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  1. z6/y8 interchangeable head parts

    Engine Building
    are there any parts of the z6/y8 heads that aren’t interchangeable? cams (with matching gear of course), springs, valves, etc. ik some of this has been covered already but i’ve never found a definitive answer. thanks
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    D16y7 with a y8 IM swap, mostly stock rebuild, MLS headgasket and arp studs(prep for turbo at later date) polished everything I could get a dremel bit on. Slightly upgraded clutch, lightweight flywheel, port and polished head. Sold to a customer dropping it in a classic Mini.
  3. New member Turbo D16 Project

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, started searching the forums for information on boosting my D16y7. Picked up a 2000 civic dx hatch 5spd w/105k as a project to learn/have fun with/build. Currently finishing up replacing/upgrading all the old worn factory parts..brakes, suspension, mounts, and bushings etc. and...
  4. Does this work for a D16Y8?

    Transmission alley
    So here's the story, I bought a 1997 Honda Civic EX Sedan with a D16Y8 Fully built. I don't think the build list matters but if you are curious just ask. The current Tranny on the car has a few issues. The biggest issue that is killing me is 2nd gear. It pops out of gear when going from 1st to...
  5. Need Help Buying a new 5spd Tranny D16Y8!!

    Transmission alley
    So I just recently bought my first civic and It needs a new Tranny. 2nd gear pops out and grinds. 3rd just lightly grinds putting it in. I need suggestions for buying a new one. looking for a cheaper low mileage one. preferably less than 300$ hopefully not eBay. maybe you guys can sell me one or...
  6. Chasing CEL's...frankenstein car

    Engine Management
    Hey Guys! New to the forums because Ive searched all over and cant find anything. My situation is very specific. Recently bought a 99 Ek Coupe with a D16Y8 in it. When I purchased the car it had the motor half taken out of it. Half of the motor mounts were off, harness was...
  7. low rpm hesitation idle drops under loads

    Naturally Aspirated
    Hello and greetings from germany, i got an del sol with an d16y8 engine on it, now i have some problems i already did an tune up and replaced some parts timing belt spark plugs spark plug wires dizzy cap fuel filter oil change + oil filter pcv valve vtec solenoid gasket valve cover gasket...
  8. Building a 2000 civic ex

    Naturally Aspirated
    Bought my first civic...2000 ex. I’ve owned strictly muscle cars in the past and I’ve built some fast mustangs. Now I’m on the import scene... do these cars make more power with simple bolt ons like a mustang? I could put full exhaust, new heads, a more aggressive cam and a bigger intake on a...
  9. D16Y7 to D16Y8 Help!

    New Member Introductions
    N00b here. I have a 1998 Civic dx hatchback and the D16Y7 in it crapped out. I picked up a D16Y8 out of a 2000 Civic si (ex) with the matching harness and ecu and am looking to swap that in. My problem is I bought the engine without knowing what obd2a and obd2b were. My question now is what do I...
  10. D16Y8 Surging Idle; Yes I've read forums and "burped" it

    New Member Introductions
    I've dealt with this surging idle ever since I did a head swap which leads me to believe that there is air in the coolant system. no codes at all Here is Everything that I've done: 1. I ran the car with the coolant cap off [jacked up the front end] and mashed the gas at about 2000 while the...
  11. D16Y8 OBD2 Automatic Civic JRSC Question

    New Member Introductions
    I really REALLY hate to be that guy, but I am about to put a JRSC on my civic that I do not care too too much about, but still want to drive occasionally. 6lb pulley, wideband O2 sensor, fuel pressure regulation, but NO TUNE. It is an automatic, nobody has done this to my knowledge. I'm just...
  12. new to the forum

    New Member Introductions
    hi guys new to the forum as a member ive been creeping the forum for years lol. little info about me im from the toronto,canada region and im currently building a 92eg si ive had about 10 hondas all with swaps so im not new to it but my fav out of all was turbo d16y8 eg with a edelbrock kit. im...
  13. Built Transmission overkill for 450hp goal?

    New Member Introductions
    hi guys currently doing a y8 build with a goal of 450whp. The plan is to build the transmission mfactory 4.5FD, mfactory lsd, synchrotech carbon synchros & DSS axels. is this considered overkill for a y8 transmission im not to sure what the weak points of the tranny are.
  14. D16y8 Spun Bearing

    New Member Introductions
    Last week I had the awesome luck of spinning a rod bearing along with damaging several of the valves in my D16Y8. :TD: I just wanted to get some advice and or thoughts on what to do next. I am leaning more to replace the motor instead of rebuild. I would like to stick with the D16Y8 however in...
  15. Wired in DSM 450CC injectors and they will not spray out fuel

    Engine Building
    I just wired in my dsm 450cc injectors into my Y8 and they will not spray when the fuel pump primes. I am running a resistor box and dsm injector clips. I know that when you turn the key on the injectors should spray a tiny bit of fuel but they dont. If anyone has done this on a y8 and could...
  16. D16Y6 knowledge

    General Tech
    Well, I'm from Perú and I'm starting this thread because I own a 1996 Civic EX sedan, EJ7 with a D16Y6 and Wikipedia is WRONG. As some of you may know the Y6 is quite a "rare" engine and not too common to be seen around, information is very few and mostly inaccurate. Wiki says that it's the...
  17. D16 smoking, really confused.

    General Tech
    So, well first of all, I'm new here so I'll start saying HELLO! to everyone who reads this thread and then I'll apologize for my bad english, I'ts not my main language so please be patient! Let me introduce my car, my very first Honda but my 7th car, I own a 1996 Civic EX sedan, manual...
  18. Sputtering turbo d16y8

    New Member Introductions
    hi im new here and i wanted some help on my issues which is whenever i go full throttle the car sort of sputters or it seems like the exhaust gets cut off or the power gets cut off. it happens at about 6 to 6.5 rpms but not when its not under load. i am completely lost at what the problem could...
  19. Just Joined Quick Question: Mini Me?

    New Member Introductions
    So I have a 99 dx hatch with the stock y7 and a automatic transmission. Locally there is a rebuilt y8 for sale with headbolts, valve cover, and the vtec solenoid. I'm low on cash right now, could I swap the head right on? I know I need a new ecu to wire vtec, and that a new intake mani is...
  20. 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...