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    Question Question about engine transplant!!

    Hi chaps!!
    not shure if this question is in the right section?!

    Im thinking of buying an Astra 2.2 SRI (full GSI replica) car with no engine! The 2.2SRI siezed in it so im thinking of trying a GSI or VXR Turbo engine into it if possible?!! Is this a straight farward enough transpland or will it take alot of time/effort/parts and money to be successful?!

    Thanks alot, AJ

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    I think, think being the key word that the Z20LEH engine drops straight in using the existing loom, ecu etc etc......but i may be totally wrong and be made look stupid when someone who does know comes along

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    Sounds promising!!

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    No, you will need a gsi engine loom, interior loom, and engine, and ecu driveshafts etc... only thing you can retain from the 2.2 is the hubs (Brakes if you really wish) gearbox rear and passenger mount, and the clocks, everything else needs changed, to run the leh engine from the vxr you still need the gsi looms and ecu

    is this the car with the cut out front bumper your looking at? good investment if so as z20let conversions if doing the work yourself dont actually cost all that much

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    Ok, cheers for that!
    What do u mean by the interior?!

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    Ah well, totally wrong then

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    Thanks anyway!!

    lol How did u no it was the 1 with the cut out bumper?!... cause the 1 i was lookin at is!! lol Unless thers another 1?!

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    I was looking at buying it, though its to far away for it to be a worthwile investment for me, If you know what your doing with erngine conversions, youll get everything you need for less then 2 grand and it should all drop in and work, 3 days work at most if you have everything there ready to start with

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    Aw ryt!! May i ask where u seen it?! Small world eh!! lol Is that bit of the bumper thats cut out a missing grille or is it a part of the bumper tht cut out?! Its hard to tell in the photos?!

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    Its part of the actual bumper mate, good for a big intercooler though

    I seen it on here mate

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