98 civic engine choice

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knownothing

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i just bought a 98 civic ex no motor trans nothing under the hood. after running the car will be a every day driver. i want to know what motor would be good to drive on an still have the power when i want it.
 

knownothing

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mainly just wanted to know what will fit with no cutting or beating
 

invisibledemon

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try posting in the correct forum, just going to get e-hated for posting in the lounge, where, btw, it says no tech posts.
 

invisibledemon

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lol, its ok, you admit in every post that you know nothing.
what part of tn?

this will be moved once a mod gets on, or you can message one and request a move.
 

BrutalB83

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i found a b17a1 an a b18a1 an d16y7 an y8 all running for under $300

The Y8 came stock in that car, so that would be the easiest drop-in, bolt-up option. The B17 and B18 would be nice, but you'd need a transmission also, and the correct mounts. Plus you'd have to deal with some wiring issues...
 

knownothing

never had a honda
what i found was a 91 integra with b18a1 an a 92 with a b18b1 not sure what the diffrents is an i found a few d15b7/b8 an a few d16z6 an i found one d16y8 for all around the same price. all have the trans with them. an are running. i was told the b-series was the better one to go with. but not sure what all is need for the swap
 

invisibledemon

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your car is prewired for vtec already, wont have to worry about any wiring issues.

either of those d series will be the fastest easiest swap.

the z6 will just have a bit more pep to it.
 
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