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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

No, a 2JZ isn't goin to fit in there. It's about 2x as long as the original engine which went in there .. unless you want it in your lap or hanging out the front end of your Impreza. Your best bet is ...
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Considerations for a successful VW 2004 Jetta 2.0L engine swap in place of a 1.6L engine

It would help if we had the engine codes and the two ecu types (EDC15/16, Med7/9 ect) and the fault codes that are present but here goes: It sounds like the engine was swapped complete with the ...
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Why are so many engines swapped?

This is a highly subjective query. Sometimes engines are swapped because the body, or "Shell", of a vehicle is in good condition but the engine failed. Possibly due to neglect. Possibly due to abuse....
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Removing engine from Nissan E23 van/minibus (engine under seats)?

The motor comes out through the passenger side door. Remove the radiator, the thermal fan, the water pump, disconnect and remove the exhaust manifold if possible, otherwise leave it on and disconnect ...
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does like engine swap require reprogramming?

In simple terms no not normally, if every electrical item is swapped over then no programming will be required. Even if all the electrical sensors and actuators are replaced then then occasionally ...
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Why are so many engines swapped?

I think you've made an assumption in your question which suggests an answer. Where you say that specialist tools, space and technical knowledge is required to swap an engine. If this were true, ...
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Transmission won't go into gear - Strange

UPDATE: We pulled the engine and trans today, and put the correct flexplate on, which definitely has a different geometry and sits closer to the trans (i.e. not pulling the torque converter out). ...
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TDI engine to SDI car

Yes, it's completely possible. The 1.9 SDI and the 1.9 TDI family of engines all use the same engine block, therefore it's possible to bolt the TDI engine in on the SDI engine mounts. It isn't all ...
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TDI engine to SDI car

I have no idea why you want to do such thing, apart from small hp boost you can get. But yes you can swap them pretty easy all you need is new engine and maybe the new ecu. However such engine swap ...
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Engine swap & ecu

There are a few different ways to go with what you are trying to do. Piggyback the original ECU and use a VW ECU to run the engine. If you want the rest of the vehicle to work, you'll need the ...
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VW Golf MK4 1.6 to 2.0 engine swap: which ECU to use?

Welcome to MVM&R! As you've already found out, the wiring in the car allows you to start the 2.0 engine with the 1.6 ECU. The main reason for this is that the wiring loom is effectively the same ...
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What are the technical differences between a 2SZFE engine manuactured before 2005 and a 2SZFE manufactured after 2004?

No changes to the block that I'm aware of - compliance for Euro IV will be determined by the engine map and the catalytic converter in the exhaust. Swap the block, keep your existing ECU, I'd ...
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TDI engine to SDI car

This is doable - although the first question should be what the goal is. If it's "just" wanting a TDI-engined Polo then buying one with the engine from the factory is going to be a far more ...
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Fixed Engine, Broke Blinker Relay

The relay that I had installed a few months back is notoriously defective. I was surprised that it ever worked to be honest. Someone suggested that the ground wire from the alternator may have been ...
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VW Jetta 2000 ECU swap

There are several things you need to account for ... but to answer the question "Is it safe?", by all means it should be. It's not going to explode, but you could be washing down your ...
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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

If the 6-cyl engine had two cats, you're going to need two cats for the engine to run correctly. The only way around it is to have someone tune it for you. If I were you, I'd just look online for new ...
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Jeep Wrangler Sahara engine swap

Possible? Yes but it depends on many things: if you expect to just remove and refit then no But if you plan to change the complete drivetrain, manufacture engine mounts, gearbox mounts, new ...
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LS1 starter pinion extends but doesn't spin

If you have verified the engine (LS1) spins (turns over) freely, then the problem is most likely the solenoid or the motor itself. With that, it could be: There is a big flat copper washer at the ...
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Swap o replaced an Engine in Kia Sorento 2013 Can i use a 2016 Kia Sorento Engine?

From what I can tell, the same engine was used from 2011-2015. So no, the 2016 engine is not compatible. Check with your engine supplier to be sure. They should be knowledgeable about fitment. ...
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VW Passat CC 2008 engine swap compatibility

I'm assuming you mean that CBAB and CBDB engines? They are both EA189 engines and as such have identical engine blocks, cylinder head and camshafts. They're both 2.0 Common Rail Diesel engines with ...
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Can a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado motor be transferred into a 2004 Chevy Silverado truck if I change the wire harness

It's possible but it's going to cost your A LOT of money and time. Like what was already mentioned, a lot of the electronics are different (the sensors, harnesses, pigtails, knock sensors on the ...
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