Vicleonardo1

Possible future donor for swap?

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At the Toyota dealership for wifey's truck (she finds many honey do's for me on my day off) 

Walking around and looking at a Scion FRS. 

2 l boxer engine with 200 hp 

151 foot lbs of torque 

6 speed manual

REAR wheel drive with LSD. 

Wheelbase 101.2"

 

 

If some unfortunate driver rolls one of these, I wonder what if? 

Anyone with any idea if this would be a workable concept? 

 

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it's a boxer engine (flat four)

 

Would be very big and not really doable in an 02 with an inline 4

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10 minutes ago, burndog said:

I was thinking the new Cooper S engine (It's a BMW) and its a small 4cyl turbocharged thumper!

Thumper you say?  Well, that usually refers to a single cylinder motorcycle.

 

Heeeey, this is even 2.0L too.  It'd fit real easy.

nsu2000b.jpg

 

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Well, my bad. 

Engine is short and wide...like yours truly. 

I was going to ask to pop the hood, but the salesman went from 0 to irritating in 30 seconds. 

Hood didn't seem that fat to me. 

It just seems a little rare these days to find a contemporary donor  2l engine with rear wheel drive. 

 

Next up: Would a Huyndai Genesis work? 

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You guys are getting wonky like those dudes on the e21 bimmerforums...must be in the BMW waters...Loving It!

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Mazda....Honda....

 

F20c from a S2000 has been done many times and is a cool project.  

 

Mazda makes a 2L and a 2.5L in line 4.  There is a company that makes rebuilds MG's with these engines.  

 

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-60 mph: 3.8 seconds 

Top speed: 160 mph 

Power: 304bhp @ 6,800 rpm

Max torque: 241 lb foot / 326 Nm @ 5,200 rpm

Compression ratio: 12.5:1

Max rpm: 7600

 

Abingdon_Engine-580x436.jpg

 

Wondering about this in an 02.  

 

 

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20 minutes ago, jrhone said:

Mazda....Honda....

 

F20c from a S2000 has been done many times and is a cool project.  

 

Mazda makes a 2L and a 2.5L in line 4.  There is a company that makes rebuilds MG's with these engines.  

 

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-60 mph: 3.8 seconds 

Top speed: 160 mph 

Power: 304bhp @ 6,800 rpm

Max torque: 241 lb foot / 326 Nm @ 5,200 rpm

Compression ratio: 12.5:1

Max rpm: 7600

 

Abingdon_Engine-580x436.jpg

 

Wondering about this in an 02.  

 

 

I thought there were oil pan fitment problems with Mazda (Miata) engines. 

Plus a Buick/Rover (aluminum) 215 V8 fits in an MG. I think it is even lighter than the original MG motor. 

I believe someone has put a 215 in a '02. 

Am I correct about that? 

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