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H4/PTE EF Civic Sedan (cell, dry break, spares) $9,500


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This car was built with SCCA's ITA class in mind but some of you may be familiar with the build or have seen it at the 2009 ARRC. It's an amazingly clean one off example of this chassis. Build prep includes a complete tear down to the chassis, all sound deadening and undercoating removed, "body in white" prep, electric system stripped of any wiring that can be legally removed, and then subsequent reassembly.


It was recently classed in ITA at the same weight as the 89-91 Civic Si Hatch and 88-91 CRX Si. It has the hatch's more drivable wheelbase so it is easy to drive fast and extremely forgiving. It has the larger "Integra" sized front brakes (only available on the EX) so it doesn't suffer from the same front end wear and tear problems that plague the hatch and CRX.


This car is classed currently in H4 car along with the CRX and Civic hatch. I've run the math and spoken with some of the regional and national folks in PT and this car will end up on PTE pretty much maxed out in points but running on Hoosiers.


The build was primarily focused on a longer Enduro car while still remaining competitive in regional sprints. After having taken almost 2 years off during the build, I've had it out for two weekends and have been nothing but thrilled with it's performance. Most recently at the ARRC Enduro the car was running in a solid 2nd place until we ran out of fuel less than 2 laps from the finish (completely my error judging the fuel burn rate, still finished 4th). In the hands of the right driver, I believe that this could be in the top-5 car in the ARRC Sprint/NASA Nationals.


Vehicle Details

90/91 Civic EX Sedan w/ SCCA logbook

RARE non-ABS and non-Sunroof car

Competition Cages custom 8 point roll cage (built to NASA/SCCA specs)

All moulding and trim removed. Subsequent door holes have all been filled

New front and rear glass installed after the build

Painted Laguna Blue Metallic (available on 06+ S2000's... it's gorgeous)



.040 over OPM Built Engine w/ ARP head bolts (Full IT legal engine build, run only on Mobil 1 synthetic). Compression #'s were 205-212 across the board prior to the ARRC.

Puckett 4-1 header w/ 2.5" exhaust thru a "cherry bomb" style muffler and undercar dump.

RC Balanced Injectors

AEM Billet FPR

AEM Intake

AEM Oil Cap

Recent rotor/cap/puds

Excel plug wires

Raxles axles



6 weekends on tranny after complete teardown and re-assembly by Blake Meredith.

4.7 ATS FD (REM'd and Cryo'd, installed by Blake)

OPM Diff (installed at same time as FD)

SPEC Stage 3 clutch/PP (4 puck disc with sprung hub)

No grinds or issues



Koni RACE shortened/revalved "yellows" (no leaks)

GC coil over perches (700F Hypercoil, 1000R ERS)

Custom Speedway rear bar (1.25" diameter, 0.125" wall. Adjusts from 8.75" to 4.75" arm lengths)



Recaro Pro Racer XL seat w/ head restraint "wings" (easily the most comfortable seat I've ever been in)

Recaro side mounts

Recaro double locking sliders

Custom seat mount to chassis

ESS 3 nozzle AFFF fire system (rechargable and can be SFI certified)

Safety Solutions right side net

Safequip "mesh" left side net

Scroth FIA Profi harness (3" shoulder and 2" lap belts, can be rigged as "pull up" or "pull down") Expires Feb 2013

FIA High Density Roll Cage Padding

Longacre Wide View rearview mirror

GT Style left side mirror

Joes Racing convex right side mirror

Momo Suede Type V65 steering wheel

LTB quick release

Autometer Monster Tach w/ Shift light

Autometer Ultralite Oil Pressure, Oil Temp, and Water Temp guages


Other Details

ATL 22 gallon "enduro" fuel cell with "blackbox sump" and bulkhead (stainless braided supply/return lines)

External dry break access

Discriminator/rollover valve for vent line

Tilton Left/Right rear brake bias levers (newly plumbed brake lines)

Goodridge Braided Stainless brake lines from chassis to brake assembly

Longacre kill switch and wiring

Custom Aux and Fuel Pump switches

Push button start

Sparco "retained" hood pins

2" Brake Ducting

AMB Hardwired Transponder

Working heat, defroster, and fan (great for cold/rainy days)


Maintenance/Build Details

2 race weekends since the build completed. The following items were new:

New Radiator

New Honda Heater Core

New Front Upper Control Arms (w/ new ball joints and bushings)

New Front Lower Ball Joints

New Inner/Outer Tie Rod ends

New extended lugs with "speed tips"

Aluminum lug nuts

Suspension arms stripped and painted black

New windshield wipers

New bearings and hubs at all 4 corners

New Calipers

New Master Cyclinder

New Wheel Cylinders

New Rear Shoes

New Progress Spherical Radius Rod Bearings

New OEM bushings and ES Poly throughout front and rear LCA's

New Mugen RTA bushings

2 sets of partially used Raybestos ST-43 pads (fronts)

Brand new set of front rotors just went on after the ARRC


Wheels and Tires

1 set of 14x7 Team Dynamic's Gun Metal with ~13 cycle R6's


Additional Gear

15# ABC Fire Extinguisher for pit stops

1x 10 Gallon ATL plastic dump cans including dry break



Extensive list of parts (used unless othewise noted):

1 stock EX tranny

Large crate of tranny parts (roughly enough to assemble another tranny but no tranny case)

1 stock D16A6 engine (believed to have a blown headgasket)

Intake Manifold

Distributors including ignitor (3)

Distributor cap and wires

Stock fuel rail

Fuel filter (2)

Stock front calipers

Stock front upper control arms

Outer tie rod ends

Stock air box, resonator, and intake tube assembly

Stock axles (repacked grease, new boots, and vent tubes)

Stock ECU

Clutch cable

2 rotors (good condition)

Front lower ball joints (2)

Bump stops (cut down, stock parts)


Starter (2)

Radiator (metal tanks)

Box of assorted fasteners and suspension bolts

Radiator Cap (new in box)

Bag of oil plug crush washers (new)

1 rotor (new in box)

Headgasket (new in box)

Oil Pan Gasket (new in box)

Front wheel bearings (pair, new)

Axle Seal (driver side, new in box)


With the demands of the triplets on my time and wallet, it's unlikely that I'll be able to get back on track for several years. My loss, your gain and all that. I have a stack of reciepts that you wouldn't believe for this thing and more parts that I realized. This is damn near a 10/10th's build. The oil pan gasket and/or front main seal on the engine weeps very slightly. Everything else is in great shape.


After the ARRC, the car has been washed, cleaned, and put on jack stands in the garage. I've gone through the car and nut and bolted it, inspected the brakes, adjusted the rear drums, bled the brakes, put on new front rotors, changed the oil, etc. It's 100% track ready at this point.


I also have factory manuals for the CRX Si, setup notes from the CRX that I used to have, setup notes for the Civic, and a couple Robic stop watches (they need batteries).


I'd really like to sell my truck but want the car gone first. Also, I could stand to have my garage back so we have a place to park the mini-van during the summer heat. I have both a bill of sale and the title available for the Civic. If you wanted to, this could even be registered and street driven.


Price is $9,500 OBO


I have additional spare wheels/tires, parts, and a trailer available if anyone is interested in them.



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