can a 97accord I4 take a turbo?

NutBucket

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Yeah. Its 9.1:1 compression so it'll handle mild boost fairly easily. You *should* be able to use an early DSM manifold if you're going the cheap route. The holes for the studs just have to be redrilled. H22 swap may come out to be about the same cost, however.
 

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Originally posted by: jjyiz28
wondering thats all. automatic too
I think it can but I am not much of a car expert ... I know friends that have turbo charged civics, not sure if it is stock motor though. :confused:
 

jjyiz28

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so after i beef up the internals, how much boost do you think it can safely take??
 

Ryan

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Any car can take a turbo.

That said, don't add one to an automatic accord - turbos and automatic transmissions made for lower HP just don't work well together. It's a good was to grenade your engine if you f'ck it up. It's obvious that you're a n00b, so just stay away from turbos before you cause some irreparable harm to your engine.

If you really want to upgrade your car, swap the engine from a prelude into it.
 

jjyiz28

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but can't torque convertor make up for that?? and also y is auto more susceptible to blow up engine??
 

Ryan

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Originally posted by: jjyiz28
but can't torque convertor make up for that?? and also y is auto more susceptible to blow up engine??
No, your transmission is what will go.
 

NutBucket

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Originally posted by: jjyiz28
but can't torque convertor make up for that?? and also y is auto more susceptible to blow up engine??
Honda autos aren't the best in the world. Be warned.
 

ThisIsMatt

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Originally posted by: jjyiz28
and maybe a torque convertor since its an auto
Originally posted by: jjyiz28
but can't torque convertor make up for that?? and also y is auto more susceptible to blow up engine??
what are you talking about? It has a torque converter already, _because_ it's an automatic.
 

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Originally posted by: jjyiz28
but can't torque convertor make up for that?? and also y is auto more susceptible to blow up engine??
ENGLISH MOTHERFUCKER-DO YOU SPEAK IT?! !
 

NutBucket

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Originally posted by: jjyiz28
i see isee thkanks.. just a passing thought really.
If you really want to make your accord go fast check out my sig. Turbos are not for the n00b.
 

Ryan

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Originally posted by: NeuroSynapsis
waste of money
I agree. Spend some money on a real car, instead of trying to make an econobox fast (well, unless you want to swap out the engine).
 

jjyiz28

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Originally posted by: NutBucket
Originally posted by: jjyiz28
i see isee thkanks.. just a passing thought really.
If you really want to make your accord go fast check out my sig. Turbos are not for the n00b.
so what you do to ur accord agaiN?? i remember ur thread, but forgot wha tu siad. wuts ur WHP?
 

Ns1

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Originally posted by: jjyiz28
Originally posted by: NutBucket
Originally posted by: jjyiz28
i see isee thkanks.. just a passing thought really.
If you really want to make your accord go fast check out my sig. Turbos are not for the n00b.
so what you do to ur accord agaiN?? i remember ur thread, but forgot wha tu siad. wuts ur WHP?
he has an older body accord

put a prelude engine into it

= fast car
 

NutBucket

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Originally posted by: cr4zymofo
Well, I've thought about this for a while now, but can a V-6 Accord Coupe ('99) be turboed?
Not easily. No room. And darnit I can't find a number on the compression ratio but I'm guessing its about 9.5:1. Its not a popular engine to mod.
 

NutBucket

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Originally posted by: notfred
Can I put a peltier cooling system on my 486 DX2/66?
I don't think I can fit one into my laptop. But I do have a 386DX-40 in a minitower;):p
 

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