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Just a quick ???I am always hearing about the torque and high whp numbers of the k20 but how does the vtec feel kicking in on these monsters...I remember when people use to brag about how hard there vtec kicks in on the b series...Whats up...? :confused:
 

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b series's vtec has the jolt when vtec kicks in is due to the sudden change in torque..duh *edit (no vtc..torque is everywhere and not stable..effect..sudden jerk during vtec transition)


k series's vtec was put down b/c of its smooth transition due to vtc (valve timing change..i think) but that's the beauty of the k series..the vtc changes constantly to give the optimum torque..retards for low rpm and advance for high rpm operations.

just a side note; the smooth transition is what tune cars are suppose to be like.
 

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youre not supposed to feel a kick, when a car is tuned the transition is a smooth and steady pull
 

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cool,more like a constant power band all the way through to redline.. :up:
 

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I'll miss the crack of vtec only because my mind has been trained to anticipate it. I had a pretty strong H22 hatch...it wasn't a slouch down low, but shit still got alot more fun after the crossover.

I'll miss the crack of the vtec until the day I enjoy the K....which hopefully won't be too much longer. Just gotta sell the H22 Accord. It's fightin me though, damn bastard doesn't wanna run right. Been working on it for days. Drivin me nuts!
 

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I remember when I 1st test drove a new 2003 DC5R - I was so dissappointed cause there was no kick at all.....let alone a noise change :down:

But oooooo how that has all changed now........:wink: !! My Hondata tuned DC5R kicks in low & hard at 4500rpm then pulls like a mofo to 8600rpm........
 
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