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Yesterday, i turned off traction control for the first time... 1st gear was insane, driving at 5mph then flooring it and the wheels just light up... shifting from 1st to 2nd was a wheel spinning extravaganza. Then of couse, i turned the traction control back on because tires aren't cheap and i don't need to be abusing my poor fast like that ;)
;D :D ;D

I've spun the wheels in third with the ESP off. :)
 

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I love my new GTI, which I got to replace my 2007 Si due to tranny trouble that Honda wouldn'tr admit to...But I have to tell you, the Si is faster in some conditions and handles a little better. The LSD in the Si made a big difference. It had plenty of power for the way the car was set up. And I hate to admit it because I'm really pissed at Honda and will never buy another one.

Now, the GTI may be a better car all around-not sure. We have definitely have more torque to go faster in a straight line. But GTI is heavier, too.

Just my two cents, as someone who's had both.
 

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I meant stock, cmon on we are comparing apples to apples.
Lol maybe you misunderstood, car has been sitting at the beach for about 10 yrs, Inside is flawless, outside....doesn't have to much to offer. A few months is how long it's gonna take to get it back to a stock like ride, oh yeah and boosted he flushed his coolant and his radiator started falling apart:D
 

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Lol maybe you misunderstood, car has been sitting at the beach for about 10 yrs, Inside is flawless, outside....doesn't have to much to offer. A few months is how long it's gonna take to get it back to a stock like ride, oh yeah and boosted he flushed his coolant and his radiator started falling apart:D
watch out... saltwater rusting ftl.
 

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Look dudes- I like the GTI better, too. I got rid of the Si and got a GTI. But the fact is, the GTI does not blow the SI out of the water. The GTI may have certain things that we like better- much more torque, DSG option and other things.

But-
http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/oneyear/112_0711_2006_honda_civic_si/index.html

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/oneyear/112_0611_lt_2006_honda_civic_si/index.html

"..where the Si crushed the VW GTI by 1.56 seconds around the 1.58-mile course."

All I'm saying is, it's a very good car, too. It's a shame about it's 3rd gear problem that pissed off so many owners like me and that's why I'm much happier with my GTI.
 
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