Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Replace small engine

asked by on

I want to replace my current engine in my Del Sol with another engine. The engine I have in it now is a small 1.6 engine. Can you tell me what engines will fit in the Del Sol?

A: The Del Sol’s in 93 came with either the 1....

The Del Sol’s in 93 came with either the 1.5l or the 1.6l engine. Converting over another Honda engine can be done, but will require quite a bit of modification as the engine wiring harness and ECU would need to changed along with possible modifications to the transaxle and driveline components. The best thing to do is to talk to a Honda specialty shop that specializes in retrofits of this nature to determine both the price and feasibility of a project such as this.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Automatic?

Hi there. If you are wondering if your transmission is an automatic or manual, the easiest way to determine this is if you have a third pedal near your feet. This would be the clutch pedal and is used to...

Q: Key stuck in ignition

Hello. The key can get stuck for a few different reasons. It can be caused by a dead battery or is can occur if the vehicle is not all of the way in park. If the shifter is not moving...

Q: Car not starting - 2000 Saturn LS1

Having confirmed spark at the plugs, I would have it checked out for correct [fuel pressure]( next (not just whether there is fuel in the rail), and if the fuel injectors are firing while the engine is being cranked. Check...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...