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b20/vtec vs ls/vtec

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by 91bluecivic, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. 91bluecivic

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    i wanna do one or the other, already have a b16 built a bit (cams, pistons, vavle springs, cam gears, shot peend rods), but this winter i wanna get rid of the b16 bottom end and ctr pistons and go with something differnt?

    any input on this would be great

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  2. pmachan

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    Um, I guess there is no replacement for displacement....
     
  3. 91bluecivic

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    but is there any truth to the b20 being less reliable then the ls/vtec, i mean i plan on building it with aftermarket rods, and pistons and getting the conversion kit...
     
  4. Westhaver

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    a B20 is basically a ls bored to a 2.0L.
     
  5. 91bluecivic

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    so would it be cheaper to just get a ls block and bore it if i wanted a 2ltr just trying to decide really between a ls/vtec and b20vtec?
     
  6. tunedforester

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    Like he said.
     
  7. kyden

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    the weak link in b20s are the sleeves, they're essentially a bored out b18.. with different material (read: weak) sleeve.. .. i swear they're as weak as tin foil.. as long as you resleeve there isn't any other problem..
     
  8. 91bluecivic

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    would they be fine for a all motor set up, or should it still be resleeved?
     

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