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How cani get more power out of an auto?

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by imprtrcng30, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. imprtrcng30

    imprtrcng30 Junior Member

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    Hey i have a 1997 honda accord 4-door with an auto tranny...yes i know it sucks but im only 17 bout to turn 18 and sorta stuck with it for a few more years....i have catback exhaust, headers, all 3 struts, cold air intake, and spark plug wires...i know theres gotta be a way to get an automatic faster....if anyone knows of any way to get an auto to shift faster or accelerate faster or anything please help.....pulley's?intake manifold?fuel rai and regulator? please help and if anyone knows anything about a.....automatic shift kit?:\ please tell me what it is....ive heard that it makes the auto shift alittle quicker and if so please let me know where i can get one....thanks for all the help.
     
  2. Hyperfection

    Hyperfection Junior Member

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    dont waste your time/money
     
  3. xj0hnx

    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Torque convertor, and boost.
     
  4. brian11to1

    brian11to1 Senior Member

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    Swap to a manual and boost.
     
  5. projectxspeed

    projectxspeed Senior Member

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    You have done the basics. Really your best course is patients. Save up and get an h22a swap with the 5speed parts. Its hard to make auto honda's go fast.
     
  6. reckedracing

    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    the cheapest way to get a better driving experience for you would be to convert from auto to manual...

    if you don't know how to drive stick, then learn...

    you'll like the manual a lot more but the auto->manual swap is quite a bit of work...

    you should also look into a custom turbo kit...

    homemadeturbo.com, read it...
    it'll get you started
     
  7. brian11to1

    brian11to1 Senior Member

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    it isnt that hard. I did it... its weas pretty simple. Especially on a Hydro car... becuase 99% of the holes are already there.
     
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    All 3 struts? :blink:
     
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    buy a nitrous kit...prob the cheapest way to make an auto quicker
     
  10. d93sol

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    sell the car and buy something else
     
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    yeah i agree with him sell it and get a real car
     
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    b16efhatch Senior Member

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    supercharge your car for 69.95
     
  13. Drake

    Drake Well-Known Member VIP

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    I looked into making my automatic CRX faster too. But really the best advice I can give you has already been given. Save up for a swap and make it a five speed. Really the swap from auto to manual isnt really that bad. Hopefully your frame has all the holes already there like my crx does. Another thing to keep in mind is that honda's are built for economy espically the automatics. Just read up some here and at other honda websites and think do you like your car enough to swap the motor and tranny. Or would you rather sell it and start fresh with somthing you really want. Get your goals all down and shoot for that.
     
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