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ls/vtec redline question

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Old 11-13-2007, 07:36 AM
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I'm talking for a friend of mine since he doesnt go on forums.

He's planning on buying a b16 head to do a ls/vtec conversion on his LS integra. He has a stock b18b block with a stock b16 head and where about to buy the Golden Eagle conversion kit but if we buy just only that, how high are you allowed to rev the motor (safely)?
 
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you arent "allowed" to rev it to anything. i'de suggest keeping it to below 8200 (stock b16)
 
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Old 11-13-2007, 08:41 AM
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actually i reccommend a little lower just because of the block
 
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Old 11-13-2007, 09:20 AM
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if i were to do the ls/vtec swap, id spend money to build the block. the ls has a good amount of torque but isnt meant to rev as high. definitely would not take it to 8200. The b20 is even worse because of the thin walls and i wouldnt rev that past 6200rpm
 
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Old 11-13-2007, 10:33 AM
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so whats the max safest redline for a stock ls/vtec? isnt it like 7k? since thats almost the same redline as a stock LS?
 
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id rev it to the stock LS redline only untill you get some rod bolts. As for the B20 thing, I have 2 friends revving their stock B20VTEC to 8500rpm daily with no problems yet (going on about 4 months for one, and almost 2 years for the other)
 
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