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bought a sohc vtec head

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  1. vtecsir1

    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    well i finally found one, $225 shipped so thats not too bad considering it has almost everything i need for my minime. no its not a b series, yes i know b series are better im just doing what i can with my current situation of school loans,debt, and no job. [​IMG]

    plan on getting a cam and the new skunk2 mani when i get some more money, what do you guys think?
     
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    I say sell the Z6 IM, and buy a D16Y8--procede to PnP it and receive better performance for about the same price.
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    that could be a possibilty, cost around the same as the skunk unit?
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    why didn't you get a y8?
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    y8 head? i couldnt find one, i lost on ebay for the only one i have seen that was reasonable. plus this one had the dist. intake mani,injectors and everything else seen, all the others didnt. you think i shouldnt have gotten this head?
     
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    for n/a. the smaller combustion chambers of the y8 is better.
     
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    Havok Senior Member

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    Z6 is fine, if you want more compression, get a D16Y8 head gasket (it's thinner) and get the y8 IM if you can. I sold the Z6 IM for like 125 plus shipping complete on ebay.
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    damn, i have been looking on sites and didnt see that mentioned. i just want to get something i can have fun with so its not that big of a deal. can someone point me in the direction of a good build up for minime, i have read a few like crxperf pg but any other. im putting this on a d15b7. i have been doing searches.
     
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    Loco Honkey Banned

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    I say buy the whole motor. And $225 is way too much for what you got.
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    you think so huh, show me one thats cheaper. i looked on partstrader ebay and classifieds, this one had more for less
     
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    For a z6 head, that is a little over priced. You can get a complete y8 head for around that if you keep searching.

    I wouldn't buy the whole y8, the mini-me results in a little better numbers then a stock y8 or z6.
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    oh well i didnt think 225 shipped was that much. the y8 head i bid on didnt have a im, dist or vavle cover just the head and it went for 185 before shipping. important thing is im happy with it and i hope i can get it up and running pretty soon.
     
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    Werd.... find out if you can find some dohc ZC pistons to go with that. The crower set (cam, valve springs, retainers) is only like $600. With those pistons, cam, valvespings and retainers you might see like 140-150 hp. I think it's 12.6:1. I'm not sure though, ask Calesta....
     
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