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i here all the time, "why try to make an accord fast? You should have BLAH BLAH BLAH"... "why not just buy a faster car?"... you all know. you have probably heard it before. these people to me seem like posers. they buy a fast car and then just leave it stock, most likely cuz they dont know shit about cars or mommy and daddy wont let them modify the nice car they just bought for little johnny. Screw that. Its about making the car you have purchased into something more of your own. people dont realize that if you know what you are doing you can make anything fast. anyway, im just saying that it is about the outcome of what you do to a car and not what kind of car you have. it is about making what you own something that makes people go "wow" when you blow the doors off some punk ass. accords are one of the "sleeper" cars. People just dont know that with the right combo an accord can beat many things.
 

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RIGHT ON BRO.!
man theres a custom painted Accord with body work sittin on 19s w/ a T44 turbo or some thing like that ..i was talking to the guy who owns it ..and he says his car has some where in the 300+ hp
i was like SHIT.... and ppl on the road just think its a rice car and WAAAMMM the SMOKES THEM ...thats wat i like about a ACCORD
u dont know wats under the hood ....lol its just a "Grocery Getter" ....we'll see about that...HAHAHAH
 

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Yeah I'm not sure why ppl say that. Or ppl always saydont mod an accord get a civic to mod. Why do that when I already beat stock civics? (not SI) Civics are just like accords. They are slow unless you get a swap. An accord with an H22 will be way better than a civic with a B16, IMO.
 

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i here all the time, "why try to make an accord fast? You should have BLAH BLAH BLAH"... "why not just buy a faster car?"... you all know. you have probably heard it before. these people to me seem like posers. they buy a fast car and then just leave it stock, most likely cuz they dont know shit about cars or mommy and daddy wont let them modify the nice car they just bought for little johnny. Screw that. Its about making the car you have purchased into something more of your own. people dont realize that if you know what you are doing you can make anything fast. anyway, im just saying that it is about the outcome of what you do to a car and not what kind of car you have. it is about making what you own something that makes people go "wow" when you blow the doors off some punk ass. accords are one of the "sleeper" cars. People just dont know that with the right combo an accord can beat many things.
People aren't trying to be mean...although when I had my accord it pissed me off a whole lot too, but the accords have alot of potential, but the truth would be that all cars that have or can carry a B motor carry a much wider variety of options for a person to take advantage of. the accord however is a car with much potential.
 

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When I say if you wan't something fast don't get an Accord i'm not trying to flame, just speaking from experience. I had a 95 V6 completely hooked up I mean everything even the engine. Ported throttle body and intake plenum, intake, custom exhaust, adjustable fuel pressure regulator, not cat, jacobs ignition the list goes on and on. But when it comes down to it the Thing looked cool but was not fast by any means. My new car is stock(not for long) and can hit mid to high 13's. After a couple thousand dollars it will be a daily 12 second car. And yes you might be able to get an Accord to run times like that (consistently and daily) but w/ the $$ you spend you could purchase another car and spare yourself the headaches. Don't get me wrong I loved my Accord and miss it but it was just time for something different. When I find a picture of my Accord I'll post it.
 

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yeah...and other people just dont have enough money for a faster car...but they can $500 here and there to improve what they have...and they also have fun doing that
 

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When I say if you wan't something fast don't get an Accord i'm not trying to flame, just speaking from experience. I had a 95 V6 completely hooked up I mean everything even the engine. Ported throttle body and intake plenum, intake, custom exhaust, adjustable fuel pressure regulator, not cat, jacobs ignition the list goes on and on. But when it comes down to it the Thing looked cool but was not fast by any means. My new car is stock(not for long) and can hit mid to high 13's. After a couple thousand dollars it will be a daily 12 second car. And yes you might be able to get an Accord to run times like that (consistently and daily) but w/ the $$ you spend you could purchase another car and spare yourself the headaches. Don't get me wrong I loved my Accord and miss it but it was just time for something different. When I find a picture of my Accord I'll post it.
why fix up a 95 v6, im sorry but the 5th gen v6's lack almost all potential, and you were spending money in all the wrong places. A all motor non-swapped accord won't go very far. My accord hit 15.6 with about 1grand, and it only costed me 4g to buy the car, accords can easliy be fast you just gotta put money in the right places. Now if it was a 6th gen v6 thats a different story.
 

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hehe

i could be totally wrong about this but i thought that all accord v6's were AUTOMATICS. yeah it is a v6 but without the five speed i wouldnt even try to play the game.. i had an automatic v6, a ranger splash. it could smoke anything off the line but it lacked top end like mad. i even beat a 3000gt three times in a row.. but that is a different story.

i dont get pissed at anybody so if you thought i was coming at you with some anger i am sorry. i just get tired of people coming down on accords when they have mad potential if you arent stupid about how you do it.
 

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polo7:
Its not how much you spend is how you spend it and how much you love your car bro i bet you my will get your new car beat in a car show any day

Accord-ing2Me:
5-6th gen accord came in all auto but the new accords are suppose to be coming in sticks but its just a rumor but i think they are cause they need to stick with the other people like the maxima and altima.

Accord92sir:
The 5th gen Accord is a great car their light and you add the v6 their like Whoa, but the 6th gen v6 i seen in Sacramento speed way spanking on mustang gt and we all know they are raw power and there are a couple Hybird turbo v6's that i know of.
 

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I love my accord. and I also hate when people say that I should by a faster car to modify. I think what the first guy said was right. You should work with what you got. One of my friends is a highschool dropout, not the best choice in life, but oh well. And he has a girlfriend that is 8 months preagnant. He has a 9to5 and pays his own appartment, and all the groceries. He also bought his wife a 94 grand am which is in good order. Well all he could afford for his toy was a geo storm hatch back. He has already installed a 4 to 1 header, race cat, no muffler. An intake and is getting ported and polished. I think he is trying his best to work with what his got. Well, anyways, he is having fun and thats what he is all about. Lates
 

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I agree, I bought an accord because i didnt want a civic. The accord is a more comfortable car. You can make an afford fast, you just have to be creative. There arent as many parts as for a civic or integra, but they are out there. Then everyone says swap the engine and get a h22. If I wanted to go serious power, I would rather keep the f23 and build it. The f-series engines are much better suited for turbo applications. I would rather spend a couple grand on building an egine, than swapping out for another stock engine, and only gaining 50hp. I know, youre gonna say that the h22 is a better engine, but if you really wanna go for some big hp, its not cost effective to spend thousands , to lose displacement, just so you have 2 cams. Believe me, h22's are nice engines, my bro has a 2k1 lude. but you can build a f series angine too, its just a little harder, and you have to do your research. There are people running over 400hp out of f22 and f23 engines. the longer stroke, and larger displacement are a good place to start. like the old saying goes, theres no replacement for displacement. youre spending extra money for a smaller engine. If you just want to say that you did an H22 swap, well thats fine for you. Me, I have 24 months till the engine gets pulled for a major build up. sleeving the block, porting and polishing the head, bigger throttl ebody, new pistons and rods, knifedging the crank, dropping the tranny off at level10 for a complete build up. slap on a t4 ball bearing blowdryer, a big plate-style intercooler, water injection, larger fuel injectors.and an ecu, forget about all the piggyback boxes and crap. they can only do soo much. but , like I said, thats just me. for my plans, its just not woth the extra money on a swap, to lose.1 liters, just to gain an extra cam.
 

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I agree, I bought an accord because i didnt want a civic. The accord is a more comfortable car. You can make an afford fast, you just have to be creative. There arent as many parts as for a civic or integra, but they are out there. Then everyone says swap the engine and get a h22. If I wanted to go serious power, I would rather keep the f23 and build it. The f-series engines are much better suited for turbo applications. I would rather spend a couple grand on building an egine, than swapping out for another stock engine, and only gaining 50hp. I know, youre gonna say that the h22 is a better engine, but if you really wanna go for some big hp, its not cost effective to spend thousands , to lose displacement, just so you have 2 cams. Believe me, h22's are nice engines, my bro has a 2k1 lude. but you can build a f series angine too, its just a little harder, and you have to do your research. There are people running over 400hp out of f22 and f23 engines. the longer stroke, and larger displacement are a good place to start. like the old saying goes, theres no replacement for displacement. youre spending extra money for a smaller engine. If you just want to say that you did an H22 swap, well thats fine for you. Me, I have 24 months till the engine gets pulled for a major build up. sleeving the block, porting and polishing the head, bigger throttl ebody, new pistons and rods, knifedging the crank, dropping the tranny off at level10 for a complete build up. slap on a t4 ball bearing blowdryer, a big plate-style intercooler, water injection, larger fuel injectors.and an ecu, forget about all the piggyback boxes and crap. they can only do soo much. but , like I said, thats just me. for my plans, its just not woth the extra money on a swap, to lose.1 liters, just to gain an extra cam.
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We all have obsessions, and our obsession here is ACCORDs!!
I bought a Accord 94 because, its comfortable and large enough to pick someone up from the airport and most importantly, you can do so many mods to it without having a high-profile.. you know like if some Civics try to pick on ya at the lights, and you can smoke them off till they couldn't see your tail lights and make them wonder "wasn't it just a Accord?"
And cops would most likely to stop a Civic then a Accord; I've got away so many times at road blocks in the middle of the night without being stopped and flip open my bonnet.
 

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I agree with some. I bought my Accord because they look good, aren't small and cramped, and its not as common as say an integra or civic. However if one wants nothing but speed, an Accord is not the best choice. Yes they can be made quick, but at a larger expense then it would be to make others just as fast. I was considering going with an H22A with my Accord, but then just realized a EG civic with B18B + Turbo will be around the same cost wise, and alot faster. (Of course it doesn't matter now that all the money I had ready for the project is going to my lawyer and the expected large court fines, maybe even bus tickets) And in regards as to not to swap and just build up the F23 and turbo, why not just get an H23 build-up with turbo, still keep the larger displacement and you have a better platform to work with.
 

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Accord-ing2Me said:
i here all the time, "why try to make an accord fast? You should have BLAH BLAH BLAH"... "why not just buy a faster car?"... you all know. you have probably heard it before. these people to me seem like posers. they buy a fast car and then just leave it stock, most likely cuz they dont know shit about cars or mommy and daddy wont let them modify the nice car they just bought for little johnny. Screw that. Its about making the car you have purchased into something more of your own. people dont realize that if you know what you are doing you can make anything fast. anyway, im just saying that it is about the outcome of what you do to a car and not what kind of car you have. it is about making what you own something that makes people go "wow" when you blow the doors off some punk ass. accords are one of the "sleeper" cars. People just dont know that with the right combo an accord can beat many things.
I agree with that post. I've gotten that 'why not just buy a faster car?' line before. (And trust me, that TL-S w/navi is tempting) My response is simply that my goal wasn't to make my Accord faster than Bobby Labonte's Grand Prix. Rather my goal is to personalize (not necessarily customize) my Accord--making it truly my own. Knowing that my auto I4 6th gen sedan is now fully capable of obliterating ANY stock 6th gen I4 (auto or 5sp) and being able to run with any stock V6 makes me enjoy it thoroughly. (Though its no TLS or Y2k+ Max SE!)

And with stock rollers ('winter' wheels), the car's a total sleeper!! And people DO get impressed when I'm able to run with their more powerful sedans (i.e.: 4th gen Max GLE, current gen Bonneville SSEi, and countless Si Civics) wide open on the hwy.

I have a buddy with a 5th gen Hybrid Civic that totally loves my 6th gen, even though he could wipe me out in the 1/4 mile. He likes my Accord because I made it into something special (to me...and I guess him) that is totally different from the stock ones we come across daily. And once I get my Wings West Package and RH CP035, it'll really be something special to look at.

Just my $.02.

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What's wrong with starting out with a faster car? Every other honda guy makes that out to be bad. They say that "there is no challenge". Is harder better? Can't a mustang, vr-4, or f-body be personalized?

Some of you are taking this the wrong way. I don't see the need to get agitated when people say that. They simply say that because people generally don't associate accords with performance. What other people think shouldn't matter. My family hates Fords. That didn't stop me from buying one.
 
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