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Old 02-18-2006, 02:06 PM
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i have an 89 civic hatch dx w/ a d15b2 engine i want a swap for d16y8 so i can have vtec and not a big price tag i want to kno if theres a website that sells used d-series engines? i also want to kno if i would be needing a new tranny? i kno most of u will say that i should get a zc but if i break something on a zc the parts are hard to find
 
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harder than canging the engine will be the ecu... obd0 to obd2
 
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isnt it a complete replacement or do i have to modify the wiring? i thought i would just have to pull the old engine and ecu a/c unit etc and install the new engine ecu a/c unit etc.
 
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you need to re-wire and you might have to drill a hole in your firewall. IMO it would be easier to swap in a z6.
 
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wats the difference?
 
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Don't bother with a 5G engine in a 4G. Just put in a SOHC ZC (yes, it has VTEC). Your life will be much easier, and you'll end up with more power than a Z6 or a Y8. And no, the parts are not that hard to find. Any ZC site will give you a list of all the Honda part numbers.
 
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Don't bother with a 5G engine in a 4G. Just put in a SOHC ZC (yes, it has VTEC). Your life will be much easier, and you'll end up with more power than a Z6 or a Y8. And no, the parts are not that hard to find. Any ZC site will give you a list of all the Honda part numbers.
 
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