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  1. 4th gear wont engage '95 VX hatch S20 Transmission

    Transmission alley
    Hi guys. New to the site. Helping my son get his 95 VX hatch back in shape after a horrible mechanic botched it all up trying to race it. Well-- long story short, I have replaced and fixed dozens of items and it's almost done--EXCEPT for 4th gear not engaging. When we first drove the car...
  2. Advice on a turbo?

    New Member Introductions
    I'm looking to get some helpful advice on what turbo/ size turbo to use for my setup. I understand how they work and what they do, I haven't had the time to invest in understanding the fine details to pick the proper size turbo for my application. My setup is a d15b7 w/ A6 cam and .008" shave...
  3. First D15B7 build

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, like many others on here I've ended up scrolling through the forums looking for answers to my engine building questions and have ended up joining the forum in the hope of getting more accurate information pertaining to my situation. I have been searching the forums for about a...
  4. D15b7 Transmission swap?

    Transmission alley
    Sup everyone? So, a buddy of mine is GIVING me for FREE a y8 transmission off his 00 d16y8and I have a 93 Civic LX with a D15b7. I wanted to know if swapping the transmission would give me any gains worth doing this swap? Will it mount right up? I plan on replacing the clutch and flywheel...
  5. type of starter????

    New Member Introductions
    So i bought a D15B7 motor with a 5spd manual transmission but... The motor didnt come with a starter :(. Ive serched online for starters nd came up with 2 types... Nippondenso nd mitsuba. What one do i buy? The motor came out of a 95 civic dx. My old motor was an automatic nd the mounting holes...
  6. Need help fixing my 94 civic coupe No Swap

    Engine Building
    94 civic coupe dx automatic.. I know gay but it was my graduation gift I wasn't born blessed lol but hey I have a magma flow. High Cat Converter, exhaust, rims and that's about it I wanna lower it but I don't have money for shocks Ima just got for springs on stock shocks any help people...
  7. Need help, d15b7 running issuies

    Engine Management
    hi. im new here. loooking for answers. i have a d15b7 that will pull fine when cold. when it heats up, it will barly get up to speed, even in first gear. also i am having bed e check problems, way over on hydrocarbons. So im wondering can this be my 02 ? could this be causeing it to run ritch? i...
  8. Rod Bearing Issue - Original Bearings Don't Match Codes

    Engine Building
    Hey Everyone, I'm rebuilding a D15B7 with around 285,000 miles on it. The bottom end had never been apart. Upon dis-assembly, we found all rods had a '2' code with the crank code being C,B,B,B... with C being cylinder #1. Based on that information and the service manual's chart (as I read it)...
  9. TURBO 101 - For 1st timers

    Forced Induction
    TURBO 101 - For Noobs like me ...
  10. d15b7 turbo build options. advice

    Forced Induction
    i know i am still a noob to the forums but i am in need of advice. me and my brother have been tossing the idea around of boosting our 1991 ef d15b7 we are in no rush/ no one drives the car daily.. ^^^^i DO NOT plan on boosting with stock internals things that i know i need full pieced...
  11. Need help with d15b7 turbo build

    Engine Building
    Hi, I recently bought a used 1994 civic hatchback with a d15b7. It has 120, 000 miles on the engine(200, 000 on body). They said they recently replaced the head ghaskets with newer oem ghaskets. It burns a tiny bit of oil at the top the rev range. I'm thinking about turbo charging my car and I...
  12. D15B7 leaking oil and knocking.

    Engine Building
    Hi, I just bought a 1993 Honda civic with the D15B7 engine. Today I took it for a ride for about 30 minutes and noticed that it smelled like oil and coolant. I looked while it was idle and my friend was driving it and when I'm accelerating there's white smoke coming out of the exhaust pipe. I...
  13. headwork in my race engine

    Engine Building
    I need some brand advice for valves/guides/valve seats/ maybe springs retainers and everything else. i want a good bang for my buck its only a d15b7 but it was rebuilt with 11:1 and maybe forged internals so I may turbo it or might not. I got it was the car expecting it to be stock but since...
  14. d16Y7 intake manifold on d15b7

    General Tech
    So I'm swapping a d16Y7 into a 95 Civic (had a d15b7). Everything looks good but the intake manifold. I've searched several forums and everyone seems to think the manifold should match up. My thinking is to JB weld the top of the water passage and use the newer manifold gasket. Or would the...
  15. will b7 started work for y7

    Engine Building
    i just swapped out my b7 for a y7 due to the burning of oil caused by fried rings just finished the dropping in and hooking up the harness. the starter turns the engine but not fast enough or with enough power to actually fire. is this due to the fact the i am using a 1.5L starter in a 1.6L? or...
  16. motor mounts for y7 in eg

    Engine Building
    i just joined and need some knowledge if i can use the motor and tranny mount out of my totaled ej i know i can use the b7 intake, tb, dizy, and injectors to swap just need to now know about the motor mounts i plan on ripping out the y7 tomorrow and maybe seeing if they all line up or not...
  17. oil pressure d15b7

    Engine Building
    recently got a civic that I am planning on doing an a6 cam and an after market intake on. its a bone stock 1993 dx with air intake and exhaust. d15b7 after an oil change i finally drove it. It has a ticking sound like it needs valves adjusted. Before i do a bunch to it i want to find out...
  18. 95 EJ D15B Vtec Swap help!

    Engine Building
    Okay, so here is the story. I drive a 95 DX coupe with a sluggish D15B7 powerplant. I've been doing a fair share of research and fumbled with many different possible ideas for swaps. More and more each day, I'm leaning towards dropping a JDM D15B VTEC in there. Has anyone done this swap...
  19. d15b7 d15b2 con rods the same?

    Engine Building
    I am new to the forum but I have been in the honda game for about 5 years. what I have is a d15b7 turbo tuned at 6psi(safe tune) running ~160whp 1/4 mile at 14.02. I have found a set of forged rods(134mm) for $350 for a d15b2 and I couldn't find out for certain that they will fit my d15b7. Are...
  20. Boosting the D15B7

    Engine Building
    Hey all. I recently acquired a 92 civic DX hatch and am planning on doing a bit of summer work on it as my Saab is to expensive to work on. I have decided to boost it but I have run into a few questions that hopefully the lovely people here on D series, ie. you, will be able to answer for me...
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