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yeah i think thats what i might do with my mates H22, get a rolling shell from a 92-95 hatch and put it in there so i can work on it when i want and have it off the road for as long as i need rather than rushing it in a weekend on my EK.

Just need to sort out the EK first!
 

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carefull, it states the engine doesn't come with any ancillaries, this may mean you have to get all the manifolds, starter, alternator, belts, injectors, fuel rail, wiring harness pumps etc. separatley. its often better to buy a write off, your local scrappy will be more then happy to help at a decent price (pick smashed cars with low miles as their engines are often ok)

also if you go for the H22 you'll have to upgrade everything else, fuel pump, ecu, new engine mounts, stronger suspension, bigger brakes, this all adds to the cost, which is why its best to buy a write off and do the swap this way.

some thing like this would be ideal, £200 you have everything you need!!
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/honda-prelude-2-3 ... dZViewItem" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

this ones more expensive but a much new engine with not too bad a set of miles on it (miles aren't too much of a worry for hondas)
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1999-Honda-Prelud ... dZViewItem" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

happy hunting
 

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Thanks for that Hugh.

I've decided to (maybe) go for a mini me in my current car, and I might get some tiny little car and put some beast of an engine in it as a project :)
 

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get a b16/b18 trust me its a really easy swap, it can be done in a couple of weekends and if that b16 is from a 92-95 civic it will be obd1 and your 98 is obd2 so you will have to make some changes on your loom, but if you get everythin you need beforhand youll be ok. also do you buy jap mags? if you do, normally there is an advert for books and if you can get HONDA ENGINE SWAPS by Aaron bonk ( Im not making that name up lol) its only £15 and that will have shit loads of information about pretty much every swap you can think of, hope this helps!
 

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yea that book is really good, it wont give you everything you need to know but it will give you a really good idea. also i got step by step instructions from an american site which are bloody useful! shall i post it in a thread??

Also visit this site and get the b18 swap dvd, without this i wouldnt have done mine http://www.ArtofSpeedProductions.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; it involves a b18 swap into a eg civic but your ek will follow the same procedures, hope this helps.
 
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