08-24-2010, 04:07 PM
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Peru in the winter USA.
yes it is esteem he left that minor tid bit out. LOL
welcome and no , id never delete any non spammer.
i enjoyed your post , sorry if odd sounds bad its not at all, in fact odd is intriguing.
spice of life is odd.
there is a serial number.
the left lower side of motor , is the bell hosing
mount and there is stamping
the KICK /VIT 16v head is SOHC with a gear on the end of the cam.
the esteem FWD motor is SY416 car, kick is SE or SQ416 RWD motor.
the esteem has a rear facing dizzy and special cam!
an no gear, just a slot,
the cam is unique an esteem
the head is the same starting 92 on some kick factories and on 94 others. (minor changes. same pn. on casting.
even if you had the correct vit.kick head the cam has diff gear pitch and diff mount than a sammi.
i can see you have not told us yet what your are doing.
i dont have fsm for esteems but the sn is on the block.
the base head is near same
cam totally diff, with no gear
the blocks on FWD car an be very different mountwise,
esteem block is 58B00
kick 92-59 is 62g00 (big diff in prefix is warning)
the head , and block and tranny all have sn.
im told there are exception is vits made in Spain, but you never mentioned country.
i now have links to the Sammi forum showing how to mix up 1.3 sammi stuff on to 95 blocks, etc.
some even weld up custom disty mounts.
to get CARB , standalone distrubutor to run on new kick motors
so what are you putting this motor in.
that would be question1.
cheers. and welcome.