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D15B7 with a D16Y8 head

Discussion in 'Tech Archive (No Posting)' started by rsal22, Apr 15, 2009.

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  1. rsal22

    rsal22 New Member 5+ Year Member

    Apr 15, 2009
    San Antonio, Texas
    First off i am brand new on this. Well i currently have a 92 LX 4 door with a fully rebuilt D15B7 that is bored .20 over and has a T3/T4 Hybrid turbo kit (yes from ebay) running 10 psi. Ive had this car since April of 2008 and have never had any problems. But i wanna get faster but keep it single cam. And i was wonderin how it would be if swapped a D16Y8 head thats fully built and with a cam onto it an run 13 psi. Is this a good idea to do? Wat do i need to do it?
  2. sohclubkid

    sohclubkid Sick 6/6 Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 8, 2006
    Cocoa, Florida
    get a Z6 head... it flows better than the Y8. and id recommend a crower turbo cam or the zex cam.
  3. Chris.

    Chris. Stickin' it to the man Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Sep 12, 2005
    if your getting this head for cheap i dont see why not... but know this.. you will need a complete retune. your compression will be higher...
  4. CivicMafia

    CivicMafia New Member 5+ Year Member

    Jan 24, 2009
    Panama City Florida
    I have a Z6 head on my d15b7

    You dont really notice any difference untill higher rpms But if i was you when you get the head replace Cam dizzy etc with "non-ebay" items, your choice on name brands im not going to suggest those

    But you need to get the p28 ECu, Chip it and get a re-tune before u do any major driving
  5. j0keefe21

    j0keefe21 New Member 5+ Year Member

    Feb 11, 2009
    yea i have a b15b7 with a z6 head also. its alright. main difference is where the b7 head craps out of power at like 5500 the z6 keeps going till like 7k. id say its a good ~20 hp bolt on.


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