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Old 02-21-2017, 06:30 PM
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I don't understand the "purist" mentality of only having B series swaps in these cars. If you want to swap in a K series I don't see why you cannot. It's better technology and better power. Id love to have a K swapped eg or ek but I am not sure if I caneed go back to front wheel drive. Maybe a K swapped NB miata?
It's kind of like seeing a K swapped into an S2000. Some people are going to like it, the purist won't.
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Old 02-21-2017, 07:54 PM
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My biggest gripe with the K-series swap into an older EF/EG/EK chassis is the oil pan to ground clearance. IMO, the oil pan hangs dangerously low. If it had more ground clearance, I'd probably feel differently.

I wish I could legally swap a K-series motor into my S. One of the drawbacks of living in CA is getting all these swaps BAR'd.
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Old 02-21-2017, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by dv55xc View Post
I don't understand the "purist" mentality of only having B series swaps in these cars. If you want to swap in a K series I don't see why you cannot. It's better technology and better power. Id love to have a K swapped eg or ek but I am not sure if I caneed go back to front wheel drive. Maybe a K swapped NB miata?
Probably the cost... a K swap in an EG would be well over twice the cost of a B18 swap.
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Originally Posted by marksae View Post
My biggest gripe with the K-series swap into an older EF/EG/EK chassis is the oil pan to ground clearance. IMO, the oil pan hangs dangerously low. If it had more ground clearance, I'd probably feel differently.

I wish I could legally swap a K-series motor into my S. One of the drawbacks of living in CA is getting all these swaps BAR'd.
Ah I see. I didn't know about that. I know about that Cali life. You can't have any fun modifying cars here
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Probably the cost... a K swap in an EG would be well over twice the cost of a B18 swap.
That makes sense. Cost aside I think the only draw back would be the oil pan clearance issue that someone mentioned in this thread. Hows the K24 in the S2000 btw?
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Originally Posted by Feezy View Post
It's kind of like seeing a K swapped into an S2000. Some people are going to like it, the purist won't.
I'd do it. But then again I love the F22C. If i could keep both I would. But that wouldn't make sense...so... idk lol
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I still have a Eg hatch sitting at my parents house in AZ. One day I will get around to bringing it up here and building it just need more space. B series is much more cost effective than K series. Don't get me wrong K series in one of these is super cool but I would likely go the b series route myself.

They are wonderful cars. Comfortable. Easy to fix and maintain. Endless parts options. Surprising amount of space for being pretty small compared to a modern civic.

The downsides have been mentioned but to really hit it home you need a secure place to store it. The S2000 will get vandalized and the seats stolen but the EG will just be gone and the risk only increases as you modify it.
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I kind of feel like EG hatches are the Fox Body Mustang of my generation (I'm 33). I'll let you decide if that's a compliment or an insult. Haha.
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Here is a pic of my hatch. Still how it sits today.

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Old 02-26-2017, 09:12 AM
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Originally Posted by dv55xc View Post
That makes sense. Cost aside I think the only draw back would be the oil pan clearance issue that someone mentioned in this thread. Hows the K24 in the S2000 btw?
K24 in the S2000 is doing extremely well. Made some changes and plan on getting a retune in the next week or so.
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