Pontiac & Saturn release a 4-cyl roadster, 1st mod = swap motor out for LS2

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  1. Bernout

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    Why did the S2000 never catch this kind of love? Honda has a big enough V6 for some serious torque, why someone wouldn't try it is beyond me.


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  2. 95YJ

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  3. Spanky

    Spanky I has a Orb

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    um yea :repost:
     
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    Why waste the money?
     
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    Pospodo came for the pron but stayed for teh lulz

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    the only thing that Yack has is looks
     
  6. t1h

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    NSX engine spins the opposite way and is setup for FWD (motor mount layout). if you could get it to make to the s2k's tranny, you'd have 6 reverse gears, 1 forward gear :mamoru:
     
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    BLoG Scented Meat

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    so, like, where's the handling?
     
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    GT40 lol

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    Miata > Solstice/Sky/Opel version/other versions of same car
     
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    drpepperbandit "You can't find the right answer if you ask the wr

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  10. Bernout

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    High-end hot rodders and tuners don't care about modification costs swelling beyond the actual cost of the car.
     
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    Pospodo came for the pron but stayed for teh lulz

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    except the 2007 supposedly has 260 hp?
    wtf?
     
  12. GT40

    GT40 lol

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    redline sky
     
  13. Bernout

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    Is that also true for the Acura RL 300hp V6? That kind of shit is why Honda will never roll with the big boys.
     
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    Nothing in the honda parts bin for front-engine / rwd layout except for stock S2K parts.
     
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    Hot Rod magazine already has a Carbon Fiber Bodied Solstice with an LS7, and they show you how to build it in the mag.
     
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    that car is hidious

    i would get a miata over that pos
     
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    Pospodo came for the pron but stayed for teh lulz

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    sarcasm?
     
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    flip the differential upside down, duh
     
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    tbizzle you smoke that shit?

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    Regardless of which way the engine spins, good luck finding drivetrain parts to route power to the rear wheels, or even to the driveshaft.

    Honda commited in a BAD way to the F/F layout.
     
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    because they didn't design their motors for engine swaps?
     
  22. GT40

    GT40 lol

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    how so? cars sell... nice mpg? :slap:

    look which company is going to shit
     
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    Wire the spark plugs in teh opposite firing order. :bigthumb:
     
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    While Super-Rice magazine has a carbon fiber bodied S2000 that shows you how to install mad tyte JDM tallights.

    :rofl:
     

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