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VTEC Solenoid Location

Old 27-Aug-2003, 09:10 AM
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Could somebody please tell me where the VTEC solenoid is located on my 1998 Civic Si with a D16Y8 block? I'm gonna be doing my own grounding mod soon and have been reading that the VTEC solenoid is a good ground point.

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Old 27-Aug-2003, 09:13 AM
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if you look at the motor fromt the front... its a small cylinder piece like an inch or two from the top left corner of the head
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Old 27-Aug-2003, 09:15 AM
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behind the valve cover on the pass side... like Punk said
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Old 31-Aug-2003, 11:39 PM
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another person doing grounding mod, what a waste of time, money and effort

i heard some dude talking out his *** and i quote "this grounding mod adds 5 wheel horsepower" ya, ok
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talk about unrelated posting hahaha

i still have all my stock wiring and everything works as happy as can be
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i upgraded my grounds. first it wasn't waste of money, since my friend enough of his 4gwg wires and i know someone that works at best buy and i bought some 4 gauge plugs and i just made 3 grounds to replace my existing. it feels better, imo. and plus, my old ones were like rotting to ****....and the older ones were only 8 guage i believe.
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