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2008 Chrysler 300 5.7 hemi if the timing chain breaks will the valves or pistons be damaged
Your engine is an interference engine and so it is possible that the valves can hit the pistons if the timing chain breaks. Used engines can be sourced via Car-part.com or like databases. To let you know precisely of any...
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can i istall a 1999 toyota pickup 2.7 engine into a 1996 toyota pickup and use the 1996 wiring and ignition?
According to the Toyota parts catalog, the short block used in the Tacoma from 1995 to 2004 is identical. That is, all those model years carry the same Toyota catalog part number, namely 1140075061. However, the cylinder head (the casting)...
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I did a motor swap I put a 94 5 cylinder honda motor into a 91 vigor car it won't go into gear or idle
First, of course, be sure that you carried over the complete Honda vehicle electrical system to the Acura because the engine computers (hardware and software) for the two engines that you are referring to are not interchangeable. That alone can...
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largest motor for 2008 chevy cobalt
The hardware and software of the computer (powertrain control module) and transmission control module (TCM) in the Cobalt will only work with your present engine. If you change the engine to one that is not a catalog interchange for the...
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Im putting in a2005 ford 4.2 in my 98 ford f150 do you see any problem
Hello. If you are using the base engine then you should be just fine. The intake and exhaust as well as the sensors will work different so all of that will need to be switched over.
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Car shuts off after loud tapping but starts back up
If you have coolant in the oil of the engine this indicates that you have a leaking or cracked cylinder heads or gaskets. If the engine ran til you had knocking sounds then you may have damaged the engine bearings...
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Is spending $6000 for repairs too much on a 2006 Navigator
When you look at the pricing for a brand new similar vehicle of over $40,000 and up $6000 to replace the motor with a new one may seem to be acceptable. You should look at and get the overall value...
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Questions about modifications to my car
Yes, of course it can be done although first check your state regulations regarding motor vehicles because you might have to have a "re-designed" vehicle inspected and approved. In particular, modification of motor vehicle emission systems (aka, "tampering") is generally...
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Can you jump a car still after engine blown?
when you say the engine is blown there are different levels of a blown engine. If your engine is seized then it cannot be jumped since the engine will not turn. If you have a blown head gasket and engine...
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Mitsubishi Eclipse automatic to manual conversion
There will be more than a few changes to the vehicle you will need to do to facilitate this swap. The wire harness, computer, engine and trans mounts, computer, clutch pedal assembly and other items that may not be mentioned....
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Can i put a 2000 chevy blazer motor into a 1996 honda civic
The hardware and software of the computer (powertrain control module) and transmission control module (TCM) in the Civic will only work with your present engine. So, if you change the engine to one that is not a catalog interchange for...
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Water in combustion chamber
Yes, there is some damage but everything is repairable. I have the 1991 version of this car by the way. I would imagine it will last another 10 years or so (only rust kills them). With regard to your car,...
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i am looking of an k3ve engine that can work in the toyota bb other than the original
If you are looking for an interchange engine for your present vehicle, please input your year, make and model at Car-part.com and you will find plenty of possibilities. Please note that engines other than the one(s) originally specified and cataloged...
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I have a 2012 Toyota Corolla S. It has less than 50k miles. Is the engine interchangeable with other years of the Corolla or othe
There was a North American production version of the 1.8L engine and a Japanese version. The engines were different (you must get a car that used the EXACT same engine otherwise you will have problems with the compatibility of the...
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What is the average labor cost to replace the engine in a 1997 lexis es3000
It takes about 15 hours to remove the engine on the 1997 ES300 and substitute another one. That figure does not include ANY time for rebuilding or re-conditioning. It is based simply on removing the complete engine from the vehicle...
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Click no start
If you were driving and your engine stopped abruptly then you may have broke a timing chain and engine seized. You will need to first try and jump start the engine to see if it will turn? If you just...
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FIX A BLOWN MOTOR ON SCION
A "blown engine" is a generic term for major engine damage. There is not a single fix for all "blown engines". With that being said, your vehicle needs to be inspected further to see if the engine is actually repairable...
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I have a 2000 subaru impreza outback sport and I want to put a new engine in it to get it running again. It had a 2.0 liter and I
Hello, thank you for writing in. The 2.5 Liter will fit into the vehicle which previously had a smaller displacement. When upgrading in size, you must expect that there are going to be minor issues along the way. As long...
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I bought a 1995 Camaro for 3k and it has 100k miles on it how much would it cost to ls1 swap the car if I buy the engine
Hi there. This is a common swap for this vehicle. The amount of time depends on where you take it. You will want to take it to a shop that specializes in it though they will be more expensive. Always...
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Can I swap a motor of a 1997 2.2 long block Cavalier to a 2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2
The two motors are from two different years and one is a car and other a truck motor. The two motors have different specifications for compression and camshafts internally. You will also have different external problems with sensors, fuel injection...

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