97 Civic EX

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How can I tell what kind of engine I have in my car, i know its not a VTEC but i cant figure it out and i want to turbo it.

posted by  greddy_civic

From Wikipedia:

Found in:
1996-2000 Honda Civic EX
1996-1998 Honda Civic Coupe SiR (UK model
1997-2000 Acura 1.6EL
1996-1998 Honda Civic Si
Displacement : 1590 cm3
Bore and Stroke : 75 mm X 90 mm
Compression : 9.6:1
Power : 127 hp @ 6600 rpm & 107 ft·lbf @ 5500 rpm
VTEC Switchover: 5200 rpm
Valvetrain : SOHC VTEC
Fuel Control : OBD-2 MPFI

posted by  Mathew

On your block, right next to your transmission is a number that starts with a D. That's the name of that engine. Google or Wikipedia it to find out more info on it.

posted by  elchango36

Dude. Just totally ignore my post.

posted by  Mathew

He said it was a non-Vtec.

The D16Y8 is a Vtec motor. Either he has this motor and has no idea about it, or his motor has been swapped.

posted by  elchango36

Correct me if I'm wrong, but didnt all EX models come V-Tec equipped?

posted by  NYCer

Yes, but greddy_civic hasn't cleared up what engine he has. He "knows its not a VTEC", which means that he either a.) had his engine replaced, or b.)didn't know his car had VTEC.:wink2:

posted by  elchango36


posted by  sinwiwat

I don't know why you guys bothered helping him when he asked like that!

posted by  Cliffy

darn, i was to late for this one... good holdin it down chango

posted by  mazda6man

Ah Thank you:wink2:

posted by  elchango36

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