By the time the Engine had returned from machining, I had acquired enough parts to start building it back up again. I had managed to source:
Wiseco 9:1 Pistons and Head Gasket
K1 Technologies Rods
Blue Print ADL Gaskets and belts
Wiseco are world renowned for building race winning pistons, and have been making pistons for over 70 years, I’ve chosen a lightweight, forged piston kit and mated them with a set of Billet H beam rods from K1 Technologies. K1 have some great engineered components available at affordable prices, and they’re race-proven.
I bolted the lot down with ARP Bolts, ARP make thousands of bolts for loads of different engines, and even do dress-up kits to get your engine bay looking shiny, they’ll even make you custom bolts if you need them.
I used an ACL Bearing kit on the bottom end, mainly because the kit is significantly cheaper than buying Honda coloured bearings, but also because ACL are a reliable choice and the clearances were pretty much on the nose for what I wanted.
To finish off the build I used Blue Print ADL parts. They make quality replacement parts for loads of Japanese cars, especially Honda. It’s all I’ve ever fitted to any B series, and the prices are much more competitive than Honda too.
I bolted it all together with a Wiseco gasket sandwiched between. I’ve spent a fair bit on this engine, but as it’s the last B series I’ll build I wanted it to be as reliable as possible.
Wiseco Pistons £418
K1 Rods £394
ARP bolts £155
ACL Bearings £105
Blue Print Parts £265
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