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help me please ( accord 79 )

Discussion in 'Accord' started by sapta, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. sapta

    sapta New Member

    I am from indonesia,a new here and need suggestion to swap my engine? budget $1000 for the engine.


  2. BrutalB83

    BrutalB83 Brutal Moderator Moderator

    Wow, nice ride! Honestly, I'd say keep it stock. You don't see nice older Accords like that that are still in good shape very often. Clean it up, restore it, put some nice wheels on it and call it good. There's nothing you can swap into it that's not going to be a hassle (switching from carb to fuel-injection, custom mounts, etc.).

    If you want something to toy around with that's much more receptive to engine swaps, then look towards an 88-00 Civic, a 90-97 Accord, or a 90-01 Integra...
  3. Korax

    Korax New Member


    I would trade you my b16 hatch for that in a second, if the rest is as clean as those two pics.
  4. sapta

    sapta New Member

    how nice offered, i would like to, but I am in indonesia. ( I'm sory english is bad ).
  5. 94H_Ex

    94H_Ex Under employed

    The only thing I would personally do to that, is just some polishing. Such as clean it up and tuck away the wires and just shine it up.
  6. BrutalB83

    BrutalB83 Brutal Moderator Moderator


    Plus, for a $1,000 budget, there's really not much you can do engine-wise. Like I said, swaps aren't common in this chassis. To put in any of the popular newer motors (B16, B18, H22, K20, etc.), you're looking at some customizing, and that means money...
  7. sapta

    sapta New Member

    ok .. thank's for the information,
    I'll replace or re-wiring,clean up the engines and put new muffler.
    and how about if I replace the header configuration with the free flow type ( 4-1 ). need an advice please ? :)
  8. eg6sir

    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator

    heres my thought.. take that $1000 and put it into suspension/brakes

    btw.. you got any more pics of the car?

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