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Shopping for an EF hatch...b16 or b18c?

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> ED-EF / DA' started by BigBoy, May 10, 2005.

  1. BigBoy

    BigBoy Senior Member

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    Sup guys,

    Im currently looking to buy a 90-91 si hatch and im still debating whether to go b16a2 or b18c. Now my question is, is there any advantage of going with the b16 as opposed to the b18c? I heard from someone that the b16 is better for tuning. Im planning to go all motor btw.
     
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    ripperbone angry bear

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    depends on how much money your looking to spend
     
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    Part for Part the B18C is better over the B16A in every respect, except the cost of the motor
     
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    BigBoy Senior Member

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    How much harder is the install?
     
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    BigBoy Senior Member

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    and will the b18c fit with the oem hood?
     
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    You'll need to convert to OBD1, but you can just get a conversion harness for that. Yes it'll fit under the oem hood, but you may have to cut some of the webbing out from the inside of the hood to get it to close. I know if you use hasport mounts, the motor will clear with minimal trimming.
     
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    anybody got pics of a chopped hood?
     
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