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In 2002, the Civic Si received a complete redesign and returned to form as a hatchback. The body shape of this model was based on the "New Bullet-Form" concept, which aimed to create a more dynamic look and provide greater stability while traveling on highways or winding country roads. The interior layout also distinguished itself from other Civic Si generations with a dash-mounted shifter. Unlike other iterations of the Civic Si, the fifth generation was not produced in Canada or the United States, and it does not share a body style or interior with the USDM Civic (offered only in sedan and coupé forms) sold there. Instead, the 2002-05 Civic Si is manufactured in Swindon, England, and exported to Canada and the United States. The EP hatchback is also used for the second generation Civic Type R which was sold in Europe and Japan.
Shifting away from the B-series engine, the seventh generation Civic Si adopted the K-series K20A3 engine used in the Acura RSX base model rated at 160 bhp (120 kW) at 6500 rpm and 132 lbf·ft (179 N·m) at 5000 rpm. With a redline of 6,800 rpm, the Si distanced itself from the narrow, high-rpm powerband engine of its predecessor, and as a result saw a 20 percent increase in torque. Performance was relatively underwhelming compared to the competition; the switch to MacPherson struts from double-wishbone suspension resulted in less responsive handling, and a near-150 lb (68 kg) increase in weight to 2,744 lb (1,245 kg) contributed to slower acceleration than the lighter '99-'00 Si. Much of the weight gain is attributed to the chassis' stouter structure when compared to the previous generation hatchback, with the '02 Si boasting an increase in torsional rigidity by 95 percent and a bending rigidity increase of 22 percent.
With the increased chassis rigidity compensating for weight gain, the 5th-generation Civic Si saw roughly the same performance numbers as the previous generation Si, with 7.6 seconds to 60 mph and 15.5 seconds at the quarter mile. Other factors adversely impacting performance included the lack of an LSD (limited slip differential) and having to shift into third gear to get to 60. First gear ends at about 30, second ends at 55, and third ends at 82 mph (132 km/h).
The 2004--05 models received minor revisions. Cosmetic changes included revised headlight (dual bulb setup) and taillight designs, standard side skirts, and an option for a HFP. The suspension was updated with a change from 4 lug to 5 lug bolt pattern, a larger rear sway bar, and a change from 15-inch wheels (195/60-15) to 16-inch wheels (205/55-16). The interior received more silver accents in place of the chrome ones (the lock switch).
The Honda chassis code for the Si and Type-R models is EP3. In Canada it was referred to as the Honda Civic SiR, and was discontinued in 2005.[
2005 Honda Civic SI Hatchback Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2005 Honda Civic SI
Hatchback. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior
of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting
unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the
details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A
thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
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2001 Honda Civic Type-R Review - With Richard Hammond
Richard Hammond reviews an unusually large hot-hatch - the 2001 Honda Civic
Type-R, to see if the size effects it's performance and handling, or if it
has more than enough grunt to match up with the best of them. Plus he
checks out the practicality aspect of it, and how it is to drive on a daily
basis in terms of comfort.
2003 Honda Civic Si burn out
Decided I would burn the rest of my horrible tires off before I traded it
in. Just the stock 1.7 SOHC engine, with the ebrake yanked up.
Honda EP3 TypeR Civic Rebuild
This EP3 Civic rolled down a bank during a rally in Upper Hutt, New
Zealand, nearly every outer panel was replaced apart from the rear panel
and left chassis rail which was pulled and aligned, the job took about 3
weeks to do and was quite a chellenge to get nice gaps between doors,
lights and guards etc, there were two donor cars needed, the first donor
car had alot of frontal damage and we needed a good chassis rail, so
another donor car awas found, the rally car was still worth repairing
because of the cromoly roll cage and other mods done to the body.
2014 Civic SI Kraftwerks Supercharged
The first 2014 Civic Si with a Kraftwerks Supercharger. The car Dynoed at 189whp with a header
and Exhaust and now makes 341whp at
only 11.4psi. We tuned it conservative , I think with a little more timing
it would make 350+ but being a true daily driver we want it to last. We
have being building and tuning Hondas since 1996 and we're very please with
the Kraftwerks kit.We tuned it using Hondata Flash Pro, Grams 1000cc
injectors and Grams fuel pump.
This is the first 2014 Civic Si with a Supercharger, This gives great potential to the
new 2.4L K series engine without major work.A true bolt on kit.
Contact us at 727 344 1800 for details.
1987 Honda Civic Si Hatchback
My brothers' (Dan and Elijah) newest project, a 1987 Honda Civic Si
hatchback. Dan claims that when he's done with it it will be a 9-second car
but we'll see. This is my first ride in it with Elijah driving.
1991 Honda Civic Si hatchback B16a DOHC VTEC Swap
Car is now turbo... new videos coming
soon. Currently not for sale. Update: Hey, I remember making this video...
seems like 100 years ago lol. I have since replaced both axles and
intermediate shaft and added some posi trac fluid to the transmission...
she's quiet and smooth as hell now. Hopefully I'll have the money soon for
a tuned ecu so I can Boost the turbo that's now bolted up to this bitchin
Civic Si Turbo k24/k20 FOR SALE!! turbo Honda Civic Si k24/k20 FOR SALE!
Response to questions about my other "turbo civic" Si build, with a k24/k20 (k series
motor) fully built motor. In the other video, it was the first start of
the new turbo motor build. Car is a 2003
Honda Civic Si hatchback, commonly referred to as an EP3 civic. Stock, the
car is painfully slow, but still fun to drive. Mods are listed below (most
Fabworx sidewinder turbo manifold for k
Precision 62/62 BB turbo
6 speed transmission
Competition Clutch twin disc assembly
k20z3 head (stock)
Skunk 2 megapower RR muffler
custom Intercooler piping
more but I'm too lazy to list it all.
Makes between 450-580hp, depending upon Boost level
Car is for sale, I am located in St Louis, MO. $12,000 firm.
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slam' media tom asburys k20'd ep1 honda civic type r ep3
this is a short video of my k20'd ep
big thank to conner for filming and editing it
and thanks also to slam' media
song is U,T,R,B pressure http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIWgj10_Nx0
build thread link