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trying to figure out my motor

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Old 08-03-2005, 08:23 AM
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i got a 92 honda civic and i dont know what kind of motor i have in it. It's got a lot of miles on it, so it either needs to be replaced or rebuilt.

How do I tell what kind of motor I have?
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 10:11 AM
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Try using the Search Feature for basic questions like this, a lot of people ask these types of questions. But anyway, stand in front of your car, looking straight at the engine (with the hood up of course..heh heh), and towards the low - mid region of the left hand side front of the block, there is a flat piece with the engine code stamped on it. Mine says D16Y8, yours will say something similar.
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 10:27 AM
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Do you know what trim level yours is? Are the spark plug wires toward the front of then enigine or the back of it.


Deff do what street striper said about the code, we can tell you alot from that










Mine says 4G63......lol
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:37 AM
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i see a bar code (and I'm sure this isnt what im supposed to be looking at) but anyways it says S20 and then a bunch of numbers
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:38 AM
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whats a trim level?
I'm very much a noob.
the sparks are more toward the rear. but they enter directly through the top of the valve cover.
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 12:07 PM
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whats a trim level?
I'm very much a noob.
the sparks are more toward the rear. but they enter directly through the top of the valve cover.
I drive a 1999 Honda Civic EX, so my trim level would be "EX."

LEVIII....god dammit..
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 01:12 PM
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ORIGINAL: Forty04

LEVIII....god dammit..

HAHAHAHAHAHA

i dont care who you are, thats funny!
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 02:52 PM
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oh ok
well my trim level is DX
 
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Old 08-03-2005, 04:38 PM
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nice i dont like sunroofs either :P

you have a D16A6, its SOHC (single overhead cam...do some lookin around here if your not sure what that means and want to...its a bit in depth because it leads too about the whole top end of the engine) non VTEC.

edit: my bad...its a D15B7. rockin the 8 valve dude . your makin about 102 hp...give or take a couple.
 
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Old 08-04-2005, 08:55 AM
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well the previous owner must have swapped the original motor because it says 16 valve on the valve cover
 

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