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This is a discussion on 08 civic si w/bolts on vs 04 stage 2 within the Comparison: WRX vs World forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally Posted by pzr2874 The new SI's have about ~185whp... decent.... NO TORQUE. 2.5 stg 2 ..... the SI doesn't ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by pzr2874 View Post
    The new SI's have about ~185whp... decent.... NO TORQUE.

    2.5 stg 2 ..... the SI doesn't stand a chance.... 1st hand
    Just out of curiosity, what kind of numbers do the SI's make with the mods the OP listed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Timdog1650 View Post
    Yeah but that's only gonna give the Honda ~200whp. A stage 2 WRX is up around 220-230whp, protuned closer to 250.
    no thats only the power added from the reflash. the intake adds 8-10, header 15-20 and exhaust 3-5, with those mods the reflash then adds 25-30 so it would be about 235 to the wheel. approximately.
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    they say the si puts down 170-180 at the wheels. I traded my 07 si in for my sti. The si was fun but not fast at all. Any type of mod to a wrx and the si is done. It's a 15 second car stock! SLOW!

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    the civic with simple bolt ons and simple tune isnt going to stand a chance against the wrx....even stock
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    Quote Originally Posted by Black X Dahlia View Post
    the civic with simple bolt ons and simple tune isnt going to stand a chance against the wrx....even stock
    Thats a pretty bold statement. I was very surprised at the amount of power the hondata tune put out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ajd111 View Post
    Thats a pretty bold statement. I was very surprised at the amount of power the hondata tune put out.
    still not enough to pick up the second between the two cars

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajd111 View Post
    Thats a pretty bold statement. I was very surprised at the amount of power the hondata tune put out.
    the tune can only go as far as the supporting mods, not surpass them safely.
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    i'd say there's no chance...if stage two could snatch a evo8..a bolt on k20 is no prob..swapped..ehhh..different story.
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    Please use appropiate language when you describe a car.
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    it was a mugen si

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    lol enough Honda talk civics are teh slow Civic<WRX
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    as an owner of an '08 Si coupe (fg2), i can tell you that from a dig the rex will toast the Si. from a roll might be pretty close, i've honestly never raced a WRX (not that i condone racing). realistically, an Si with I/H/E and a reflash should put down around 210-220hp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timdog1650 View Post
    Yeah but that's only gonna give the Honda ~200whp. A stage 2 WRX is up around 220-230whp, protuned closer to 250.
    I almost purchased a Si sedan over a wrx, but low capital took care of that. 06 and 07 Si's make just under 190whp BONE STOCK! So an 08 with no freakin miles would probably mimic that if not a pony better. Just a Skunk2 catback and a decent intake make nearly 200whp. Plus you have to consider the Si's weigh like 400 lbs. lighter and have 6 speeds with LSD's (I forgot if this was against a wrx or STi). I'm not saying the Si would own but driver skill would greatly determine the winner on that one.


    ....but! awd is great!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by formerHonda View Post
    I almost purchased a Si sedan over a wrx, but low capital took care of that. 06 and 07 Si's make just under 190whp BONE STOCK! So an 08 with no freakin miles would probably mimic that if not a pony better. Just a Skunk2 catback and a decent intake make nearly 200whp. Plus you have to consider the Si's weigh like 400 lbs. lighter and have 6 speeds with LSD's (I forgot if this was against a wrx or STi). I'm not saying the Si would own but driver skill would greatly determine the winner on that one.


    ....but! awd is great!!
    theres a video of an si on streetfire.net with intake header exhaust and hondata putting down 200whp on the dyno... lol...I traded in my 07 civic si, but before I did I raced my brother in laws speed3. I had an injen cai, he was stock, and he had to let off the gas twice to keep from rear ending me. speed 3 and wrx are very close stock. si is darn slow
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