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Icon1 Engine for autocross

I am wonder which engine would be better for autocross.
i know the h22 is vtec but its hp and torque is at a later rpm,
and the h23 is pretty torquey. i just dunno what engine is best could some body please tell me which one and please explain

if i dont get a vtec ill have more money for other parts for the rest of the car and can get it painted and stuff replaced
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if i was u i would go with a jdm h22 swap
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Both have there ups and downs, I say any thing with a Limited slip. To get that power down mid corner. I always have problems keeping the inside tire from spinning, coming out of a sweeper.

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experience > mod's.

no amount of mod's is gonna make up for a bad driver.
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i am a pretty good driver and know my car very well. i am just wanting to know which engine would provide more tourque for autocrossing
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why does every one go crazy for these jdm motors that cost so much when all you got to do is get a usdm motor an put the same parts that the jdm one has on it...an you still have money left lol but what are you looking for hp or torque
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A different engine will change everything you know about the car.
LSD for sure.
You wanna keep your RPM's up, which is where the H22 shines, and the H23 blows. Just stay inside of VTEC, and you're good to go. May wanna re-tune it for optimum performance, and drop the engagement point to help out with staying in.
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Which enlies inside the secret world of VTEC.
H23 torque is on low end. H22 is mid-high.
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couldnt i get a set of cams to improve my torque in higher rpms?
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You could but you don't want to be winding your H23 out all the time like an H22. The crank won't be able to handle it.
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elliott, have you EVER been autocrossing????


if anything, its ALL about the low-end torque. sure your in the upper RPM's for a couple short bursts in the straight-aways, but torque down low is def where its at to get outta the corners faster.



like i said before, if you wanna get into autocrossing, don't even worry about getting new mods "just cuz everyone else" has them. you'll see the most improvement with seat-time and experience, not an engine swap.
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thats why im saving up for suspension upgrades and such first and then new flywheel and clutch
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elliott, have you EVER been autocrossing????


if anything, its ALL about the low-end torque. sure your in the upper RPM's for a couple short bursts in the straight-aways, but torque down low is def where its at to get outta the corners faster.



like i said before, if you wanna get into autocrossing, don't even worry about getting new mods "just cuz everyone else" has them. you'll see the most improvement with seat-time and experience, not an engine swap.
If you mean SCCA, no. If you mean having a set course, yes.
My 5g on blown struts does better than the 4g did on stock suspension.
And the engine fits my style much more and the fact that the H22 is much more dependable and less likely to fail.

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Even in the H23 I get stuck between 1st and 2nd. Because as soon as I get to 2nd there is a turn or i'm going to fast to drop back down to 1st. I usually get stuck at 3500-4000Rpm.
It all depends on the Course and your experience. I have driven some courses that I couldn't get to 2nd and some that I was at the top of 2nd around 60Mph.

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You're doing a great job at trying to confuse me here. Casting is a manufacturing process, steel is a material. I'm pretty sure that both are steel, the difference being in the makeup of said steel, since steel is such a broad term.
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^^ do u like auto crossing?

its about the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

you can TRY doing it naked, but summer + leather + naked = ouchies, and i dont think the officials would like it very much.
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You're doing a great job at trying to confuse me here. Casting is a manufacturing process, steel is a material. I'm pretty sure that both are steel, the difference being in the makeup of said steel, since steel is such a broad term.
I might be confused myself... One of them is cast iron and another is steel. You have me confused on which is which now.

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its about the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

you can TRY doing it naked, but summer + leather + naked = ouchies, and i dont think the officials would like it very much.
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I might be confused myself... One of them is cast iron and another is steel. You have me confused on which is which now.
Yes, that's right; I remember reading that now. H22 is steel, and I'm pretty sure it's forged, H23 is cast iron.
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basicaly and major engine mod will move you to SM. But if you do a compleate Vtec swap you could be in stock or STS if you got suspentions mods.
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The reason some people like the jdm h22s is the lower mileage (the Japanese just use the to go to gramdmas house a couple times a year) and they have a much more rigid inspection process and I believe they mandate oil change... they have a higher compression ratio for us non turbo guys and thus more horsepower... I only had an exhaust on my h23, which didn't bring out its potential, but I have not at all be disappointed with the low end on the H22... it will pull like a champ, esp if you get a p05/6/28 and get it eCtuned... or hondata (I guess). USDM engines... I know there are some good ones out there, but I haven't really found them for much cheaper and you don't know which one a redneck was drag racing last week, all week, on oil 20,000 miles old... that I why I personally went the JDM route, but I would like to hear some USDM swap success stories (I also got the LSD m2b4, which came in combo with the engine and was only available in Japan). My motorsports shop owner has dealt in JDM engines for a long time and I trusted I would get a good one.
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