Looking for opinions on a choice, here are the specs:
2001 Honda Accord LX ULEV F23A4 Automatic Sedan, 104K miles, clean car
California ULEV car - so no modifications allowed
it is legal to swap to JDM F23A longblock using all original intake/exhaust/ECU
F23A4 head is restrictive compared to...
Several Gen6 & Gen7 Accords (among other Hondas) have low tension oil rings, and some of them (particularly granny driven) are immaculate besides the oil rings getting carbon filled or maybe momentarily overheated.
For this thread, let's assume the perfect scenario, such as the car I am about...