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M20 into my 69 2002

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I have owned over 20 2002's in my life and have owned this 69 for over 10 years. I purchased it from my dad in 2004. I drove it as my daily and then started doing driver schools in it with a fresh, cam'ed Tii motor making 150 hp. year ago I sold that Tii motor and decided to go for an m20 swap.

Why sell a nice Tii motor? I was bitten by the track bug and was becoming more and more frustrated with the low power of my little M10. The m10 was a great motor but to get more HP I would need to do some serious work and I just was not that into do another M10 build.

Why m20? A friend had an s52 swap done on his e30 and gave me his m20 with 100k on the clock. Sounds like a good start right? His swap was done at Motorsoprt Services in Deland FL. The owner, Rick has been a long time friend and said he could help me with most of the work on my swap.

This situation is getting better for me right? took the car apart I found rust, shocker, right?

After lots of rust repair the car got to Motorsports Services for fabrication to the body and engine fitment .

Seeing the M20 apart, Rick discovered it had a cracked head. I sourced a head with 20k on it and did a full rebuild and new cam.

So far, here is my list of things done. (So far)

-Nose cut and strengthend

-Rebuilt head

-engine bay painted

-everything under the was blasted and painted

-Turner chip

-motor mounts from

-284 cam

-cold air intake

-VW mk2 Jetta radiator and 10 inch fan

-e30 coolant bottle

-larger oil cooler

-Enlarged tunnel with E36 transmission and custom shifter and trans mount

-Single mass flywheel

-Sachs race clutch

-stock e30 driveshaft

-e21 LSD

-blasted and painted pedal Box and all new hardware from IE

-custom dash cluster with VDO gauges

This 2002 already had Tii struts and brakes along with a tii booster. It also has Billy's and Coilovers, big sway bar up front and adjustable in rear, stress bars front and rear,battery in the back, race seats, harnesses and a roll bar, Zender flares and Epsilon wheels before the swap.

. Sorry, the pics are out of order. I will update pics when we get further along with the process.


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