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  1. boosted d16 vs b

    General Tech
    yo so i know this kind of thing has been covered but i’ve done a lot of searching and i have some specific questions. i have a d15b7 and i want to swap to something better, so here are my options. d16a6 block- d16z6 head turbo (or just full z6), or some kind of b-swap, probably a b20 would be...
  2. D16Y8 400HP Build? your thoughts.

    Hello my name is jack and I'm currently planning on a "Fun Daily Car" I Drive a "Honda Del Sol From 1996" It's an alright car. some fun add on parts. "BUT Let's Continue" I was looking for around 400HP I will make a small list down here so we don't have to read that much! it's a list what I...
  3. D16Y7 turbo ignition timing

    Engine Management
    So this is my setup: D16Y7 stock block turbo with all the supporting mods (injectors, etc...) ~10 psi p28 93 octane My current ignition map that im messing with: Does anyone have any pointers? it seems to be running and driving fine. Is it too much timing? I was trying to make the turbo...
  4. 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...
  5. Turbo hotside massive exhaust leak

    Forced Induction
    So I just finished putting together my turbo d16y7 (450cc njectors, p28, walbro 255, etc...) and it starts up just fine, but theres a MASSIVE exhaust leak from what appears to be the hot side of the turbo, maybe from the cast manifold, or both. does anyone have a solution for this? all the bolts...
  6. New Member with a D16 Knocking :D

    New Member Introductions
    Hey Guys, i'm in the Honda world for almost 6 years. And i have SI Coupe EJ1 with 230K, bought from an old man and the engine is knocking like crazy. Let's see what's this adventure give me xD.
  7. 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...
  8. z6 build 250-300whp goal on dd

    Forced Induction
    Hey guys, I've been doing some digging and I'd like to pick the brains of people more knowledgeable than myself about real world numbers. My build will be running the following: Complete D16Z6 CP 9:1 compression forged pistons 75.5mm Eagle rods ARP head studs ACL bearings (I think it was?)...
  9. Turbo D14Z1

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys, Is there much point turboing a D14Z1? although this is a show car, so it won't be used for any racing values and so on, just for looks (ricer). Current stats of my car are: D14Z1 engine Carbon Fiber Whale Intake Coilovers (don't know the name) Rota Aleica 15" Front 8J | Rear 9J...
  10. Ghetto Turbo Build

    New Member Introductions
    Hey there guys I'm brand new here and glad that I am! Little summary of the project I'm taking on. I bought a $300 dollar 88 Civic hatch DX and had the most fun of my life using it as an offroad go cart pretty much out at some land my family owns. After 2 months of jumping, hooning, and banging...
  11. D16a8 turbo build

    So I've got a 1988 crx hf with the edm dohc zc swapped in and wired to run obd1 computer. Stock bore stock pistons stock stock stock.... stage one port on the head. Pistons are out crank everything is ready to get sent off to machine shop. I have dam blue top 450cc injectors and fuel pump out 1g...
  12. Turbo Basemap help

    Forced Induction
    Hi, I have a 2002 civic ex with a T25 turbo with a aem fic 6 as a piggy back, I switched the Injectors from 310cc Rsx to 410cc Rdx but the maps for it are all off and I don't have a solid basemap to work from. Is there anyone that has a map they could send me to at least give me a starting...
  13. Injectors Problem!!!!!!!!

    New Member Introductions
    D16Y8-No Power To Injectors I was replacing my injectors for a bigger size (450cc) aftermarket, they where suppose to be direct fit but you know ebay stuff, any way after fitting and wiring I got it to start and run , BUT i left the wires expose and when I try to move them out of the way (the...
  14. Do I need a Fuel Pressure Regulator (FPR) and/or Fuel pump??

    New Member Introductions
    I've been searching here and around for an answer but can't find anything, just hints and tips. Here's my situation: I got this turbo kit => and it says I only need to...
  15. Nearly finished my small, stock D14 turbo, advice?

    Hi guys, nearly finished fitting my turbo set up on my d14a4 non VTEC Sohc (UK spec). Still waiting on a few parts to show up, totally new to all this, learning as i go, any advice is really appreicated. So far this is what I've got. Garrett T25 journal bearing turbo (welded waste gate port)...
  16. Checklist to do before dyno tune

    New Member Introductions
    I am about to take my car to the dyno (about 90 miles away), and I want to make sure I have everything correct for it to be tuned. What should I check before taking it? Right now it only has a basemap, negative boost, and running a little rich. Should I check for boost leaks or vacuum leaks...
  17. vitara custom length rods, extinct?

    Engine Building
    I'm building my first vitara engine and I cant find anyone selling the custom length rods 138.63mm. Some background I'm building a d16z6 bottom end with y7 head, and using e85 my goal is 450whp but I'm willing to compromise. So what I've been able to figure out is p2p is out of stock and I cant...
  18. Weird idle issue

    General Tech
    so i own a boosted D16z6 and recently my clutch line blew so i had to replace the hole system in order to finally get pressure to my clutch. Anyway, ive noticed that ever since i put all my couplers and piping back on (i had to take them off in order to have access to the clutch lines) my car...
  19. Timing

    New Member Introductions
    I have a turbo honda that I am currently working on, D16Z6. I recently put a 255 fuel pump. Loaded hondata with a basemap. The car was running well for a couple min, then I began revving it to see it was making any boost. Then it started exploding, no boost though. After a few revs, the car...
  20. How Can I Find Out What Size Fuel Pump I Have?

    New Member Introductions
    I bought a 90 civic hatch with a d16z6 swap and turbo. I bought the car as a project car. It is currently running lean. Since it was not my built, I do not know what size of fuel pump I have. I have been told I need at least a 220 pump. How can I find out what size the car currently has?