3TC N/A BUILD

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3TC N/A BUILD

Postby ifrazali1 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:07 am

Hi guys I'm 16 years old and have a 1981 toyota corolla 4 door with a 3TC 1.8L engine and a 3 speed automatic.
The car is currently being restored by me and my dad.

I want to build the engine and make it an all engine build.
I was wondering what I have to do to keep up with honda civic, integras.
I dont want to swap the engine.

All the information is appreciated.

Thanks.
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

Postby AE25 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:25 pm

Keep up how? Stop light drags, mountain roads, track?
Work out power to weight of the competition and can you better it? By losing weight and/or gaining power. How much power do you need?
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

Postby ifrazali1 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:03 am

AE25 wrote:Keep up how? Stop light drags, mountain roads, track?
Work out power to weight of the competition and can you better it? By losing weight and/or gaining power. How much power do you need?


I need enough power to keep up with hondas and integras. I want to street race with the 3TC engine
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

Postby BOBLOOK » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:13 pm

YOu will need more then an NA setup to cope with those honda, if they ar build no chance !
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

Postby Sukimonster » Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:57 am

BOBLOOK wrote:YOu will need more then an NA setup to cope with those honda, if they ar build no chance !


How about if he just wanted to keep up with a stock Honda or Integra LS B18B?
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

Postby ifrazali1 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:14 am

Sukimonster wrote:
BOBLOOK wrote:YOu will need more then an NA setup to cope with those honda, if they ar build no chance !


How about if he just wanted to keep up with a stock Honda or Integra LS B18B?


Thats what im talking about. just keeping up with stock hondas or integras
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

Postby BOBLOOK » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:43 am

Sukimonster wrote:
How about if he just wanted to keep up with a stock Honda or Integra LS B18B?


Difficult part is to find an stock honda :lol: :lol: He can try keep up with them but asoon they here his lumpy cam they quit.
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

Postby AE25 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:22 pm

Yeap you'll be building an expensive n/a engine to compete with modern high tech hondas. Is the F20c still the highest power per capacity mass production engine in the world?
to get the most out of a 3t you're talking about boring to 89mm with high compression pistons, race cam, porting, lighten everything you can especially flywheel, performance induction system and exhaust, the usual stuff.
But like I said, set yourself a goal. How much power do you need to be competitive? Once you know that you can research which mods can be achieved within the budget you have.
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Re: 3TC N/A BUILD

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