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Old 09-20-2010, 09:08 PM
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rebuild or H22?

ok so im on the market for some engine shopping and im down to these two that i have found. would like to see what you guys think would be a better deal

H22A..it is usdm.190k it comes with the whole motor, intake manifold, header, down pipe with flex pipe, full harness, computer, and one axle and the half-shaft.
800 Canadian

H23 non vtec usdm. complete engine just rebuilt it has new rod and main bearings new rings (pistons and cylinder walls were mint) new valve seals and guides. compression it was running 185 and 195 psi all the way across. aftermarket header
700 canadian
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Re: rebuild or H22?

190k for the H22a1 is up there, it might not have too great of a compression or health, this motor you're taking a risk on. The rebuilt H23a1 motor sounds to me like a better choice.
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Re: rebuild or H22?

better idea . buy my h22 head i have for sale and put it on your h23 block and have a beast ....
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Re: rebuild or H22?

Do what element said. It sounds like a great plan.
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Re: rebuild or H22?

how much for the head
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Re: rebuild or H22?

go with the rebuilt h23 it will deffinately be more reliable and last longer
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Re: rebuild or H22?

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how much for the head
ill do $300 for the complete head shipped .. thats valve train , cams , cam gears , valve cover and all . ill throw in the intake with throttle body all sensors egr fuel rail injectors and upper header for $450
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Re: rebuild or H22?

yea i think my best bet is to get the rebuilt h23 plus the motor hasnt even been broken in yet
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Re: rebuild or H22?

go with the best of both worlds . the tq of the 23 and vtec . im running an h23 vtec now and i cant tell you how happy i am with it . for 450 shipped i can give you all the parts you need to convert it over . no need to get any other parts . one hell of a deal . ask anyone
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Re: rebuild or H22?

it does sound like a deal but my bottom end is effed,check out my other post. thus is why i need a whole new engine
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Re: rebuild or H22?

ive got an entire h22 that need new rings .. i was just gonna break it down and part it out .. all bearings are good and motor ran great . just burnt a little oil .

http://www.preludezone.com/5th-gen-9...her-parts.html
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Re: rebuild or H22?

i magin that be hella expensive to ship to nova scotia haha. there isnt much here for motor shops well really none closet one is in Quebec.
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Re: rebuild or H22?

yeah prolly would be really expensive ..
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Re: rebuild or H22?

go H23 and turbo that freshness!
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Re: rebuild or H22?

It's true. It's a hell of a deal. **** maybe I'll buy it lol
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