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B18B1 vs ZC swap in EF hatch

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Old 08-25-2005, 01:56 PM
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Default B18B1 vs ZC swap in EF hatch

These are two options I have before me: I might be able to purchase a running 92 Integra GS parts car (hit in the ***) for cheap. 137k on the odo, five speed, nice interior, worthwhile in my opinion.

So...is this going to be worth the while vs doing a ZC swap? I've managed to find some mounts at a decent price, and I do have the advantage of having the entire car to pillage for parts. Is the B-series going to be that much more difficult than the ZC swap? Of course, a jap-junkyard ZC with sub-40k has the advantage of having less mileage, but I'm just trying to get a clear picture of what I'm getting myself into.

Opinions?
 
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Old 08-25-2005, 04:38 PM
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Default RE: B18B1 vs ZC swap in EF hatch

are you saying its Integra vs. ZC swap?
 
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Old 08-25-2005, 06:56 PM
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If you can get the mounts at a good price (that's usually where you get reamed with B-series/4G swaps), and you can get the axles, shift linkage, wiring, ECU, etc. from the parts car, then I'd say go with the LS. But ZC's are just sooooo easy... and a lot cheaper.
 
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Old 09-07-2005, 07:27 PM
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it all comes down to pockets and what your lookin for out of it

Daily Driver/Good Mileage - go with the zc/z6

Racing/Bad Mileage - go with the b18
 
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Old 09-08-2005, 05:03 PM
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How do YOU define "bad mileage?" 28+? Do you drive an Insight or something?
 
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Old 09-08-2005, 10:08 PM
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How do YOU define "bad mileage?" 28+? Do you drive an Insight or something?
thats what i was wondering.
 
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Old 09-09-2005, 09:20 PM
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i was emphasizing on the better mileage of the zc
 
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Old 09-09-2005, 09:28 PM
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ORIGINAL: z6 FoRiLLa
i was emphasizing on the better mileage of the zc
I can relate to that.
 
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