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This is my first post here on D-Series, so here we go.

I have a 1989 DX hatch with a frankenstein engine. b2 block, intake, trans with a b7 head as far as I've been able to assess myself. might be a b7 trans, not really sure. I was driving home one day and suddenly my car simply stopped running just cruising down the road at 55. after 30 minutes of poking, prodding, and starter fluid I got the car "running" and drove it home with a locked ecu(engine refused to exceed 3k rpm or 60mph). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtweDsfX8wg this video is what my car is currently doing. I've replaced the entire intake(vacuum issue causing my brakes to not function correctly), checked the fuel system(pump, lines, filter. I'm getting fuel to the carb), before the engine died I had been working on the sensors and had it running smooth(eacv, o2, coolant temp), replaced the thermostat, checked that I was getting spark(spark from dizzy to wires and brand new plugs/wires), piston compression(looks good), changed water pump, checked timing(3 times), new ecu(previous one was for automatic, replaced with manual for my engine), checked fuses and wiring harness in general, no oil leaks, no coolant leaks, no fuel leaks. I'm running out of idea and any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm going back to work on it this weekend, if not sooner, and over the past couple days the only leads I've been able to find is a faulty ground, something's wrong with my ignition, or my timing's off(somehow).
 

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Check your IACV as well. With the intake swapping you did what intake is on it know?

Have you popped the dizzy and checked the rotor and such for wear?
 

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before I swapped the intakes I had gone to the local junkyard to find one and see if it would work instead of buying it new. found one on a d15b2 and it worked great and revived my engine. the intake that is in the car now is the intake I had taken that iacv off of, so I just took it off my old one, cleaned it out again, and put it on the one that is currently it in.

as for the dizzy, I hadn't checked that yet and I will be tomorrow when I go out to work on it.
 

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Dizzys caps and rotors are cheap, the coil starts to get pricey. Keep us in the loop if you get it fixed as well as if you need more help. Keeps the threads clean.
 

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yea it always bugs me when people just up and abandon the forum as soon as they figure out their problem.
 

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SHE LIVES! got her fixed today and drove her home.

The screw that holds the rotor on somehow got loose and came off, so put it back on and she started right up! So happy :)
 
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