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Crx Help

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> EG-EK / DC' started by ziggynum1, Jan 31, 2003.

  1. ziggynum1

    ziggynum1 Junior Member

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    I am going to be getting a 91 crx si finally. i want to turbo it. i have a friend who says that a crx will never beat her (yes her) 97 stock svt mustang. i hear that a b-16 is a good turbo swap. but i hear a b18c5 turboed is better. o swap masters what should i get and do to if not smoke her, or at least keep up?
     
  2. SleEPeR_CRX

    SleEPeR_CRX Senior Member

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    well dude, both are good, of course the b18c5 is better to boost, its got 35 more hp stock and .2L more displacement. but its also alot more $$. i dunno if ur loaded money wise, if u are go nuts and get a turbo c5, id rather turbo a h22a for tht price tho and get suspension with saved $$. but if u are thinking of going b16a turbo then take a look at pissedoffsol's link in profile of LS/T vs VTEC/T for alot less $$ the LS/T will beat a 16a/T 90% of the time with similar mods.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    turboing a B18C5 is counterproductive... the B18C5 is setup to be a bad ass NA engine... to turbo it you need to start removing stuff that you just spent the extra $$$$ to get... to run more than 6lbs of boost you will need to get lower compression pistons, different cams, if your going with a high powered turbo setup you will need to get rid of the tranny.... get a B18B or B18C1 youll be happier and youll waste less money
     
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