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Old 11-17-2010, 07:02 PM
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kind of a noob question but is hitting the vtec bad for your engine. im not redlining every gear shifting at like 6000rpms. thanks guys
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Old 11-17-2010, 07:22 PM
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Re: vtec

why would it be bad for your engine? would honda put a bomb in your trunk on the off chance it wouldn't explode?
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why would it be bad for your engine? would honda put a bomb in your trunk on the off chance it wouldn't explode?
^^^LMFAO. Anywho...to the OP. No VTEC is not bad. The only Negative effect of VTEC constantly is worse MPG. But if ur redlining at 6k.....u dnt have Vtec my friend. H22 vtec engagement stock is 5500-7500. Just lettin ya know lol
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Only downside is your gas mileage and it helps your H22 burn oil worse than it already does
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^^^LMFAO. Anywho...to the OP. No VTEC is not bad. The only Negative effect of VTEC constantly is worse MPG. But if ur redlining at 6k.....u dnt have Vtec my friend. H22 vtec engagement stock is 5500-7500. Just lettin ya know lol
he said he isn't redlining but shifting at 6000, meaning he is barely getting into VTEC.



To the OP though, it will burn oil if you hit it a lot. It is there for a reason though, so no, it won't hurt your engine if you take care of it properly..
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he said he isn't redlining but shifting at 6000, meaning he is barely getting into VTEC.



To the OP though, it will burn oil if you hit it a lot. It is there for a reason though, so no, it won't hurt your engine if you take care of it properly..
My bad. Im at work and I read it really fast haha. Missed a word haha
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I thought it was VTAK?

Nah man it's not bad for your bad engine.. Most cars nowadays have something like vtec in their engines
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Are you shifting at 6000 on a regular basis?
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Re: vtec

its very bad!!! HAHAHHAHA
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