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What Should I Do With $5000

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> EG-EK / DC' started by vipermj9, Mar 23, 2003.

  1. vipermj9

    vipermj9 Junior Member

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    I have a 97 civic ex and i tring to decide what to do. i have about $5k to play with. I am thinking a gsr engine. How much would it cost to buy and have installed? And what about turbocharging it? Any suggestions?
     
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    B20 Vtec baby! ;)
     
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    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    damn...must be nice to have $5k laying around...
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    You may be able to swing a B16A siR and boost,but it would be close,even if you got great deals.Look into a 96+ LS motor (around $1800-2000) and build a homemade turbo,or just forget the boost and drop in a GSR and a bunch of bolt ons.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    you aren't swapping and boosting for 5k. not happeneing
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    If you look around you can,my swap was about $2200after all was said and done,and I have come across a few turbo kits (used) under $2000.You just have to look around.
     
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    I have easily passed the 10k mark with my boosted b16a2. I'm sure you can get a decent setup with the swap (look b16) for 5k, but don't look for much more than all the basic bolt-ons.
     
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    go with the gsr then you will have some cash left for a clutch and some other goodies.
     
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    You know that the best thing to do with 5k is...

    Send it to me
     
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