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SPEED NEWS March 2016

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ELIGIBLE MAKES & MODELS In "Limited Preparation" vehicles, all Honda and Acura cars with the following engines: D15, D16, B16, B16 CTR, B17, B18A, B18B, B18C1, B18C5, B20B, B20B1, B20Z, H22, H23 (non VTEC), F20b, F22, F23, K20a3, K24a1, K24a4. Parts requirements, maximum compression ratios and vehicle weights apply. In "Restricted Preparation" vehicles, all Acura RSX, 2006- 2012 Honda Civic, 2004-2008 Acura TSX, 2015 and up Acura TLX with 8DCT transmission, and 2013 and up Acura ILX with six-speed transmission. In "Factory Preparation" vehicles, all 2000-2009 Honda S2000. DONOR PRICES & AVAILABILITY Depending on the model you choose as a donor, prices can range from a $500 1988 CRX to a $30,000 2015 Acura TLX. ENGINE SPECS HORSEPOWER 140 to 220 depending on model COMPRESSION RATIO 9.8:1 to 12.5:1 depending on model AVERAGE COST TO BUILD CAR $10,000 or less for home builds, including donor, or have a car built for around $15,000, including donor. AVERAGE COST TO BUY BUILT CAR $10,000 or less to around $20,000 for a front- running car. COST ANALYSIS Average cost to run a weekend: From $750 to $1,000 including fuel and entry fees. AVAILABLE CONTINGENCIES Honda Performance Development, Toyo Tires, Hawk Performance, Hasport Engine Mounts, Spec Clutches, Winding Road Racing, AiM Sports, AST Suspension, Neo Motorsport, Frozen Rotors. FUEL REQUIRED Any grade of unleaded or leaded fuel obtained from a commercial fuel station that is open to the general public. Also, any grade of unleaded or leaded fuel is allowed that is obtained from the fuel vendor at race track where you are competing. You may not obtain fuel from drums or cans unless that is the fuel vendor's customary method of dispensing fuel. No more than 20 percent ethanol. WEIGHT 1,900 to 2,900 pounds depending on model 53

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