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Old 16 Oct 2009, 07:31 am
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Default What is better, a b18c1 or b18c5?

I have a 2000 Honda Civic Ex vtech. I want to do an engine swap, either a B18c1 or a B18c5. I want one with a direct swap and i want the best for regular driving conditions but i also want a fast car. thank you
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Old 16 Oct 2009, 07:46 am
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have you thought of doing a j swap like the j32 from the acura tl type s and others.. these swaps are insane and a guarantee to blow all other naturally aspirated b an k swaps out of the water.. 270hp little extra weight up front to keep the wheels planted.. i know a guy in birmingham that did on in a EG hatch, that car was just sick
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Old 16 Oct 2009, 08:01 am
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they're both gonna be the same for the swap. the c5 will have more power and torque because it's the type r engine.
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Old 16 Oct 2009, 08:16 am
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B18C1 is fine for you,































B18C5 is the nicer more powerful / rare expensive motor in comparison.































B18c1 came in the integra gs-r = 170hp































where as the































B18c5 came in the integra type r = 195hp































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gsr because it has better head design, they are more reliable, and as soon as someone finds out you have a type r, your car is going to be number 1 on thieves list. gsr is a dime a dozen, type r's are rare and expensive plus with the same mods gsr will take a type r.
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well the best choice would be the b18c5 because its an type R engine















the specs on that car is suited for racing its average cost is $4,500































and the b18c1 is a gs-r engine its similar to the type R but the parts aren't as built, but the engine goes around $2,500-3,000































for a heads up if u want a really fast engine















try going for the sohc d16b















the engine is almost guarenteed to not break down if u modify it































the best head is probably the b16 series
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