Honda Engine Swaps

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CarTech Inc, 2007 - Transportation - 128 pages
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When it comes to their personal transportation, today's youth have shunned the large, heavy performance cars of their parents' generation and instead embraced what has become known as the "sport compact"--smaller, lightweight, modern sports cars of predominantly Japanese manufacture. These cars respond well to performance modifications due to their light weight and technology-laden, high-revving engines. And by far, the most sought-after and modified cars are the Hondas and Acuras of the mid-'80s to the present.

An extremely popular method of improving vehicle performance is a process known as engine swapping. Engine swapping consists of removing a more powerful engine from a better-equipped or more modern vehicle and installing it into your own. It is one of the most efficient and affordable methods of improving your vehicle's performance.

This book covers in detail all the most popular performance swaps for Honda Civic, Accord, and Prelude as well as the Acura Integra. It includes vital information on electrics, fit, and drivetrain compatibility, design considerations, step-by-step instruction, and costs. This book is must-have for the Honda enthusiast.



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User Review  - sally.wilson.94695 - LibraryThing

This is a great book for mechanics and those interested in autos. The book contains instruction and considerations for swapping K-Series engines into an older chassis. Good for a library also. Read full review


About the Author and Acknowledgments
Swap Safety
1984 to 1987 Civic and 1986 to 1989 Integra
1988 to 1991 Civic
1990 to 1993 Integra
to 1995 Civic and 1994 to 2001 Integra
HSeries Engine Swap
to 2000 Civic
HSeries Engine Swap
to 2003 Civic
to 1991 Prelude
to 1997 Accord 1992 to 1996 Prelude and 1997 to 1999 CL
Malfunction Indicator Codes
Swap Difficulty

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About the author (2007)

 Aaron Bonk is the former owner of Holeshot Racing, a Honda/Acura-based performance shop in Anaheim, California. The shop has performed engine swaps in Hondas since its beginning six years ago. He lives in Terra Linda, California. He is also the author of the CarTech title, Honda Acura Buyer's Guide.

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