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Old 04 Oct 2008, 08:16 pm
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Default What engine do i have Honda Civic 1996 EX?

I saw on some website that there were like a b16y18 or something like that i don't really know but please help. Sohc if that helps any ,sorry buying some new stuff for it and need to know exactly what engine.and i was wondering if i have a VTEC
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Old 04 Oct 2008, 08:31 pm
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Okay.Yes, it's a VTEC. Most EX models have VTEC. But you also may not. Some VTEC's only come with DOTC. But you should know if you do.and the engine code is D16Y8. You can look on the left side of the engine when you have your hood open- right next to where the transmission and the block join up, look for a D16Y8 stamped into the block.THIS MAY HELPif it looks like this http://got-jdm.com/images/obd2%20vtec.bmpIt may not be a vtecIIf it looks like thishttp://www.jdmenginesinc.com/shop/sh...TEC-$650.jpgIt is for sure because it says it haha.But I'm not too sure on that because I am an accord guy, not civic.But the engine # is correct.I
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Old 04 Oct 2008, 08:46 pm
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yeah d16y8 comes in almost all ex's n yes it is vtec! trust me n it is the best vtec motor thats single cam
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Old 04 Oct 2008, 09:01 pm
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all 96-00 Civic EX's in the US have VTEC SOHC 1.6L motors (the D16Y8).
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