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Old 08-20-2009, 01:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
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For a direct bolt-on, the 5th-gen (92-95) VX and CX transmission will give you the best gear ratios. 2nd best is the HX you originally had.

Sources for gear ratios on Civics:
http://www.clubcivic.com/board/showthread.php?t=71070
http://www.honda-tech.com/showthread.php?t=2055230
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