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Old 06-17-2005, 04:36 PM
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I have an 89 civ and an 87 integra...was going to do a ZC swap but wanted to know if I can just swap heads...I want to take the 1.6 DOHC head and put it on the 1.5 block...can do? or not...any help would be appreciated
Old 06-17-2005, 09:48 PM
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im pretty sure with the ZC ud be better off doing a full swap. the ZC is a LOT cheaper than a B series..so doing a simple head swap wont save that much money.
Old 06-18-2005, 12:02 AM
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Not sure about the ZC cause I belive it is pretty much a single cam block anyway just with 2 cams but normaly you cant and if you could you wouldnt want to because the internals are far too weak in a single cam to handle the dual cam head
Old 06-18-2005, 12:56 AM
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dual cam VTEC, right? yeah, a sohc block wouldnt like revving to 8500 very many times if its stock.[&:]
Old 06-19-2005, 08:22 PM
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'87 Teg isn't VTEC...
Old 06-19-2005, 11:34 PM
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yeah, i was just pointing out that even IF a dohc vtec head onto a sohc block would work, the motor would eat itself rather quickly. i saw someone put a b16 head on a prelude b20. yeah, it was a horrible idea. the block was only good to around 7k, and it was only held on by like 4 head studs.
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