1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Need D16z6 Swap help

Discussion in 'Civic and CRX - EF' started by pone01, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. pone01

    pone01 New Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    Ok so is my first engine swap in my 91 hatch and want everything set up and in order before i start the swap. I just want to see if i have all the parts need to make the swap and to see if there is anything that i should do while i have the motor out i.e like replace this or that part.
    Parts i have
    z6 head
    z6 dizzy with cap and wires
    spark plugs
    Skunk 2 Intake valves and retainers
    Skunk 2 Cam
    Aem Cam gear
    felpro head gasket
    Skunk 2 proSeries Intake Manifold
    BDL Racing fuel Rail
    p28 ecu
    d series si tranny
    short throw shifter
    complete y8 engine.

    So i plan on removing most of the y8 parts and putting on the parts that i have. Before you say why not just use the complete y8 engine i was going to buy just a bottom block and build it but the guy selling it didnt want to sell it. So i wanna know from what i have listed what parts am i missing and what can i use from the y8? For the wiring shouldn't it all be plug and play since both engines use a p28? Anything that you guys would recommend doing while the engine is out like maintenance wise that would be easier with the engine out or anything that i should do while its out?
     
  2. d16z6si

    d16z6si New Member

    Messages:
    54
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2006
    you should really use an obd1 engine harness buy a jumper from the obdo plugs to an obd1 harness that way you wont have to run any wires yourself
     
  3. pone01

    pone01 New Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    do i need to use a z6 starter?
     
  4. 89hatchd15b

    89hatchd15b now its a 91

    Messages:
    102
    Likes Received:
    1
    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2007
    Location:
    Acton, CA
    I would use the starter for the block so that the mounting bolts line up. but then again aren't all d-series starters going to be the same or am I wrong?
     
  5. munchies91crx

    munchies91crx New Member

    Messages:
    29
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2009
    all d series starters are the same :D haha get the jumper to obd1 i have the z6 swap in my rex. haha get yours up and running and we can trade :D i want a ef hatch. :D
    but if ya got any questions ask me.
     
  6. GlassHeadlights

    GlassHeadlights West West Yall

    Messages:
    4,066
    Likes Received:
    71
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2007
    Location:
    Calgary, AB
    I have a thing against the y series blocks. But if you're already there just use it till it spins a bearing.

    Oh yeah and if your car is not si then you'll need to convert to MPFI, then convert to OBD1 and use D16Z6 injectors.
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2009
  7. pone01

    pone01 New Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    Anyone have a really good writeup for dpfi to mpfi? Whats wrong with the y8 block?
     
  8. d16z6si

    d16z6si New Member

    Messages:
    54
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2006
    there are great writeups all over i have a really goodif i can get it to upload ill post it for you
     
  9. d16z6si

    d16z6si New Member

    Messages:
    54
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2006
    this pin out will help i cant get my write up to upload
     

    Attached Files:

  10. d16z6si

    d16z6si New Member

    Messages:
    54
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2006
    not that good but here is one
     

    Attached Files:

  11. pone01

    pone01 New Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    why would i need to convert to mpfi? I am swapping the engine and ecu to a engine/ecu that uses mpfi?
     
  12. GlassHeadlights

    GlassHeadlights West West Yall

    Messages:
    4,066
    Likes Received:
    71
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2007
    Location:
    Calgary, AB
    Yes, search MPFI swap and OBD0 to OBD1 conversion.
     
  13. d16z6si

    d16z6si New Member

    Messages:
    54
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2006
    is your car dpfi or mpfi if your car is dpfi then your body harness on the left shock tower is 14 pin plug if it was set up for mpfi it 8 pin plug the reason being for having to do the dpfi to mpfi swap is that your under dash harness is not set up to run for injectors or crank pos sensor
     
  14. philyphreak2127

    philyphreak2127 Back in the Game

    Messages:
    1,643
    Likes Received:
    13
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2007
    Location:
    Littleton, co
    you should have something against the y series motors. the oil pumps suck!! If you have the y8 intake mani I would run that, maybe find a b-series tb to throw on there. The y8 intake manifold is best flowing stock d-series intake manifold, plus the 240 cc injectors with the y8 are bigger than the other d-series injectors.
     
Verification:
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page