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i just wanted to know if there was anybody on here with a swapped out engine.

itd be great to see a rotary mz3
 

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no luck man, maybe something will come up by '08 though. it's more ecu at this point than anything else if that helps
 

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RX7 swap?.... MS6 swap? .... I was just thinking about that yesterday...

I wonder if it would be possible for a MS6 motor and drivetrain swap?

sorry don't mean to jack your thread, man...
 

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[quote author=island warrior link=topic=66450.msg1139867#msg1139867 date=1168314053]
RX7 swap?.... MS6 swap? .... I was just thinking about that yesterday...

I wonder if it would be possible for a MS6 motor and drivetrain swap?

sorry don't mean to jack your thread, man...
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if you have everithing from engine, tranny, ecu, harnes it should be possbile
 

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yea i was thinking more along the lines of a rotary engine, but i guess it could be interesting with some other engines too.

so many ideas, so little money
 

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what about a 2.3l swap for those people who have the 2.0? has anyone done that yet?
 

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that's a waste of money too. you can get a big bore kit or a turbo.

the idea of an engine swap when you engine is completely fine doesn't make sense.
 

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i agree i was just curious to see if anyone attempted it...
 

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it would be possible since the engines are identical.
 

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though cool and all, most people do swaps for more power, or reliabilty...no? when you can get even the 2.0 block over 400hp, what else do you want? a rotary would be cool, but even after all the work, it'll cost WAY more than any turbo build on the existing motor.

now i know many "just want to" but i think the reason should be said in those cases.

ie:
..would really get me points in the shows
...i've got an extra 3 rotor in the garage, just wanna mount it
....mommy's paying for everything
 

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If you want to be cool, just drop a big V8 in there and call it a day.

As stated unless you have alot of money to burn and just want a expensive and complicated prodject it is a waste.

Unless you have everything needed in front of you very very cheap and have the means to do all of the fab work needed then it could be a cool "just to be different" project!

But there are way better ways to use what you got.
 

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but why would other people put a Nissan Skyline Motor into a 240sx and call it a Silvia?

Yeah, you would look at that and say "why" but they do it ...

Ask me why I would do a swap, I would say "cause I can"
 

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an RB into a 240 makes sense though. they are very common, and fairly easy swaps. ecu issues aren't as previlant as they are with the new systems. if i had a 240 you bet your ass i'd have one in there too!

not all motor swaps are dumb, but moving to the same thing...or less, is
 

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i think the thing is that when your car is brand new, it makes no sense unless u need to replace ur motor.

what other motor would you put in our car that doesn't require a lot of fab work? nothing! anything you try will require a lot of work and a lot of $$.

people here have a hard enough time installing intakes. i would hate to see them try a motor swap.

putting a rb26 in a 240 is virtually a direct swap, plus the motor is cheap, and there is a lot of aftermarket support for it. the cost isn't very high
 

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anything 240//drift is expensive. $4 grand for anything in good shape. now i guess that isn't A TON. but, i'd just turbo my car for 4 grand instead of a whole new motor
 

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[quote author=small town king link=topic=66450.msg1142128#msg1142128 date=1168410565]
anything 240//drift is expensive. $4 grand for anything in good shape. now i guess that isn't A TON. but, i'd just turbo my car for 4 grand instead of a whole new motor
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240's are cheap. drifting is expensive.

you can find full swap rb's for 3-5k and full swap sr20's or 1-2k on ebay all day long.
 

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Well ok... Nov. Issue of Modified Mag ther is a 00' Mitsu. Mirage Coup with a 4G63 Evo 8 Engine swap

Pulled 300whp... Thats what a motor swap is all about , doing somthing that's isn't done everyday...

Making your car what you what to be , personalizing your ride, to reflect your imagination & your

personality. That's why I'm part of this import scene, because one day, I want people to look at my car

and say "How in the fuck did you do that?"

People are not gonna say "what happened to your original motor?"
 

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[quote author=island warrior link=topic=66450.msg1142146#msg1142146 date=1168411735]
Well ok... Nov. Issue of Modified Mag ther is a 00' Mitsu. Mirage Coup with a 4G63 Evo 8 Engine swap

Pulled 300whp... Thats what a motor swap is all about , doing somthing that's isn't done everyday...

Making your car what you what to be , personalizing your ride, to reflect your imagination & your

personality. That's why I'm part of this import scene, because one day, I want people to look at my car

and say "How in the fuck did you do that?"

People are not gonna say "what happened to your original motor?"
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where and how are you posting? your spacing and lines are alll messed up on my computer?
 

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looks fine to me
 

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off topic, but i think it's funny how often 415 and i are on the same page. don't know why, but the stuff just seems to make sense?
 
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