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Old 03-03-2009, 11:03 PM
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Vtec or Si

I just bought a 92 prelude and it has a 2.3l in it iwas wondering if that was a vtec or a si motor and how can u tell what motor is actually in it by lookn at the motor?
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Old 03-03-2009, 11:05 PM
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Re: Vtec or Si

The 2.3 litre is the Si model.

The Si-Vtec model is h22. Look at the heat shield covering your exhaust. Right below to the left of it says F22, H23, or H22 on the block. Its engraved in it.

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Re: Vtec or Si

Drive it really really fast and if at 5k rmp if your engine sounds like it got a lil bass in it's voice you know ya have the h23.....or you can do the less fun way and do what smok3y said.
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Re: Vtec or Si

lol its bone stock i just got it needs work.
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Re: Vtec or Si

what kind of work?
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Re: Vtec or Si

Btw, I meant to post this earlier. This is the location of the code of your motor. You already know that you have an H23, but I'd figured I'd show you just so you know for yourself.

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Re: Vtec or Si

or the easiest way is to pop the hood and see if VTEC is on the valve cover, lmfao
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Re: Vtec or Si

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The 2.3 litre is the Si model.

The Si-Vtec model is h22. Look at the heat shield covering your exhaust. Right below to the left of it says F22, H23, or H22 on the block. Its engraved in it.

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Can we get some pictures of the lude?
Orr u ccan just look at the valve cover... -_- if it doesnt say vtec....u dont got it! lol
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a little late mike......o_0

yeah..DOHC VTEC FTW!
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Re: Vtec or Si

I want to grind off the VTEC on the valve cover when I paint it, that way I can go to the local drag races and claim to only have an SI model. All the ricers will be like "You don't have VTECH! Your gonna lose!" (yes they'll misspell things wrong as well when they speak cause they are retarded) And then when I go down the track it will be like "brahhhhRAHHHHHHHHHHHH" and people will be like "OMFG HES GOT VTACK YO!"

But seriously... These guys are full of good information and is well worth the time looking things up on these forums.
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