The Collector: Galileo Galang’s 1994 Honda Civic

The Collector: Galileo Galang’s 1994 Honda Civic

Galileo Galang has always been into cars. His uncles were into fast cars and fast motorcycles. Moving to Canada at a younger age and starting from nothing, Galang had no choice but to work and go to school at the same time, and his coworker at the time learned that he just got his Novice License. "She handed me a beaten up 1992 Civic hatchback," Galang remembers, "and I updated and maintained it." His budget eventually got better and his friend found another EG in a better condition, better motor, "basically a cleaner car/shell to begin with," Galang mentions.

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Galang has met a lot of good people along the way, and tell us the story of his wife. "I courted her (Filipino tradition) and won her heart in this very car," he expresses. The older and longer he stayed in the car scene, the more his hobby progressed. Fortunately, he's always had friends that were always there to help, like Allen and AZ from HotPaint Restoration that painted his Civic before his wedding and helped him make his car-show goals possible. Rob, Richard and Dave at Garage Five hooked him up with the parts, knowledge and advice. Sam, Kuen, and VP from Starcrest Automotive gave him more advice and helped with general mechanic work. Andre, Calvin and Mike from Yume Sports helped with general work and getting rare parts. "My car group, VanSpeed, has always helped me when I needed the most," Galang mentions, "and the countless hours of not sleeping and just working on cars, almost impossible ideas, but more importantly the laughs." Finally, Galang expresses his appreciation and love from his wife and for being very supportive and understanding. "I thank them all for what everyones done for me and my car."

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Galileo Galang’s 1994 Honda Civic is featured in PASMAG #162.

Photography by JC Riomalos


ESSENTIALS

Owner: Galileo Galang
Location: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Vehicle: 1994 Honda Civic
Engine: Honda B16A 1.6L I4
Horsepower: 170 (est.)
Club: VanSpeed

SOCIAL

Facebook: /GalileoGalang
Instagram: @galileog_eh2

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ENGINE

  • JDM Honda B16A engine swap
  • Spoon (thermo switch, magnetic drain plug, drop-in filters (2))
  • ITR thermostat
  • Samco silicone hoses
  • Blackworks intake manifold
  • ARC intake box
  • Hasport race mounts
  • J’s Racing (valve cover, oil cap, radiator cap)
  • Carbon Kevlar spark plug cover
  • Koyo radiator
  • FAL radiator fan

EXHAUST

  • Feel’s 421 headers
  • Fujitsubo RM01A muffler
  • JDM EG6 2.25-inch exhaust piping

DRIVETRAIN

  • ITR transmission
  • Quaife LSD

WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES

  • 949 Racing 6UL wheels - 15x8 -36 (f/r)
  • Nitto NT01 tires - 225/45/15
  • J’s Racing lug nuts
  • ITR brake conversion
  • Hawk Plus brake pads
  • Feel’s braided brake lines

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION

  • Carbing 3-point front strut tower bar
  • PLM crossbar w/ optional bars
  • Blackworks LCA
  • ASR subframe brace
  • 24mm sway bar
  • Cusco lower rear tie bar
  • Energy bushings
  • DC2 steering rack
  • Hardrace tie rod ends
  • Blackworks rear camber kit

EXTERIOR

  • J’s Racing (front lip, wide front fenders, EG6 GT wing, air duct)
  • Dangun Racing Super Sport mirrors
  • PCI 3-inch side skirts
  • Custom modified OEM rear bumper
  • Denji headlights
  • CTR-inspired NIssan 350Z projectors
  • Stanley (red/clear tail lights, JDM EG6 corner lamps, JDM side markers)

INTERIOR

  • JDM EG6 (map light, clock)
  • Recaro (SPG, SR5 reclinable seat)
  • PCI fixed seat bracket
  • HPI racing harness
  • Nardi Personal steering wheel
  • NRG (Steering hub, 2.5 quick-release, harness bar)
  • KTuned adjustable shifter
  • Carbing shift knob
  • Mugen pedals
  • Honda S2000 cluster conversion
  • USDM EH2 optional center console
  • Defi analog single-DIN gauge

AUDIO / MOBILE ELECTRONICS

  • Pioneer (head unit, rear speakers)
  • Alpine Type S 6.5-inch speakers
  • JL Audio 10-inch subwoofer
  • Rockford Fosgate amplifier
  • Custom subwoofer enclosure

SPONSORS

  • Hot Paint Refinishing
  • Garage Five
  • Starcrest Automotive
  • Street Legal Tint and Detail

PHOTO GALLERY

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