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Engine conversion

Discussion in 'Civic and CRX - EW' started by Craigevs, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. Craigevs

    Craigevs New Member

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    Feb 24, 2010
    Hi there guys,

    Im very new to this site and honda Cars in general, Iv been looking around for car projects E.g....

    Corsa redtop conversion
    205 Mi16 conversion ect...

    Now im looking into buying a civic the older versions sorry not to much info on the models and marks yet. Most prob will b aged (1994)

    Now what engine will fit into this model or any other model???

    Any info will be very helpfull

    Many thanks Craig
  2. E-Man

    E-Man No idea what I'm saying

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    Feb 1, 2006
    Long Island, NY

    First and formost welcome to the site. If you are considering purchasing a 1994 civic, you have posted in the incorrect section. The EG (Honda model code) civic (circa 1992-1995) can handle many different Honda engines (for example, D series, B series, H series and K series) as aftermarket fabricators have developed engine mounts to facilitate the swap.

    Without understanding your budget and your goal/use for the car it is impossible to provide you with commentary. When I joined this site I found browsing the forums quite helpful as I was new to the swap scene and commencing a father/son project with my then 16 year old son. Coincidently that project happened to be a B16 swap into a EG sedan.

    This swap was relatively easy for this first timer given the similar generation of the engine/car (OBD1) and the ease of the wiring given that one USDM civic came with the B16.

    Good luck with your research and be sure to start a build thread in the EG section once you decide.
  3. humanswiper1

    humanswiper1 New Member

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    Apr 12, 2010
    I bought a 86 si and I am having trouble figuring out what engine it has. according to the books the engine code is on the front but the only numbers that I can fine is on the back and they read BT1682. I was told that I have a 1.5 but I can't find any info on the numbers to tell me what this is. I am going to be replacing the head gasket this weekend and want to make sure I have the right stuff being the difficulty in finding parts.
  4. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    Jan 21, 2003
    Meriden, CT, USA
    All 86-87 crx's are D15A3's....unless it was swapped out with something else. If it looks old, then it is an A3
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