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Old 28 Sep 2008, 04:46 pm
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Default I need a engine swap for a 97 Honda prelude ?

I don't want a weak engine. I need something with a lot of horsepower. i currently have a h22 engine inside. It is turbo charged but I want an engine that can handle the abuse.
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Old 28 Sep 2008, 05:01 pm
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H22 is one of the best Honda engines. Most people rip them out of Preludes and stuff them into Accord and Civics. You can stick with the H series or go through a ton of work to swap in a K20. Your best bet is to build the H22 for more boost:PistonsRods and bearingsMore aggressive camsHondata tuning3inch exhaustBig turboand hope it doesn't go BOOM!
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Old 28 Sep 2008, 06:01 pm
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Like the above guy said, I'd stick with the H22, and build it BETTER this time!TurboIndividual Throttle BodiesNew pistons, rods, crankBigger/stronger valvesAggressive camsetc...If you *really* want a swap with a new engine, do a K20 or something newer and more modern. A B18 swap would be pretty pointless; although the B18 will redline higher which is cool, and you can build it up to really high horsepower, you're losing .4 liters of displacement which will mean a lot when you turbo it.
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