Engine Setup Strategy for Front4

There are many engine choices available in Front4, and you have the flexibility to choose somewhere between low weight (and lower power) or high power (and higher weight). The current 2018 rules establish the following parameters: Engine Output = (Engine_WHP + Engine_TQ) / 2 Engine Output cannot exceed 160 Vehicle Minimum Weight (w/ driver) = Engine Output * 17 Vehicle Minimum Weight must be at least 2200 lbs Based on this, we know that anything…

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Integra & Honda B-Series Transmission Gearing

Integra LS transmissions are the cheap and plentiful option for Honda B-Series drivetrains. Their long gearing usually means less shifts on the race track, but could we go faster with different gearing? Well, that will depend on the track, and the situations you find yourself in during a race… A Quick Primer Your transmission multiplies engine torque to give you far more torque to turn the wheels. It’s based on your gear ratios: if your…

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Honda B20 Engine Info & Tips

Instead of replacing an Integra’s engine with another B18 (1.8L), several of us have opted for a B20 (2.0L) from the first generation Honda CR-V. These engines tend to be easier to find in good condition, are potentially less expensive, and of course they make more power and torque due to being larger displacement. We’ve learned a few things along the way, and hope that this will save you some time and frustration:   Basic…

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