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Well Happy engine swap 2.0ts into 1.6ts

Anyone out there can tell me if it is a straight swap or if any other parts fron the 2.0 donor car is needed .any info greatly appreciated.
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Re: engine swap 2.0ts into 1.6ts

Get ecu and wiring harness if ya can otherwise the ecu will still think its running a 1.6!!! as you're getting from a donor car get gearbox too and driveshafts and front discs and knuckles as the breaks are bigger.
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Re: engine swap 2.0ts into 1.6ts

Depends on the age of the 1.6 for the brakes.
Some point around 2001 all the std 156 got the same vented front brakes.
The suspension is the same (although there any many many different OEM spring rates).
The driveshafts are the same too.
You can use the 1.6 gearbox with the 2.0 engine, but the ratios are different.
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Re: engine swap 2.0ts into 1.6ts

Just swap engine. Remap the ECU.
Keep the 1.6 gearbox and you'll be beating all 2.0 you find in your way!
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Re: engine swap 2.0ts into 1.6ts

Now see Ive heard all this about gearboxes before when I was into Fords (ducks for cover) about fitting Diesil gearboxes to RS Turbos as they where stronger and geared better but there was always mixed views on this.

Id say if the box has been with the engine then take it as well, more so if its got less miles on the clock that the one in your car, but thats just imo
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