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Old 01-03-2008, 07:30 PM
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i went to this warehouse today and i was talkingabout getting a turbo for my 02 dx coupe (d17a1 engine type); he said(just as i've already heard) that d17 are the hardest to turbo up, and im better off dropping in an rsx engine. i did a slight amount of homework but i just want to know for sure, is it possible to put a k20c into my 02 dx??

is there anything that im going to have to sacrifice for it?
 
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Old 01-03-2008, 07:39 PM
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With enough money, almost anything is possible. Although, in my opinion the price to drop a k motor on your car is not worth the trouble, you're better off selling your car and buying a different one.
 
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Old 01-04-2008, 02:49 AM
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you think so? cause i mean, yeah thats always an option, but my car already has 120,000 mi on it and i was thinking like, instead of just buying a new car when this goes bad, i should just get a new engine. (one with more power, like any guy)
 
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the price to drop a K series in is not cheap. I have a 2002 ex, i have gone back and forth between turbo and K swap. and the k swap is not cheap. If you want some power go nitrous or turbo. IMO k swap is not worth it in our carsunless you have a lot of money to play with.
 
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Old 01-04-2008, 12:19 PM
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well i kinda sorta have a hook up guy, and i might be able to get it for 1-2 grand. i just wanna know if its compatible and what i'd have to change. or does it fit just like my engine? like for example would i need different headers to connect it to my exhaust?
 
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Old 01-04-2008, 12:28 PM
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yes, everything would be different....so, that being said....if you do plan on doing this....dont buy anything, save all your money for this swap.

edit: it will fit, and its pretty much the only engine that can be swapped into our gen.
 
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Old 01-04-2008, 12:31 PM
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is there anything that im going to have to sacrifice for it?
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Here's some info https://www.hondacivicforum.com/m_272469/tm.htm
 
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or be like me get either the 02-05 hatchback or 02-06 RSX /s either model or go with the 06-08 si. Its up to you k swap bad juju for the d serries guys. cause u think about it u would need new mounts, axles, air intake, ecu, tranny, wiring harness and with the engine of course yeah there not a pretty penny to just drop one in maybe when the AVTEC comes out then it may drop down in price some dont count on it just yet.
 
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