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V6 vtec/6-cyl or K20a/i-vtec

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Old 12-17-2009, 01:03 AM
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whoa slow down there man. first i see that you have a 1995 accord. is it a v6 or is the four cylinder model? those two have different engine bays and body designs.

now onto answer some questions. first i do not recommend a V6 swap because it is difficult and lots of special fabrication required. hence im assuming you have a 4 cylinder if youre asking about the swap. your engine bay is smaller than more recent years and fitting a v6 would be a pain.

now the k20 will be more practical than the v6 but will still be expensive. hasport makes mounts so you should be ok there. it will still be difficult because you will have to find all the correct pieces. harness, ecu, etc. power steering connection will be a pain also.

honestly unless you really want the k20 and have the time and money just get an h22 and swap it in. almost a direct bolt in and cheaper and more common so lots of info out there.

just for reference the v6 cannot rev as high as the k20 stock. revving is not based on gear ratios. each motor is built to hit a certain rpm and has a redline in which it cannot rev higher without risking destruction. the v6 will blow up way before it could rev as high as a k20.
 
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Originally Posted by clutch811 View Post
first i do not recommend a V6 swap because it is difficult and lots of special fabrication required. hence im assuming you have a 4 cylinder if youre asking about the swap. your engine bay is smaller than more recent years and fitting a v6 would be a pain.

now the k20 will be more practical than the v6 but will still be expensive. hasport makes mounts so you should be ok there. it will still be difficult because you will have to find all the correct pieces. harness, ecu, etc. power steering connection will be a pain also.

honestly unless you really want the k20 and have the time and money just get an h22 and swap it in. almost a direct bolt in and cheaper and more common so lots of info out there.
I agree, a k20 is on the expensive side depending on if it's going to be your daily or track. If not the h22 i'd go with the 5th generation h23a http://www.jdmenginedepot.com/jdm_en...Prelude/Accord
 
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Old 01-02-2010, 11:07 AM
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I vote H22A, been done many times with great success.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_H_engine
 
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fo show you can build a killer car with an h22
 
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Old 01-30-2010, 09:07 AM
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You would swap a k24 not a k20 into accords.
I also agree on the H swap b/c 94+ year accords are f-in heavy and you need some good low end to move that thing. But I personally wouldn’t run a h22. Go with a h23 vtec. Cheaper and they make a really nice power band. But you also have another choice too. You can swap for a jdm f20 it's basically a destroked h22. But I would do the h23 vtec. It uses the same crank as f22's and you can swap to h22 highER c/r pistons and you will be making some nice power on a OEM engine.
 

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Old 01-31-2010, 09:23 AM
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Not to mention I know from experience that a K24 swap is going to cost you huge money. And a V6 is impractical.

H22 is by far the best bang for the buck and has big aftermarket support.
 
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Old 02-02-2010, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by 19Accord97 View Post
haha
I know your true reasoning!
lol If Iím thinking the same thing you are...is he keeping it on the down low still??...that's if we are both talking about that same thing...lol
 
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