My RSX-S was totaled out via water damage, and I need a new commute vehicle. I shopped many RSX-Ss, and found none that I was happy with. Mine was quite the gem. Ever suffering from my CRX addiction, I've relapsed again. I commute 200 miles a day, so I figured I could feed my addiction and save $$$ doing it. Enter the PhY-49 build. a Y-49 1990 CRX Si hypermiler. The aim is 65+ mpg on a 75mph commute in a comfortable, quiet car. How? A Civic VX lean burn engine mated to a HF transmission. Lowered a bit with hard tires, some tasteful aero mods and light weight reduction. Full interior, sound, sound deadening. Weight will come in the form of lighter wheels, suspension, tires, etc. Enter the project car: A JDM front end Y-49 Si. Roof already skinned with a DX skin (sun roof delete) may be a re-do from my donor if exploratory surgery reveals a hack job. B18a1swapped with matching manual trans. Slammed egay coil overs and stock struts. Extra Rice. And yes, those are curb feelers. probably going to undo the JDM front end swap. Anyone want to trade a USDM Y-49 front end for it?? She looks clean in pictures! But it is actually rough all over. The Swap: 1994 Civic VX Lean Burn Engine! Ordered up with as much oem stuff as I could. Stock AC, Alt, shift linkage, Axles? wiring, etc. Came with ebay header installed. Ugh. Suspension: Neuspeed Sport springs KYB STR.T shocks (Oranges) Aluminum hats, Energy suspension Spring isolators and all new oem bushings and whatnots. Because everything on the Phy-49 is missing, broken, spray painted, or effed up, Enter the Donor. A '91 HF. Don't call me an animal. Although this is a bone stock HF, it is non running, and salvage titled. This little gem is going to save me about $1600 in restoration parts. Picked her up for $650. I was sad all the way home knowing this car is, sooner or later, headed to the crusher. This will be a LONG build. Taking my time with it. Sourcing bits and pieces as I go. I have all the big pieces. Just need the million little bits to make it all go together, and the million hours to get it done. Aiming for a perfect stock interior and an OEM looking swap.