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Old 02-23-2013, 05:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've always wondered if I can take a bolt on S2000. Turns out, yes. An old guy in a lowered S2000 with at least intake and exhaust switched lanes and slowed down and started revving at me. We both kicked it from about 35 and I pulled about a car on him. Dude put his window down and yelled "supercharged?" and I just gave him a thumbs up and said good run. Fun trip to the liquor store!
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Nice! Are you running a stock RL?
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Nice! Are you running a stock RL?
Mostly. K&N, tune, and exhaust.
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Thanks for the spare K&N by the way. haven't put it in yet but am excited to!
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To the wheels an AP1 or AP tuned with exhaust and intake will put down 210whp 155trq, so its a given.
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Isnt the AP2 bumping 260 stock? Ive beein wondering the samething since one past me while I was driving my gf Altima. I couldn't help but think wish I was in my RL.
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The S2000 is a slow car in a straight line. I would have been very surprised if you couldn't have beaten it in a RL.
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Isnt the AP2 bumping 260 stock? Ive beein wondering the samething since one past me while I was driving my gf Altima. I couldn't help but think wish I was in my RL.
No, the F22 pretty much has the same horsepower as the F20, the only difference was that the F22 was a stroked engine. This was because Honda wanted to give the S2000 some more torque. The Redline on the F22 was set at 8200 compared to the F20's 9k redline.

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The S2000 is a slow car in a straight line. I would have been very surprised if you couldn't have beaten it in a RL.
Nothing a Vortech Supercharger kit can't fix. I have a buddy that's on 91oct putting down 370whp 234trq. You would most likely get raped in a stock RL. They are very light as well.
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Nothing a Vortech Supercharger kit can't fix. I have a buddy that's on 91oct putting down 370whp 234trq. You would most likely get raped in a stock RL. They are very light as well.
No question. But we're not talking about heavily modified cars. I'm sure I can go into Frankfurt and rent a 911 GT3 for the day that would "rape" your friends S2000. There is always a faster car somewhere.

Actually, if you can believe it, I also have a friend with a supercharged S2000 (and a slew of other suspension and performance upgrades) that took me for a ride around the Nordschleife two years ago. That ride is actually what inspired me to buy the RL. No doubt, his car was seriously quick.
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The S200 is similar to the Toyburu FRS/BRZ
Very good handling car that IMHO falls short on power in stock form.
A stock redline should have no issue with a stock S2000.
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At my elevation our old CRX walks on the S2000.

And I am Honda guy, but I am also realistic about their abilities in stock format. The Japanese seem to get stomachaches with high torque.
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