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Old 05-Jun-2006, 10:22 PM
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ls vtec

i have a ls vtec motor with a b16 head and i was think about putting on itr piston, rods, and crankshaft. Is this a good setup.
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Old 05-Jun-2006, 10:32 PM
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why would you put itr crank shaft in? isn't the extra 2mm of stroke the whole point of the lsvtec swap or something like that? by putting the type r crankshaft in you now have an itr motor with an inferior block that's not designed to rev that high.
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i wouldn't de-stroke a lsvtec. Thats what you're doing if you use an ITR crank/rods. I would just use ITR or b16 pistons, keep the ls crank and rods (89mm stroke) vs the the ITR's (87.2mm stroke) the ls will make more torque and have a broader torque curve. If you wanna rev high i would use ARP rod bolts in those ls rods, that and a vtec oil/water pump.
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for added insurance get some ARP rod bolts installed on ur LS rods and u should be good.
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