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complete newb, where do i start?

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Old 09-10-2005, 07:08 PM
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ok i'm new at all this engine stuff, so ive got a honda civic dx 96. my engine just blew, it had about 340000 miles on it.

anyways now its time for an engine swap

i obviously wanna go faster, but i dont want to make too technical. i wanted to have a vtec engine swap go in, but now im hearing that my car wont pass smog or sumthing if it isnt the same engine, i live in CA. i know an engine swap can be done, but with what engine? will it still be street legal? i wanna keep it as it is with the swap at first, then i wanna go beyond thAT. i also want to keep my ac if thats any help
 
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Old 09-10-2005, 07:50 PM
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You could throw in a B16A2 (160HP VTEC) and it should stay legal.
 
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Old 09-13-2005, 09:17 AM
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340000? that attests to how reliable honda engines are.
 
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You could throw in a B16A2 (160HP VTEC) and it should stay legal.
Or if you want more power, a B18C1 (170HP), and more power and cash......a B18C5 (195HP).
 
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Old 09-13-2005, 10:37 AM
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340000? that attests to how reliable honda engines are.
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