Thread: JDM Ver 8 swap
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:50 PM   #4
vogun16
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Originally Posted by D-Rodman View Post
I'm considering swapping a jdm version 8 engine into my 02 wrx wagon. It's just my daily driver and will stay just that but I like to have a little fun every once in a while. Talking to Japan domestic imports for the engine and ecu, they are nasioc vendors. I can't decide if spending a little extra $ to get the ver 8 spec c. Looking to keep the swap as simple as possible, will a spec c conversion add complexity ? Just looking for some wisdom from guys that have done a jdm engine swap, comments welcome. Help me understand better. I've searched nasioc for hours, just need a little more personal feedback. I Understand I'll have to use a jdm ecu and do some additional wiring. What else Do I need to know?
Thanks in advance for your time and input.

Doug
Hey Doug,

The V8\V8 spec C are no different in install complexity (easy).
Good call in Japan Domestic Motors, they are a standup vendor and very easy to work with.

Vaughn
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