Jose's Honda Civic EK Hatch - BRtv Episode 5
With the popularity of the motorsport of drifting rising by the minute,
there's been a great shift from the Import or Tuner crowd from FWD cars
(front wheel drive) to RWD (rear wheel drive). More and more manufacturers
are adding affordable RWD models to their line ups, and it doesn't look
like that's going to change any time soon (thank the Car Gods). There was
however a time when the Tuner world was mostly flooded with FWD cars with
the Honda brand in the forefront. In the late 90s' when Honda dropped the
EK Civic body, particular the SI model, eclipsing it's predecessor, the
brand seem to do no wrong. Aside from the legendary SI model Civic, the
single most desirable EK one could own was (arguably) the hatch. In it's
stock formation, the car is as cookie cutter, gas saving commuter as they
come. Actually that's something easily said about just about any Civic.
But with just a little tweaking, some nice shoes, maybe a lip, a wing and
dare I say a "B" series engine swap, and these little light ways could
easily be turned in a super fun rides. I would venture to say that these
are the new classics, and if you happen to own a EK hatch or SI, take care
of it, restore it, and watch it increase in value. These will be the cars
we all try to outbid each other at future Barrette-Jackson or Mecan auto
auctions. That said, I like to take a moment to introduce our next episode
of Braggenrites.com TV (BRtv). In it you guys get to meet Jose Hernandez
Diaz and his sick Honda Civic EK Hatch.
This guys is as passionate and detailed oriented as any with his ride as
any car guy. He took his mild mannered hatch and turn into a complete eye
catcher, by adding just the right amount of cool, to just the right parts.
The car features a totally rebuilt, souped up and turbocharged motor, redone interior with a set of
racing seats and a custom roll cage, and a sick stance (to say the least).
The car is tastefully done with a simplistic aggressiveness that seems to
contradict itself and compliment itself all at the same time. The engine
bay (it's most attention grabbing feature) is shaved of all "unnecessary"
parts and painted white, of all shades; a looks that makes the Hatch stand
out even more. We loved this car once we first saw it, and knew we wanted
to shoot it and share it with the world. It's owner Jose, is a kool a kat
as any, and hung with us for a couple of hours so that we could do that.
We opened his bag a tricks to let you all know everything about his car
(all except the wheel brand) and what all he did to take it to the level
seen here. We wanna send a huge shout out to him and hope you guys enjoy
the update. For more on this episode (pics and so on) see the full gallery
and more at Braggenrites.com
Opening Theme: Walter Kronkite by Grassman
Background Music: Hip-Hop Rhythm Guitars by Antfoxi (Pond5 Music)
HONDA V-Tec Operation
HONDA V-Tec Operation
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Describes the operation of the HONDA V-Tec variable valve timing system.
Like never seen before, this animation goes into details on the mechanical
principle of the V-Tec system. The Honda V-Tec system is a dual setting
variable valve timing system. It is meant to give high efficiency and low
power at lower RPM and high power and low efficiency at higher RPMs. There
have been a few incarnations of V-Tec, which came out in the late 80's, but
their principle is the same. See it all here with high quality visual
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Honda Civic Coupe
- D15B7 but i want some better
- Exhaust al'a N1
- Sport springs -70/-60
- Wheels 15" White keskin
- Yokohama Parada Spec2 (195/50/15)
- Refresh color
- Amber Corner Lights
- USDM Home made... Tail Lights
- Front Lights My project...
- Front Bar Megan R
- OEM Mud Flap Splash Guards
- OBX Strut Bar Rear Lower Bottom
- OBX R Lug nuts blue
- Xenon H7 6000k
- Front Lip Spoon style
- Short Shifter
- Seats from CRX
...and stickers ;)
Honda Civic EJ8 Custom Build Widebody Flits
Since the majority keeps nagging about the lambodoors, neon and stating the
easy to post 'ricer', I thought it's time to upload an update and yes, the
lambodoors and neon are trashed ;).
But then again there's something new to complain about, since it's not the
OEM version you all like to see! Hmmm, that's something to think about....
complains about modified cars and yet, your youtube search stopped by
looking at my video :P :)
Back to the content of the video, it's a complete custom build wide body
which took me almost a year to finish. Rims are from Racinghart. Front 9,5J
With 225*35*18. Rear are 10J With Falken 245*35*18 Curious of the replies,
i'll be waiting :)
Honda Civic EG6 VTI b16a2 turbo - life after death
This car now has a third setup. First setup was a b16a2 N/A, second - b16a2
turbo, but burst slevees and now I will
gave him a new life with the next engine, he has forged pistons and
connecting rods. I'm using a turbocharger Garrett GT28RS (Disco Potato), what
generating power 328,3HP and 323,3Nm with the 1bar of Boost (14,5PSI).
LIFE AFTER DEATH.
fanpage of this car: www.facebook.com/EG6turbo
How to Adjust Your Valves Honda Civic
In this video I show how to adjust your valves to bring the lash
measurements back into specification. This procedure will work with any
Honda using a D16 engine.
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Real Drivers: Honda Civic Hatchback (B20-powered)
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Most modified vehicles undergo numerous changes over their lives, and the
longer a vehicle is owned, the more pronounced those alterations become.
Ian Wright's 1995 Honda Civic CX, for example, has been powered by four
different engines over its life so far, each for a different reason, from
the stock, 90-horsepower engine to a built
GSR motor running aviation fuel, and now back to a JDM B20B powerplant.
Likewise, the body has accumulated a number of genuine carbon fiber pieces,
either custom-made like the fuel door or bespoke like the Viper ACR dive
Among the purists on certain automotive forums, my announcement of this
film caused controversy over the worthiness of a Civic to be the subject of
a film. But I maintain, as I have before, that a real car guy (or girl)
should not brush aside the joy that can be achieved with a more mundane
vehicle. The way a car drives, sounds, looks, and feels varies enormously,
and while others brush aside the humble Civic, many are fun, reliable, and
grin-inducing vehicles that prove you don't need RWD and big power to have
a good time.
Music in this piece is "High Hopes" by Zero-Project, used under a Creative
Commons Attribution License.
What is VTEC and How Does it Work? - EricTheCarGuy
VTEC or Valve Timing Electronic Control is a system that's been used by
Honda in passenger cars since 1991. I believe the 1991 NSX was the first
production vehicle to get this system. It has since been used in several
other Honda vehicles. Late model VTEC equipped vehicles use the iVTEC
system which also changes cam timing as well as lift and duration. The
system is designed to give you the 'best of both worlds'. You get to switch
between 2 cam profiles. One for fuel economy, one for performance. A lot of
people think that when VTEC kicks in you get an extra Boost of power. Not true in my experience. It
does however extend the torque curve to give you more performance after it
does switch over. There is no set RPM where VTEC switches. The computer
looks at several variables and calculates when to activate the VTEC
solenoid. It's a cool system and for the most part rarely has issues. The
most common issues I've seen with VTEC are the result of low, or incorrect
oil viscosity. So if you have a VTEC engine, keep the oil topped off and
make sure you use the viscosity listed on the oil cap. The animations are
courtesy Honda Motor Company, thanks guys.
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