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d15b2 rods

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by Bobby17772, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Bobby17772

    Bobby17772 New Member

    I'm doing an engine build and wanted to try something different and build the d15. does anyone know where I can find forged rods? I can find the pistons but not the rods. I can find d16 ones, but those are .2" longer, how much of a difference would that make? If anyone knows where I could get the right ones I would really appreciate it.
  2. jlicrx

    jlicrx Senior Member

    D16 rods won't work - the rod journals on the D16 cranks are 45mm and on the D15 cranks, they are 42mm - for building a D15, you are better off starting out with the JDM D15B VTEC engine which uses the larger crankshaft 55mm main (D15 is 45mm) and 45mm rod journals like a D16 - also uses D16 rods with pistons that have a shorter compression height

    there are D15 rods available, but they are a lot of money:

    Pauter Rods: No Limit Motorsport
  3. Bobby17772

    Bobby17772 New Member

    yeah thats what I herd, just get the jdm d15 crank, use d16 rods and pistons, and of course bore the block to fit of course. thank you for the help.

    Oh and lastly, is a d series the same no matter what generation it goes to? Because I've been seeing things like for the 92-95 models, so I just wanted to make sure before I order things

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