im thinking about swapping my h22a for a f20c and i wanted to get everyone's opinion on this subject. i know it is a hella lot of work but damn i will be the only one in okc with a f20c swap. so tell me what you think. thanks alex
Originally posted by preludetypsh Why? You probably won't be any faster
but how do you know that i wouldn't be faster? have anynoe you know done it???? now and days its about different swaps that makes your car unique. i want my baby to be very different
Well, you won't be able to use the same gearing as the S2000, and you can't use the Prelude tranny. If the RSX tranny bolted right up, you might have a chance, but you still won't have the advantage of lower gearing unless the RSX is geared like the S2k.
If you want your car to be unique, buy a $60 sawzall and cut the top off. That would make it seriously unique for not much money!!
it won't work without 20,000 of engine bay mods, f20 engine is set up for a trans axle car with it's tranny and design.. preludes(maybe you've noticed) are not transaxle. besides that.. f20 puts out 14 ftlbs of torque compared to the ludes 160.. you do the math
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I don't know how you are going to get it done. I guess anything can be done with enough money. but you gotta do hella mods to your engine bay to get it to fit. good luck finding a shop to do it, because with the amount of mods/changes you have to do, they may not be able to get it stucturally sound and mounted well.
the engine sits differently, and a prelude NOR RSX tranny will hook up to the engine. the design is completely different. You'd have to do a rear wheel drive conversion more than likely.
Sure for probably $30 grand you can do it.... but why?
The S2000 only weighs 2800lbs.... what's a prelude weigh??
I can catch lightning in a bottle...
But I still can't figure out what the F**K you just said
I am sure that it can be done and all, but the problem is that its gonna cost alot more than the "uniqueness" is ever gonna be worth. First of all, you have a Lude, which around here, that unique in itself. Seriously, I see Ludes here and there, but its not at all uncommon to be at a stop light, and see 3-5 mustangs all at the same intersection. The H22 is a killer engine, honda-tuning called it a legend. Its not a power house like the Supra in-line six, but can be a 225-275whp (with mods of course) beast with stock internals. Anf if you like a high reving engine, with some agressive cams higher flowing exhaust and header, the correct tuning, redline could esily be around 8-8.2k rpms, not saying the Lude isnt already a high rever.
I live my life a 1/4 mile at a time, for that 14 seconds or less, im free...
Ive done an engine swap...after I blew my first engine from upping the boost a bit too much, I now have a Sir S-Spec engine...theres an engine swap that has gains on the stock motor, and bolts straight in...
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