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Core Required When Doing Motor Swap?

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> EG-EK / DC' started by Tonyd0821, Mar 31, 2003.

  1. Tonyd0821

    Tonyd0821 Banned

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    i just thought of somehting.
    when i get my b16 put into my civic ex.....

    Do most swap shops require a core?

    cuz if not, then theoretically i can part out my y8 engine and have it pay for some of the swap?

    anyone?

    also how much should i realistically expect to get for all the stuff bein taken out?
    and what exactly could i sell besides the y8 head and ecu?
    engine has 93,xxx miles on it.

    thanks
     
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    i havent heard of a core charge before. you can part out your motor, tranny, and ecu and probably get like 500-800 and up or something.
     
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    Tonyd0821 Banned

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    the whole motor? or just the head?
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    That is really weird, a core charge usually means that you are exchanging an old something plus some cash for the same model something that has been rebuilt or remanufactured. I have never heard of anyone charging for a core on an engine swap.
     
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    ok. misunderstanding.....

    i thought that in order for them to give me the swap, i had to let them take and keep my old engine......

    but i seen some guy on here wanting to buy a y8 head, and figured taht i could sell mine, and put the cash towards the swap.....

    so thats what i meant by "core" like when you take ur alternator to get fixed or whatever and they want the old one.....at least thats what happend to me
     
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    Tonyd0821 Banned

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    so what off of the 96 civic ex, could i take and sell online? the car has 93,xxx miles on it.
    if anyone needs anything lemme know, pm me with ur email address and in about 2 months ill have
    whatever u need. car is in "tits" condition mechanically. the tranny has a brand new clutch, some sort of "performance" one
    but most likely a pep-boys "performance one"

    clutch is only 2? months old. with 500? miles on it.
     
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    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    :angry: dammit post in the right friggin section. i believe this is the 2nd topic you have started in 2-3 days that was posted in the wrong section. this is a swap related topic and thats where its moving to... :angry:
     
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    That's just usually how it ends up happening, because most swap customers don't have a good way to take the old engine away and store it / sell it.
     
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    karnash, is this the company you were looking for? i heard you mention bisi doing your swwap and a shop called rs(?). well, i noticed on the front bumper of bisi's crx, this website:

    http://www.rsmachines.com
     
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    if the shop doesn't let you take your motor back, and you are still paying them, then your swap should cost $100.
    they can easily turn around and sell a good condition y8 for 600 bucks.
     
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    .....

    anything motor and or honda civic related goes in this forum?

    gotcha. ;)
     
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    Tonyd0821 Banned

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    and yes rice, i had Rich do my zc swap back in the day when they were located on Vermont blvd. in Torrance? or is it carson?
    anyways they did a excellent job, and from what i hear, altho i do not know how true this is, they are not doing swaps anymore.

    too bad.
     
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    why dont u call them up. their phone # and address are on that link

    oh what the heck..here it is. i would've just copied the info, but its a jpeg..and you can call me gabe. good luck :thumbsup: they might make an exception since they know you.
    [​IMG]
     
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