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Frank & Nick Vitulli: 1989 Honda Civic Si

Frank and Nick Vitulli purchased a 1989 Honda Civic Si as a daily driver, and didn't intend to go crazy with the modifications. Being automotive enthusiasts, however, we know that doesn't last long. They entered the car in a show and won the Best Honda award, and from there everything changed. With the help of Frank's brother-in-law, the father-and-son built the Civic Si into a full show car.

Owner: Frank & Nick Vitulli
Location: Brampton, ON
Vehicle: 1989 Honda Civic Si
Horsepower: 220 whp, 170 tq
Club: NextLevel

SOCIAL

Facebook: Frank Vitulli Nicholas Vitulli
Instagram: @frankvitulli @nick_ef9
Twitter: @fnbv1

Photography by Adam Gordon.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

  • Mugen valve cover
  • Cometic head gasket
  • JDM D16ZC head swap
  • Full rebuilt head
  • ARP head studs
  • AEM adjustable cam gear
  • MSD spark plug wires
  • Down star valve cover dress up
  • Golden eagle oil cap
  • Ktuned ground wire kit
  • Downstar spike dress up for headers
  • Golden eagle dipstick
  • Golden eagle fuel rail
  • AEM fuel pressure regulator
  • Garage16 fuel pressure gauge
  • Skunk2 pro series 66mm intake manifold
  • Skunk2 pro series 66mm throttle body
  • Vibrant cupling to a 2.5inc intake pipe into a vibrant cupling and a vibrant 3inc velocity stack
  • Garage16 battery tie down
  • Black works racing rad hoses and intake hose

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  • Skunk2 alpha radiator
  • Blox slim fan
  • Mishimoto overflow canister
  • Skunk2 strut bar
  • Down star vtec solenoid cap and spike kit
  • Mugen pr3 ecu with a street tune
  • Full garage16 engine bay dress up
  • Garage16 hood raisers
  • Windshield washer bottle delete
  • Garage16 brake booster sleeve
  • Stage 1 exedy clutch
  • AEM fuel pressure regulator
  • Russel braided fuel line
  • Hasport street motor mounts
  • Downstar engine and transmission kit
  • Full shaved and tucked bay
  • Turbo-smart BOV
  • 2.5 inch intake piping
  • Vibrant intercooler
  • Fuel Injector Clinic 650cc injectors
  • Grams 265 fuel pump
  • Kraftwerks Supercharger Kit
  • Turbo guard
  • Blox oil sandwich plate

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EXHAUST

  • Skunk2 Alpha header
  • 2.25-inch straight pipe
  • K tuned turndown muffler

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PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS

  • Mugen PR3 ECU street tune

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WHEELS & TIRES

  • Volk TE37SL wheels - 15x8
  • Kumho Ecsta tires - 205/50/15
  • Blox racing lug nuts
  • Tire stickers

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CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

  • K tuned K1 coilovers
  • K tuned traction bar
  • Function 7 control arms
  • Beaks bar

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EXTERIOR

  • Black pearl custom paint job
  • Chargespeed front lip
  • Ek4 fog lights
  • Clear marker lights
  • Clear bumper lights
  • OEM Civic hood bra
  • Carbon fibre antenna delete
  • Chargespeed rear wing
  • JDM Civic vtec centre garnish
  • JDM rear fog lights
  • Kanjo door stickers
  • Rear lip
  • OEM ef mudflaps
  • Carbon fibre mirrors
  • Custom front splitter with devsport winglets
  • Canards

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LIGHTING

  • EK4 SIR fog lights
  • JDM corner lights
  • JDM bumper lights
  • JDM rear fog lights

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INTERIOR

  • Auto power full roll cage with custom harness bar
  • K tuned shift knob
  • JDM centre console
  • Jegs racing window net
  • 5 panel wink mirror
  • G Force racing harness
  • JDM itr recaro front and rear seats
  • NRG short hub
  • NRG quick release
  • J's racing steering wheel
  • Acc red carpet
  • Custom red floor mats
  • Recaro e-brake fabric
  • Recaro shift boot
  • K tuned circuit shifter
  • Taylor battery box
  • AEM Wideband gauge
  • AEM oil pressure gaugeBlack suede roof liner
  • Custom recaro door panels

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AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA

  • Clarion head unit
  • 6x9 door speakers

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FAVORITE MODIFICATION

"JDM VTEC head swap because of the power gain and the car never came with vtec so having it makes a bug difference."

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FUTURE MODIFICATIONS

  • S2000 cluster
  • K tuned circuit shifter
  • Spoon rims
  • Spoon calipers
  • Shaved engine bay
  • Wire tuck

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SPONSORS

  • Printmii.custom
  • De Sousa Racing
  • Garage16

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SHOPS/MECHANICS

  • T&M Auto Electric
  • Elite Auto Collision

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