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nees help on 97 honda civic ex

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by 97hondacivicex, Feb 29, 2008.

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    97hondacivicex New Member

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    Feb 28, 2008
    ok here goes.... i was stupid and put a d16y5 into the car and put the d16y8 intake on it... i put a cam,header,coldairintake and exhaust... now it has great top end when i hit the vtec but the bottom end sucks... i have bee researching the y5 and i found out its a vtec-e engine and thats why it has no bottomend... so here is the question.... if i put the head from the y8 and port it out a few thousands and polish it and put the new cam in there will i have better bottom end or am i just screwed with haveing th y5 block in there.. please let me know i have a friend that is helping me and we are just wondering... you can even call me and we can talk on the phone but i need to know asap...
    can someone please help me
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