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Old 12-13-2013, 07:18 PM   #1
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99 dx conversion

Hello everyone. Just bought an all stock 1999 dx hatch with 72k original miles on the engine/ 5 speed tranny.

Love it so far, but down the road I would love to play around with a engine/tranny swap.

Was looking for a stock vx for months before I found my 99 dx at a dealer lot and couldn't pass up the deal.

My goal is to get to 45-50 mpg on my dx but that would take some careful maintenance and modding. I just added some hx alloys and ditched the stock steels.

Would a vx swap be too costly or am I better off going for an hx swap. Thanks and any info is appreciated.

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Old 12-14-2013, 04:52 AM   #2
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VX is OBD1, and the HX is OBDII. It would be easier to do an HX swap.

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Old 01-20-2014, 03:53 AM   #3
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Yes mate! your suggestion seems to be ideal. This is the best easiest option as far as HX swap concerns.
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