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D16z6 Build Up

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by mycivichasturbo, Feb 14, 2003.

  1. mycivichasturbo

    mycivichasturbo Junior Member

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    OK heres my question......Some of my freinds told me to put a d16z6 into my 93 cx hatch. One of my friends has that motor in a 94 hatch, and its pretty quick. Wat i was wanting to no is how fast could i make this motor. If i get it im planning on putting a turbo on it, and some other mods. If i did get this would i need anything else like mounts, etc........what kind of performance can i expect to get out of this setup(et's,hp). And would i be able to keep up with b16sir II's, and b18's. Thanx.
     
  2. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    1. Very
    2. Maybe
    3. Depends

    You can build any block up as much as you want- how much money do you have to spend? I assume that you asking about ETs means you're looking to drag race this car.
     
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    My budget is about 1000 at the moment but in the future i will have more to build it up. Im jus wondering about et's so i have a somewhat clue of how fast it will be.
     
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    my friend had a sohc vtec with greddy kit. He hit 14.2 with 17" rims. You can get a sleeved D block at:

    http://www.jgenginedynamics.com/specials

    A D16 can produce more torque than a B16 if done right. That is what the guys at JG say anyways. I was thinking about building my Sohc too but got good deals on a Dohc non vtec so that is what I'm going to build. The fastest Sohc vtec I've seen is a 9 sec. Hatch. Some guy in South America.
     
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    Yup. Same displacement but longer stroke, so it makes more torque.
     
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    "same displacement but longer stroke?"

    I have a 93 coupe with a d16 vtec in it. Could i put a dohc head on it? If so which one? b16? What kinda power gains might i see? I've got the money to do it, just dont know if thats were i should put it. Thanks


    I do have turbo plans, garrett t3.
     
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    You will not be able o swap a b16 head onto your d block, or any b series head for that matter. Unfortunatley you can only swap a head from another d series.

    Zee
     
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    Yup. The B16 and D16 are both just a hair under 1600cc- 1590 and 1587 I believe. The D16 has a longer stroke than the B16- 90mm vs 77mm, so it has more torque. Piston speed is higher- with everything else held constant, a longer stroke engine will make more torque than a shorter stroke engine of the same displacement.
     
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    just to re-word this. it doesn't HAVE more torque, simply because its a smaller bore. but the potential to make more is there.
     
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    Read the post... everything else held constant, the engine with the longer stroke will make more torque.

    Go read your physics textbook B! :lol:
     
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    right- thats what im saying.

    but since it has a smaller bore, the actual number is less
     
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    I don't think that's why.... it's the compression difference that makes the D16 have less torque than the B16. They still have the same displacement.
     
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    well, yeah that too

    nevermind- this is going no where cuz i keep forgetting things. lol
     
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    buy a zdyne and 450 cc injectors then slap a homemade turbokit on it and youll run mid 13s. that will bury b16s with boltons and b18a swaps too .
     
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    Dont get 450cc injectors, you'll run rich all day and get shit for it. Dont got bigger than 370cc. Thats if you get a built engine like i have. You would really only need 310cc on stock internals. Dont bother putting a dual cam head(as in d series) on the car, not worth it at all. There are some problems with having more torque on the d series. For example. You pretty much can't drop the clutch. You'll get better launches if you dont, but if you decide to, you might end up snaping an axle and getting a tow home. If you do decide to build a D(i mean internally as well as turbo if you go FI) you can expect lower times than 13's depending on the car. But that assumes you get it properly tuned.

    Rob
     
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