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1997 honda civic d15b swap troubles

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Old 10-25-2006, 10:23 PM
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I have a 1997 honda civic ex and i swaped a D15B into it. well now im having trouble with my rev-limiter kicking in around 4500 rpms and once the car gets warmed up it starts acting like its over loading and missing on random cylinders. im not sure what the problem is and i was just wondering if anyone can help. Thanks
 
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Old 10-25-2006, 10:54 PM
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let me ask, what all did you do in preperation for the swap.....like the changes you made for that car to accept the d15b
 
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Old 10-25-2006, 11:28 PM
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the y8 crank sensor......what did you do with it. my bet lays there.
 
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Old 10-26-2006, 11:36 AM
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Thats kinda what i had in mind but i wasnt sure. i think im probably gonna just either see if the front cover from my y8 block and crank pully will work on my d15 if so i can just put the crank sencor on the d15 if not im just gonna pull the internals out of the d15 and just put them in the y8. the bore and stroke i think are the same on the 2 engines right.
 
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Old 10-26-2006, 11:38 AM
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basicly all i did is drop the engine into the car thats all i was told i had to do. i had a feeling that it wasnt gonna work in the 1st place but i tried it anyway lol wasnt smart... i prolly should have just built the y8 with the inturnals from the d15 b
 
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Old 10-26-2006, 12:04 PM
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honestly you did better switching to the d15b......the 96-00 sohc engines are known to have bottom end issues. personally id get a z6 distributor and convert to the internal crank sensor found in the z6 dizzy. a little rewiring and your good to go.
 
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actually i have a z6 head i think i may have a distrubutor would i be good to swap that head onto that block and run the v tech or just stick with the non v tech?? Do u happen to know what wiering id have to do?
 
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Old 10-26-2006, 08:44 PM
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you can buy the whole dizzy conversion on rywire.com
 
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Old 10-27-2006, 11:07 AM
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i am going to assume you are using the d15b vtec, which uses a z6 head with a slightly more aggressive cam. if its the non vtec d15b then you'll have to use the dx 92-95 distributor.
 
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Old 10-28-2006, 02:01 AM
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Ahhh the cams are no different between the Z6 and D15B
 

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