Engine Swap

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Steps for Engine Swap:

1. Drain the coolant via the drain on the back of the engine towards the belt.  You do not need to drain the radiator fluid for the swap.

2. Disconnect the battery.  For maneuverability or cleaning purposes, you may need to remove the battery.

3. Completely remove the air cleaner housing including the fresh air hose connected to the top of the radiator and the air scoop that runs over the top of the radiator.

4. Remove the hose connecting to the turbo.  *Take note of the hoses that attach to this hose near the MAF sensor.*

5. Remove the throttle hose, turbo hose, and turbo pipe between the throttle and the lower intercooler. The hard pipe connecting to the lower intercooler does not to be removed.

(See the rest of the instructions posted by MVS user jimmy57 on the forum)

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Engine swap questions 850 Turbo into S70 T5

RE: ENGINE SWAP QUESTIONS 850 TURBO INTO S70 T5

Post by byeboy » Sat Jul 07, 2012 1:04 pm

Engine swaps can be very tricky now-a-days, primarily because we now drive computers down the road. I’d only swap the engine-for-engine, and keep the intake, exhaust and transmissions the same, if possible. If you try to put the automatic engine into your car it may well “not compute”, making it un-drivable, or at the least, not able to pass inspection because of a CEL.
 

RE: ENGINE SWAP QUESTIONS 850 TURBO INTO S70 T5

Post by jimmy57 » Sat Jul 07, 2012 1:11 pm

You are in luck with this swap. The turbo outlets for down pipe are the same and the secondary air injection feed is in the down pipe. The other items are interchangeable from 98 onto the 96 engine. Swap intakes to keep your fuel supply as there is difference in that area. The 96 may have EGR that can be blocked on exh manifold as 98 does not use EGR system.

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