Civic/7th Gen Honda Civic ep2 turbo!

Discussion in 'Project & Modification Logs' started by roiphy, Wednesday 30th Dec, 2009.

  1. roiphy Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    hi well i thought ide add my car from what i have done already to whats being done now, had the car standard 5 months ago and this is it so far....

    the car had to have the 30mm apex lowering springs fitted all round

    Type-R spoiler painted same colour as car

    full stainless steel exhaust (scorpian) soon to completly straight through from 2.5 inch downpipe

    de-stickerd all round, boot,skirts ECT

    blue roca cover

    as for the turbo kit ill list later on and takes pictures of all ECT ECT





    radiator out, bonet off, bumper off, fans off, drained sump and all fluids, battery ECT ECT


    as i next go up the garage, ill take more pics and list the parts as it goes on, just few pics of the start for now
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  2. Smithy07 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    thats going to be sweet when finished! looks great keep us posted!
  3. -Jamie- Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    wat kit u using?
  4. vtecivic123 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Looking forward to see the finished product. Looks great
  5. Ross18 Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    Nice one mate it's good to see that some is going down the turbo route instead of the usual.
  6. roiphy Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    yer so many people said k20 it but i wanted somthing different and k20 is pointless, if i wanted that i would of bought a Type-R, and considering i don't think this has been done in the uk to a ep2(not sure) it wil be different, going to be on it all day tomorow if i don't have to bigger hang over lol will update as i go on mate
  7. Shib786 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    what turbo kit you using or is it one of them ebay ones? :TIS:
  8. roiphy Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    ebay piping, intercooler, oil cooler, manifold all other bits, turbo is off a volvo, exhaust being made downpipe ECT, full scorpian, basically using the bits off ebay which are ok, the turbo, mani and exhaust and that is where im making sure is not shit basically changing bits and bobs..
  9. Ross18 Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    The was a lad on doing a turbo project but I don't think he finished it.
  10. bobby_b89 Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Just make sure u finish it ol fruit! Should go ok but you won't know untill its on the rollers :Wink:
  11. jonndogg Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Good ole bean!
  12. ecksjay Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    interesting, it is different!
  13. roiphy Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    t3 turbo, off a extremely low milage volvo, will be all clean and sparkling once on


    intercooler on and brackets made, intercooler piping in, washerbotle had to be removed, the wana be silicone kit to link all the intercooler pipes are very thin so orderd, full samco silicone hose kit in red and will be changed once deliverd


    old exhaust off, full stainless straight through into backbox with 5"tip going on once arived, complete scorpian very loud!

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  14. ID-Workz Commercial Services Trader

    Nice, will keep my eye on this. Hats off for being different. :Smile:
  15. Kentar0 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    This will be good :Smile:
  16. roiphy Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    cheers, im looking forward to south mims in march, will be there :Smile:
  17. h&bturbos New Member Getting Started

    looks like a piece of crap........who's doing the turbo conversion?? i don't think they have a clue mate...!!!! :wink:
  18. roiphy Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    get off the thread mate and do one!
  19. Civic Coupe EJ2 Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    thats coming alot nicely.....I'm gussing your using standard internals....
  20. roiphy Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    fitting my boost gauge and oil temerature gauge, what a job that was!!


    taking apart more of the car and drilling through to the back of the dash aplying to gromits and wiring it all up


    wiring finally comes through, can't turn photo round sorry about that


    alloy sump finally comes off after 2 hours of being stuck! for the weild for return


    oil catch can arived



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