To access the connector, remove the panel using a Phillips screwdriver. The D16Y8 is the 6th gen. All modern cars have an on-board computer. The P1298 code indicates Electric Load Detector Circuit HighVoltage. As you have your ear close to the opening to the fuel tank you will hear the pump come on and run for a few seconds and then shut down…. The 5th and 6th generation civic owners are lucky in the fact that its bigger brothers were designed very similar to the civic in many ways.
The stock oil pump will also need to be replaced as it might not have enough pressure to satisfy both the block lubricating needs and the oil-activated Vtec assemblies. This is where the weight combined with the puny 1. Some examples of the sensors are O2 sensors that monitor the air to fuel mixture, the throttle position sensor that senses how open the throttle plate is at any given moment, and intake temperature sensor that monitors the temperature of the intake air. But I still highly recommend this engine for the best bang for the buck power adder. I can spin the wheels in three gears. The braking system for the most part could work but if you really want to trust your life to stock system, be my guest. This article applies to the Honda Civic 1992-2000.
The down side is the fact that the engine also weighs about 200 lbs. It is in plain view. It just does not work. You will see a Diagnostic Port, or you will see a plastic cover over it. This socket is about 2. In many ways I feel like I'm putting on an article of clothing when I get in to the car. The V-Tec and Si were tempting but I was on a budget so I settled on the S model.
The downside to these cheaper engines is their Rod to Stroke ratio. Have the helper sit in the drivers seat while you stand at the fuel filler door with the door open and fuel cap off. The B20Z was more or less the same as the B20B but they changed several head characteristics and the compression was bumped up to increase the horsepower to 146. If you do opt for the bigger rotor upgrade, remember that the stock wheels will no longer fit over the larger brakes. Reverse directions … to reinstall. The plug from the diagnostic tool is carefully inserted into the socket so as to not bend the pins but still be inserted fully into the socket.
Head Swapping Cons: There are of course downsides to mating two engine parts that were not designed to be together and expecting to work together. Ok, So far we've covered the D16Z6, D16Y8, D15B7, B16A1, B16A2, B16A3, B16B, B17A, B18B1, B18C1, B18C5, H22A1 H23A1, H22A4 and the F20B. The cooling system will amazingly enough be fine for about 75% of the time. If you have a 5th gen. B20B, B20Z: The B20 engine is the newcomer in the game and is highly acclaimed by its supporters.
Hopefully you get the chance to enjoy one! Find the battery, follow the wires to the starter to the left of the engine. There are only 2 bolts that hold it in place. It involves placing a few hundred pounds of weight in the trunk to even out the weight distribution. I have broken 4 antennas, which are expensive to replace. I think it's gotta be the lowest mileage sol in the U. It is a small displacement engine that has flat torque line!!! There is also another screw, under a round plastic cover, by the handle were u would close the door, take that out.
A jerking sensation can turn a fun driving experience into an embarrassing one. The safety of hardtop and built in roll bar make it much more practical than Miatas or other similarly sized convertibels, but it still gives the open air fun. Additionally it was a comparatively low compression engine which means that turbocharging to decent levels is possible without the need to spend hundreds on rods or pistons. Got my first sol in 2000 and never looked back. Of the things Honda designed into the Vtec blocks to help them survive high rpm use are oil squirters. If you sums up what this car lacks the Pro's to me outweigh the Con's for what this car is and what should have been.
My 1993 manual Del Sol weighs 2853, says so on the sticker and when I took it to get weighed. The reason I point this out is because all 5th and 6th gen. The power is a bit anemic, but who wants to race when just driving is this fun. At least that's where mine is. This allows the ability to transplant various other engines from other H-cars without too much fuss.
You can check out www. So now, what are your greatest bang for the buck options? And this can even be improved further with a port and polish. I have never regretted it! From talks with several veteran H22 swappers I can give you the overall driving opinion. True plug and play installation with no expensive trip to the dealer. The Del Sol has a huge trunk which is great.
It allows tuners to program virtually any combination of engine control, power adders and auxiliary devices, and accurately deliver proper amounts of fuel and correct ignition timing, for any boost level or operating condition. The diagnostic port for most vehicles is located under the steering column where it enters under the dashboard. Dead solid reliability with quick and responsive handling. Find out as much info from as many sources as you can find. Whenever they want to swap engines, they all go for the B16. .