help!!!

Old 09-29-2006, 10:08 PM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 1
help!!!

well i had a question about going all motor to supercharinging the s2000. what are the disadvantages. I herd getting 20 horsepower from going all motor like individidual throttle body is more than getting it from a turbo or supercharger becuase of lag even if the turbo or sc is suppost to be giving u 20. my last question is, i herd that s2000 responds to only big mods like idtb and sc and tc, and that u only get about 8 horsepower from exhaust and headers combined...anyone know if thats true? thanks for you help
maluman is offline  
Old 10-02-2006, 10:04 AM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Halo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 590
You'd be lucky to get 8whp from bolt ons. As I say about once every week when this post is made, this is not a Civic. Honda has done an amazing job squeezing the most out of this engine.

There is no 'lag' with a SC since it is belt driven. If the engine is turning, the blower is turning. However, it is true that you really have to keep the revs up to stay in boost (top 3,000 rpm or so). I can't speak to ITB since haven't experienced it in person, but the ones I've seen written about have open manifolds so I can't imagine that would be a great daily driver (noise, no air filter(s)).
Halo is offline  
Old 10-02-2006, 03:10 PM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 353
The basic centrifugal supercharger kits out there (Vortecn, Comptech) are great performance for the price. I think it would be more expensive trying to get big HP and staying naturally aspirated.

The S2000 doesn't make much power below 3000rpm and I don't think staying all motor will have any benefits in this range.

Another option is a small turbo. A properly sized turbo can have a very flat torque curve with minimal lag.
MattG is offline  
Old 10-07-2006, 03:37 AM
  #4  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 10
Smile Happily Content with 240hp!

I've had my share of speeding tickets, and defensive driving schools, and it took me many years to get my license to "safe driver" status, and my insurance costs down, so needless to say, I'm happy with my S2K just the way it is. Oh, I can strongly relate with the need for speed, and more horsepower, but in time those speeding tickets and insurance costs will get real old real quick. Advice for leadfooters, stay under the radar, literally!
Stuart Rudolph is offline  
Old 10-10-2006, 06:36 PM
  #5  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 10
Thumbs up

I think it depends on how you are going to use it, and your budget! I went the Turbo Charging route. It kicks in around 4,000rpm and is mental from 6,000rpm to red line. Currently running at around 420hp at 8,000 rpm.

Around town it feels little different from standard when kept below 6,000 rpm, perhaps a little more torque. But at the track I have got as much power as I need. It's like two cars in one, but it was a lot of work to get it to this stage. Its not bolt on and driveaway.
S2000T is offline  
Old 10-17-2006, 12:11 PM
  #6  
Junior Member
 
rukawa1one's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 2
The all motor route is very expensive, but depending on how well its built it can take a lot of abuse. I have never been a fan of adding FI, but i guess it depends on what kind of driving you will be doing. Track? Drag? Autocross? Touge? Tune your car to the driving conditions you will participate in.
rukawa1one is offline  
Old 10-17-2006, 02:15 PM
  #7  
"Enjoy the drive"
 
gomarlins3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Kuna Idaho
Posts: 5,292
Everything posted above is good advice, I would suggest following it.
gomarlins3 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
willys2000
Honda S2000 For Sale
66
04-06-2012 05:50 AM
matthewparla
Engine Tech / Drivetrain
27
06-26-2009 04:56 AM
badhbtz
Engine Tech / Drivetrain
22
04-17-2009 05:38 AM
RL1924
Wheels / Tires / Suspension
6
07-22-2008 11:22 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: help!!!


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.