Arnolds Time Attack B18 EK Honda Civic hatch

Post by adminsdd 25/06/2012 0 Comment Car Photoshoots,


Taking a little break from the LA coverage as I'm awaiting a few email's about some bits before I can do the write ups and finish up before I can show you that stuff.


But, I still have a few things to show you from Holland, this being one of them & A couple of London things too. So, this entry is of my dutch friend Arnold's Time Attack EK. I have gotten most of the information from another of the dutch Honda guys called Elio, he was good enough to do me a speclist & a bit of background of the car, so I've tried to do a little background story of the car & how it has came to be.....


Arnold's EK3 arrived with him as a 1.5 completely standard silver EK3 Civic, which he purchased from a dealer in 2006. Already having some simply parts for the car he whilst he was searching for the right one.

civic left side

For 3 year's, the car was almost purely a show car. Attending shows with the ILOVEMYEK Crew, meets & just using as a daily cruiser. At the start of 2011, Arnold decided to turn his love for racing into a hobby of his own & started to change the direction of his car.


The car went from 1.5non Vtec to having a full B18c from a JDM ITR engine conversion, along with J's racing 60rs catback exhaust with a custom B pipe to keep the noise regulations in line with track & competition rules.


The Civic was stripped of everything, even its windows before being sent to Biesheuvel Motorsports who a specialised in FIA approved custom rollcage's. Arnold wanted his cage to have the X Cross in the rear.



Once the car was back in his possession, Lexan lightweight windows were purchased & fitted to the car. The pictures shown have his race day wheels on with TOYO R888's. Arnold also has a set of 16 inch Compomotive wheels which I dont have pictured from this year..


Whilst I was over, Arnold managed to win his class in the Toyo Time Attack. We got the pictures the day before the event, at a very wet & windy Zandvoort track... This wont be the last time I post about Arnold's EK & I'm sorry that this is a fairly vague write up but below is the full spec list of the car...

spec list 1999 ek3


Mugen rep front lip

Top One usa canards

Qsp front to hook

seibon cf hood wrapped silver

jun cf spoiler

lexaan windows

ek9 rearlip

bsa racing 15inch wheels (track use)

compomotive wheels 16inch show or daily


Biesheuvel fully welded cage

sparco evo 3 seat

sparco 3inch harness

sparco suede steering wheel

password jdm gearknob

ek9 shiftboot

ek9 gaugebezel

custom alu doorpanel

Engine and suspension

98spec b18c jdm

j's racing header

custom 3inch intake

j's racing 60rs catback (using the rear muffler with a custom b pipe because of sound restriction)

Custom b pipe

chipped p28 ecu tuned by leo van drie tuning


kw variant 3 coilovers

ek9 front swaybar

asr swaybar with brace and blox endlinks

ek4 rear dicsbrake conversion

brembo maxx front disc's

ferodo pads

goodridge steel braiden hoses

custom rear brake line's that go run inside of the car instead of underneath

custom brake cooling using the foglight covers

mishimoto oil cooler

omni power clutch cilinder

act stage 4 6 puck clucht

lsd flywheel

Full bodystriping thanks to Jurre hessels and sander and elle of fullcartuning.


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