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Original Ecu swap back into my car with correct VIN

The locksmith didn't actually program your keys since keys are stored in the body control module on this model. The programming that needed to be done is called "Parameter reset". This ...
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Can I swap my 2018 Kia Sorento engine

The 3.3LX configuration, which has a rated HP of 290 HP should be capable of towing things up to the rated limit. But the engine is almost certainly NOT the limiting factors. You also need to ...
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How do you know if two transmissions are compatible?

According to this, the Ford Contour only ever had 2 transmissions for it's entire production run (at least in the US): a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic. To make sure, look at the production ...
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GETRAG G56 with Gen3 5.7L hemi

A couple of fundamental checks (without getting into the specifics of any engine or transmission combo): power suitability Since you plan to install a bigger, more powerful engine you need to check ...
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GOLF MK4 1.4 16v engine swap to 1.6

There are two types of 1.6 engine fitted to the Mk4 Golf, the SR (8v) and the 16V. Either engine will physically fit in your car and they all use the same clutch and gearbox (02K I believe, I assume ...
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ECU help required

Assuming that the ECUs are identical in pinouts and wiring you still have the issue of a 1.5L vs a 1.6L engine so the ECU programming would need addressed to allow for the size change to insure engine ...
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06 G35 Coupe Engine Compatibility

I'm pretty sure what you have is the "Rev-Up" motor as you suggested. This stems from the year ('06) and it being a manual transmission. This information was derived several G35 forums as well as what'...
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Mods & Liability Insurance

Yes. So tell them of the mods. They will make note of them and will either change the price of cover or it may stay the same. Can’t tell you how much as « it depends » so don’t ask.
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Second hand camshaft from another bike - is it safe?

If the camshaft is good then use it. I would consider making sure the bearing surfaces are free from dirt, oil residue etc But the caps should be the ones from your engine as they are usually line ...
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Will 2008 Chevy HHR Winter Rims fit a 2017 Chevy Cruze?

No, they won't fit. The bore is too large so the wheels will not centre properly. The lug holes are on a different circle diameter so the wheels won't even go on for the bore hole to be an issue.
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Original Ecu swap back into my car with correct VIN

Assuming that the original ECU is still functional (I mean why did you swap it out anyway??) then it should still work. The key's ID is stored in the ECU and nothing is changed in the key itself. So ...
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Can i use old ecu on replacement enigine with same model number

If it's the same exact model engine then you can use the ECU without any changes or re-programming. Mechanically it's the same, and the ECU has no way of knowing that it's a different engine as it ...
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Will 2008 Chevy HHR Winter Rims fit a 2017 Chevy Cruze?

PCD stands for Pitch Circle Diameter. That's the circle that the 5 studs describe. Each hole is on the circumference of circle with that diameter. So, the ' 5' means 5 studs, but the circle that each ...
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ECU after engine swap

Pull the ECU (which I believe should be under a plate under the passenger's feet) and get the part number off of it. Use that to cross reference to what you need as far as the accessport for it goes. ...
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What are the differences between the 1993 and the 1994 Toyota 2.2L 5SFE?

The same exhaust manifold gasket is used for 1992 and 1996 versions, the drawings (not guaranteed, however, to be the source of truth) are also identical. The Toyota part number for the 1993 is 17141-...
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I want to put on winter tires

As long as all 4 tires are the same size it won't hurt the vehicle. The winter tires are the same width but about 43mm or 1.7in taller. This will slightly throw off your speedometer making it read a ...
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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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Converting standard 2002 civic into a 4V VTEC

The VTEC (D17A2) and non-VTEC (D17A1) of the D17 engines are basically the same engine. In fact, you can run a complete D17A2 VTEC engine in place of the D17A1, except it will never enter VTEC mode. ...
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Mods & Liability Insurance

Some companies may want to do an inspection or send you to an official MOD place to have the work inspected and signed off as safe. Unless your swapping over like for like gearbox / transmission ...
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Will I be able to use these wheels from my 2004 Saturn L300 on my 2005 Pontiac G6?

The short answer is maybe. The rims may not be compatible, even though the bolt circle (5x110mm) is the same. However, I'm showing an ET42 offset on the G6 with 17s, and ET45 offset for the L300. ...
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Engine ID, transmission swap compatibility?

To know which transmission was used, look on the inside of the glove compartment door. There you'll find the RPO Codes printed on a white sticker. You'll see as such: M30 - 4L65e (Transmission, 4-...
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Is it legal to put a Ferrari engine in another car if you are not certified by Ferrari?

In many jurisdictions, "street legal" is simply a matter of having that powertrain and that chassis previously certified by the transportation regulator, even if they came separately and were never ...
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GOLF MK4 1.4 16v engine swap to 1.6

You should make a list of broken parts and try to figure out if it is cheaper to replace them or is it cheaper to get a new engine and take risks. Broken timing belt will bend the ventiles mostly, ...
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