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Old 06-10-2005, 09:28 AM
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if im looking at buying a civic and they claim it has an engine swap how do i know which engine it is? how do i knowif its a b16 or b20 or what?
Old 06-10-2005, 09:49 AM
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depends on the year and the trim level, what r u lookin at?
Old 06-10-2005, 10:36 AM
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im looking at getting a 92-95 hatchback
Old 06-10-2005, 11:15 AM
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theres a little flat spot on the block to the left of the header. it will have the engine code stamped into it.
Old 06-10-2005, 05:03 PM
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sweet thanks
Old 06-10-2005, 06:24 PM
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you can also tell right away if it has dual overhead cams because unless its an Si your buying the stock engine will only have a single overhead cam
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