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98 b16 swap question

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> EG-EK / DC' started by mx141, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. mx141

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    This is my first post but i am not new to Hondas. Just never did this swap before. What i have now is a 91 hatch with a b16a in it. I want to put the motor into my 98 4 door. I know some of the parts i need but wasn't sure what sensors i would have to add. What mounts? Can i use anything off the hatch?
     
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    Year of the engine? Check your local state's laws. Most states will not let you put an older motor in a newer car.

    Transmission needs to be hydraulic. Your EF hatch is cable. But you may have a hydraulic in the hatch already with a conversion from cable to hydraulic.

    Use the mounts off the 4dr except for the rear trans mount out of a 99/00 Civic Si.

    Shift linkage won't swap over. Not told sure but I don't think the axles work either.

    Then there's issues with engine harness too. The more I write....this is a higher level swap to compete. Not sure your background with the differences.
     
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    Thanks for your response. I have no idea what year the motor is. Is there a way to tell? I've done a bunch of swaps but usually put a motor out of the same chassis. I'm sure i can handle it. I would get a hydraulic trans. The one in my ef is still a cable. I have read that i am going to need different axles. I was planning on picking up a distributor and low impedance from a civic si. And shift linkage. Could i take a wiring harness from a 96-98 civic si and use it with my motor and add/change the sensors and use the si ecu? Thanks again
     
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    Check your local laws- they vary quite wildly from state to state. Most places will still pass your car as long as all the proper emissions equipment is hooked up and functioning.
     
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    I'm in Ohio i haven't been checked for emissions in the 18 years I've been driving.
     
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    94-01 Integra AxleS and shift linkage are what goes into the 4dr

    Is the 4dr an EX (AKA wired for VTEC)? If not....I would prefer to get a D16Y8 engine harness (VTEC) for your swap.
     
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    It is an ex. So basically these are the things i would need so far are : 94-01 integra axles and linkage, 96-98 si rear mount t bracket and distributor, lsor gsr hydraulic trans and si ecu. And I'm sure I'm going to as a few sensors like the crank position sensor and a couple others
     
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    That should be about it.

    May need to lengthen a few lines in the engine harness.

    Not sure about IM sensors and the throttle body sensors.
     
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    I just read that I'll need a throttle body from a 96-98 si because it has the maf sensor built into the throttle body
     
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    In the US.....Civic Si w/B16A2 was in the year of 99/00.
     
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    One thing you may run into is that the half shaft on the drivers side is male, in which case you can not use a 94-01 teg drivers side. If you do have a male half shaft PM me, I have a Raxles drivers side axle for 92-00 Civics that is made to use with the male half shaft.
     
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    b-series Honda's don't have maf's at all.....
     
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    Correct, but some do have the MAP built into the throttle body, and some have it attached via the vacuum tube.
     
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