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Old 03-14-2016, 01:17 AM
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Re: phi1542's 02 Coupe EX

Originally Posted by Caliaccord02 View Post
Im pretty sure you can't pass smog if you put an older motor into a newer car. So since the h22 came out of a prelude which was only made up to 2001, it won't pass in an 02. You should probably get a second opinion but I believe this is correct.
Oh I see. Hmm idk I'll have to wait and see what happens lol

Originally Posted by Varnell View Post
Nice pick up! I wouldn't force the H22 swap until around 210k if the engine is running strong, but that's just me.
Engine runs fine I just want more power out of it haha but I'm not in a rush for the swap. I picked up a pretty much complete swap of the JDM H22A for $300. Whatever parts was missing my friend has spare parts he can hook me up with I think. The engine was all in pieces so my friend is going to put it together and change out all the seals etc, basically a brand new engine. But before the swap I will drive around with the stock motor to get used to manual before I put a faster motor in it! My main priority right now is put on all my upgrades off my old coupe, get it registered, etc
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