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Old 05-02-2005, 01:08 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by EcksJay
What sort of power would I be looking at? I'm sure that I could find a shortblock relatively easy. In fact, I found a complete 2001 2.5 engine w/55k for little more than $500. Also, what would my CR be? anything else I should know?
I don't know what kind of power that would equal. With 1.75" exhaust (stock 2.5 size) maybe 175 crank? Just throwing a number out there... it will feel peppy for sure.

I wish I knew teh CP ratio.... but I don't know that either. There's some good info in this thread : (, and there are a few people on these boards that have done the swap before. Maybe its posted somewhere in the NA forums. Try PM'ing Matt Monson - I suspect he could tell you the CP ratio too.

As for the motor, thats a good price, I just sold my '98 EJ25 w/ 60k for $500. All you really want, though, is the shortblock - worth maybe $300.

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