Keith Maple’s ’79 Spec Sheet

SONY DSC

So much has went into the father/son build on this Civic, we had to shed another page just for this Decembers Ride Of The Month! Check it out below.

Keith Maple’s 1979 Honda Civic CVCC 5-Speed
Paint         PPG Vibrance Yella
Engine     1.6L EF1 Motor Swap w/ 8Valve Head
Twin DCOE 40mm Carburetors
MSD 6 AL Ignition w/ Pentronics Magnetic Pickup
High compression pistons
Custom throttle linkage
5 Speed Close Ratio Transmission
90 whp/86 foot pounds torque
Magnaflow Muffler
Custom Exhaust Manifold
AED Fuel Pressure Gauge

Suspension    Koni Struts w/ Ground control Coilovers
Coilovers are for a first gen CRX
1974 openable struts with Koni shocks
Modified strut perches for more travel.
Addco 7/8” Front and 3/4” Rear Sway Bars
Polyurethane Bushings
Custom Adjustable Camber Plates

Brakes        4 Wheel Disc Brake Conversion
4×100 bolt pattern conversion
Hawk HPS Pads w/ Brembo Crossdrilled and Slotted Rotors
Goodrich Stainless Steel Brake lines
Front 1st gen civic wagon knuckles with 2nd gen civic hubs.
2nd gen Integra Brake calipers with cut e-brake cables.
Rear machined 1995 civic EX hubs.

Wheels        Minilite 15×7 -6mm offset
Toyo Proxes 195/45/15 Tires
Race Wheels    Rota RB 13×8 +4mm offset
Khumo V710 215/50/13 Tires

Body        Custom Fender Flares
Fiberglass Bumbers
Shaved Emblems, Side markers, Antenna, Roof Rails
SPA Formula Mirrors
Sparco Steel Seats
Momo Competition Steering Wheel
Autometer Oil Pressure and Water temperature gauge.

Nate Mitchell

Honda Roots Editor-in-Chief
A strong SN Honda enthusiast, he currently owns an ’80 XR and ’81 SN Preludes, supplies parts and operates Honda Roots, Thisoldhonda.org and G1Preludes.com.

One thought on “Keith Maple’s ’79 Spec Sheet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *