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Pistons and Rods For a D-Series

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by 92slowmobile, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. 92slowmobile

    92slowmobile Greatest Member

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    OK, so i have a d15b8 block with d16z6 head. Is there anywhere to get pistons and rods that fit a d15b8. I see alot of d15b2 and d15b7 but nowhere have i seen pistons and rods for a d15b8. Any info would be great guys. You haven't let me down yet.
     
  2. 92slowmobile

    92slowmobile Greatest Member

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    Very good point. Another problem i have is where to get a block from. I had a chance to buy a d16 block for 150 but took to long and the opportunity passed me by. Any places or websites that would have a d16 block at a reasonable price?
     
  3. Taco15

    Taco15 I wear stretchy pants VIP

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    junk yard.or ebay. Cant you fit D17 rods on a y8?
     
  4. Luis998

    Luis998 Honda Enthusiast

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    Any idea what kind of numbers a mini-me swap puts out? I know a few people that are either wanting to or have already done the swap but no one is talking numbers at all. haha
     
  5. 92slowmobile

    92slowmobile Greatest Member

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    Lets put it like this. A mini-me swap is a good upgrade if you're looking to do something simple and cheap to give your non-vtec some more pep. BUt the fact of the matter is this, i've put a fair amount of money into the head (cam, cam gear, valve job, etc. and it is simply not very powerful. Blanco is right in saying i should get the bottom end. I can make much more power and it will be easier to upgrade. As for power numbers, i would assume barely over 100 hp even with the upgrades i have
     
  6. goldgreen90ef

    goldgreen90ef goldgeen90ef

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    i think hondatuning did that in one of last years issues for the super- d project....
     
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    I'll sell you the pistons and rods out of a D15B2 if you want them. Flat tops with high compression heights are good for compression. ;)
     
  8. K2e2vin

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    HondaTuning did a D17 stroker. I heard it blew up on the dyno and another one was built.

    IIRC, the D17 has a narrower BE-width. Not positive on that though.
     
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    Luis998 Honda Enthusiast

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    Thanks for the info. I've been dying to have an idea of the power it makes. Now I know and knowing is half the batt...errr, you get the idea. :D
     
  10. BrutalB83

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    How much power are you looking to make? With some modifying you can use B18A1 rods in a D-series engine, and they're good for up to 300 horses. You can probably find a set of those and get them machined to fit for $200, cheaper than any after-market rods. If you're looking to make like 400 horses though then you'll need after-market.
     
  11. 93civicracer

    93civicracer Oh, I do a little here and there.

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    Vitara pistons and eagle rods only fit a d16 block?

    What about machining those?
     
  12. K2e2vin

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    I think FJT is getting some D15B(non VTEC) rods made that are comparable to the Eagle/TT H-beams. :thumbsup:
     
  13. h0nda0wner

    h0nda0wner need help

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    hey i got a d15b7 m0t0r and i was wondering if you can put a sohc vtec heads on it.... like the d15z series head on it....... is this possible???? if so what else would i need to upgrade?????????
     
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    philyphreak2127 Back in the Game

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    I have a d16y7 block I would sell for cheap. it threw a rod but the block is rebuildable. It would be ideal for anyone looking to rebuild the block. I'm asking like $75, but I will take any offer.
     
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