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  1. D16A6 Turbo Build Questions/Concerns (EF)

    New Member Introductions
    Vehicle: 1990 Civic SI -Skunk2 Megapower Exhaust -Stock Internals -260,xxx Miles -Not my DD but I enjoy driving it and will only put in storage over Winter(from Missouri, roads can get salty) -Other modifications irrelevant to this topic. Goal: 180whp -Would like to be capable of 200-210whp...
  2. D16A6 Turbo Thread

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    Hello! Just last Wednesday (12/7) I picked up a 1991 Civic Si! 5spd, no power steering, and I love it a ton. Currently trying to sell my other car, but for now I am trying to research turboing the D16A6 and I just have a few questions. I've been doing some research and there really arent a lot...
  3. Exhaust Valves

    New Member Introductions
    Anyone have any recommendations for replacement OEM quality (or better) exhaust valves for D16A6? I am in the process of repairing an engine that broke a connecting rod and hit the valves on cylinder #4. Honda still offers replacement intake valves (Part# 14711-PM3-000), but they tell me that...
  4. swap stock for stock d16a6

    Naturally Aspirated
    ok so heres the deal. my ef hatch has a stock motor with 308k it runs like shit. buying a new d16a6 to swap it. trans and clutch were replaced 40k ago, i found the new motor at nippon in cerritos ca and they state their motors are 40-50k on them? generally speaking will i run into problems with...
  5. D16Z6 head on D16A6, newbie needs help

    Engine Building
    So I'm in the process of getting the D16Z6 head I found reworked by a local shop of some repute, just wondering if I can get some advice. Here's what I'm going off so far: D16A6 to D16Z6 Conversion..."Mini-Me" So far I have: D16Z6 head (soon to be reworked/ possibly new cam) D16Z6 valve...
  6. 91 CRX Si D16A6 rebuild question

    DIY Forum
    Okay so I rebuilt this engine with the mechanic I used to work with(35+ years experience). He had me questioning a lot of what he said because of certain circumstances. My question is after I got the rods and pistons in I had trouble turning the crank. We switched out pistons 1 and 3 which...
  7. Engine Timing: How Close is too Far?

    Engine Management
    So I replaced the crank seal on my d16a6 and put a new timing cover on after replacing the timing belt and lining up the timing marks as best I could see. Now, the lower timing cover has a sort of timing "aimer" (one long plastic triangle that you line up between two smaller plastic triangles)...
  8. Just got a wagon..

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, I'm a noob. I just bought a 91 RT4WD Wagon. The body is pretty decent as well as the interior. No rips, nothing missing. It has a d16a6, and I got it for a good deal, but it's leaking like a sieve. So I'm thinking I'm gonna pull the engine and replace all of the seals and gaskets, as well...
  9. Lost on how to tighten timing belt

    General Tech
    Im starting to really hate timing. Been reading and searching threads and everything but i dont understand. Okay so the helms manual says set to tdc. So i line up the pointer to the TDC mark on the crank pulley. Then I set the cam pulley to tdc. I have a question about that first, should the cam...
  10. odd oil leak from top front bolt where transmission/engine mate

    General Tech
    I have done some researching, and i cant find anything about this leak so i joined here, i have repaired every leak on the engine trans but this, ive already replaced valve cover gskt, dizzy o ring, and clean and after inspecting i have one last leak and it baffles me, it is the top front bolt...
  11. 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...
  12. Will a d16a6 crank fit my d16y8 block???

    Engine Building
    Please tell me if the a6 crank will fit my y8 block? If so, if there's anything i need to do to make the match!! Thanks
  13. motor mounts

    General Tech
    Can anyone give me some advice on where to get Polly mounts. I've looked on the net and keep find b swap mounts. I have 89 civic si with a d16a6 that I want to build up.
  14. A CRX love story.

    Engine Building
    Hi there, I am very new here, my name is Cory. So here goes. My first vehicle was a 1986 HF Honda CRX. I loved it to death until I let my friend get in the driver seat. He blew the engine to pieces doing a burnout I told him not to do. What a great friend. The car however is still great for...
  15. Low Compression after Fresh Full Rebuild

    Naturally Aspirated
    Hey Honda experts, I am having an issue with the D16a6 Engine after a fresh rebuild. Here's what was done: Engine: Bored block to 75.5mm Rehoned cylinders Oversized OEM style pistons Hastings Rings machined top for flatness (not sure how much the machinist took off) Head: New seals New...
  16. d16a6 y8 mini me piston choice, CR questions

    Engine Building
    what up honda heads i got a 91 hatch i pulled the nasty d15b2 out and bought a d16a6 block with a y8 vtec head. leave it to a craigslister to screw me i found out later it had spun a bearing. My hatch was my first car and no way i was giving up on my baby haha, so now im in the middle of a full...
  17. Newbie With a Question

    General Tech
    Hello all - I apologize ahead of time for the wall of text! Although I've been a frequent visitor of the forum here for quite some time, I've never gotten around to actually posting. However, that time has come, as I am in need of some real help! First of all, let me say that I - in no way...
  18. air blowing out of oil cap when removed

    Engine Management
    so i have a 91 civic with a sohc zc swap. i recently was involved in a rear end accident. nothing happened to the motor but i drove it for about 70 miles after the accident. everything was good and fine but one night i tried to get on it and i had no power what so ever. so i replaced the plugs...
  19. WTB PG6 76mm Pistons

    Engine Building
    Anyone ever come across 76mm PG6's? If so, who knows where I could buy some? Thanks
  20. cheap D16a6 build

    Engine Building
    i just recently got a d16a6 motor and i want to rebuilt the motor but i don't what i want to do yet. i want my car to be reliable and im a girl so nothing major and cheap is always better any suggestion? i was just thinking about this but still dumb on it so please let me know about your build...
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