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Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

yeaaa so idk if i should redline it.. it has 215k miles lol , it use to have nitrous but my mechanic says the engine is fine.. also.. what should i change that will put my engine back in tip top condition with a budget of say 600 , but free labor

Oh and why is there light steam/smoke coming out of my muffler after i have turned off my car lol.

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Alwasy remember one very important thing.... "you get what you pay for"
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

What are you implying though towards me
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

Nothing bad, just that if you're trying to do alot for a low price, it usually (not always) comes out crappy. I'm also saying this cause it's happened to me before.

I'd say get your engine rebuilt and more, but I doubt $600 might be enough to do the work most people on here will tell you to get. It's still a good start though.
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Thanks, Any Tips on what i should get
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

is your muffler new? on my old car when i put on my skunk2 evo 2 its smoked the first week because everything was getting hot for the first time.
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U can redline it, but i don't advise it....

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Thanks, Any Tips on what i should get
depending on how you wana build it....not gonna be cheap either way....

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Be bestfriends with whoever knows how to work on a motor and buy him a case of beer and spend rest on parts. :D
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

just do it and let us know what happens




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redline it! i redline mine every single day in the first 3 gears - nothing happens! apart from VVVVTTTTTTEEEEEEECCCCCCCCCCCCCC!!!!!
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

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redline it! i redline mine every single day in the first 3 gears - nothing happens! apart from VVVVTTTTTTEEEEEEECCCCCCCCCCCCCC!!!!!
Go VVVVTTTTTEEEECCCCCC!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

wanna be on the safe side? rebuild your block and go at it boyyyy
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

I agrees dont **** up your engine cuz u wanna be cool
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

ur mechanic says its fine...but did he do any tests on it? leak down test? compression test?

I'd change the timing belt and tensioner setup in the near future.
I hope ur car lasts a loonng time.
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is your muffler new? on my old car when i put on my skunk2 evo 2 its smoked the first week because everything was getting hot for the first time.
Nah bro i bought the car it has a diff muffler its only single muffler not the stock one, its small it looks like a stock civic muffler

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ur mechanic says its fine...but did he do any tests on it? leak down test? compression test?

I'd change the timing belt and tensioner setup in the near future.
I hope ur car lasts a loonng time.
Thanks man , can u explain to me what a tensioner setup is an how much it would be

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Thanks man , can u explain to me what a tensioner setup is an how much it would be
he means to say change the timing belt, balancer belt and belt pretensioners (the things that hold the belts tight against the pulleys!) i spoke to honda who told me that unless your tensioners are broke there is no need to replace them and they very rarely ever stop doing their thing!
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i spoke to honda who told me that unless your tensioners are broke there is no need to replace them and they very rarely ever stop doing their thing!
Auto-tensioners on H22's are pretty prone to failing... That's why someone said to do the manual tensioner swap (the manual-tensioner on the H23 is alot less likely to fail, and it's pretty much a direct swap on to an h22, with the addition of a few parts).
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

The main thing would be the timing belts a nd stuff like that. If you really have to see how far you can push it do it REALLLLLLYYYYY SLOW. more then likely it would be fine but really better safe then sorry, plus no real reason to red line it.
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I force my gear in 1st and redline all day...but that's cause I don't give a crap about my single cam...when I pull off the traffic light. I have been told that I yell out VVTTTTEEEEEEEEEEEEECCCCCCCCCCC!! without knowing that I yell'd it.
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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

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Auto-tensioners on H22's are pretty prone to failing... That's why someone said to do the manual tensioner swap (the manual-tensioner on the H23 is alot less likely to fail, and it's pretty much a direct swap on to an h22, with the addition of a few parts).
They only have a real history of failing on built engines.


How long have you personally had the car?

Have you checked with honda to see if they had service records on it?

Have your "mechanic" do some real tests to tell you how good it is.

Next time you start it smeel the exhaust and see if it's sweet smelling

if it's sweet you are burning off coolant
if it's not then it's oil and it's probably your valve seals.

IMO It's probably just your valve seals though.

My LS had 230k on it and I ran it hard on a daily basis but I knew everything about the engine.

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Re: Can i redline my 215k Mi. Engine ?

-Ya it depends on the condition of the engine. A compression test and such can tell you alot. BUT who knows if theres a bad bearing waiting to fail, or something else.

-My h22 had 305k miles when i sold it. It ran like a top but oil pan gasket weeped a little oil once and a while. I used to redline that thing daily, and the day before i sold it, i redlined all gears up to 150 mph around 3 times
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-Ya it depends on the condition of the engine. A compression test and such can tell you alot. BUT who knows if theres a bad bearing waiting to fail, or something else.

-My h22 had 305k miles when i sold it. It ran like a top but oil pan gasket weeped a little oil once and a while. I used to redline that thing daily, and the day before i sold it, i redlined all gears up to 150 mph around 3 times
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