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JDM B16A Gen 2 Complete Swap

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Old 02-02-2007, 10:23 AM
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hey guys, would i be able to swap this engine into a 1994 civic cx hatch?
 
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Old 02-02-2007, 11:40 AM
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yes. if you start modifying it you will want to convert to obd1 so you can chip the ecu.
 
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Old 02-03-2007, 12:10 PM
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thanks, i think ill consider buying it then, the shop will do the swap and they are very educated and trust worthy, heres their link if u wanna look: http://www.speedtechracing.com/home.php
 
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Old 02-03-2007, 01:28 PM
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to be totaly honest with you dont go with the b16a they are torqueless. go with like a b18c1 you will be happier. But dont let what i say stop you from getting the b16a its a good dohc to start with thats vtec. Buy what you want
 
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Old 02-03-2007, 04:15 PM
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IMO you should go LS/VTEC. power of a GSR and more TQ. use a b16a2 head on an LS and prep for boost.
 
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Old 02-03-2007, 07:42 PM
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it depends on what you want to do with the block. if you want to stay n/a or go boost would help. but ya a b16a2 is a straight drop in from the d series motor.
 
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Old 02-03-2007, 09:43 PM
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well, is it possible to supercharge this engine? like a blower, not turbo, although i have considered a turbo before.
 
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why wouldnt it be possible?

the GSR is just as easy to drop in as the SiR and you actually gain tq. the LS is also a drop in.
 
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cool, i have heard a blower is better in many cases than a turbo, is this true with a honda?
 
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they both have their advantages and disadvantages. advantage of a turbo is it doesnt suck power to make power. an advantage of a supercharger is it has no turbo lag.

me, im a turbo guy. most honda guys are. but there are people out there who advocate SC's on hondas. the biggest problem with a SC is they do suck quite a bit of power...and with our engines we need all the power we can get. and turbo lag is way over-exaggerated by people advocating sc's.



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