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  1. Wanting to know D16B5 block and JDM ZC head compatibilty

    Naturally Aspirated
    Hello all, new user here. I currently have a 91 DX hatch with a JDM ZC long block which lasted me about 7 years until I cracked the oil pan a few months ago. It's impossible to find any low mileage long blocks where I live in Dallas metroplex and online these once $300 to 400 engines have...
  2. Clunking Under Light Braking

    General Tech
    Hi everyone, I just bought a 1999 Civic LX to drive around for awhile. I’ve done a lot of work to it including replacing all four struts and the upper control arms in the front. However, I’ve run into a clunk that’s has me stumped. Under light braking when you are coming to a stop, I get a...
  3. Starting to build a D15B7

    Engine Building
    Hey everyone, I'm obviously new to the forum and I'm looking for any help possible with the start of my build and ongoing help through the process. So too start I have been looking to actually build a car myself sort of a "project car" for years and I finally found a great deal on a 92 Honda...
  4. ‘87 Civic Wagon rtAWD Coilovers?

    Suspension Corner
    I’m looking for the simplest way to put some low on a ‘87 wagovan. It does have the rtAWD if that matters.
  5. Rattling from ECU

    Engine Management
    I was in the process of removing my ECU when I heard a rattling noise coming from inside. I opened it up to find a chip loose. This bring me to my 3 questions. What exactly is this chip for? What can cause it to dislodge itself? Can it be resoldered?
  6. New d15b1 any advice?

    General Tech
    Hey guys I just picked up a new project. Its a 91 civic with the d15b1 and its low miles around 55k. Was thinking a mild single cam turbo build. But this is my first honda that isnt a big red. any advice on what the d15s like? I've built boosted cars and trucks in the past. But I'm a virgin to...
  7. Looking at buying a 1992 EG Hatch

    General Tech
    Hello D-Series community. I am an owner of a VQ powered G35, and am currently looking to distance myself from the world of Nissan's terrible unreliability. I am currently looking at a 1992 Honda Civic Hatchback, and want to know if the car is worth considering. The current owner of the car told...
  8. DIY Civic FN2 Type-r front seats in EG

    DIY Forum
    This DIY is how Civic FN2 Type-r seats fit into Civic EG. There are plenty people who has them fitted but quite none how they fit and what needs to be done. I got my hands on absolutely new seats so here you go. Pros: + They are cheaper than Recaros + They are MUCH more supportive and comfy...
  9. 1987 Civic hatchback D13a1 BUILD INFO or a d swap

    Engine Building
    Hello I'm a new user to the thread but have visited many times. With that said, I have a 1987 Honda Civic Hatchback with a d13a1, 4 speed manual transmission. I had a weber carburetor on it but it has been taken out drained and stored and is about ready to start getting ripped apart, now that it...
  10. Strange Leak: S-40 Trans "long Gear"

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys, Alright so this issue has me stumped, 1996 civic EK, swapped to a 99 y7 / S40 Trans ( was factory Auto LX) When i bought the car, no trans leaks. So i did what i always did. oil change and trans fluid exchange. Ordered the Honda MTF on ebay. Drained the 2 quarts out, replaced with new...
  11. Civic SI D16a9 Oil Pressure

    DOHC ZC
    Hello Everyone. I´m Axel From Argentina.. I have an Honda Civic SI 1993 with D16A9 ( japaniece version ) Please, can anyone tell me the values to check the oil pressure??. the car runs perfect but I will make all services with original parts including water pump. I afraid to replace the...
  12. Hi Community, I need help...

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, my name is Chris, i'm from Germany and learning to become a mechanic for cars here. I'm apologizing for any kind of gramatical errors. I'm owning a '92 Civic EG4 (EDM) with the 90 bhp D15B2-Mono-Jetronic. Due to an engine-breakdown I have the problem that I need to swap the...
  13. Turbo'd 94 EG for 2k?

    New Member Introductions
    So,iv been out of the Honda scene for quite some time,a friend of mine has had an EG just sitting in her garage for a while,she told me i could have it for 2k and id really like to get back into hondas. Basically id like some opinions on if this is a good starting point of if i should look for...
  14. advice! d15b7 w/ d16z6 mini me swap. what I NEED for turbo.

    New Member Introductions
    Im very new to the civic driving scene, I just got my first car, a 1994 Honda Civic Dx coupe, I know i want to keep it different and build a d=series motor for a turbo but it seems very complicated, what set up do i need on my d motor for a powerful turbo ? i just got the p28 ecu and the vtec...
  15. Get a kid like me into the world of the Turbo D!

    New Member Introductions
    Hey D-Series, Im a complete noob but have been doing my homework lately. Im wondering if i could get your guys opinions on a nice turbo build? My goals? To run laps around Kids here at high schools that drive their daddies 2004 Mustang GTs and Camaros. I was thinking about the Godspeed Turbo...
  16. OEM shocks - replacement options?

    Suspension Corner
    Hello guys, Long time don't see. One of my rear shocks is really bad and I'm planning on replacing both of them. What is a good option to consider. Don't want to buy OEM from the dealer, but don't want to buy any crap on the net. A friend of mine tald me to get either FSR or Monroe strut...
  17. D16Z6 Turbo Please help...

    New Member Introductions
    Before anyone rips me a new one for this being my first post and use the search bar blah blah blah your a noob and all that shit... 1 I have searched my ass off for months and months on many sites! (just incognito as guest) Researching and contemplating and deciding what i want to do. I come...
  18. New member, first Honda

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all. New to the forums, and new to Honda. Bought my first Civic a month ago and ready to see what i've been missing 99 dx. 162k on the body, 70 on the current y7 (came with) AEM short ram, Apexi exhaust, Spec D lower control arms, and what looks to be an ebay coilover set (drmotorsports...
  19. d16y7 turbo questions...

    New Member Introductions
    hey guy! first post on here so sorry if this has been answered. so ive been looking at some d16y7 turbos and everyone uses a y8 tb and a y8 im (throttle body and intake manifold). im wondering why i cant just use the y7 ones? i have a y8 im but not a y8 tb so do i need the y8 tb? ive seen a...
  20. I'm a noob and don't know exactly what I have!

    New Member Introductions
    Okay so I'll tell you guys the whole story... Back in January I bought a 1997 Honda Civic Dx off a man for $1500. Had 141,xxx on the motor, 5 speed, had cheap ass coilovers in it of which I ripped out (couldn't take the slamming) and a "custom" exhaust (more like cut the resonator off and...
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