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Old 10-12-2009, 01:52 AM   #1
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If you have done the old drop and swap read this

I want to hear from people who have swapped their engines for a newer or faster one. Doesn't matter what kind. Did everything just fall into place afterwards or do you think for some reason you were more prone to problems? thanks.


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Old 10-12-2009, 09:46 PM   #2
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so has anyone done this and had reliable "stock like" results?
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Old 10-12-2009, 10:20 PM   #3
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lots of pics and labeling beforehand will help a lot. if youre rushed or dont know what youre doing id say you have a high chance to make more problems for yourself. proper prep, parts and enough time to finish properly will really make the diff
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The only problems that would arise would be the installers fault. Or a used unit just on its way out. Engine swaps don't make a car unreliable. Unless you swap an 2.3 lima for a gm 2300. Whats unreliable is shoddy work and mickey mousing
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good point is a rebuilt motor more prone to break downs and what not over thr original motor the car came with??
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