91 Integra Swap

I have a 1991 Acura Integra RS with a B18A1 (OBD 1) and I have a 2000 SI motor(B16A2- OBD 2) ready for swap. What is the better root for the OBD differences? Use my stock ECU wired for vtec? Get a SI ecu? Skunk 2 Ecu? Skunk 2 conversion? I dont have a wiring harness for new motor, I was planning on using OBD 1, but a friend said to run OBD 2, I have to change fuel injectors, distributer, alternator, and some emissions crap. Is he right? I also want to know how a GSR-94 Y1 tranny is for that engine. Should I stay with the LS tranny, use GSR stock, or switch some gears? help me out-- thanks DaN
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SleEPeR_CRX

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Umm. if ur trying to decide to swap in b16 or leave B18. then id stick with b18a. B16a's in Integras are pretty slow, and no torque. its pretty much
140hp 127trq ~ B18a
160hp 111trq ~ B16a
I wouldnt convert if u dont have to, but if u really want the B16a in there go nuts. if it were me id save for b18c, so i could keep torque and get some extra HP and vtec. even tho its anout $1500 more
 

posol

RETIRED
Staff member
Originally posted by farmer_jason@Dec 29 2002, 09:05 PM
ls v-tec

i agree.

go to our FAQ forum at the top and get an idea of the ls/vtec conversion process.

b16 in a teg sucks. you will be slower than you are now-

on a real note- you are going to have a SHIT load of wiring to do.
your 91 teg is NOT obd1, its obd0.
unless you can prove to me otherwise, i don't buy it.
 
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