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Old 10-14-2006, 08:08 PM
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well i am considering a swap for my 91 dx. i was thinking b16, or b18, cause i wanna get turbo. is there any other motors i should look at?
 
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Old 10-15-2006, 09:32 AM
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B18A IMO
 
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Old 10-15-2006, 11:43 AM
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a single cam vtec is also a good engine to work with, you could build it with forged pistons and connecting rods, and then turbo it and make a ton of power. and the price is cheap because single cam engines are everywhere.
 
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Old 10-15-2006, 07:49 PM
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which sohc motor should i be looking at? or should i consider a mini me? all i know is i want a turbo, so i thought it would be smart to go b series. but i was also thinking d16y8. so i don't know.
 
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Old 10-15-2006, 09:34 PM
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B18a would be a good motor to start with. if you turbo a dohc vtec, it makes great power, but IMO, it kind of takes away from the vtec experience. it mutes the throaty sound you get from it, and gives it a far different powerband. and you can make great power from a b18a for a lot less money with a turbo. Ive had friends get b18as installed for around $1k. that half the price of a b16, and included install. and the LS motor responds well to boost.
 
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and the LS motor responds well to boost.
Truth. Longer Rod stroke, more torque.













Not like hondas make much, but take what ya can get.
 
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