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Old 04-15-2010, 07:06 AM   #1
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My friend is looking to buy a hatch so I can't actually look at the engine code... I thought of that... but I think it is a beat up b16....
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Not a B16, It's an LS engine, either a B18A/B18B, but looking at the intake manifold, I am leaning more towards a B18B
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Old 04-15-2010, 07:40 AM   #3
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My friend is looking to buy a hatch so I can't actually look at the engine code... I thought of that... but I think it is a beat up b16....
no its an LS. It has no VTEC solenoid.
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here is where to look

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Old 04-15-2010, 08:30 AM   #5
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thanks guys cause this kid was trying to drop all these names and what not. He was trying as hard as he could not to show us the engine bay only saying "it's an integra engine" which is pretty vague. then some bullshit about gsr which i laughed at because that is certainly not a b18c... Good catch with the "no solenoid" comment because I just realized that myself
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definately looks like a b18b1 with the intake manifold as someone has stated.
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definately looks like a b18b1 with the intake manifold as someone has stated.
Yep, I change my answer from B18B to B18B1, due to the purge solenoid on the back of the intake manifold.
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Bump. atleast he was honest in saying integra engine, although it does look quite rough.

always get pics of the engine code/serial and or vin tags if 96 and newer motor.
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i have an LS and the valve cover doesnt look like that.... and its a b18b1... from that valve cover style it looks like a b18a1 before 1993
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i have an LS and the valve cover doesnt look like that.... and its a b18b1... from that valve cover style it looks like a b18a1 before 1993
^ correct, unless for some unknown reason the valve covers were switched.


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The valve cover from the op is a stock cover on B series NON vtec for pre 96 cars, afterward it has the nice smooth cover pictured in the white eg above.
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The valve cover from the op is a stock cover on B series NON vtec for pre 96 cars, afterward it has the nice smooth cover pictured in the white eg above.
Lol, you beat me to it.. But it is in a DC, I love the color white... kinda wish my Del sol was white...
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you can always take off the valve cover paint and then just paint it with high temp spray paint but when you do it take off the valve cover so you dont paint anything else...
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there are plenty of valve cover painting stuff in other post including the giant valve cover thread.
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