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Originally Posted by e36surge
Well there are a few things you need to consider:
1) Will you pass any kind of inspection... will your car be DOT approved for street driving?
2) Your car is OBD1, will your donor be OBD1 as well? Is it legal to go from OBD1 to OBD2 in your state or country?
Don't forget that if you do go through with this be prepared to not have your car for a long time. Get the whole donor car, it'll be cheaper that way.
I did an engine swap two years ago on my trail Jeep. What started out as a $1000.00 idea ended up costing $5000.00.
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