JDM K24A SWAP 8TH GEN CIVIC SI – Part 2: Engine Removal

Getting Started After sourcing our JDM K24A engine assembly it was time get started wrenching to pull the original K20Z3 out of our FG2 2010 Honda Civic Si Coupe. Pulling an engine is not a short workday evening project, but requires a considerable amount of planning and/or time and tools beyond what fit in the…

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JDM K24a swap 8th gen Civic Si – Part1: The Engine Hunt

The Perfect Upgrade Honda’s RBB K24A engine is a perfect upgrade compared to the K20Z3 in a daily driven 2006-2011 Civic Si. While the engine does not maintain the square bore/stroke ratio that allow the K20’s to easil achieve 10k RPM glory, the added torque (+ 30 lb·ft) due to the deep stroking 2.4L adds…

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PCI SPMS P1 Race Wing Install – 6th Gen Civic (Ek) Hatchback

PCI makes rear race wings are used by top NASA Honda Challenge and SCCA Honda drivers. Together with their bracket solutions for common Honda and Acura chassis they are perfect and quick installation for a racer looking to balance front splitter down force and add high speed stability. The PCI SPMS P1 Race wing is…

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PCI SPMS P1 Race Wing Install – 6th Gen Civic (Ek) Coupe

PCI makes a rear race wings used by top NASA Honda Challenge and SCCA Honda drivers. Together with their bracket solutions for common Honda and Acura chasis they are perfect and quick installation for a racer looking to balance front splitter down force. The PCI SPMS P1 Race wing is simple looking. A standard air…

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Green Machine – The Beginning

This is the history of my second car, a 1997 Honda Civic nickname the Green Machine. A car that I have grown with and learned with. America’s obsession with the Automobile can be seen on every corner of every main street. This is just one story of that obsession. The Humbled Beginnings Originally the Green…

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Vibrant StreetPower Flat Black Muffler Install – 1997 Civic Coupe

Released in 2005  the Vibrant Flat Black Oval muffler  has become a street favorite due to it’s sleeper look and track proven straight through design. Manufactured from T304 Stainless Steel, Vibrant STREETPOWER FLAT BLACK muffler features a high temperature flat black coating that gives it an OEM stock look and helps you avoid unwanted attention. The…

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B18B/B20 Valve Cover Venting

In this project we document the process to properly vent your Honda B18B or B20B/Z engine through the valve cover for vented catch can applications. Our process does not require welding and is perfectly suited for a driveway project. The installed ports can be used for -10AN lines as well as 1/2″ automotive oil line…

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Driveway “Any Header” B Series Catalytic Converter

There are two choices for anyone who wants to run a big 2.5″ collector header on a OBD2 Honda. Cheat or get a custom catalytic converter. We document a catalytic converter solution for the Honda B Series engine in Civic and Integra chasis that we have used for many vehicles needing to trully pass emisions…

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Skunk2 Alpha V2 Header Install – DC2 Integra GSR

In this project we install the Skunk2 Alpha V2 header for the B Series engine on a B Series engine, of course. Specifically in a classic 2001 Acura Integra GSR.  Build Parts and Tools Our Integra is OBD2 and needs to stay  compliant. However the original converter uses a smaller collector than the big boy…

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