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2001 C70 swap to 2001 S40?

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2001 C70 swap to 2001 S40?

Post by sell2well » Sat May 11, 2019 4:39 pm

If I swap a 2001 Volvo C70 engine 2 my 2001 Volvo S40 will it be compatible or possible?

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Re: 2001 C70 swap to 2001 S40?

Post by RickHaleParker » Sun May 12, 2019 9:27 am

All the first generation x40s have four cylinders because they are too narrow for a five cylinder.

Look at the space between the front of the engine and the frame on the S40. Not enough room for another cylinder.
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