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B18C1

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by TechChris, Oct 1, 2003.

  1. TechChris

    TechChris Member

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    I am new to this room so take it easy on me. I just purchased a 94 B18C1 swap
    for my 94 Civic. When I check compression on this engine when I get it. What are good readings to let me know if the engine is in good shape. Also if it is marginal would you recommend putting is new forged pistons and rods, rings etc. or type r pistons. I am trying to put together a good engine without breaking the bank. This motor already has a skunk 2 cam not sure what stage and an adjustable cam gear. This swap also came with a lsd tranny. This motor also has a Skunk 2 intake. If I decide to bore it, can you safely bore .040 that would make it 82mm if I am correct. I would appreciate anyone expertise or advise.

    Thanks
    Chris
     
  2. Vtec Andy.....

    Vtec Andy..... Senior Member

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    how much you buy that for?
     
  3. TechChris

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    thats a fucking steal. did you get the tranny/ecu/axles too?

    anyway, as far as compression goes... its not so much the numbers, as the variance between them. + - 10% is ideal.
    180-180-175-190 would be a fine reading
    180-20-245-10 would not.

    as far as boring... stop thinking American units. convert .040" into mm and see what it gets. as far as going to 82, don't. there are 0 pistons made in that size. 81.5 is the "standard overbore" size for b-series. 83+ requires re-sleeving.
     
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    scottp11 The Seniorest Member....

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    1700..... from where?!?! :shrug2:Cuzz I want one!
     
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    good deal on the motor swap, hopefully it isn't hot....
     
  7. TechChris

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    Hi All

    I just did a compression test on my B18C1 tested 225,225,230,225 so I guess the block is in good shape. Just wondering if I should spend money on a lightened flywheel while the motor is out. Also any other mods I should do while the motor is out.

    Thanks
    Chris
     
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    get a decent clutch if you dont already have one
     
  9. TechChris

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    Hi All

    Well this weekend will be the moment of truth. I am hopefully putting the B18c1 in this weekend. This is what I have so far.

    B18C1
    Skunk2 Cam
    Skunk2 Intake
    Stage3 Clutch
    RC 310 Injectors
    Lightened Flywheel 12lbs
    Ractive headers (I know I should have gotten better but I got them cheap)
    New Type R Oil pump
    New Water pump
    New Axels
    New Shift Linkage
    New Rotors

    So far I have spent $3129 for everything. I am putting it all together this week, and I will let you all know how it runs when I get it in.
    Later
    Chris
     
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    good luck going through mcdonalds drive through with that clutch.
     
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    B16 Super Moderator VIP

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    which skunk2 cams? did you get valve train too?
    should be pretty nice
     
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