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WHATS BETTER A B17A1 OR A B16B

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Old 07-03-2006, 11:41 AM
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Default WHATS BETTER A B17A1 OR A B16B

DOES ANYBODY KNOW
 
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Old 07-03-2006, 01:10 PM
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are you sure you have the correct engine codes?
 
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Old 07-03-2006, 03:21 PM
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b17 is an old integra gsr engine and kind of rare, it is vtec and dohc. a b18b is a non vtec dohc out of an integra ls, very common and real good for boost. a b16b is a civic type r engine, and makes 185hp.
 
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Old 07-03-2006, 03:57 PM
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Default RE: WHATS BETTER A B17A1 OR A B16B

The B16B is better that a B17A
 
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Old 07-03-2006, 04:17 PM
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OK I KNOW WHAT THE MOTORS ARE BUT, WHAT, I WANT TO KNOW ARE THERE TORQUE CUZ I HAVE BOTH OF THESE BLOCKS SITTIN THERE AND I WANT TO KNOW WHATS TORQUE-ER THE B17A1 OR THE B16B ------- I WOULD BE PUTTING THEM ON A ORIGINAL B17A1 HEAD DOHC VTEC ON A LSD ITR USDM TRANNY SO WITH BLOCK DO I SLAP ON SOME BUDDY HELP ME
 
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ew. neither. sell the two and look for a good B18B
 
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Old 07-03-2006, 06:47 PM
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i would say the b16b is way better
 
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yeah, the type-r block has such nice compression ratios
 
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Old 07-03-2006, 10:11 PM
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stock for stock the B16B blows a lot of honda engines out of the water....but for tunability neither is all that great
 
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Old 07-04-2006, 02:10 AM
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price wise screw the b16b.........you could properly build a sleeved b20vtec and blow that thing outta the water for that.........hell you could do it with a dart block and still stay in the price range. oooooooo long rod b20 vtec mmmmmmmmm
 

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