Boosting a stock D16Z6? - HondaCivicForum.com

Nitrous, Super Chargers, & Turbos All charged talk about going FAST.

Boosting a stock D16Z6?

Reply

 
 
 
  #1  
Old 06-22-2007, 07:57 AM
HCF Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Victoria, B.C. Canada
Posts: 1,162
Default Boosting a stock D16Z6?

I wanna boost my bone stock Z6 at 8psi but its got 256,000 kms on it. You think that the high kms on the engine will push a failure? Should I not bother?
 
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-22-2007, 08:22 AM
Forty04's Avatar
Laced with Sarcasm
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 15,279
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

Use the search bro..


Compression and leakdown tests are required for higher mileage motors. Get those done, and go from there.


Or if you have a second mode of transportation, and don't give a **** about the motor in there, just boost it. If it blows it blows right? z6's are like $300
 
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-25-2007, 05:37 PM
didder's Avatar
HCF Member
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Shafer, MN
Posts: 567
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

do the compression test, 10% between the 4 cylinders. if youve got that then boost away. andits a honda, you can run it for a million miles if you want if you take care of her. and like forty said, if she blows, drop a $300 z6 in it. someone you know has to have a spare car for a week

apparently i just learned that torque kills engines, so go with a big turbo that puts out lots of hp with not so lots of torque. if anything goes wrong its probably gonna be a snapped connecting rod. has the car been pounded on its whole life or been treated nicely. that makes a difference too, my buddies celica gsr through a rod and his motor is basically stock with only 90k on it,just cuz he beats the **** out of his car.
 
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-27-2007, 07:21 AM
HCF Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Victoria, B.C. Canada
Posts: 1,162
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

Ill run a comp check tonight.

The car has been driven nicely untill I got it a week ago, I drive her hard but have only got up to VTEC maybe 3 times, I shift at 4k rpm every time cause im scared of the high kms on it.

I was thinking of getting a T25 for now while its a stock plant.

But Im collecting parts to build up the engine, ARP's, Valves and springs, Gaksets, Pistons and rods, rings/bearings, hone, clearance checks and then Ill upgrade the turbo to a GT28RS. Of course ill upgrade the fuel system also, and maybe new axles and an LSD.
 
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-27-2007, 05:00 PM
HCF Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location:
Posts: 1,897
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

Cars are like people. A Person can die at 60 years old from being an alcoholic and a chain smoker. A person can live to be 90. it's all about how you treat your car. My brothers old cavvy pretty much crapped out at 150kms. get yourself a compression test and whatnot, and see if your cars eligable. i think it would be better to get another block, and build it up. FOr 300 you can't go wrong, and you can get one with alot less kms.
 
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-27-2007, 05:36 PM
HCF Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Victoria, B.C. Canada
Posts: 1,162
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

True, but the only way Id do that is if I find surface warpage. However, it would be nice to add things to a block on a stand and not have to stress about doing the whole project over a weekend, so we'll see.
 
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 06-27-2007, 06:08 PM
HCF Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location:
Posts: 1,897
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

Sov had a D16y8, and he kept it in his car and built a D16z6, it gave him enough time to do all the work, so you should look into it. But yea, You can't exactly expect things to all work out in a weekend, cause it could take weeks, if something doesn't exactly go as planned.
 
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 06-29-2007, 02:43 PM
HCF Member
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location:
Posts: 67
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

hey if it blows get it on camera id like to see
 
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 06-29-2007, 04:35 PM
HCF Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Victoria, B.C. Canada
Posts: 1,162
Default RE: Boosting a stock D16Z6?

^Not gunna happen. Im not gunna just waste my engine like that.
 
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-07-2014, 03:59 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 1
Default

Originally Posted by Lost View Post
Ill run a comp check tonight.

The car has been driven nicely untill I got it a week ago, I drive her hard but have only got up to VTEC maybe 3 times, I shift at 4k rpm every time cause im scared of the high kms on it.

I was thinking of getting a T25 for now while its a stock plant.

But Im collecting parts to build up the engine, ARP's, Valves and springs, Gaksets, Pistons and rods, rings/bearings, hone, clearance checks and then Ill upgrade the turbo to a GT28RS. Of course ill upgrade the fuel system also, and maybe new axles and an LSD.
I made an account for the sole purpose to reply to this, my D15 has 550,000 kms+ aswell with the original transmission and she barely burns oil and I'm revving past 4k rpm even to 6, and I beat on this motor day in and day out.. All my hondas are well pass 400,000km all with their original non rebuilt motors / transmissions.. I don't see why or how your worried about a low km motor.. Unless it's mistreated it shouldn't be going anytime near that low number.
 
Reply With Quote
Reply
 
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
zero12
Nitrous, Super Chargers, & Turbos
13
04-11-2006 10:47 AM
deadphishy
General Civic Talk
8
02-26-2006 05:09 PM
carboncivic
General Civic Talk
11
11-30-2005 12:22 AM
schweigel
Engine & Internal
11
10-17-2005 10:33 PM
rzimmer11
Engine & Internal
2
03-19-2005 11:18 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Advertising
Featured Sponsors