Originally Posted by Big_DeWeY
You better sleeve it lol. Realize also that you still won't make quite the torque you would with a normal 2.5 due to the smaller stroke. My personal opinion is it wouldn't be worth it.
IMO engine specs is all preference. How much am I willing to give up for another. I am willing to lose a pinch of top end for a pinch of low end.
And yes it is sleeved along a whole array of other things. The only thing factory is the intake manifold, case halves and head blocks.