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few days ago i had the chance to test my car in the strip.
the word race has another definition for me now. the life there is another story.
tbh i feel now am so stuped when i was racing in the streets.

anyway , i did three runs :

1st run - 13.1 @ 179.9 kmh (111.8 mph) without NOS.
2nd run - 12.3 @ 180.86 kmh (112.3 mph) without NOS, with normal shifting and
hit the rev limiter twice.
3rd run - 12.7 @ 185.9 kmh (115.5 mph) with NOS, i did shitty launch and 4th gear miss.

i think i can hit flat 12 second with better shifting without NOS and high 11 with NOS. i will test the car again in 24/3 , and i hope to get better times.

here is the track vid.

enjoy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAvoRmK5s2c

some pics from the strip











 

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BECAUSE! racecar...
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Nice first time man....Bit more track time and youll get it.
 

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wow! 12.3 with no NOS?! you're making just over 300whp right?
Either you're one of the best SC'ed drivers here or everyone else's numbers suck!
Get a 3.0 pulley and run 11's w/o NOS!

btw, are EP3's a lot lighter than RSX's?
 

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Nice. What clutch are you running? Any other suspension mods?
Are you really just dumping the clutch at 7500 rpms?

Great times, hope to see you run 12.0!
 

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86mph in the 1/8th is pretty strong.

This makes me anxious to get to the track again. Last time I went, it was only the 1/8th mile and ran a 8.48 @ 87mph on the street tires with similar power.

Your timeslip breakdown gives me hope for the low-12's goal I am shooting for when I return to a 1/4 mile track on slicks this time.

- Derek
 

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wow! 12.3 with no NOS?! you're making just over 300whp right?
Either you're one of the best SC'ed drivers here or everyone else's numbers suck!
Get a 3.0 pulley and run 11's w/o NOS!

btw, are EP3's a lot lighter than RSX's?
i can't remember off hand but i think the weight difference is between 200-300lbs. so it's significant.
 

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Got me wondering, so I looked it up... In case anyone is interested... according to cars.com.

2006 Acura RSX Type-S = 2840lb curb weight
2005 Honda Civic Hatchback Si = 2782lb curb weight

Dunno how accurate it is tho :dontknow:
In any case, these are still awesome numbers
 

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Whoa, an 02-04 RSX Type-S weighs 2767lbs according to the same site
yea the 02-04s are a little lighter. also, he is in a CTR not an EP3 Si. the CTR weighs less. around 2600lbs
 

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i can't state any exact numbers, and i know gvwr's are hardly ever accurate, they are published claims from the manufacturer that often times are based on pre-production models... but the weight difference is enough that in an issue of honda tuning i have (i'll look for it) the euro ep3 type r that comes with a k20a2 was faster than the dc5r in 0-60, the drag strip, and track having about 17 less hp... btw the 220 dc5r rating is pferdestarke not horsepower.
 

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i can't state any exact numbers, and i know gvwr's are hardly ever accurate, they are published claims from the manufacturer that often times are based on pre-production models... but the weight difference is enough that in an issue of honda tuning i have (i'll look for it) the euro ep3 type r that comes with a k20a2 was faster than the dc5r in 0-60, the drag strip, and track having about 17 less hp... btw the 220 dc5r rating is pferdestarke not horsepower.
Bit supprised at that?

the DC5's we have here (mostly Jap import) are lighter than the EP3's - not by much, but enough to notice.

In BTCC (Touring cars) here Honda droped the EP3 and use the DC5 as it was a better car to start with... (admitidly aero had a lot to do with that)
 

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Bit supprised at that?

the DC5's we have here (mostly Jap import) are lighter than the EP3's - not by much, but enough to notice.

In BTCC (Touring cars) here Honda droped the EP3 and use the DC5 as it was a better car to start with... (admitidly aero had a lot to do with that)
wait, so the dc5 IS lighter than the ep3 models? maybe the euro ep3 ctr comparsion i saw was with something else then. :dontknow:
 
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