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Old 03-30-2005, 06:12 PM
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all right, the more i read the more unsure i become, please respond with 1 choice per person, in your oppinion what is the #1 chioce for a swap into an '88 hatch. accounting for ease of swap, power, torque, and all around sleeper.
 
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Old 03-30-2005, 07:47 PM
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please respond with 1 choice per person
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Fine... Probably B18C/1
 
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Old 03-30-2005, 07:56 PM
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i aggree w/ kappa
 
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Old 03-30-2005, 11:12 PM
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me too!

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Old 03-30-2005, 11:17 PM
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o.k. i've noticed that most other posts dealing with this subject, you same three guys usualy mention b18a/ b18b/ or b16. why the b18c/1 or you got a link to some tech on this puppy
 
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Old 03-31-2005, 12:03 AM
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b18a would be the easiest swap, but for ease of modification, the b18c1 is the best. of course a b18a or b20b-z would be a hell of a sleeper because even when you get on the throttle, you wont hear the VTEC changeover, so people wont automatically know you have a swap. and they can be made REALLY fast.
 
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Old 03-31-2005, 11:13 AM
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but the thing with the b20 is that the block isnt made for vtec, so the cams dont get the oil they need, and after a while, well, u get the picutre.


but personally for me, id wanna swap a b18c5, its scary how fast thye can be
 
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Old 03-31-2005, 11:23 AM
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there is a person with screen name TURBO B18C1, wonder what his option would be? (sarcasm on my part , of course)
 
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Old 03-31-2005, 08:05 PM
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ORIGINAL: Dickie

but the thing with the b20 is that the block isnt made for vtec, so the cams dont get the oil they need, and after a while, well, u get the picutre.


but personally for me, id wanna swap a b18c5, its scary how fast thye can be
oh i never said anything about VTEC. i would be hard pressed to EVER do a dohc head swap. screw Frank. dohc vtec motors are zero balanced from the factory, thats a huge part of why they can reliably rev to 7800-8500. dohc non-vtecs are NOT balanced as such. so it wouldnt be long till you had pistons flying through hoods or oil pans. the b18a/b-b20 would be a cheap way to get fast, but not a good route to keep going and going on the mods.
 
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Old 03-31-2005, 10:40 PM
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now that was information, good stuff, thanx. ne1 got a b18c/1 hookup?
 

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