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  1. Tranny swap or rebuild?

    3rd Gen
    Hello! I have a 1990 2.0 S with a B20A3 engine and D2A4 manual transmission. Since I bought it, third gear grinds when I try to engage it. Should I try to find another transmission, or can I replace just third and all the bearings/seals and what not? I assume any transmission I can find at a...
  2. (2nd Gen) Rebuilding/Upgrading Alternator

    2nd Gen
    So I've been doing some research, and before I pull the trigger on a rebuild kit, I wanted to get some other feedback. This is somewhat for performance, but primarily for my sound system. I'm not looking to have anything too crazy (at least not yet), but I'm a very nitpicky basshead and like to...
  3. M2Y4 Transmission Rebuild Difficulties.

    5th Gen
    EDIT: My apologies if this should be under a more general topic, I figured since my car is a 5th gen, this is where I would post I recently bought a 97 Prelude that came with a spare (yet broken) transmission since the one which is in the car has some nasty grind into 2nd. (And has since died...
  4. Rebuild Advice

    5th Gen
    Alright guys, me and my friend cody are getting ready to rebuild his 2001 prelude type sh. Its leaking oil like crazy so we are going to finally strip it amd rebuild. The final result we want is an economical daily driver with a bit of an attitude. So does anybody have a budget build list and...
  5. 5th gen rebuild, timing belt walk

    5th Gen
    I know you all are going to say search the forums, so I will start off by saying that I did and I have found nothing. If it is there I apologize. I just got into the prelude game and just sold my Ej8 civic. I bout the prelude for $2,000 off an evident crackhead and rebuilt the engine and bout...
  6. 3rd Gen_ 1991 Prelude 2.0 SI, I NEED A MOTOR!! READ, possible sale/trade/buy

    Builds
    :smhair:Hey guys, I have been a part of this site a while now, playing the role of the guy which looks through the threads on wheels and cheap mods which I would consider for my own prelude; I have come to the conclusion my mechanic has died or ended up in jail because he has disappeared and the...
  7. High-mileage '89 leaking oil, crankshaft worn, rebuild/replace?

    3rd Gen
    My '89 SI has 430,000 miles on it and still has great gas mileage (33.7 mpg). My body has some rust in the rear wheel wells but not bad. Suspension is good. AC is gone but I don't care about that. In general, like me, the car's got a lot of miles on it and I like it enough to put something...
  8. 3rd Gen_ rebuild need advice

    Builds
    I have a 89 2.0si i am rebuilding currently torn down i have fel pro head gasket kit, gettin the block machined for weisco 81.5 mm pistons(still need) looking into h22/f23 forged conneting rods, acl race bearings. The head will be getting rebuilt with stock valves grinded, how does this sound so...
  9. 5th Gen_ Hannah's baybee, gettin' there :)

    Builds
    Purchased from salvage lot with 67k miles on it, in September of last year. My dad and I made it our project :) has original engine. Proof that I actually helped! My dad is the master at painting :D Took months of sweat, blood, and hard work, replaced almost everything in the front BUT the...
  10. Rebuilt+Boosted B21 vs H22 reliability and power?

    3rd Gen
    hey guys so im looking way into the future, just trying to get an idea of what i want to do if i decide to do a bunch of engine work on the Lude. my options are. Rebuild my B21a1, either get a B20 block and bore it out, or re-sleeve with iron, and then have a reliable boost on it, 5 or 6...
  11. F/S: 1999 H22a4 Cylinder Head (Crower Inside)

    Engine/Exhaust/Transmission
    1999 H22a4 Cylinder Head $200 + shipping 60,000 on rebuild (160,000 overall) Reason for selling: My timing belt snapped at around 35 MPH in 4th or 5th gear a few months ago. I immediately shut off the car. I did not run a compression test on the motor in the car, which I should have. I...
  12. F/S: 1999 H22a4 Block

    Engine/Exhaust/Transmission
    1999 H22a4 Block 60,000 on rebuild (160,000 overall) Reason for selling: My timing belt snapped at around 35 MPH in 4th or 5th gear a few months ago. I immediately shut off the car. I did not run a compression test on the motor in the car, which I should have. I replace the engine with...
  13. F/S: Misc. H22 Gaskets/Seals ( FR/R Main Seal, ect)

    Engine/Exhaust/Transmission
    I have a few seals left over from my motor swap. Some were from miscommunication between my grandpa and I (ordering the same parts) and ordering some things that were included with new parts. All parts are NIB (new in bag). All prices are shipped. Rear/Front Main Seals (2) Part # 91214-PLE-003...
  14. intake PGM-FI gasket question

    3rd Gen
    hey guys so a long time ago, while doing my first rebuild in high school (1990 B21a1) i was replacing the intake PGM-FI gasket when i noticed there was two identical gaskets in the box. didn't really think much of it, i just used one and left the other. im looking into rebuilding it again...
  15. Rebuild questions

    5th Gen
    I have an H22A4 with what I believe are bad piston rings. I plan on doing a compression test soon (tomorrow?) to double check my hunch, but I am definitely getting oil leak around the rings. Upon a fresh crank I get a large cloud of oil smoke on my first use of VTEC. I am hoping to get this...
  16. Cracked head?! Thanx Dad >:(

    2nd Gen
    alright so here's the deal. I've been letting my father use my prelude to drive to work and what not and its been nothing but hell ever since. random broken pieces all over the car (center armrest, hood release cable, broken alarm remote, etc. etc.). The latest thing he has done is refuse to...
  17. Adding Vtec to a H23 block

    4th Gen
    ok so i came across someone thats selling a blue top h23 vtec head and i really want to buy it but what are the steps to installing it.? ive done tons of searching for info but every thing that pops up is about adding a h22 head not a h23 head, and know that a h23 vtec head is bigger than a h22...
  18. WTB B20A5 engine please! my location, Canada

    Wanted
    hey guys im looking for a new engine since the rebuild on my B21A1 solved nothing and it still burns oil out the ass. im looking for a nice B20A5 thats in very good condition, doesnt burn or leak any oil or fluids, and has been takin care of. if you have a nice engine thats lookin for a new...
  19. Swap or Rebuild?

    3rd Gen
    hey guys, so I have a 1990 honda prelude SR, B21a1. i bought the car for 1000$, had great exterior and interior, however one cylinder was dead. tore the engine apart and replaced the piston rings and valves. great compression all good. (first time ever going into an engine) however im still...
  20. F22b rebuild help!!!

    4th Gen
    Hey guys im new, i got myself a jdm f22b dohc rebuild im tryin to do but im having trouble finding certain parts, like piston rings, gaskets exc. Any help would be realy appreciated.
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