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Old 07-03-2012, 02:18 AM
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Icon5 B18 Qs?

First off let me say i'm not swapping a b18 into my Lude. don't worry. but i do have some questions about swaps. I need a good engine to put into a 1990 Integra. the engine that was in it kinda of had a big problem. this it what happened. Rebuild with same head and new block or do a complete engine swap?
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Re: B18 into 5th Gen?

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Re: B18 into 5th Gen?

I was thinking about that. Also we have a parts car that's an duto so i'm gonna try and see if we can do something with that.

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Re: B18 into 5th Gen?

just find the same motor easiest way
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Re: B18 into 5th Gen?

I'm not sure if it is the stock engine tho. Kid who had it before her was an idiot so who knows. i have to check it out more tomorrow.

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One of my Lude and her's. haha
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Re: B18 into 5th Gen?

looks like a regular ls teggy motor to me
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It's an LS motor or b18b1. You should be able to find one really cheap. Easy to come by.
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2 years ago i wouldn't have a clue to wat that engine was lolol
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Re: B18 into 5th Gen?

better picture?

it seems like it has v-tec tho. it gives the same feel as when my Lude hits v-tec but her's happens in lower rpm. Maybe it's just me...idk
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Yeah she's talking about putting a k series into the Teg. idk about that. i'm just worried about it because i'm going to be the one doing all the work.

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it seems like it has v-tec tho. it gives the same feel as when my Lude hits v-tec but her's happens in lower rpm. Maybe it's just me...idk
B18B1 and B18A1 are non vtec motors put in the LS you have pictured. That is what that motor is.
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The first pic you can just barely see an a stamped on the blocked. i guess it is the stock engine. but keep it or upgrade?
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depends on how much u wanna spend
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Hmmm. see that's where it depends. she wants to spend the least amount possible but she's willing to go k series type money but time is an issue. idk what to do because i'm doing all the work.
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Just do a basic ls swap into it. Thats your best option since your pressed for time and wanna get it done cheap
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Yeah i guess that would be the best. i'm tearing into it today so i should know how bad it is. i'll upload some pics just for the heck of it.
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Okay so we disconnected everything and we are pulling the engine and trans soon. She decided to make this car her fun car and get another daily driver. So now we got both time and money. i'm thinking about doing a k-series swap. i think it would be great because it would be boosted and make a great fast whip. Sound like a good plan or go for a basic swap and make a NA beast?
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k series dont have turbos.. either get a type r motor or GSR and its basically straight foward swap just need a different wiring harness (im pretty sure) and a new ecu.
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I'm looking for an GSR engine for a friend so he gets dibbs on first one i find so i gotta find 2 and they aren't that easy to find around these parts. haha i know they don't come boosted but if we went k series then we'd add a nice turbo.
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Am I to late to say Frankenstein a b20 (crv motor) to a b16 vtec head? Cheaper than a k swap, fits right in, and you get some torque. Meh what do I know, I like V8s, LOL!!!

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b20/b16 head would be pretty mean too... my boy had b18/b16 and that **** was real nice when vtec kicked on.. he also had a fully built block tho
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I'm looking for an GSR engine for a friend so he gets dibbs on first one i find so i gotta find 2 and they aren't that easy to find around these parts. haha i know they don't come boosted but if we went k series then we'd add a nice turbo.


Nothing cracks VTEC like a B18C5, nothing. If you have time and you can afford to go that route that is the best engine swap for that car in my opinion. I miss mine so much.
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You sure know how to keep us entertained! Haha but yeah ls vtec ftw.

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H22? nahh. i can't have my sister having the same engine as me. haha But i do like the idea of a b20 with a b16 head. that's got me thinking a little bit. Would a b20 with a b18 head be a good combo or no?

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H22? nahh. i can't have my sister having the same engine as me. haha But i do like the idea of a b20 with a b16 head. that's got me thinking a little bit. Would a b20 with a b18 head be a good combo or no?

Which mudflaps you talking about? haha

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I have never been a fan of the Frankenstein swaps especially for reliability purposes. I have seen them on my friends cars and they ran well but not well enough to make me want to get one. LS VTEC is nice though because you get more torque from your motor but again you're doing things to that motor that it wasn't intended for and I had far less problems with my engine (Integra Type R or B18C5) then anyone of my friends had with their Frankens. To me the gains don't substantiate the Franken swaps.
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Re: B18 Qs?

why would you put a K in that? lol... Just do another B series, its easiest to swap to... and if you turbo it prepare for it to be slow, becaue it won't hook til like 4th gear lol. I had a big turbo RSX and it didn't really hook til 4th, spinning to like 70mph, had a lot of fun though! :)
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In the end it's your choice Hunter, Integra type arrrr engines are nice, just cost loot. Your sister has time, save up for one.

Frankenstein engine is saving power, time, and money for a dd never going to a track. Hell, why you're in there, raise some compression and forge some internals!

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H22? nahh. i can't have my sister having the same engine as me. haha But i do like the idea of a b20 with a b16 head. that's got me thinking a little bit. Would a b20 with a b18 head be a good combo or no?

Which mudflaps you talking about? haha

Yes i do try to keep you guys entertained. No pictures is boring.
ppl use the b16 head cuz you get high compression
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Ooh okay the b16 head makes sense now. I like the idea of a frank build because we want to have a car that can be driven on the road and not just a car reserved for the track. Type R are defintly not cheap. haha i'm going to look around for a basic swap. then check out prices for a b20 and b16 (or b18 if i can use the head off the car.)

I still don't know which mudflaps you guys are talking about. haha
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