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06-08-2019, 01:34 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Update on the TurboFit project

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Final engine install, with just the cold air box to be...
06-17-2018, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Is yours a 07-08 or 2009+?

Is yours a 07-08 or 2009+?
06-08-2018, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

As far as I know the GD and GE will use the same...

As far as I know the GD and GE will use the same parts.
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06-01-2018, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Hasport engine mounts should be available in the...

Hasport engine mounts should be available in the next 30 days or so. All the other brackets we are making for the shifter and brake cables should be ready at about the same time. Rather than release...
06-01-2018, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

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From 06-12 Civic
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06-01-2018, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Here's some more info on the L15B7 turbo engine...

Here's some more info on the L15B7 turbo engine swap. We have the engine in it's final place and are proceeding to get the rest of the things done. I've attached some pics that will answer some more...
05-02-2018, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

We did have to remove the upper radiator support...

We did have to remove the upper radiator support cross piece to make room for the turbo. We were going with a higher capacity radiator which requires new mounting brackets so it wasn't a big deal....
05-01-2018, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Sorry to not have kept updating on the Fit...

Sorry to not have kept updating on the Fit project, but we have been busy trying to get it ready for the Eibach event May6.

The L15B is finally in the car and we are proceeding to install the new...
02-12-2018, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

We are also getting the Wavetrac folks to make...

We are also getting the Wavetrac folks to make the limited slip diff for the L15 and 2.0 6 speed tans. Won't be ready for 90-120 days but it's in the works. These will be available thru Wavetrac once...
02-12-2018, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

The shock attachment area is very well boxed in...

The shock attachment area is very well boxed in so the minor amount we had to trim won't hurt at all.

The calipers mount the same way they do on the RSX, R on right, L on left.

The brackets...
02-10-2018, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Next up is the install of the cowl to fender...

Next up is the install of the cowl to fender braces. Here again the USDM Fit must be slightly different than the JDM Fit as we have to weld a .090 steel template with welded nuts to the fender area...
02-10-2018, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Also had to do some minor mods to the axle area...

Also had to do some minor mods to the axle area for the lower shock mount, putting a dent in the axle and grinding a notch to allow the shock to fit into the lower mount. The BC shock body is just...
02-10-2018, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

W ...

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e test fitted the new cable ends using the stock cables as this...
02-07-2018, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Looks like we will have to move a couple of...

Looks like we will have to move a couple of things to get enough clearance for the fans.
02-07-2018, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Pics of test fit of the L15B ...

Pics of test fit of the L15B
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01-30-2018, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Next up for the Fit is taking the seats to get...

Next up for the Fit is taking the seats to get them redone with the Civic Si cushions and backs. Also picked up an Si steering wheel that we'll be installing.
01-30-2018, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Sorry for the delay been out of town. We build...

Sorry for the delay been out of town. We build the rear disc conversion kit, using OEM parts. Check the Fastbrakes website for more into.
01-30-2018, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

I bought them at a dealer discount so I can't say...

I bought them at a dealer discount so I can't say exactly how much you'd pay for them, plus I got the DR series so that added a bit. Contact Heel-Toe Auto and check on what they can do for you.
01-30-2018, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

OK sorry for the delay in posting the latest on...

OK sorry for the delay in posting the latest on the swap. Hasport has been working on a couple other projects, but has now gotten the Fit into the shop and has pulled the engine/trans and are...
11-20-2017, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Did SuperPro get the bushing sizes straightened...

Did SuperPro get the bushing sizes straightened out? I'm in need of them now.
11-20-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Thanks for the info on the braces and the...

Thanks for the info on the braces and the bushings. I'm sure I'll be modding the braces to fit, just like I had to do on my FX16.
11-19-2017, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

We did notice the rear axle bushings were...

We did notice the rear axle bushings were starting to tear so we will have to replace those at some point, probably while it's at Hasport.
11-19-2017, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Here's the Ultra Racing chassis braces we will be...

Here's the Ultra Racing chassis braces we will be installing on the Fit once the engine swap is completed. The Fit is going to the Hasport shop this week to be used to re-design the K series engine...
10-30-2017, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

Picked up a Civic Si seat to see if it will work...

Picked up a Civic Si seat to see if it will work in the Fit.
10-12-2017, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Brian Hasty

We kept the stock spring rates that BC sends to...

We kept the stock spring rates that BC sends to keep it a decent ride. We can always change them later if we need higher rates.
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