Mike Panzica's B18C1 Honda Civic

Mike has owned the car for 19 years. It was brand new off the lot back in 98.
It has been a long road but it was worth it in the end. He works on cars for a living. Mike Says 'It's a never ending cycle it will never be done'. Mike Says' I'm always seeing room for improvement i always want to make it better. You know your own car better than anybody else so you know where all the flaws are. Every little knick or scratch that nobody else will ever see, I just want it to be perfect.

Mikes favorite part of the build is he has done every bit of work to this car himself.  He is a real big do it your own person. He sprayed every flake of paint and turned every nut and bolt Himself. He chose to make his car different and It is one of the most popular cars in this game. He had to make make it the one that stands out the one you remember cause it just blew your mind, he has put so much attention in the details because that's what makes it for him, CLEAN, he mean's even the little things that can't be seen like the motor mounts and rear brackets all have matching pin stripping to the bay. Even his bay is 2 tone if you can get past the motor. Then you might see the custom bent copper brake lines too. Basically every nut and bolt on the car has been touched. It's amolst easier to tell you what he hasn't done to the car.

Mike wants it to be one of those cars everybody knows, a neck breaker quality build.  That has people wanting you to build theirs. He is in the process of trying to get my own business up and running. So this is also his way of showing the world what I am capable of doing.

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Custom Shaved, Wire Tucked and Painted Engine Bay
Type r rods and pistons
ARP rod bolts
Ported and polished head w competition valve job
ITR Dual Valve Springs
Brain Crower Titainium Retainers
ARP head bolts
Mugen Head Gasket
CTR Cams
Fidanza Cam Gears
DownStar Cam Bolts
Downstar Engine Bay and Trans Hardware
Gates Racing Timing Belt
OBX Racing Intake Manifold
STR Fuel Rail & Dip Stick
CTR Injectors
B&M Fuel Pressure Regulator
AEM Cold Air Intake
Skunk2 70MM Throttle Body
 MSD Ignition Box External Blaster 3 Coil
PLM V Power Headers
Custom Test Pipe
Performance Import Trends Titanium Cat Back Exhaust
NOS Nitrous Systm
Skunk2 Works Alpha Radiator
Slim Fan
Password JDM Radiator Stay
OBX Polished Reservoir
G Plus Blue Silicone Coolant Hoses
EnergyPolly motor mount Inserts
Hasport Motor Mounts
Spoon Sports Oil Cap
Custom Powder Coated Valve Cover



Ferrari 458 Italia Full Carbon Fiber Racing Seats
Ferrari 458 Italia Carbon Fiber Floor Mats
Ferrar California Pass Foot Rest
Mugen Drivers Dead Pedal
Mugen E-Brake Handle Cover
Custom Wrapped Rear Seats
Custom Micro SuedeWrappedHead- liner,
Carbon Fiber Console Lid
WideBand AF Gauge , Oil Temp and Coolant Temp Gauges
Pioneer N1 Nav, Tv, Radio
I-Simple Ipod Hook Up
ITR Shift Knob
ITR Boot
Short Throw Shifter
IndiGlow Gauges
Field VTEC Controller
CTR Door Sills
Rare Dash Ashtray Conversion
Engine Start Button
Blue lighting in back seat and under dash
Pedal Covers


Evo Style Carbon Fiber Hood
Carbon Fiber Hood Crowl
Spoon Stlye Carbon Fiber Front Lip
Carbon Fiber Eye Browls
Carbon Fiber Fenders
Mugen Grill, Side skirts & Rear Lip
Mugen Rear Spoiler
Custom Black Housing Headlights
Custom Taillights
Sick Speed Tow Strsap
Password JDM Hood Risers
M3 Style Mirrors
Custom Flip Trunk


Skunk2 Coil Overs
KGB AGX Shocks
Mugen Front Strut Bar
ITR Rear Sway Bar
DC Sports Lower Tie Bar
BLOX Lower Control Arms
Skunk2 Lower Control Arm Bolt Kit
Skunk2 Front Camber Kit
Downstar Upper Control Arm Hardware


Alpine n1 touch screen dvd nav
Hertz 6.5 front door speakers
Hertz 6x9 rear speakers
Punch 1000 amp
Alpine 12 subs
Custom enclosure
                                                                                                                                                                      Custom wrapped trim
                                                                                                                                                                      Custom lighting


Mugen mf8 16x7
Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport Tires
Zerg Industries Lug Nuts


AEM Front Big Brake Kit
Custom Made Copper Front Brake Lines
Custom Tucked Brake Lines