my 98 LX. Some of the mods i am doing may sound insane but that is why it is a 5 year project... Feel free for any pointers that i may need to look for an any of this. What i am planning is for a total overhaul to personalize this econobox with a zest of insanity. Goal hp = 250 ish The car is being built for a adventure run and then to be used as a winter beater. Car: 1998 LX 4 door auto Modifications: Chassis: Wagon the rear using ek hatchback AWD rear suspension Mod rear floor to accept CRV fuel tank Fender flare to fit CRV suspension (1.25 inch out on each wheel) Front bumper from 99-00 for fog lights Skid plate Spliter Cut hood to expose exhaust manifold with screen Modified rear bumper for dual exhaust Undercoat Fiberglass wheel wells Mate black finish with dark red weather stripping All glass but windshield replaced with plexiglas Engine Bay: Harness tuck, mild A/C line tuck Electric A/C compressor Electric Power steering Cruse control relocation Engine and drive-line: B20 block, stock internals Cylinder reinforcement plate B18 VTEC head Coil over ignition, from newer civics baby or twin turbo (Still up in the air) Front mount inter-cooler A/C and Power Steering delete Manual CRV transmission with AWD swap 5th for higher ratio OEM CRV drive-train 2.7in. exhaust to rear diff then dual 2in. on either side of rear bumper exhaust cutout, precat, post turbo Polyurethane rear mount only OEM mounts for the rest Suspension: CRV from struts down 5 lug wheels This will widen the stance by 2.5 inches CRV sway bars Strut braces, front/rear Disk breaks all around, 282mm front, 260mm rear CRV alloy wheels with p225/65/r15 tires with about 40 psi Interior: Full cage Sun roof stock dash full interior rear bench removed, replaced with two pilot seats 5 point harnesses custom carpet/ headliner Electronics: Home built ECU 4 oxygen sensors (one per cylinder) Possible wire in wheel speed sensors Comment if you like the plan or if you can think of anything else i can do. Any other questions are welcome. Again this is a lot of work but thats why i have a 5 year plan. The saving up began a while ago. O yea, im doing the work with my friend. both have auto technology degrees and i almost have my engineering degree and access to a machine shop.