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  1. 4th Gen
    Hello, I am new to the prelude world. I just picked up a 1996 Prelude with the H23A JDM blue top in it, SI 5sp, and the wrong ECU... The guy who sold it to me gave me 3 ECUs and said none of these are actually for this setup, but the P13 has been working alright. The car randomly revs up and...
  2. H22A/1+ & H23A/1+ Specific Information
    Hey guys, I've never posted here before but i have been reading advice and what not on this site for a long time. I have a 95 Prelude SE, which i am currently working to put a H23a Blue Top into as the title suggests. I bought the PDE spec from hmotors, and have gotten the head off and am about...
  3. 5th Gen
    I have a 2000 prelude that I put an h23 bluetop motor I got from hmotors.com and I can't get it to start. I swapped all the necessary parts and I believe I have all the wiring correct. I get spark and fuel I am sure the timing is correct. I have run out of ideas. I am running the stock ecu; not...
  4. 4th Gen
    So I have a prelude (automatic)si non vtec the h23a1 that motor went out so I decided to put in a better motor so I bought a h23a vtec from the accord sir wagon 98 So my uncle who is putting in the motor told me that the ecu won't work on my car because the h23a vtec ecu has no abs and my cat...
  5. 5th Gen
    Hi all, I have a complicated and frustrating situation that I could use some advice on. Here's the background info: - I hydrolocked my 1998 automatic base prelude. (F***!) After measuring the piston heights (and seeing water in a cylinder), it was clear that I bent a rod pretty good. I opted...
  6. 4th Gen
    I am looking to swap my block in my '93 Prelude. I'm looking to either go with either the: 2000 H23A DOHC VTECH Bluetop Long Block H22A Long Block or the F20B Long Block (Manual Version) I seem to notice more people going with the H22A but was wanting some more opinions and reasons why. Thanks all!
  7. 5th Gen
    I just finished my H23aVTEC swap and it will not start. It tries to start but never turns over. I swapped over the proper items from my H22 including: -H22 Intake Manifold -H22 Distributor -H22 Vtec Solenoid -Oil Pump and Sensors on the oil pump -Wiring Harness Here is a video of it trying...
  8. 5th Gen
    sup guys! been busy for past few months. just wanted to chime in and update you guys... with good news and bad news about my h23a vtec bluetop. Good News: had it tuned at "DRT Racing" in Queens, ny. It was a Dynojet, im not sure which dyno types, read high or what not, but thats what i got. my...
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