1.6vtec swap

Asked by Aug 07, 2016 at 02:35 PM about the 1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just got the car and it appears the have done a
1.6vtec swap but the vtec electrical is not hooked
up and I don't know anything else about it how can
I see if they replaced the wiring harness and the
ecu? I really need some help here. And if they didn't
change the harness out is there away to hook it

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Major job for someone without the skill set.. What year is the Vtec engine?....you'll have to invest a good 20 hours of study time learning the harnesses PCM's and other required changes before touching the Civic that's WHY they sold it.. to much for them. Spend 4-5 hrs a day on the Civic forums for about a week and decide what to do.

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