head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

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head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby Duway » Sun Apr 07, 2013 12:21 am

Hi , I can`t seem to find the correct head gasket for my 89 Prelude Fuel Injection 4WS in Australia , every

gasket that I have been given covers some of the water holes up in the head & block , this is not correct ,

can you please tell me the correct one to get . Thanks

PS I forgot to say that it has a B21A6 engine fitted

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby spiffyguido » Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:15 pm

I've never heard of a B21A6. Do you mean B20A6? Otherwise, you have a very unique engine. Most of the 3rd gens are equipped with the B20A5 or B21A1 so that's likely why you're having trouble finding the right gasket.

Verify your engine and then we can try to help you chase down the right part number. What is the part number of the head gasket that you got that doesn't fit?

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby Duway » Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:02 am

Hi sorry you are quite right , I got my wires crossed , it is indeed a B20A6 . Honda told me that the number is

12251PK1662 or the old one is 12251Pk10131 , but looking at the diagram they printed out for me it half covers

the water holes up in the head and block .

Thanks Dave

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby spiffyguido » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:07 pm

Based on my search of the parts catalog, 12251PK1662 is certainly the right head gasket for the B20A5. As far as I know, the B20A6 only differs from the B20A5 in that it has a higher compression ratio. I've never heard of anyone saying that any of the cooling or oil lines were revised.

I can't find any reference of the old part number anywhere. Perhaps the diagram you received is just missing information?

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby Duway » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:36 am

Hi , I would like to send you a photo of my Honda head & gasket , but I don`t know how to download

my pictures to send to you can you please tell me how .

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby spiffyguido » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:50 am

Click the "Post Reply" button (bottom left of this page).

Below the reply window, there will be a tab that says "Upload Attachment"

Choose the file you want to attach, and click 'add the file'.

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby spiffyguido » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:39 am

THIS IS THE MESSAGE DUWAY TRIED TO POST:

Hi spiffyguido , sorry I could not reduce the size of the photo for the

Honda prelude form . This gasket is not genuine Honda had gasket

the only one I could get . The genuine one would have to come from

UK at a cost of $100 AUS . I tried inverting the gasket but to no avail .

the water holes are still covered . Thanks for your reply .

Duway

It definitly is a B20A6 engine with serial no 2002345

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby spiffyguido » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:43 am

It's certainly not the right gasket. The holes don't line up at all, and it doesn't look like flipping it over would improve things. There's no way that's the right part.

Need to get some Honda genuine goods.

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Re: head Gasket for 89 Prelude Fuel Inj 4WS

Postby Duway » Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:37 am

Thanks for your prompt reply, it looks as though I`ll have to get one from UK .




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