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'97 Del Sol(B16) or '01 BMW Z3 3.0

 
Old 11-26-2012, 11:47 AM
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I'm on board with the AP1.

I've never been a fan of either of the other choices presented. I think the Z3 is busted ugly, but it does handle nicely. If you have the skills to DIY maintain a BMW, that would be my choice if I'm forced to decide.
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:56 PM
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I'm with everyone else here regarding the ap1. Get an ap1, used sos blower if you can swing the $$ and be done. If you want more acceleration swap to 4.44 FD.

I was never impressed with the Del sol. Looks great on paper but drove like a wet noodle. The thing flexed over painted road lines.
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:13 PM
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What about??

I found a Del Sol...B20B VTEC...
with ground control coils....looks
to be in great shape with some NA mods
apparently pushing WHP to 235!! $3800.

I think the B20 was a bit of a torquey engine as well!

Also found a Del Sol..no mods but a B17A swap and suspension
upgrades..great wheels as well..$3000.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:44 AM
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It really sounds like you're looking for a Del Sol.

Just buy the Del Sol then.
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:10 AM
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I've had a '92 Integra GSR for 13 years now and I love it's engine (B17A) to death. I say get the Del Sol.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:24 PM
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DEL SOL!!! i loved mine when i had it. Mine was also the vtec model and i sold it within 3 days of listing it. Because if anyone is looking for a del sol. They want that one. Just run a hose along the roof seal to make sure it doesnt leak. Because there expensive to replace and a p.i.t.a to swap.
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