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DC K24 JRSC Swap Updated: 3-3-10 Page 22

Well I've gotten started on my swap. Don't have any parts yet just pulling my B18B. After pulling the motor today I think I got in way over my head lol....

Update:
Page 1 - Added Pics - Cleaned Up Engine Bay

Page 4 - Added Pics - R-Crew Header & K24a2

Page 4 - Added Pics - Removed Passenger Side Motor Mount & Cut Out Shifter Mounting Point

Page 7 - Added Pics - Installed Karcepts Shifter Kit & Shifter Box. Also Installed Passenger Side Motor Mount Bracket.

Page 7 - Added Pics - Received Black GE Rail, Marshal Fuel Pressure Gauge, RBC Intake Manifold, & Black Fuel Lines

Page 7 - Added Pics - Cleaned Up Mating Surface for IM & Mounted RBC

Page 8 - Added Pics - Circuit Worx Swap Hubs

Page 8 - Added Pics - Mounted Hondata IMG, RBC IM, Karcepts RBC TB Adapter, & Type-S TB. Also Received my DC5-R flywheel from Dale @ K20Tuned.com.

Page 8 - Added Pics - Resurfaced Flywheel

Page 9 - Added Pics - Black Brake Lines, LSD, & Clutch

Page 9 - Added Pics - Test fitted OEM Optional Sides & Wire tuck progress

Page 9 - Added Pics - Finished Passenger Side Wiretuck

Page 9 - Added Pics - Exhaust System

Page 10 - Added Pics - Radiator, ITR Lip, 98+ OEM Corners

Page 10 - Added Pics - Wire Tuck Finished!

Page 11 - Added Pics - Coilovers, Camber Kit, Bushings, Calipers & Brakes, SS Brake Lines, New Hasport Hardware

Page 12 - Added Pics - Installing 50º VTC Gear & Longer Upper Chain Guide

Page 12 - Added Pics - Installed Flywheel & Clutch

Page 12 - Added Pics - Motor/Tranny Installed!

Page 12 - Added Pics - Full Race Traction Bar & More Motor Shots

Page 12 - Added Pics - Wet Sanded & PlastiX'd Headlights

Page 12 - Added Pics - JRSC & Installed Drivers Side Front Brake Kit

Page 12 - Added Pics - OEM Auto Tensioner Relocation, Suspension, Engine Harness

Page 13 - Added Pics - Hondata IMG & Out of the garage!

Page 13 - Added Pics - Dropped & Cleaned Gas Tank, Rear Suspension

Page 13 - Added Pics - 3" Magnaflow Resonator and JRSC Gatorback belt

Page 14 - Added Pics - New Tires

Page 14 - Added Pics - ROTFLMFAOWTFBBQ!

Page 14 - Added Pics & Vid - Off to get aligned!

Page 14 - Added Pics - Thermal 3" Fabbed Up

Page 14 - Added Pics - Removed Rear Windshield Wiper & Installed PWJDM Strut Bar

Page 15 - Added Pics - BPi Velocity Stack & AMSoil Air Filter - Shaved side moldings & antenna before paint!

Page 15 - Added Pics - Partially Painted!

Page 15 - Added Pics - Mounted Water/Meth Tank

Page 15 - 12-1-08 - Added Pics - Teasers, ALMOST DONE!

Page 17 - 12-15-08 - Added Pics & Videos - Got Tuned!

Page 17 - 12-19-08 - Added Videos - A couple pulls

Page 20 - 4-06-09 - Added Video - SRT-4 @ 20lbs, Larger Intercooler, Water/Meth, Dumped Exhaust

Page 20 - 4-13-09 - Added Pics - AutoX Pics

Page 21 - 9-24-09 - Added Video - 1320 Compilation

Page 21 - 9-27-09 - Fine tuning on the Dynojet & New track times with some old slicks!

Page 22 - 3-3-10 - Update! 4.3Final Drive, New.. Better Tires, W/M, and maybe 350whp to come?

Page 22 - 1-7-11 - Update - Added Dyno chart comparing 3" BP to 3.2" BP, Installed new WM kit.

Page 22 - 1-31-11 - Update - Added Dyno Chart with 12psi setup

Page 22 - 6-13-11 - Update - Added Pics of 15x8 Wheel & Tire setup along with new JRSC Inlet Manifold

Page 22 - 8-11-11 - Update - Added Dyno Graphs, Dyno Chart of new Inlet, 74mm TB, 18.4gph w/m

4-9-13 - 388whp 295wtq Added Dyno Graph & Videos

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Done alot of research on the swap but there aren't too many DC K swaps to refer to for info. Had a bitch of a time getting the hollow shift linkage pin out so we took a drimmel to it and cut it out.

I have lots of time and patience (so i like to think). I would say it took a few hours a day for a week or so to get everything out. I've never done anything more than hardwire a deck or install a lower tie bar before so I'm alittle overwhelmed.

Also do I reuse the b18 shift linkage? (thinking not...)

I would like to do a wiretuck/battery relocation but I have no clue where to start. Any tips?
 

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good luck with the swap! yup your gonna need some patience alright! haha i have been working on my hatch for 11months now! what are your plans for the motor?
 

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Always open to changes but so far here is what I think I am going to do.
K24A2
45º VTC
IPS K2's (maybe)
DTR 4-2-1 Header
2.5" w/ hytech twinloop
Hondata kpro

Haven't decided what IM to go with really.
 

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NtegraDryvr said:
Always open to changes but so far here is what I think I am going to do.
K24A2
45º VTC
IPS K2's (maybe)
DTR 4-2-1 Header
2.5" w/ hytech twinloop
Hondata kpro

Haven't decided what IM to go with really.
dood....just like i tell everyone....i have a 95 LS....im 18yrs old...and i did the whole swap by myself...(with a little help from dad)....in my garage...

k20a2 in a DC...

its awesome...

ill take pix of my friends that we're doing in my garage right now....its another k20a2 in a DC
 

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Yea ifelt the same way after i pulled my motor out!!
But now that my motor is in im just waiting for my Kpro and im done and the K20 just looks so good sitting in the car it made it all worth it!! :up:
 

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Cleaned up the bay a bit. Took a pressure sprayer & some simple green to it. Lemme know what ya think.





 

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NtegraDryvr said:
Nah thats money that would get me a turbo kit!
I like your thinking, :)

From what I have been reading, if you don't already have the 2.5" exhaust I would go with a 3" Ill be running a 2.5" because I already have it, but Ill be upgrading later down the road. :up:
 

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good luck bro. you can take out the stock p/s pressure hose, you wont be using it.

remember, once you remove the passenger side engine mount there's no turning back.:wow:

if you have any questions feel free to hit me up.:up:
 

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jamheg1101 said:
looking good. I just started on mine 2 days ago. You are correct that you do not use the shift linkage from your B18. as for the wire tuck there is a huge thread on Honda-tech just about that.

Heres the link to the wire tuck thread.

http://honda-tech.com/zerothread/1043518
Yea thanks for the tips, I haven't updated this thread in awhile so I got those questions answered!

98specR said:
good luck bro. you can take out the stock p/s pressure hose, you wont be using it.

remember, once you remove the passenger side engine mount there's no turning back.:wow:

if you have any questions feel free to hit me up.:up:
Don't say stuff like that damnit! lol. There is alot I don't know yet.

1. One day I would love to boost it, funds providing of course. What would be the smarter/easier choice to go with for a radiator? Half sized single or dual core? Full Sized?

2. Which ecu would be best? I will be getting K-Pro before my first start. I plan on one of the 6spd transmissions & would like reverse lockout (dependant on which ecu I choose?)
Does anyone sell a Kpro'd ECU to save me some time and maybe money?

3. I don't really know what to do about all the harnesses etc. Do I need a full K24A2 harness with my motor? Do I buy a k20(a#?) harness? Should I go with hasport or hybrid for the harness...?
 

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If you keep your eyes pealed there are people from time to time selling their ecu and kpro together already set up other then that I haven't seen any shops that sell the package already complete.

Personally I would go for a dual core half sized radiator.
 

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u don't need a dual core radiator but it would be nice. the stock dc one will be fine. I am running a eg one with no problems. yes take out the line PS it will be hard to when the motor will be in. make sure to get the correct setup or ur shit will be pissing fulid everywhere. car looks good it should be nice. take it nice and slow no need to rush. keep the pictures comming. :up:
 

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Oh no worries I'm nice and lazy so the car is taking its time so I can research and bug people on how to do it correctly. Do I need a completely different PS line or keep the one I have just remove it for the time being?
 

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NtegraDryvr said:
Nah thats money that would get me a turbo kit!



Thanks, I'm going to need it since this is my first swap.
mine 2 so we both will need some luck! hopefully we can get lots of help the people of this forum.
 

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I just finished my TSX swap. You can't use the TSX charge harness or engine harness. HOWEVER, you DO need the crank sensor plug on the TSX engine harness so make sure you get the engine harness. THe TSX has a drive-by throttle setup which doesn't work with Kpro so you have to swap the throttle body as well.
 

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I am about to order my motor and just want to confirm the following.

K24A2 TSX Motor
Remove:
Charge Harness
Throttle Body
Exhaust Manifold
TSX ECU
Passenger Side Engine Mount (yes or no?)

Need:
RSX base or Type-S Engine Harness & Charge Harness
Type-S ECU (what else can be used also?)
CRV Passenger Side Engine Mount
Accord Thorttle Body..?
RSX Base or Type-S Throttle Body..?

Anything I forgot to add or remove?
 
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