This past few weeks we have been sharing highly recommended mods for some of the 2022-2023 car models, including the Toyota Tundra ’22+, ’22+ Subaru WRX, Nissan Z ’23+, and Mercedes AMG G-Wagon G63. We at Vivid Racing are committed to ensuring that car enthusiasts are well informed on the best products and services for their cars. And in today’s blog we would like to share the top 7 best mods for the 2023 Honda Civic Type-R FL5.
The Honda Civic Type-R FL5 is a fun-to-drive sport compact with built-in practicality and smooth styling. This new ride redefines what a racecar means through its unleashed performance and by giving its car enthusiast a thrilling driving experience. Even though this ride is impressive, we know it needs your personal touch and some few upgrades, and here are some best mods for it;
A wheel upgrade is the best way to add a personal touch to your ride. In addition to that a wheel upgrades will revolutionize your car’s aesthetics, ride comfort, enhance handling and more. We recommend the Volk Racing TE37 Saga S-plus Wheel Set of 4 Honda Civic FK8 | FL5 Type-R 18×9.5 5×120 45mm Diamond Dark Gunmetal that is available in our shop as they are manufactured by Ray’s Engineering, a brand with a reputation for manufacturing high-quality, lightweight wheels since the 1970s.
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The second best upgrade for your FL5 is a touring sport damper by Revel which is guaranteed to give your car several performance and handling effects including;
- Increased traction and handling
- Ride height adjustability
- Improved ride comfort and car response
Once installed, the Touring Sports Damper will offer you a sporty yet comfortable ride that will enhance your driving experience to new heights. The fully threaded monotube damper gives you ride height adjustability, and 32 levels of dampening adjustment will allow for fine-tuning of the ride characteristics.
3.) Exhaust (Touring Edition)
The truth is 2023 Honda FL5 Civic Type R could really use an exhaust upgrade, it would be a game changer to not only performance but also the sound of the vehicle. AWE Tuning is a brand known for it’s manufacturing of high-quality exhausts, and they have released a touring edition and a track edition for the FL5.
The touring edition features a patented drone canceling 180 technology, it also features a 3” inlet complete with an adapter to accommodate the factory downpipe perfectly while leaving an open 3” connection. The touring edition enables a deep, hearty tone both down low and up high no matter the transmission, and you can rest assured that there will be no tone change because the internals will not break down due to the design and construction of 180 technology resonators. Also the touring edition will add dyno-proven max gains of 14 hp and 13 ft-lbs of torque at the wheels (stock downpipe)
3.1) Exhaust (Track Edition)
If you would love to go for the Track Edition, you should know that it retains all of the precision engineering from the touring edition, minus AWE’s drone-canceling 180 technology resonator. If you prefer to crank it to 11 without turning it down, this is the right choice for you. This edition is known for offering deep rumble with minimal filter, both in and out of the cabin, at all speeds (including highway cruising). Also, just like the touring edition, the track edition has will add dyno-proven max gains of 14 hp and 13 ft-lbs of torque at the wheels (stock downpipe)
With the manufacturing of PRL Motorsports Billet Intercooler Upgrade Silver Honda Civic Type-R FL5 2023+, PRL aimed at solving the heat soak problem found in stock intercoolers. Excessive heat-soak increases the risk of detonation and causes major power-loss due to high charge air and cylinder temperatures. So, the PRL Motorsports intercooler upgrade decreases charge air temperatures while increasing potential airflow by increases surface area by 31% and internal flow to allow optimal cooling and airflow. The PRL has the best features that will improve the performance and allow for the adequate cooling for your FL5.
- Constructed from high-quality materials
- Major mid-range power gains
- Increased efficiency and consistency in power delivery
- Increased engine safety
- 1 – Intercooler Assembly
- 1 – Cardboard Stencil w/ “PRL” Logo
- 2 – Buna O-Ring
5.) Brake Kit
When it comes to a braking upgrade, we recommend the EBC Brakes Front S26 Kits Yellowstuff & SG2F Rotors Honda Civic Type R 2.0 Turbo Petrol 2017-2023. This is the best braking upgrade for your FL5 as it has a high cold friction level, boasts excellent pedal ‘feel’ and exhibits superior fade resistance compared to OEM parts. With this brake kit you will achieve high level of performance since the Yellowstuff™ pads offer a depth of precision and control most other brake pads could only dream of. Found in our shop right now, this is the best kit for a high powered vehicle like the FL5, and the kit is at home on the road or at the race track.
- Pair of fully-floating 2-piece brake discs
- One set of high performance Yellowstuff™ brake pads
- “Thermic black” anti rust coating
- Direct fit, no changes required over stock set up
- 10,000 mile 12 month no hassle warranty
- Yellowstuff Pads: DP41210R
- 2 Piece Floating Rotors: SG2FC2028
6.) Aerodynamic Kit
The aerodynamic kit is the best upgrade for your FL5, as it not only improves your car’s aerodynamics and performance but it also enhances your car’s visual appeal. We recommend the APR Performance Aerodynamic Kit Honda Civic Type R 2023 because it combines all the best aerodynamic upgrades into a single package. This package is designed to improve high-speed handling, both on and off the track.
- Front Air Dam
- Side Rocker Extensions
- Rear Bumper Skirts
7.) Adjustable Wing
The last mod we recommend for your FL5 will be a game changer to your car’s aerodynamics and handling. An adjustable wing, especially the APR Performance GT-300 67 Inch Adjustable Wing Honda Civic Type R 2023 will help you find a balance between downforce and drag, improve aesthetics, and track performance, enhanced cornering and provide stability at high speeds driving. Click the blue button below to grab it right now!!
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