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Old 02-06-2013, 12:04 PM   #3
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1998 Honda Accord LX
2000 Chevy Silverado 1500


Originally Posted by chaz345 View Post
I'm not suggesting that a WRX motor would necessarily be unreliable, but those old EJ22 Turbos are about bulletproof. That and while there's not necessarily a lot that would need to change over doing a WRX swap, an EJ22 Turbo swap would be pretty much bolt in the engine and switch out the ECU. I think, although I'm not sure, that the wiring harness is the same. Finding a Turbo EJ22 may be a bit tricky though. If you decide to go the EJ22T route, I know a guy down here in Portland that could possibly help with technical information and maybe even finding a motor.
Sorry, I'm not able to get onto NASIOC too much, but I just saw your post and I was wondering if could could PM me with the contact info for the guy you know in Portland. I'd appreciate it!
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