1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

b16a swap change to b18a wiring

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> ED-EF / DA' started by shockwave, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. shockwave

    shockwave New Member

    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2008
    hey guys im new to this site and i was wondering if anyone could help me how to go along with this swap i have a 90 civic with b16 swap but i want to convert it to a b18a how would i go about changin the wiring , any comments would be greatly apprechiated thank you,
     
  2. BrutalB83

    BrutalB83 Brutal Moderator Moderator VIP

    Messages:
    11,620
    Likes Received:
    302
    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2006
    Location:
    Rochester Hills, MI
    Why exactly do you want to do this? Do you realize the B18A is non-VTEC and makes less horsepower than the B16 you already have? Instead of doing a full swap, I'd just keep your B16 head, and swap out the block for a B18. Then you'll have a more powerful motor, with higher displacement, and you won't have to do any wiring changes.
     
  3. efhondakid

    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

    Messages:
    7,034
    Likes Received:
    202
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2007
    Location:
    Akron-Canton, Ohio
    That does seem kind of backwards. If you really want to downgrade all you have to do is get the computer that corresponds to the motor you are using and trace back the four wires in the vtec sub harness to the ECU plugs and cut them out. Or if you wanted to be lazy you could just un-plug them and tape them out of the way. (Although I discourage this swap as well.)
     
Verification:
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page