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hi i just wanted to have peoples opinion on the addition of a JDM towhook on the front and rear of the 9th gen, and if it would look good or not.

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They will look out of place on a piddly 1.6.

They look best on a beast like a fully remapped 2.2 or a type R.

Also how does the 1.6 drive in our stupid country.
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Engine size makes no difference to how these will look
If you like them go for it mate
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Go for it Ive still got my gold tegiwa one waiting to get fitted to mines
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They will look out of place on a piddly 1.6.

They look best on a beast like a fully remapped 2.2 or a type R.

Also how does the 1.6 drive in our stupid country.
whoops i had the wrong engine size down ive got the 1.8L and it runs lt pretty good considering im only a p-plater.
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Engraved EG, "World's First Fully Hand Engraved Car" project BUILD - Page 2 - Honda-Tech

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i was thinking of doing this to a generic towhook considering that its costs a fair bit for a benen or PW hook and it looks awesome.
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They will look out of place on a piddly 1.6.

They look best on a beast like a fully remapped 2.2 or a type R.

Also how does the 1.6 drive in our stupid country.
Engine size has nothing to do with it
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Engine size makes no difference to how these will look
If you like them go for it mate
It does to me.

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whoops i had the wrong engine size down ive got the 1.8L and it runs lt pretty good considering im only a p-plater.
A fellow 1.8er.

You get very little chance to really use all 138HP.
I only get to on the on ramp to the freeway.

Off the main road, around the roundabout with the start of understeer, then full throttle till i hit 110km/h.

Any pics of your car?

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It does to me.
Why ?
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Why ?
Will look like one of those little riceboxes when it is used on a weak car.
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Will look like one of those little riceboxes when it is used on a weak car.
How does the size of the engine make any difference to the exterior styling of the car whatsoever?

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To me adding racing like parts to an ecomical engine is just a no no.



Economial not comical

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But the majority of people don't have tow for practicality, they have them for styling purposes.

I see where you're coming from but, who's going to know, without looking under the bonnet.

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Where do we draw the towhook alowance line cause a 200hp engine with low torque is such a beast...?
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It does to me.



A fellow 1.8er.

You get very little chance to really use all 138HP.
I only get to on the on ramp to the freeway.

Off the main road, around the roundabout with the start of understeer, then full throttle till i hit 110km/h.

Any pics of your car?

I love the sound of the engine when i get it up to 5000rpm you can feel the slight burst of speed to 130-140km/h

Yes, pics will be uploaded as soon as i install my new osram and philips headlight bulbs
> Philips xtreme vision high beam
> Osram cool blue intense low beam

>>>still awaiting LED sidelights though
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i have the rear PW JDM tow hook fitted on my CR-Z and looks brilliant.... i can't see why the engine size should make any difference...
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I love the sound of the engine when i get it up to 5000rpm you can feel the slight burst of speed to 130-140km/h

Yes, pics will be uploaded as soon as i install my new osram and philips headlight bulbs
> Philips xtreme vision high beam
> Osram cool blue intense low beam

>>>still awaiting LED sidelights though
My Narva Intense(4200k) ones blew the other day.

Now using the ones i got with the car till i get my new pay so i can get Ring Sportz Blue 80w ones.

LEDs which kind?

I am using Mr JPs and they are mint
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My Narva Intense(4200k) ones blew the other day.

Now using the ones i got with the car till i get my new pay so i can get Ring Sportz Blue 80w ones.

LEDs which kind?

I am using Mr JPs and they are mint
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cheap and seems to be from a reliable seller!
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They dont look all that bright.
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They dont look all that bright.
just have to wait and see.. they should come tomorrow,ready for install
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