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Trade for a 4x4 (Taco/4Runner): Turbo built Civic

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by sde780, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. Jun 12, 2013 at 3:02 PM

    sde780 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Aug 9, 2012
    Contact Info:
    Morgantown, WV
    PM me or post here.

    I am looking to trade for a 4x4 - Tacoma or 4Runner preferred. Will drive within a few hours to meet if necessary. I want to build/trade for a decent rig - already have a 2012 DCLB Tacoma but it's spanking new and I'm going to avoid modifying it until the warranty is up.

    1997 Civic EX sedan with ABS, sunroof, PS/PW, factory keyless, cruise control. The EX model came with 10.3" brakes in the front, as opposed to the 9.5" found on the DX and LX models.

    Motor setup:
    -Bored to 75.5mm
    -Slightly decked block
    -Resurfaced head
    -New OEM oil pump
    -All new seals
    -Chamfered and micropolished crank
    -Stock cam
    -ARP headstuds torqued to 70 ftlbs
    -ACL Duraglide rod bearings, clearance 0.0015"
    -Clevite 77 main bearings
    -75.5mm Vitara pistons
    -Rings gapped to .020" top, .023"middle, and .025" oil control IIRC
    -FJ spec custom length I-beam rods. Compression ratio is close to 9.0:1
    -OEM headgasket
    -Vented valve cover with baffled catch can

    Turbo setup:
    -Garrett T3/T04e 50 trim .50ar compressor and .63ar exhaust housings with V-band flange on the hot side. Good for around 450whp. No shaftplay or smoke.
    -Fast-turbo SS oil lines (-3an feed and proper BSPT->NPT fitting for the block)
    -Tial 38mm wastegate
    -560cc Evo injectors
    -GM 3 bar map sensor
    -Cast manifold
    -FrontlineFab TIG'd downpipe with Vibrant mandrel bends and V-band flanges.
    -3" mandrel bent exhaust with oval turbo muffler
    -Walboro 255HP fuel pump
    -Tuned on Neptune by John Kerr at J-KTuning, made 310whp/240ftlbs at 17-18psi. Revs to 7500rpm, anti-lag set at 5500rpm
    -If you look through my build thread, you may see that I had a few problems with head lift, but taking out more timing has solved the issue. It does not push coolant under boost at all anymore.

    -EX transmission
    -Pennzoil Syncromesh fluid
    -Grinds 3rd if you jam it into gear
    -Competition Stage 4 clutch - 6 puck sprung, disc was replaced approximately 1.5k miles ago.
    -No ISB noise
    I have a Gearspeed rebuilt EX transmission as well, can include with car depending on purchase price.

    -S2000 AP1 steering wheel, air bags and horn work (have stock steering wheel as well)
    -Black ball shift knob w/3" extension
    -Mcdonald's checkerboard headliner
    -No rips on seats
    -No CEL's, all lights on cluster work
    -All seatbelts intact
    -Needs domelight cover and bulb
    -MP3/aux-in CD player in the lower DIN
    -Clarion rear 6x9 speakers
    -I used a plug-n-play splice harness to power the stock headunit so the factory keyless entry works
    -Glowshift wideband with Bosch 4.9 LSU sensor
    -Prosport electronic peak and hold boost gauge
    -All windows/sunroof, power locks work.

    -Mini-Morimoto bixenon projector retrofit w/4500k bulbs and relay harness
    -White LED license plate light
    -AVS in-channel rain deflectors
    -BYS/Airwalker replica front bumper (cracked and zip-tie'd on passenger side) Comes with brand new front and rear bumpers
    -Paintmatched mirrors and sideskirts
    -Driverside fender needs to be replaced - the lower balljoint broke a few months ago and the tire deformed the fender. I have a brand new replacement depending on selling price.
    -Some rust on both quarter panels. No holes but it's bubbling on both sides.
    -Some door dings as to be expected on a 15 year old car.
    -Original paint on body, never been repainted.

    -Progress CS-II full coilovers with 350f/350r spring rates. Rides exceptionally well, not bouncy at all.
    -ASR rear subframe brace
    -GSR rear swaybar
    -Kosei K1 16x7 +43mm
    -Falken RT-615k tires with good tread. Very sticky tire.
    -Gold Muteki extended lug nuts
    -New front and rear wheel bearings

    New passenger front wheel bearing
    New battery
    New distributor cap/rotor
    New spark plugs (NGK BKR-7E)
    New driver side lower balljoint
    New fuel filter
    New driver and passenger axles

    I have invested a lot more money into the car than my asking price...but that's how it always plays out. The car is pretty quick and will serve as a fun daily or a race car if one so desires. In fact, I took FTD at a local auto-x last year with this car, it handles like a dream.


    Last edited: Jun 12, 2013
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