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Sohc head to dohc head swap

Old 05-11-2010, 06:36 PM
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Default Sohc head to dohc head swap

i have a 1997 ex d16y8 sohc. would it be possible to replace the sohc head with a dohc head? if so, what do you recommend?
Old 05-15-2010, 04:06 PM
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no joy my friend. not going to happen. with the d series the best you can get is swapping from a non-vtec head to a vtec head (which you already have).
Old 04-14-2011, 04:10 AM
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im pretty sure you can use a DOHC d16zc head, i got one with my del sol i bought and i will know tonight if it works...
Old 04-14-2011, 05:23 AM
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I promise you, that you cannot put any form of DOHC cylinder head on a D series block. Wont work, not even the slightest chance. The only option you have, is swapping the motor itself, considering you have a vtec head on your motor already.
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