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Old 07/22/2009, 12:39 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by silverside View Post
The mivec system is basically turned on and off by 2 solenoids one in each head. When the solenoid is engaged it allows oil pressure to flow into the mechanism that engages the high lift rockers. At least that's the way i understood it works. When it engages there is an audible difference in the exhaust tone.
i've actually seen something like this. i was in a civic del sol vtec, and the owner had a ricer button to manually control the vtec. there really was a considerable difference in exhaust tone for sure.

anyway, great job on the swap! please keep us updated
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