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  1. D15B2 head gasket replacement issue

    New Member Introductions
    So, I recently bought my first Honda and it ran and drove but with a blown head gasket. The person i bought it from lived not to far from me so I did drive it to my house (I know thats bad but it was cheaper than towing it the 2 miles) I got it home, replaced the head gasket got the head...
  2. The story of The Devil CRX (Build Thread)

    Showcase
    I’ve had my car for 12 years and I’ve never made a build thread before on my car. I don’t have every step of the build and can’t remember all the details of everything so I’m just going to share my build via a story/history of the car. I have taken pictures here and there during this time so I...
  3. Y8 head Z6 block Turbo

    Forced Induction
    Ok so I just bought a built Y8 head from a friend for a very good price I couldn't pass up. It has Ferrea 5000 flat face valves, Z6 Comp Zex 59300 cam, BC springs & retainers he also gave me ARP Head studs for the y8 head on z6 block. I have a Built z6 block 75.5mm vitara pistons, Eagle rods...
  4. Coolant reservoir black sticky substance in it

    Naturally Aspirated
    Hey everyone I have a 95 civic dx coupe with a D15B7. I performed a mini me swap on my car about 2years ago. Put a D16Z6 Head on the block. Well when i did the head swap I only had one alignment pin for the head and only have one car to get around so I put the head on with just the one alignment...
  5. D15z1 Cranks no spark, new dizzy, not main relay

    General Tech
    D15z1 engine in a 98 civic. Me and my buddy has came to the conclusion that in the civic they have kept the obd2 wiring harness and changed hook ups to the on the dizzy and put a ecu obd2 to obd1 conversion harness. We've sodered the dizzy so it plugs straight into the wiring harness (because we...
  6. Locking vtec for claying and claying questions

    Engine Building
    what up honda rats, im running a built d16a6 y8 before I slam her together i need to figure out a way to lock My vtec so when i clay my motor, my valves will be open For they're longest duration if there was any interference Id see it there. Links to tutorials? Someone's gotta know My head was...
  7. ARP Z6 Head Stud Depth

    Engine Building
    Hey, So I have my head torqued down, and Im looking at it here, and when I look at the studs, there are different lengths sticking out. In other words, the top of the stud is sticking above the nut differing amounts. Is this normal for these? They were all twisted down hand tight, till I...
  8. z6 head advice

    Engine Building
    hey guys i am new to the d series forum, but i am no noob to d engines.... i picked up a "newish" head off of ebay. guy is doing a swap and parting out his z6 i picked up his "rebuilt 10,000 miles ago head" , dizzy and wires for only 140 bucks he says no smoke, no oil consumption or problems for...
  9. D15B7 Head gasket problems

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 95 Civic Sedan with a D15B7. I have had some overheating problems and have concluded that it is the head gasket causing it. (exhaust in the radiator, disappearing coolant) So I tore it down over the weekend and sure enough, the head gasket was in bad shape, and looked to be leaking into...
  10. Overheating blowing out of overflowplus sputter

    General Tech
    just purchased a 1998 hb 1.6 dy7 na only mods are full headers and exhaust and cai car has 150,000 miles and just started to over heat did a complete flush of cooling system checked thermostat and temp sensor both are new also bought new rad cap. cooling fan does work hard wired it to batt just...
  11. d16y8 problems need help quick!!!!

    Engine Management
    hey guys im bout to buy a 2000 civic ex with the d16y8 for 400bucks, sounds like a great deal i know. i went and checked it out today and they say it has a burnt/bent valve in it. i took my father in law with me cause he has worked on a ton of cars as have i and we cant figure this one out at...
  12. Really High Idle after Head Gasket replaced

    Engine Management
    I changed my head gasket on my stock 1991 D16a6, there are no after market parts or chips done to my car. Before I changed out my head gasket the car idled and ran just fine with the exception of a blown head gasket. After completely replacing the head gasket and putting the whole engine back...
  13. HG or new engine?

    General Tech
    All right, I bought a 97 Civic DX with 240,000 miles from a buddy for $500 bucks. I've put a stock exhaust, new tires and a half shaft on it bringing my total investment to ~$900. I love the thing. It's my first Honda and I now see why everyone loves them. One problem though, oil is leaking into...
  14. Fried Head Gasket Help

    General Tech
    Head Gasket Help; Running Rough So I was recently talking with a few people over in the DIY thread, thought I would share some pics. The head gasket was clearly fried. I am about to check the head for any warping. I know there's not much to see in these pics but can anyone see any...
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