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If this quote from a recent Wards article is any indication...

Honda reiterates its plan to begin building turbocharged 4-cyl. gasoline engines at its Anna, OH, plant this year, marking the automaker’s first modern-times foray into mass-market turbo engines.
North America will have the lead Civic facility as well as a new mass production Turbo facility...
 

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reliability is another one. trying to get every bit of power they can from an engine is a recipe for disaster and if honda did that they probably wouldn't have engines as reliable as they have been for so long
 

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SO every engine doesn't work at peak performance? That's kinda sad news to hear. There must be a huge market to have engines potential unleashed. I assume its an ECU thing.
not at it's peak potential, it's not sad news, it's good news. what makes you think there's a huge market to have engines potential unleashed?
 

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SO every engine doesn't work at peak performance? That's kinda sad news to hear. There must be a huge market to have engines potential unleashed. I assume its an ECU thing.
peak performance is superfluous on the street. Mapping ensures the engines produce power where they NEED to, not MAX power. You don't need a car honed to extract its maximum potential, an engine like that is only good at the peak of the rev band, not conducive to picking up a quart of milk...
 
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