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Discussion in '2.3L (N/A & Turbo) Tech' started by 1337Dakota, Aug 14, 2013.


  1. 1337Dakota

    1337Dakota New Member

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    Now im new to this hole engine swap and stuff but would like to build nice turbo or n/a..
    could anyone link me some posts or sits and give me some good tips for me?
    Thank you for taking time and reading this
     
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    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    are you looking to do a v8 swap or turbo the 2.3?
     
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    Would like to find a 2.3 and swap for turbo i dont have skills to swap mounts and stuff but if i find cheap 5.0 ill have a shop swap mounts
     
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    So you have a 2.3L now? What year?
     
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    I dont have one yet just lost mine do to someone hitting it but i just wanna know if these builds are hard or what
     
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    turboford.org
    stinger-performance.com
     
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    Those are two of the best sites for swap info. I just finished my swap a couple of months ago. Wasn't too bad at all.

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    What was some of the worst things that is needed
     
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    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    swapping mounts is a bolt on each side. boom. done.
     
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    From what people said they make sound like takes weeks of welding and ****
     
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    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    negatory. These cars were built to accept the v8 or the L4 with minimal work at the factory.
     
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    So i can get a 5.0 and.convert it to 2.3 in a week cuz we just got done building a 240sx in 4days
     
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    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    If you have all the swap parts ready its bolt and go. I will say that unless you have a complete donor car the swap is a **** that is going to nickel and dime you
     
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    Thats what i want to do find a none running turbo merker or bird then rebuild engine and swap it
     
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    The turbo swap is a piece of cake. None of it is hard if you can follow instructions. It's a whole lot easier than a v8 swap especially if you don't have a complete donor car.

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    where you located, i might have a friend with spare 2.3 turbo stuff
     
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    Kansas
     
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    Look up Stinger Performance. He's in Shawnee, KS.

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