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Civic Type R K20C1 Engine

“Not many people have seen the Civic Type R engine taken apart, let alone built into something substantial. They’re pretty big engines from the factory – we’re bending rods at 400 horsepower, which is unlike Hondas in the past. This engine is a totally different approach. It’s a direct injection, turbo engine. It’s the Honda that we’re going to be working with for the next 20 years.” Read how 4 Piston Cylinder Heads built this Civic Type R engine into an 800 hp beast.

Honda K24 Engine

Once you’re a Honda guy, always a Honda guy. At least that’s the case for Ken Rodcharoen of Ken’s Race Engines. His Walnut, CA shop specializes in Honda/Acura work like this K24 engine for an Acura RSX Type S.

Wards Announces its 10 Best Engines for 2018

This year’s list sees the return of the fuel cell, as well as the V8. Jaguar and Kia win their first trophies. Half the winners are turbocharged, and Toyota wins for a hybrid that’s not a Prius.

Honda Engine Production in Ohio Reaches 25 Million

Associates at Honda’s Anna, Ohio engine plant, the largest Honda engine plant in the world, have celebrated the 25 millionth engine produced since Honda of America Mfg., Inc. opened the facility in 1985.

Honda Marine BF75, BF90 and BF100 Outboard Motors

Honda Marine has announced refreshed, mid-sized, outboard motor offerings. The Honda Marine BF75, BF90 and BF100 deliver a new sleek style, new rigging components and easier maintenance features.

McLaren Ends Partnership with Honda, Teams Up Renault

Formula 1 team, McLaren Racing, and engine supplier Honda have agreed to bring their partnership to an end after three years. McLaren recently announced the team has signed a partnership with Renault Sport Racing for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons

Wards Names its Annual 10 Best Engines

For the first time in 23 years of testing, a V8 fails to earn a spot on the list, but many of the high-output turbocharged 6-cyl. engines in the competition, even some that didn’t make the cut, generate enough horsepower and torque to fill the void. Two of the honorees are return winners.

Honda Marine Receives IBEX Innovation Award for BF6 Outboard Engine

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), along with a judging panel from Boating Writers International (BWI), has named the all-new Honda Marine BF6 portable engine as a recipient of a 2016 International Boat Builder’s Exhibition (IBEX) Innovation Award for outboard engine technology.

CRP Automotive Special AJUSA Gaskets for Honda and Acura VTEC

CRP Automotive now offers a special series of AJUSA gaskets for VTEC/Spool Filter and Variable Timing Solenoid applications. These gaskets help solve a chronic problem and improve both the cost and convenience of VTEC engine maintenance.

Honda Marine and H2O Sports Manufacturing Announce New Agreement

Honda Marine, a division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., and H2O Sports Manufacturing, LLC announced a new agreement to revive the Trophy brand boat to be powered exclusively by Honda Marine engines. Honda Marine is a marketer of a complete range of outboard marine 4-stroke engines.

Revved Up – Why the Import Engine Market is on the Rise

For numerous reasons in recent years people have been fixing engine issues rather than replacing engines altogether, making for a strong outlook in the import engine market. There are several ways you can break into this market or improve your stance here if you’re already an import engine builder.

Honda K-Series Engine Bearing Identification, Installation

Honda uses a specific bearing selection process for both rod and main bearings. It includes using a chart along with the identified parts included in the engine being rebuilt. Connecting rod bearing selection uses 4 possible rod journal codes to match with 4 big end bore codes that are color coded based upon size. A