Thread: EJ18T pistons
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Old 02-13-2021, 12:37 AM   #5
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Location: 1997 2.2LGT GT35
1995 EZ30 Coupe


I've never been able to find pistons for the 1.8, but I've seen rings for sale on eBay and such. The 1.8 block with 2.2T heads is a wonderful combo if you already have all the parts. The block is arguably tougher than any other N/A engine given the thick cylinder walls and compact pistons.
However, if you can get your hands on an EJ22 shortblock and EJ25/EJ20 heads, you'll be way better off. That motor is the balls, I'll probably never build a different 4cyl unless I get around to a 2.5 destroker. The 22T heads just don't flow like the others, and the extra displacement helps a lot too.
Just my .02.

Oh yea, fuel efficiency would be another win for the 1.8 I think.
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