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Old 08-22-2005, 11:07 PM
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I got a 1996 dx coupe and I want to put an EX head on it but here is the deal. I want to know how much it will cost and exactly what it entails [sm=bananallama.gif]

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Old 08-22-2005, 11:14 PM
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"I spent about $550 total when all was said and done. I paid $200 for the head, and $85 for the ECU. Random stuff kept adding up after that. $550 is comparable to a full Z6 swap, but remember this included a new timing belt, head gasket, etc."

This is a highlight from FinalImpact's DIY on the Mini-Me... in the DIY section of this forum.

If you shop around you could probably get that number down to $400 or so.
 
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Old 08-22-2005, 11:28 PM
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Really that cheap huh i was thinking about $700-$800 oh and am I going to need a new ECU and what king of wiring will i need to do
 
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Old 08-23-2005, 01:01 AM
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Seriously, that write up is pretty comprehensive. Read that first and then get back if you have any questions about any of it.
 
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Old 08-23-2005, 07:34 AM
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If you have you-pull-it junk yards around you might do it in $200
 
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ebay is always a good find. get the y8 head tho and the y8 ecu. dont forget about the gaskets
 
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Old 08-25-2005, 11:41 AM
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I found a guy who wants 300 for a SOHC VTEC head, I told him he was crazy. He has a lot of parts laying around where as he works on hondas for a hobby. 300 just seem too high. So I need to take a trip to pick-a-part and see what I can find.
 
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Old 08-25-2005, 12:08 PM
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$300 for the head? You ought to be able to find a whole Y8 swap for that. Local market price for a Z6 is ~ $150
 
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I've seen the term Z6, what is that and what is included?
 
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Old 08-25-2005, 04:35 PM
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its an engine. D16Z6. its whats in the 5th gen Si. its SOHC VTEC.
 

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