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Old 22-Aug-2003, 10:22 AM
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Getting my B16A1 today...

picking up my b16 today...what else should i be getting?

timing belt
water pump
gaskets
???

and what should i be looking for on the engine, like damage and such?

thanks

p.s. where can i look up honda part numbers?
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 10:28 AM
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you should look at the throttle body for the throttle positioning sensor...
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 10:31 AM
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make sure its there and not broken...how much would a new one run me?
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 10:50 AM
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probably 70 or 80 bucks... i dunno
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 11:41 AM
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how mcuh did you get it for..?? what kinda shape was it in...where did you get it
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 01:26 PM
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lol i know... i wish i could afford one right now lol... but i get wheels this weekend
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 03:26 PM
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paid 700 no tranny or ecu...but got a trany for $150 and ecu for $100 so a total of $950

great shape other then the broken TPS...but i got one for $40


take pics soon....
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 07:36 PM
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what i tell ya... they usually get broken in shipping or while swaping
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 07:58 PM
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NICE ! I need a B16 in my red crx !

Altech says they'll do it for $3000 everything included...
is that too much ?

I'm getting
-tranny
-engine
-ecu
-installation
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 08:25 PM
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Originally posted by ROBM3
NICE ! I need a B16 in my red crx !

Altech says they'll do it for $3000 everything included...
is that too much ?

I'm getting
-tranny
-engine
-ecu
-installation
i'd pay that for everything...as long as the work is good
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 08:59 PM
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thats way too much!!!3000 for a first gen im assuming right?....you can get a sencond gen GSR installed for around 3500 give or take a hundred.....IMO its too much....
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 09:55 PM
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 10:24 PM
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Enjoy it

I have that same motor, now I want something different....

Maybe a type R
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Old 22-Aug-2003, 11:39 PM
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Hey Tman, what did you do for shifter linkage? I can't get mine to line up. First isnt where it normaly is. Non of the gears line up. Im using a 94 Integra LS linkage. Help.....what am I doing wrong?
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aren't the b series linkages all the same?? and all d series linkages the same??
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Old 23-Aug-2003, 01:39 AM
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the reason altech charges a little more for a motor swap is that they do amazing work.... no hack jobs or nothing
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Old 23-Aug-2003, 01:44 AM
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Originally posted by PunkInDrublic
the reason altech charges a little more for a motor swap is that they do amazing work.... no hack jobs or nothing
Ya I know....

I work at Sisley Honda and I still take my car to Altech...
that goes to show you that they do flawless work !

--chalk another one up for Altech !!!!!
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i have never heard a complaint about them.... paid members get discounts there too.... not sure how much it works out to on a swap but you might save a couple hundred $$$ on it
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