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will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

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will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by broken08 » Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:56 pm

My 98 v70awd has suffered an unfortunate HG failure. I'm debating what to do with it at this point. One option I'm looking at is a v70R 1998 and wondering if I can move my whole pile of performance parts from my v70awd in to it. This includes; ARD ECU tune, green injectors, TCV, RIP, snabb intake, and TD04-19tsc turbo.
Trying to look at better options than a head gasket. Plus I'm concerned it could be a cracked block and the HG wouldn't even fix it.
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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by rspi » Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:08 pm

Should. If the emissions system is different it may toss an emissions CEL. Probably should not have tuned an LPT engine anyways.
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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by erikv11 » Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:14 pm

If the ARD tune is indeed for an LPT/2.4, then it will not likely be a straight swap into the 2.3 engine on a V70R. I would ask ARD. The ECU is the only tricky part, of course everything else will physically swap.
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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by tryingbe » Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:43 am

Nope. 2.3 in R and 2.4 XC
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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by precopster » Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:29 am

The ECU wiring layout is the same. I would use the green injectors, TCV, RIP, snabb intake, and TD04-19tsc turbo and get a custom tune for the R.
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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by erikv11 » Sat Dec 31, 2016 9:17 am

Yes, physically the ECU is exactly the same inside and out, the only issue is the tune. ARD may well re-flash it more cheaply without charging for a full tune, since it already has one of their stickers on it.
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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by broken08 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:56 pm

So in theory I can just use mine as a parts car then, retune the ecu, plop on the big turbo and be good?
Sounds better than doing a head gasket to me

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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by precopster » Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:57 pm

That's about right. So much easier than a HG perhaps a full weekend of work.
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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by broken08 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:05 am

ARD replied and said it will all swap right in but for best performance a retune would be good.
And to the grump who said I shouldn't have tuned the LPT...quit being a grump. ARD also noted the LPT is capable of more power than the R after tuning, so....yea

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Re: will my tuned ECU/turbo from my 98 v70awd swap in to a v70r?

Post by tryingbe » Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:01 pm

Whatever helps him to sell his retune.
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