Then remove the battery, intake, and exhaust manifold header. Do some research, it might help ya! It's easier to route two wires through the firewall than to change out the entire harness. Remember small items fit easily in pockets! While your engine is out, you should also look into replacing your clutch and flywheel. This is by far one of the most frequently asked questions in the 4th gen Prelude community. I sold most of my parts on craigslist. Hook up the Prelude throttle cable, as well as your intake and header of choice, noticing that your car is going to be extremely loud driving it to the muffler shop.Next
The H22A had a total of 8 different variants, generally indicated by the number at the end of the name, i. Remove your complete exhaust system due to the prelude headers being alot longer then the original ones,so the whole exhaust needs to come off and replaced with a decent exhaust! Mine were cut, I'd guess that any engine shipped would be cut short too. Sorry i couldnt help ya out more No dont use the p2p ecu, these things are no good cept for powering the y8. After selling my old H23 with a spun rod bearing for 400 dollars, I ended up 250 dollars into the swap and declining because I'm still selling parts off the car. The performance and reliability made this a very popular engine. This is the most dynamic out of all H22 engines, it was installed in Honda Prelude Type S and SiR S-Spec, and in Honda Accord Euro R.
This series included two engines: H22 and H23. Some people say up to a thousand miles. It's a good way to train yourself not to be a complete idiot and race at every single damn stoplight. To install the rear mount you will need the 10mm x 35mm bolt and washer along with two of the stock 10mm rear mount bolts. Stand back and adjust yourself, so on lookers think you had it all locked down from the beginning.Next
Place the engine and transmission on an engine stand or cart positioned under the vehicle. While you are at it you may as well remove the subframe that the trailing radius rods and front mount connect to about 5 seconds for even more space. Well first, and very importantly if you don't have the mechnical knowledge for the swap, you will want a Helms manual for the Honda Prelude. Use the 12mm x 100mm bolt nyloc nut and washers to attach the bracket to the rear mount. Alot easier this way,I also jacked the car right up and moved the car onto the engine when installing,alot easier to line up the mounts this way. The size of H22A engine stock fuel injectors until 1997 — 345 cc.Next
Hook up the ecu to the main harness and start her up! At this time install the new rear engine mount on the rear engine crossmember. In that one of the two bundles of wires that comes out of the firewall, to the right of the fuse box, you will find a light blue wire. Now you need to do head porting. The engine uses a belt-driven dual overhead cam technology for its valvetrain. Unplug and remove the shifter and all it's components from the inside of the car. Most Accord transmissions have both bolt patterns only the second may not be threaded. Why would an H22A4 have more miles or be cheaper? First off, swap out the power steering line from the Prelude one.
This web site is not responsible for any action or changes that are done by yourself or someone else that either damages your car, engine or injures someone. If you converted from automatic to manual, you will have to wire up a starter relay, jump the shifter lock wire, and jump the key lock wire. Double check that everything is disconnected and hoist the motor out, this is easier with two people one pivoting the motor and watching for clearance in the back, and the other running the hoist. Attach the accord half shaft at this point. H22A7 Red top was an analogue to EuroR H22A Red top, but has a modified exhaust manifold.Next
Now i fed the cables from the engine to the cabin,installed the cables on the box,then fed them into the cabin joined them to the shifter assembly,drilled my holes to bolt it down and your done. The H22 seems to lean back in the engine compartment, don't panic-it's normal. We are offering this engine for sale. Likewise if you are trying to use an Accord F-Series Transmission you may need to convert or modify your transmission to H22A Prelude Specification. Until 1997 all H22A used closed deck cylinder blocks, and 1997 to 2001 — open deck cylinder block.Next
Next use the stock bolt to attach the mount to the frame rail bracket. Make sure you plug the same plugs into the same sensors on both engines. I'd buy him a beer if he was ever out this way. Generally these places can't tell you the exact mileage on the motor unless you buy a full front clip , only a range of numbers, so keep that in mind. Such an engine is ready for installation of a turbokit based on Garrett T04e turbocharger or something similar. The purple wire is the new wire I connected the pressure switch wire to, it runs to the pressure switch.Next
Next run the clutch hydraulic line from the clutch master cylinder along the firewall and the passenger side frame rail to the clutch dampener assembly. Removing the Engine: Save all Bolts, You will need them 1. Have a multimeter ready to troublshoot if you throw codes. Distributor Wiring This table provides the wiring pairing to splice the distributor wiring. If the Accord engine fit in the Prelude, then why not put a more desirable Prelude engine into the Accord? You may also need to pick up some vacuum hose, as some of the solenoids, valves etc. Since then, versions of the H22 would become the Prelude's signature high-performance engine worldwide until the end of Prelude production in 2001.Next
Fully Assembled and ready to make your Attack very fast. This chart will provide you with the info you need to do a similar swap. I hear good things about the stock prelude tranny so it becomes a economic question whether or not to get a new one. Lower the car or the engine slowly taking care not to hit the engine on the way down. To make it work, you must look again to the h23a. I spent another 250 dollars on maintenance parts and overall, the cost of the engine and swap was approximately 500 dollars including motor, replacement belts, tensioner, fluids, and everything else.Next