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Perhaps I should have started a watch thread instead. icon_neutral.gif

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Niiice - seeing as I know nowt about Type Rs generally, what's the spec?

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Wow, really like the look of that, are they all white ?

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White is the Japanese equivalent of British racing green.

Integra Rs are bloody quick and holy sh*t, the sound of that VTEC being wound up to full tilt is great +++

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I own a silver one with a few tweaks - whilst I think its not exactly the best looking performance car on the road, it more than makes up for it with its handling/performance. Its an animal in the corners and just wants to be driven full-on all the time!

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:eek: Sympathy posts :roflmao::grin:

Spec wise it's, a 2.0, iVTEC K20, quite similar to what's in the DC5 Integra, slightly fettled and, IMO, it's much more potent in this. The chassis is phenomenal, I've had EP3 Civic Type-R (breadvan) and DC2 Integra, driven a DC5 and the UK FN2 Civic and I think this would eat them all up. The way it picks up and covers ground is quite amazing for a little 4 pot. :) I think it weighs in around 1270kg, so a good couple of people more than my Integra but it still doesn't feel like a heavy car.

It doesn't quite have the 'character' that my B18'd Integra had, but it makes up for it with the handling. I never thought I'd sell the Integra and find something as smile inducing but I have. :cool:

Quick couple of shots last night but light was fading and camera died after taking these.

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As sitas3 said, they also come in silver, blue and more recently black, pearl white and now pearl purple in Japan. I think it's will be a while before we see one of those over here.

Not sure how many are in the country right now but on the forum there's 39 of us on 'the list', about 3 for sale on Pistonheads (including the £32k Mugen RR :eek: ) and probably a few who aren't on the forums. Not a lot around though. :grin:

- Want! :roflmao:

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Not my cup of tea at all I'm afraid... I quite like the standard Civic in that nice metallic brown though :grin:

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Not my cup of tea at all I'm afraid... I quite like the standard Civic in that nice metallic brown though :grin:

That's because you have appalling taste, old bean. :grin:

Arch, whatever you do don't go to the Litchfield Imports website to see how much money you might be able to throw at fettling it. +++

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Arch, whatever you do don't go to the Litchfield Imports website to see how much money you might be able to throw at fettling it. +++

but seriously I would (and have) advise him to look into the AST suspension upgrade - mine has it and it removes the (head nodding) harshness without compromising the handling.

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Not sure how many are in the country right now but on the forum there's 39 of us on 'the list', about 3 for sale on Pistonheads (including the £32k Mugen RR :eek: ) and probably a few who aren't on the forums. Not a lot around though. :grin:

Iain Lichfield reckons there are nearer 100 in the UK and with the crap £/yen rate not much more likely to come either..

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Not my cup of tea at all I'm afraid... I quite like the standard Civic in that nice metallic brown though :grin:

drive it and it might just change your mind..

Here is a better video showing its capabilities IMO..

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That's because you have appalling taste, old bean. :grin:

Is that another reference at me liking Emma Thomson? ;):P:grin:

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Only when she's in her Nanny Macphee get-up ;)

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but seriously I would (and have) advise him to look into the AST suspension upgrade - mine has it and it removes the (head nodding) harshness without compromising the handling.

Nearly three weeks now and to be honest, I think I'm getting used to it. I'd like to try another car with the AST's, just to see, but I won't be splashing out on them anytime soon.

Now some Mugen tartiness, that's a different story altogether :o:roflmao:

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:grin: sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet, am liking that a lot - just needs a supercharger right...? ;)

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:grin: sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet, am liking that a lot - just needs a supercharger right...? ;)

£5-6k for a Rotrex apparently, not sure how much a Jackson Racing one is but christ it would be mental with some boost :devil:

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Nothing like a car being mental or almost downright dangerous when it's on full boost ;)

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I think i'll try and learn to drive it properly whilst it's standard and go from there.:roflmao:

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Nah, bollox. Modify it. I dare you :D

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a friend local to me also has one and has a supercharger fitted - the only one so far we think. Needless to say mine can't keep up with it - I don't even bother trying now.. Very linear power delivery.

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