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Old 03-16-2014, 09:29 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Oh I am quite serious about fuel economy, and I have saved up enough funds with that in mind. In terms of a custom build, what "exactly" would that involve? What should I have the engine builder do?
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:04 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Old 03-19-2014, 03:05 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Best bang for the buck is to find a d15b 3 stage vtec and have someone chip a p72 obd1 ecu to utlitize the iab to engage secondary vtec and leave the actual vtec engagement alone. Have them tune it to lean out part throttling and you should be good to go. To read more on this please direct your web browser to d-series.org. We have some people there who have had great success going the chipped ecu route and others able to find the proper obd2 ecu and did all the wiring to either obd0 or obd1. This engine utilizes an egr but does not need a wide band o2 like the VX model, which is a damn good plus.

edit: I have to add that if you decide to go the chipped ecu the egr is not used but you don't have to waste your time finding an intake manifold with no egr. Mine is just sitting there not used.

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I'd go talk to the local speed shop

not everything they touch has to have a bumblebee fartcan exhaust


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keeping your money local is always a good thing
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I'd go talk to the local speed shop

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It's also a lot easier to go back to someone local when you have a problem with whatever it was they did for you.

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