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what engine do I have?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by b5gregory, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. b5gregory

    b5gregory Junior Member

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    I bought my JDM D15B vtec as a "130 hp" engine but I believe only the 3 stage vtec motor produces 130, the other D15B vtec makes 94 or somthing like that how can I tell which engine I have? I think that I might've been misled
     
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    there are two d15bs and i personally dont know how to see which one you have. i know one is a 3-stage (he used the correct term) and then the other is the normal 2-stage vtec.
     
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    92dxhatch Senior Member

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    the 2 stage is a 92-95 year motor, and the 3 stage is a 96-99 motor. keep in mind these are JDM d15b's only.

    one helpful tip to see if yours is a 3-stage, it will have two VTEC switches (yes, two of them)

    click here for more info!
     
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    there you have it. 2 vtec switches is the way to tell. They look like a greyish brown stove top hat. looks like they are side by side.
     
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    read the second paragraph - there is also a D15B VTEC-E similar to a USDM VX D15Z1

    D15B 1.5l SOHC VTEC
     
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    There is also a JDM D15B single cam non VTEC
     
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    yes, its practicly the same motor.
     
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