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Old 07-26-2006, 01:25 AM
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I have a '98 Civic EX. I'am planning on a future motor swap. I got a d16 right now and was looking at either a B16a or B18 ls. Can anyone suggest a good motor to swap in for about 2k or under?
 
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Old 07-26-2006, 02:40 AM
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B18B > B16 IMO
 
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And its cheaper as well.
 
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Where can I find one fairly cheap?
 
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http://www.sunrisejdmmotors.com/honda.php

Keep in mind that is just the engine and not the transmision, but it is still a good deal. Another place to look would be local junkards in your area.

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Where can I find one fairly cheap?
Go to www.craigslist.com and find your city/area. Then look around and see if you can find a local guy selling the engine, it should be cheaper than buying it from Sunrise assuming you find someone. I've seen a couple in the chicago section in the last couple months.
 
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Ebay is always an option, but I would try to talk to local tuners and see whats for sale. I just picked up a B18A with crower stage 1 cams for 400 bucks, and found a gsr tranny for 150. just ask around, you'll be surprised whats nearby.
 
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would it be better to stick a vtec head on that b18
 
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^^^ thats the most bitch pain in the *** you can do to a honda engine. its very hard to build an LS/VTEC right and it will cost a good few grand to get a pro to do it.
 

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