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I have a base auto rsx. Will putting in jdm type R cams give me any performance gains? Would I need anything else if I was putting cams in?

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PS. Please no trashing about the auto.
 

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MrBiggs98_ said:
PS. Please no trashing about the auto.
:rotfl:

J/k bro.....I imagine you would see gains with the Type R cams.
 

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This is not possible. It has been gone over before. The head castings are different between the A/A2 and A3 heads.
 

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What if you swapped the base head with the type s head, and put in type r cams. What kind of performance increase could I expect to see from stock base head to the type S head with R cams?

Sorry if this is a repeated questions. It's hard to find base auto motor stuff. In the base auto forum, they usually only talk about exhausts and intakes. And I know it's for a simple reason.....cause it's just a base auto. But I like to be different. I don't want to have the same as everyone else does.

Thanks for the info.
 

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What if you swapped the base head with the type s head, and put in type r cams. What kind of performance increase could I expect to see from stock base head to the type S head with R cams?

Sorry if this is a repeated questions. It's hard to find base auto motor stuff. In the base auto forum, they usually only talk about exhausts and intakes. And I know it's for a simple reason.....cause it's just a base auto. But I like to be different. I don't want to have the same as everyone else does.

Thanks for the info.
You would see some nice gains, but you could not do that unless you ordered the K-Pro
 

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How well would the TypeR engine hook up to an auto tranny? Or would it hook up at all? As of right now, I don't know anyone else with a TypeR engine hooked up to a auto tranny.
 

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How well would the TypeR engine hook up to an auto tranny? Or would it hook up at all? As of right now, I don't know anyone else with a TypeR engine hooked up to a auto tranny.
I am sorry man, but why in the HELL would you do that? Chances are, you are not going to find an R engine without the tranny, so why would you not just put in the tranny and find the correct pedal assembly, shift linkage, etc.?
 

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Too be different. Do you know anyone else with a typeR engine and auto tranny?
Not on our cars, and for a reason. Why buy an engine with more power just to lose it through a torque converter.

Sounds like fun, huh? It would be nice to have a Type R engine in your base and still get beat by a Type S :rolleyes:
 

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It's just a thought man. I don't race my car anyways, otherwise I would have went for the manual. My gf can't drive stick, and she sometimes drives my car (like when I've had too many to drink) :)
 

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Teach her how to drive a stick :dontknow:
Very true i wouldn't bother putting a K20 in your gonna stay Auto but then again it's your car :thumbsup:
 

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It's just a thought man. I don't race my car anyways, otherwise I would have went for the manual. My gf can't drive stick, and she sometimes drives my car (like when I've had too many to drink) :)
My wife can't drive stick either. So when we go out, we take the IS 300 :thumbsup:
 

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hmm, you don't race... then why would you bother increasing the "go" performance. I would say just go for the standard mods (intake, exhaust, ecu maybe) and external mods, engine dress up, all that. :)
 

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The auto gearing will kill the performance of the K20A BTW. Not to mention the auto ECU is probably not going to let that tranny spin to the stock 8400 RPM limit of the K20A motor. Just a few more thoughts into your swap idea. If you do it though, you'd be the first ever documented ;)
 

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if this guy doesnt race then why in the hell is asking for more hp? makes no sense to me. just like scud says, go basic.
 

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Basically I would just like to have some more "get up and go" I like acceleration. I couldn't give a rats ass if my car can go over 150 km/h. I don't need to get pulled over for going that fast. Just wanted some extra jump. I may just stay with I/H/E, but anything I can do that will give me some extra jump, I'll look into. For example I'm looking at getting hondata.

When it all comes down to it though, I'd rather have a nice looking car then a real fast one. I'm gathering different idea's.

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I'm 99.999% sure that the K20A won't work with a 5 speed auto. If it would, you'd probably be spending a lot of cash on it...

If would be much easier and cheaper to swap the K20A and its tranny.
 

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My wife can't drive stick either. So when we go out, we take the IS 300 :thumbsup:
Dammit, your only a few months old than me and the wifey has an IS300? How old is your wife? grrrr... My soon to be wife has a fuckin Saturn SC2. :( I want to blow that car up sooo much...
 
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