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Engine Swaps?

So, I know the whole saying, "You can do anything with the right skills, time, and money," and this will probably sound like the stupidest thing ever, but I'll try to convey my point in the best way possible. A.k.a, so I wont look like a dumbass.

What are the available engine swaps for the 4th gen Ludes?

Again, I understand that you can do anything with the right stuff, but, lets say there's someone like me, who wants to do something different than an H22, H23, or F22. Are there any kits available for other engines? I mean, I can do some fabricating, if needed.

I was thinking that I saw a kit for a K-series swap, but thats all I know.

I'd like a serious answer with this though, I don't want some response like, "wtf gtfo noob" or something else.

Hopefully you understand what I'm trying to say haha.
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Re: Engine Swaps?

there's K-series motor mounts available for 5G's, and 4G and 5G's use the same motor mounts....
use your imagination where i'm going with this
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Re: Engine Swaps?

Ah, see, didn't know that. I figured there were different mounts due to different generations. I think I'm gonna do a K-series swap in a few months. Now I've just got to do a ton of research.

I was just curious if maybe there were any other swaps, besides the K, F, and H series that were on the simpler side.

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Btw, I'll probably be asking a ton of questions as this swap comes along. Haha.
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Re: Engine Swaps?

if there were other, different, SIMPLER swaps (other than F/H/G), don't you think someone woulda done it already since our cars are getting on 20 years old???



also don't plan on getting alotta responses if you do go the K route, since no one has done it before.
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Re: Engine Swaps?

True, really didn't think about that haha.

I didn't expect a big response, but, most questions would probably be just trying to confirm things, making sure I'm going down the right path, somewhat.

Since we're on the subject and so I don't have to make another thread, what would be the best K to swap into her? K20A out of the RSX Type-R (220HP, 152 lb-ft) or the K24 out of an Accord Type-R/TSX (200HP, 232 lb-ft). I guess what I'm asking is, what would be better, more Torque or more Horsepower?
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TORQUE!!!!!!!! imo it would be best. Would love to see this done!
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i thought it was already done...
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Re: Engine Swaps?

I think it's been done maybe once or twice, but that's it. There are probably others who have done it, but I haven't heard anything of them.
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the 200 horsepower with the 232 torque would be a blast to drive... i didnt know they had that much... getting the gears spinnin in my head :P
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Haha. Shatter! Let's start a K revolution! :O bahaha.

I'm not fully trusting those numbers because they're from Wikipedia, so, if anyone could confirm that, that would be lovely.
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k20/24 hybrid FTW
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Re: Engine Swaps?

Aren't the K20/K24 Hybrids made usually for teh boots? Kinda like the G23?
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look just buy an h22 obd1 an save your self from spending $$$ custom work adds up lol
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First thing is do you have a K-series swap pockets? Because from what i've read they are far from cheap, but either way you go good luck
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Haha, if i remember correctly, a k24 was upwards of 5 grand... but that engine has so much more support than our h22s...
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look just buy an h22 obd1 an save your self from spending $$$ custom work adds up lol
Well, see, one of the reasons I wanna do this is because I've never really heard much about a K-series Lude. And I don't wanna just hope on the H bandwagon anymore. I know that's the engine that is actually made for our cars but, I wanna try something new.

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First thing is do you have a K-series swap pockets? Because from what i've read they are far from cheap, but either way you go good luck
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Haha, if i remember correctly, a k24 was upwards of 5 grand... but that engine has so much more support than our h22s...
And that right there is yet another reason to try this. The K's have way more aftermarket support and seem to be more reliable
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I wouldn't mind seein a B series swap in our cars. I'd really like to do an H2B set up. They dnt make trans brackets for our cars for the b series yet.
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I seriously plan on a j32a2 in my car one day after I get a real job. As far as I know it's still not been done in our cars. It wont be a simple swap though, unless someone puts a mount kit out by then. Doubt that will happen though.
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I wouldn't mind seein a B series swap in our cars. I'd really like to do an H2B set up. They dnt make trans brackets for our cars for the b series yet.
Instead of going h2b and buying the kit, you can just get a final drive or some custom gears for you H transmission, might work out cheaper.
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I wouldn't mind seein a B series swap in our cars. I'd really like to do an H2B set up. They dnt make trans brackets for our cars for the b series yet.
I thought I read somewhere where they made like an adapter plate for our engines. Maybe I'm wrong but I could of swore I read this somewhere.
Anyways dude I'm all for being different when it comes to cars hence why I did that F20b swap into my 4th I know that its been done b4 but not a widely as the H22.I know my swap wasn't cheap so I can only amagine the cost of what yours will be.Hope to see someone actually go through with it for once, there's a 1,000,000,001 threads about how ppl want to do crazy swaps and transplants but never go through with it.Someone has done a K swap in a 5th gen if I'm not mistaken, someone can verify this for me.
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Your correct in that a company makes an adapter for our motor to the b series trans however its not for preludes. The brackets are for civics. No prelude brackets have been made yet. Once i get into school a lil deeper i think i may try fabbin some up myself
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Re: Engine Swaps?

The H2B lets you use a B series transmission with an F/H series motor. It's deigned to make it easier to put an H into a Civic so you don't have to change the shifter, and so you can get those short B16 gears. You can still just build your transmission and be fine
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Re: Engine Swaps?

Yea I thought so,but it never occured to me that they were made for the civic instead of the lude.Shouldn't be too hard to fab up your own, the thing is making it look professional is the tricky part. Haha so basically if I bought the b16 tranny and my f20b those 2 would be the ish together?? Not to jack your thread or anything dude. Just a question.another thing is I think that K engines have so much support is bc they are a newer breed of engines than our H or F series. And plus for the simple fact that honda doesn't make preludes anymore
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