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  1. 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...
  2. Edelbrock Flange Flatness

    Engine Building
    Can you all let me know how well seated the nuts are on your Edelbrock Performer intake sit? Because mine were absolute shit and the IM needed serious modifications out of the box. It doesn't look like they tried to install it once. But I haven't heard this complaint before so maybe most dont...
  3. 99-00 EX FITV valve D16y8 a/t

    Engine Management
    I noticed on my civic that I have the 3-wire IACV on the bottom of my throttle body, then I have an FITV in my thermostat running from the intake into where the fuel injectors are on the IM. A long time ago the nipples on the FITV broke off, and since then I have blocked where the FITV once was...
  4. Learning the ropes - D16Y7

    Engine Building
    Hey I'm new to engine building, this is my first "project car", it's a 2000 Civic DX. I did some investigating, and found that the car is completely junked because of the poorly-done aftermarket parts that were put on before I had bought it. It has a cold air intake (filter rubbed against the...
  5. A6 with Y7 head questions

    Engine Building
    I have a 89' CRX SiR with an A6 and bent valves. Ive also got a y7 head setting in my garage. im curious weither i should use it and get a little more compression or get another a6 head. Is there any real performance gains with the y7 head? Which cam and cam gear do i use? Also will the a6 fuel...
  6. d16y7 to d16z6 swap

    General Tech
    First off i didn't plan to have head be a z6 so basically up until now I've done my whole thinking it was a y8, i should of checked the stamp on the head....my bad.. i didn't think of it until the dizzy didn't fit on P: my car is a 1996 civic dx so as of now heres what i have d16y7 block...
  7. People Keep Telling Me This is Really Important

    New Member Introductions
    I just recently got out of school and I finally have some time to work on my car! Previously, I had made a thread regarding suspension and was met with so much help that I was actually surprised. I mentioned my y7 to y8 intake manifold problems and I was told to make a thread about it so here...
  8. exhaust manifold d13

    General Tech
    hey guys, im currently running a 96 ek2 entirely JDM (ie i live in japan) including the tiny d13b4 motor. i want to do some exhaust and intake work and i need some more info. for the exhaust i havent decided what headers i want to use because im not sure what will all work with minimum...
  9. Evaporative Emmisions Diaphragm/Solenoid

    Engine Building
    95 CX Chassis w/same year engine harness D16Y8 Engine w/ Performer X intake manifold I'm trying to figure out how to hook up the hose from the evaporative emmision purge control diaphragm to the intake manifold. On a D16Z6/D15B8 it looks like this (hose from diaphragm to throttle body): The...
  10. valve seal

    Engine Building
    I have an interesting question to ask. So I am putting my z6 head back together and as I was installing the intake valves. I did a, what i guess you can call a seal test. It consisted turning the lights off in the place that is was working in, putting both of the valves into the corresponding...
  11. Throttle Cable fitment issues...

    General Tech
    This is pretty simple, but I haven't been able to find a thread that matches my situation. I have a 95 CX chassis (D15B8 ) with a throttle cable that is clearly too short for the Y8 Edelbrock intake manifold. I've got the stock manifold bracket bolted down (like Danz posted in a similar thread)...
  12. Stock Intake Question! Need assistance

    Engine Building
    So im not sure about this, I have my stock intake that came off of my 93 civic with vtec, and my friend wants to use it but his car is a 94 non vtec, normally i know of car parts being pretty much the same from 92-95 on civic's but im not sure as far as non -vtec's and vtec's...
  13. Exhaust help!!

    Engine Building
    Well i got a d16y8 1.6l vtec so far i have a short ram intake; dc 4-1 one piece headers and a magna flow muffler. (got the muffler to replace old muffler that fell off. LOL) any ways, my question is i love my muffler and i just got the headers last week and i want to change the rest of the...
  14. Intake & Exhaust stud install?

    Engine Building
    After getting my head back from the machine shop a few months back he stripped it completely down including the intake and exhaust studs. Well Today I finally picked some up from the stealership, But whats the best way to go about installing them? I Was told by a friend to throw some...
  15. Setup d16y7 noobish

    Engine Building
    alright so here it is my car has basically been turned to stock minus the cai and cat back exhaust and wack cheapo stage 1 clutch. My car sounds super ricey but not much bang behind it i'm pulling out the engine to paint the car and am wondering what to do on a budget any ideas the engine is at...
  16. 13's NA?

    Serious discussion/debate
    ok some the typical street racer in a coupe i know from high school says he can easily take my car in stock form (dont matter cus its torn down for boost atm) . i ask him what he has and he replys like a tool saying i have rods. i loled and said just rods? and he was like yep and i was like that...
  17. y8 intake manifold and tb

    For Sale
    I have the intake manifold and throttle body off of a d16y8 engine. It was an automatic so the iacv is under the throttle body rather than the back of intake manifold. If you are not running an automatic, honda left spots on the back where you can just drill a couple holes to place a manual...
  18. d16a1 to d15b2 i fucked up

    Engine Building
    ok im trying to put a d15b2 into a integra 89 ls(that has d16a1) and im a beginer i need help. i know that is less horse power and i know that its dual point and the d16 is multi port. i got the motor for 100 bucks. can someone help i need to know if i can put my intake man from my integra i...
  19. D15B VTEC leaking gas

    General Tech
    what is this thing? pictured above.... i dont know the vacuum diagram for a d15b vtec with multi poing injection . i wired it up and had my buddy turn the key it runs for about 2 seconds and then dies but this thing pictured above sprays gas i cant try to figure out the vacuum lines untell i...
  20. Swapping d16z6 from a d15b7

    Engine Building
    ok... quick question... i'm swapping in a d16z6 into my brother's lx civic... stock motor is the d15b7... i've got a question regarding the vacuum on the intake/tb of the b7... in the picture, the hose that i'm holding has nowhere to connect to on the z6 intake/tb... the second picture is the...
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