Honda Car Forum


 

Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Discussion > Honda Technical

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10 Nov 2011, 07:46 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 3
Default What does it mean to have a car swap?

I saw this ad on Craigslist for a civic si and it said that "the car has a civic type r swap".
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10 Nov 2011, 08:01 am
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 481
Default

It means it has had the engine swapped from a different car. In this case, it is a Civic Si that has had the engine changed to what came in the Civic Type-R, which was never sold in the US, only in Japan and Europe.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 10 Nov 2011, 08:16 am
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 287
Default

sean is 100% correct, my vote goes for his answer, but i will elaborate a little. if your going to buy it, the engine swap is legal, however you can get into trouble if you dont have paperwork on the engine swap. so make sure thats included if you buy it. i guess you could get away wit it, but lets say a cop pulls u over, and notices the engine swap for whtever reason, they can make your life miserable since the engine vin wont match the car vin, they can doa whole investigation on whether its stolen or not.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Civic '03 B18 swap and tranny swap (auto to manual) questions? Jeremy Allaire Honda Technical 2 27 Jul 2011 12:46 pm
Will a B16A swap cleanly into my 1995 integra LS ? And how hard would it be to swap a B20 into corey j Acura Technical 1 07 Feb 2010 05:16 pm
when i get a b16 engine swap in my honda civic do i need a tranny swap? Jacob Honda Technical 4 10 Nov 2008 01:16 pm
Engine Swap..CAn I swap my 1995 1.5L to 1996 1.6L and will it mount to my trans.? trash07 Honda Technical 2 04 Oct 2007 03:42 pm
i have a 1990 hatchback and i want to do a swap what kind of swap can i do. i live in umaxwrx Honda Technical 5 19 Sep 2007 02:38 pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:15 am.


Attribution:
Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
HondaCarForum.com is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaCarForum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.