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Noob...need help with my 95 Teg..

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by Caughtulookin, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. Caughtulookin

    Caughtulookin New Member

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    ok so heres the deal...I have a 95 integra ls automatic...and I want to do an engine swap because the one thats in it is about to kick the bucket ...whoever had it before me ragged the shyt out of it. Which engines will fit perfectly without any mods in my engine bay? Preferebly something a bit more powerful ...but at the same time not to expensive....lol and also what all would I need for the swap?? lmk thanks...:confused:
     
  2. SlushboxTeggy

    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    Do you want to swap the tranny or no?
     
  3. Caughtulookin

    Caughtulookin New Member

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    No actually I just need the head...
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    Well then that's not an engine swap, that's a head swap. You could just replace the one you have, B18B heads are dirt cheap. If you want more power though you could switch to a VTEC head but that's more involved.

    BTW, How do you know you just need a new head? Do you know what is actually wrong? you can probably just fix it unless it is really messed up.
     
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    well whats been happening is im only getting 16 mpg!! and my mechanic said I have no gas leaks and he did a full tune up...so he is disinterested in foreign cars so he wasnt much help but..I was told by someone it might just be the head that needs replacing...but im not sure what else could be eating up my gas..??
     
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    SLOWdelawareEG my cars go fast

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    your only option for better power with an easy swap is b18c1, theyre not cheap, though. however, your next statement:
    makes no sense. what is the reasoning behind that?
     
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    wurd^
     
  8. Caughtulookin

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    well whats been happening is im only getting 16 mpg!! and my mechanic said I have no gas leaks and he did a full tune up...so he is disinterested in foreign cars so he wasnt much help but..I was told by someone it might just be the head that needs replacing...but im not sure what else could be eating up my gas..??...anyways you know woman dont know nothing about cars...lol
     
  9. SlushboxTeggy

    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    You need to go to a different mechanic. Seriously, if they can't figure out why a car is getting half the mpgs it should be then they shouldn't have a garage. Either find a "foreign" shop or //cringe// take it to Honda/Acura. It will cost a little more there but I'll near promise it leaves getting good mpg or at least, knowing the problem.

    What's the mileage on the car? How long have you owned it? Any strange noises or smells? Any thing just seem out of the ordinary?
     
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    The car has 125,000 miles...had it 3 months.....I was getting about 20 mpg when I first got the car and it seems like everytime I fill up the tank I get less and less mpg.....the a/c doesnt get that cold so I have it pumping non-stop to try and get cooled off but I dont think that would have anything to do with it...other than that I went and changed the oil..had a full tune up...changed out air filter and oil filter...dont know...its crazy!...and like you said "cringe" Taking it to acura will cost me more than the cars worth...lol
     
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