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Old 04-09-2006, 03:32 PM
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As of right now, i think that a B series build would be the best build for the money. I know that the K engines are better, but they are so expensive that it doesn't make cost sense. About the B series being 11 years old, Chevy still uses 40+ year old pushrod technology in thier Z06 and it can beat the **** out of a whole bunch of a OHC engines.
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Old 04-09-2006, 06:54 PM
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Why the z6 crank? It allready has the same crank as a Z6
Oh? I had known it used the longer Z6 rods, but not the crank. My bad.
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Old 04-09-2006, 08:13 PM
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As of right now, i think that a B series build would be the best build for the money. I know that the K engines are better, but they are so expensive that it doesn't make cost sense. About the B series being 11 years old, Chevy still uses 40+ year old pushrod technology in thier Z06 and it can beat the **** out of a whole bunch of a OHC engines.
Generations of engines and types of engines are totally different subjects. The 3rd and 4th gen pushrod engines that GM has is a way different engine than the older ones. If I had $12k to spend to be honest I would put a down payment on a new car but if I were to spend it on a swap for a civic I would do a K20 in a second over a built B series.
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^+1 i have been doing a little reading on the k20 and seems like a wonderful idea. stock is 220 hp and yea spend 2-3k on an EG hatch with the k20 swap and it would kill. and if you have an extra grand laying around, do the suspension.
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Old 04-13-2006, 12:25 PM
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buy a nice EK in great body shape with a good amount of miles that you can buy for cheep. then send it down to spoon for c1 swap . then a full tien swap. then just use the rest for exhust and clutch and little stuff.
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