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rav4 2L diesel, 2002, engine failure

engine gone in my 2002 rav 4, 2L, diesel, but can i replace it with an avensis, corolla 2L diesel or other toyota? obviously keeping my original turbo, starter etc. mark
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What engine can I swap into my 2013 Subaru Impreza sport harchback that will make significantly more power than the stock engine

I’m trying to figure out what engine I can put into my car that would give me around 250+hp minimum, the higher the better of course. I don’t know if it has to be a Subaru engine that’s the issue I’m ...
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What are the dimensions of Toyota's U660E Transaxle?

I want to do an engine and transaxle swap. 2GR-FE + U660E into a non-Toyota vehicle. I have the dimensions of the Engine thanks to the internet. I don't have the dimensions of the transaxle - Length, ...
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What engine are comparable to swap in a Kia Sorento 2.5l 2009

Oil pump has buggered my engine so looking for a replacement. Have been told Hyundai would swap, but clueless as what year model year ect. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. My is 2009
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1989 Dodge 250 V8 318 camper van

I have a 1989 Dodge 250 V8 318 camper van that I took the motor out of and put it in a swamp buggy the computer has a diagram on it that says it requires an 8 volt supply to one of the wires but I ...
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golf mk4 1.6 sr engine swarp to 2.0 AZJ

good day. iam trying to change my AKL 1.6 motor to a AZJ 2.0 motor.is it a possible thing? and what else would i have to change
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Engine swap & ecu

So I was thinking about putting a vw 2.0t into my 1999 eclipse gs. Would I have to get a standalone ecu or can I wire in the engines ecu in place of the eclipses oem. I'd be able to figure everything ...
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Fixed Engine, Broke Blinker Relay

I just picked up my 2000 Ford Ranger from the shop after having the 2.4L engine replaced. The engine seems great so far, but the blinker relay won't stop ticking. It didn't do this at all before the ...
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does like engine swap require reprogramming?

I need to replace a blown chevy 3.0l v6 with a good used same engine. Does this swap require any reprogramming of the computer?
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VW Golf MK4 1.6 to 2.0 engine swap: which ECU to use?

i successfully changed my engine from 1.6 to 2.0 in a MK4 Golf 2001 the engine 2.0 start fine and run soft, but i am using the engine ecu from the 1.6. my question is if i can change the ecu from 1.6 ...
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TDI engine to SDI car

I have a question. Can I put a vw 1.9 TDI motor (golf mk4) into polo 1.9 SDi? I have to change the actual engine and I am confused . thank to everyone for your time ...
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VW Jetta 2000 ECU swap

I've read the forums and my question isn't answered. I have swapped my 2.0 to 1.6 in my 2000 Jetta still using my 2.0 ecu for the 1.6l engine. Is it safe? How will the fuel economy be and any effects?
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Replaced my 5 cylinder Volvo V70 2.5l turbo engine with a 6 cylinder S80 2.9l twin turbo engine and I'm having trouble with the exhaust

Replaced my 5 cylinder Volvo V70 2.5l turbo engine with a 6 cylinder S80 2.9l twin turbo engine and I'm having trouble with what to do about the exhaust. The original 5 cylinder had only 1 turbo, 1 ...
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Can I replace the engine of a 3.7L Liberty with that of a different year?

My Jeep Liberty 2010 3.7L engine broke down and I was wondering if I could replace it with the engine of a Jeep Liberty 2003 3.7L. I heard there can be trouble with the computer, what kind? Thanks for ...
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Jeep Wrangler Sahara engine swap

My friend is selling his 2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 3960cc car at a good price. I was wondering if is possible to swap the petrol engine with a 2007 Jeep Patriot 2.0 CRD engine. Thank you!
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LS1 starter pinion extends but doesn't spin

Working on a motor swap project. Motor is 2002 LS1. Battery is less than 1yr old and was just tested at local Orielly. Starter is refurbished, bought and tested at the same shop. 4ga wire runs ...
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Swap o replaced an Engine in Kia Sorento 2013 Can i use a 2016 Kia Sorento Engine?

Kia Sorento 2.4 L 2013 4 cyl I like to know what model and year of Engines Can I use for replaced my Engine
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Replace top of engine or entire engine block? Suzuki gn250 (overheated engine)

I have a suzuki gn 250 motorcycle (1997) which had an oil leak recently (rocker cover seal was leaking) causing the engine to overheat which in turn caused damage to the camshaft/camshaft bearings. ...
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Bolt-on crate motor not bolting on

Barb cooked the 5.7 Hemi on our 2008 Chrysler 300c. A broken heater hose was the cause. We purchased a 5.7 hemi crate motor that is 2011. This motor has VVT. The old blown Hemi just has cylinder ...
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What are the technical differences between a 2SZFE engine manuactured before 2005 and a 2SZFE manufactured after 2004?

I need to change my engine, I also found a company willing to perform the paperwork for changing to the same engine model. The car is a Toyota Yaris Luna with semi‑automatic transmission manufactured ...
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Transmission won't go into gear - Strange

I have a 2000 1.8L Mazda Protege and I just replaced the engine with a 2.0L JDM swap. The new engine is installed and appears to run great, it idles smoothly and revs fine, sounds great. Oddly, after ...
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Can a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado motor be transferred into a 2004 Chevy Silverado truck if I change the wire harness

I have a 2004 Chevy Chevrolet Silverado I would like to know what a 2013 Chevy Silverado motor with aluminum heads work in my 2004 if I change my wire harness as well
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VW Passat CC 2008 engine swap compatibility

I have a 2008 VW Passat CC which the engine has given out. I want to replace the engine but am not sure what engine codes are compatible. The engine code currently on the car is CBA. I have sourced an ...
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Considerations for a successful VW 2004 Jetta 2.0L engine swap in place of a 1.6L engine

Vehicle make: Volkswagen Model: Bora Year: 2004 Issue: Swapped the 1.6L for a 2.0L. No programming of the ECU was necessary neither was a change of ECU necessary until vehicle started misbehaving - ...
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Why are so many engines swapped? [closed]

I've noticed that there are a lot of questions on this board about engine swaps, which makes me think that it is a fairly common practice in at least some countries. What are compelling motivations ...
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Removing engine from Nissan E23 van/minibus (engine under seats)?

I'm converting an old Nissan Urvan E23 long wheelbase van/minibus (1986) to electric - the current motor is a four cylinder SD-23 diesel that has to come out (currently seems like it's running on 3 ...
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what is required to get an 05 subaru impreza ej20 engine running in another car

i have picked up a subaru ej22 out of an 05 impreza. it came with the ecu, central locking unit, ignition barrel/switch, key security module and door locks. i am heading to a wreckers next week to ...
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96 nonvtec motor convert to vtec and put into a 94 honda del.sol

Newby to auto industry. What do I need to do to put a 96 1.6 non VTEC motor in a 94 Honda equiped for a 1.6 VTEC?