Go Back  HondaCivicForum.com > Civic Style > Engine & Internal
Reload this Page >

how do you know if an aftermarket engine will fit or not?

Engine & Internal Chat about beefing up your engine's insides here.

how do you know if an aftermarket engine will fit or not?

  #1  
Old 09-20-2007, 09:05 AM
HCF Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Aurora, IL
Posts: 95
Default how do you know if an aftermarket engine will fit or not?

What do I need to know in terms of engine specifications before I go ahead and purchase a new engine for my civic? Once I've found the "right" engine, what are the most important things I need to replace while I'm putting it in? I realize I have to figure out how much torque/hp I want, etc., but I don't really know where to begin besides that. I really want to do this myself. Fortunately, I have a friend who is a car mechanic and another friend who is certified but is not one. So, I will have help if I need it in terms of the actual manual labor. Thanks.
 
  #2  
Old 09-20-2007, 01:45 PM
HCF Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location:
Posts: 354
Default RE: how do you know if an aftermarket engine will fit or not?

Well you can figure out what engine fits by researching it pretty much any engine provided the right mounts will work and depending on how much money you with to spend as well....The most important things I can think of is the water pump and the timing belt are the most inportant things i can think of sicne they are quite hard to get to when the engine goes in.....and I would just check everything before placing it in sicne why crawl on your back when you can do it standing/sitting up. That is a start right there I am beggining my engine rebuild after doing extensive work in the research department if you do your research you will not be left with any headaces in the end due to something you overlooked.....

so use the search part of this forum google/yahoo/webferret some search engine etc and get some notes down compare and stuff like that and see whats best for you and once you do that it wont be easy street but it will be less difficult lets say. Hope this helps
 
  #3  
Old 09-20-2007, 09:00 PM
HCF Member
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location:
Posts: 316
Default RE: how do you know if an aftermarket engine will fit or not?

well what engine would lookin at??ur ride will pretty muchfitthe k20, d series and all b series and even h seires will fit in there but of course some will require more work than others good luck
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Mcgarvie
General Civic Talk
8
11-15-2011 08:01 PM
StifflersMom
The Lounge
56
02-27-2011 10:17 PM
ladyM08
Suspension, Brakes, Tires & Wheels
9
04-14-2008 01:08 PM
Luke_Jones
The Lounge
10
12-02-2007 03:33 PM
hazo vti
General Civic Talk
6
07-13-2006 05:59 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: how do you know if an aftermarket engine will fit or not?


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.