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Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by sinezter, Aug 6, 2007.

  1. sinezter

    sinezter New Member

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    aight so i want to get an ek hatch imported from japan.... here the website Honda Civic EL

    what do you guys think? i herd that the car will be shiped here and they will only give you the car if it passes smog, is this true? so is it worth takeing the risk? and do you think a japan car would pass the emmitions here? what other risked could there be?
     
  2. 92civicb18b1

    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    Buy a local newspaper, find a USDM model, buy that.

    I know I wouldn't be happy with that 1.3L either.
     
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    dmmd3 Senior Member

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    Yeah why by that piece and go through all the hassle of getting in legalized.Then you'd have to swap it and in the end you still spent a lot of time/money just for a rhd. sounds retarded to me. guess i don't get the whole unpractical rhd thing. :confused:
     
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  4. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    There are millions of EK hatches in the states...
     
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    sinezter New Member

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    well i didnt plan on buying THAT ek... all i want is any rhd ek hatch... cuz im going to put a b18c or something, idono yet on what engine... any other ideas then, how to find a rdh ek
     
  6. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    It's not worth it man. Everything here is for lhd. drive throughs, banks, everything. Don't tell nick, but RHD isn't worth the extra money you're going to spend. :D
     
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    sinezter New Member

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    well u might be right, but idono... its definatly not gana be soon, im just tryin to figure out what path i should take right now... and its looking more and more like i aint gana be able to get a rhd... how much do you think i would cost to convert to rhd then?
     
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    Citizen_Insane Senior Member

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    RHD is retarded. Spend your $$ on something worth while like an engine swap. If you've got so much extra cash just floating around you don't know what to do with it, there are many charities that would gladly take your cash.
     
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    sinezter New Member

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    ya i gess ur right
     
  10. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    unless your a mail man, RHD in the states is like banging ugly chicks.

    it might be fun at first, but it gets old fast.
     
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    Bob Vila ɐןıʌ qoq Admin VIP

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    wtf, is this really still all the rage? I think I'm getting really old.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Don't lie, we know you're trying to make that carriage RHD.
     
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    B16 Super Moderator VIP

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    You should do like the mclaren F1, center drive conversion FTMFW!!!
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    if you want something somewhat original, then why the hell are you going to get RHD
    every assclown out there does RHD... its not even remotely original

    you want original....

    make it so you can drive from inside the trunk
    run a screen back there that you can see the road with
    and 3 smaller screens that will act like the mirrors
    convert the car over to drive by wire and throttle by wire... run the steering and throttle to the trunk
    hook up a servo to activate the brakes... run the control for that back to the trunk

    customize the hell out of the trunk making it all kinds of plush and comfortable back there

    then route the exhaust directly in to the trunk so your original ass dies of carbon monoxide poisoning


    :bash:
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    there was a guy here in Houston a few years back who had a center-drive Del Sol drag car...lol.
     
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    Jeef NO MA'AM Moderator VIP

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    Pretty much you can't be original with a Honda, its all been done
     
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