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My EF Kswap Turbo thread.....Pics

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So I finally decided to take a few pics of what will eventually become my K20a2 turbo Crx.... Pretty much doing everything on my own in my garage and will send out the car when I cant do anymore work on it myself...Sorry Kevinoneill I couldnt wait... I got a $50 gift card for Home Depot from the job and bought a Jack and one thing led to another when I got home and before I knew it we were doing the damn thing...:silly: ..... Here is my parts and price paid list:

(Everything purchased brand new except engine, TB, Intercooler, Turbo)

Stock K20a2 swap with Type S Tranny $3,300 Blown motor.. :(
RBC Manifold $200
Karcepts Adapter plate $80
Power2Rev Racing IMG $34
Type R Throttle Body $150
AEM Fuel Rail $130
RC 1000cc Injectors $360
Aeromotive FPR with Gauge $150
Oil Pressure, Boost, Water Temp, & Fuel gauges $200
Apexi Turbo Timer $80
Walboro 255lph in tank pump $90
ClutchMasters FX600 Twin Disc $1,200
Tilton Twin Disc Cerametallic Clutch Kit $1,400 Piece of sh*t broke
Tilton Hydraulic Release Bearing kit $425Piece of sh*t broke
AFI Sidemount T4 Turbo manifold, 3 inch Downpipe & dumptube...$1,400
Precision T4/PT67 Turbo . $800
Tial 50mm Blow off Valve and 44mm Wastegate $500
Precision 680hp Intercooler $300
Perrin Electronic Boost Control Solenoid Valve $95
AEM Uego Wideband $240
Golden Eagle Vacuum Manifold $36
Hondata Kpro... $985
Karcepts Shifter Plate $150
Speed Source Shifter Bushings kit $25
Hasport EFK mounts and Temp Port Switch. $530
Hasport EFWK Wiring Harness $300
BDL Industries Alternator Pulley with 39" 6 ribbed Belt $95
Suja 1 Motoring Clutch line $50
Gator Racing Axles Stg1 $300
OmniPower Sport Suspension... $540
Intercooler piping and CMC install $622
Silicone Couplers, VBand Clamp and T4 gasket $100
9 3" T Bolt Clamps $50
K24a4 Engine Block $600
TSX Rods and Pistons $120 SOLD....
Honda K24a2 Rings and Thrust Washers $135
Hot tank and hone block, polish crank, clean pistons and rods from machine shop $115
CRV Timing Bracket and K24 Headgasket $95
ACL Main and Rod Bearings $120
CP 9:1 87.5mm Pistons $410
IB H Beam Rods $360
K20Z1 Cams $150
ARP Head Studs $100
ACL Main and Rod Bearings $120(For CP pistons)
Bore, Hone, Hot Tank, micrpolish Crank, Pin fit Rods and install pistons, Check A2 Head $300
Cometic 88mm Head Gasket $68
10ft. 4 GA Power cord for battery relocation $13.50
Gold plated battery post $5.00
NGK Spark Plugs (8's) $28
XRP M12x1.25 6AN Solex Fitting $7
Radiator Hose clamp $0.50
3 inch Exhaust and Muffler $360
ETD Racing Traction Bar $200

So far my total invested is a little more than $18,104... (Oil, Coolant, telfon tape and minute miscellaneous things not calculated)

I will update the thread and pics as the parts come in... Comments and suggestions (Suspension, exhaust, IC piping, radiator, wheels, etc...) welcome.

I decided to go with the 3 Pulley setup so that way I can save from cutting out this on the hood, plus it looks alot cleaner.. notice the clearance with the 3 washers on each bolt and BDL Industries Alt Pulley...:up:

I also upgraded to the 99-00 Brake Booster for better braking.. I felt I might as well since I have Integra suspension all the way around..

I am going to try to do this one as clean as possible regarding the wires...Im trying out this wire tuck idea I guess..

I was going to use this front end but since the sensors on the top of the throttle body and the Vacuum port for the Brake booster hose sits too high, I have to seek an alternative route for the front end..There is NO WAY that any stock OEM or JDM hood will fit this swap with an RBC manifold..

See that 2.4 Block over there on the left?... Its just waiting for my Tax Return I think I will build it up... This Stock setup is pretty much just to test the limits of it on more of a conservative level for Daily driving and track. I'm shooting for 450+hp on stock internals on Race gas...Thanks Everyone....
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1320WhtRex said:
Thanks.... Well my Tax return came and left and I didnt really get to get anything for my car.... House Bills and Girlfriend pretty much soaked it all up.. I have about $400 left and was supposed to get my Omnipower suspension but that is not enough.... I dont know how this is gonna work now..:eek: The give it up god keeps talking to me but i keep having to put him on mute..
Don't give it up... Do it like I do it and drag it out a couple years... LoL

slowly but surely. I'm about at the same spot as you, except minus the turbo setup. All motor fun for me. Just buy shit when you got the funds...

You got another car right? The CRX isn't going anywhere, you invested way to much to let it go now. There may seem like there is still a whole lot of work to do, but just imagine how much you have already done... You are a lot closer than you were a year ago...

I can't wait to see this thing finished, one day it will all be worth it :up:
1320WhtRex said:
I might take the motor back out and do something different to kill some time. Summer is coming up and I have no desire to drive a turbo car with no AC or heat at all. I think I can wait till it blows over and get back into it in the winter..... Just a thought.
No turbo = AC and heat? :confused:

or no K = AC and heat? :rolleyes:
oh man oh man oh man... That shit is hot...

really sucks about the motor, has anybody taken a look at it to confirm it is just the bearings? Glad to hear you got all your shit back from those ****s that broke in to your car, better keep then rex locked up tight...

So whats the word on teh hood situation? Now everything is good to go minus the motor?

Do you not have any kind of front crossmember now?
How about the radiator support? Has that been removed perminently or just temperary? I hope the block isn't bad...
can't wait to see what you do with it...

K20, K24 block, which crank, rods/pistons?
I still hope the K20 block is not to bad...
where are you getting the rods and pistons from?
So close...
This is the turbo that Full-Race supposedly fixed for you?
so did the pedal assembly ever get sorted out?
Oh yeah..... I havent had problems since I last fixed it... I drove it around for quite some time before I parked it up and so far it holds up well.. Much better.... Thanks for asking..
So it's running good? Whats up with the need to barrow K-pro?
I just need to borrow it for the tonight or tomorrow.. Some races suppose to be going down between Jacksonville vs. Tampa vs. Orlando and I was going to go check it out... Sticking my nose in places where it doesnt belong.... lol

I love it... :up:

if you take her out make sure you put up some pics
Scary fast...

My buddies CRX always scared me, it just feels/sounds like the damn thing is going to fall apart at any time!
put a cage in it and call it a day... that thing looks so mean!
LoL... quit + more work = no bueno

So whats up with the traction bar? did you talk to ETD about a replacement? those thing shsouldn't brake...
try calling them direct or sending an E-mail...
that would be my plan of action

maybe some pictures if you can get them
I have also sent this picture to ETD racing as well so that they can see what has happened. What would you all do. Need some help here. Go with another company or try to work out something with the same company for a newer product at a good deal?

Might as well not spend any money if possible and let them try and fix a situation that you have already paid for, especially since the car will be down for the rebuild anyways...

Man it looks like you really put the hurt on that traction bar setup!

better tell EDT to beef the next one up, especially since you will probly be putting more power down with the new motor.
good luck, can't wait to see it up and runnina gain...

When do we get a video?
when you getting tuned? After you fix the pedal again?

did you bend the pedal or is it the MC or something?
did you use the entire Integra knucle or just the hubs?
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