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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #45 on: July 24, 2009, 08:42:57 AM »
the only problem i have ever had with swapping engines was when i tried to use the old xe's ecu to run a newer xe engine..

tbh without looking at it and hearing the problem there is nothing i can help with, but im sure a load of random posts will follow mine lol, if it was running fine when you first swapped the engine then i would asume this would be a sensor problem..unless you have unplugged the ecu with the batt still connected?
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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #46 on: July 25, 2009, 09:23:33 AM »
Thanks for the post. Not sure what the mechanic did when he took the engine out... Have since brought the car home from the auto electrician and changed that crank sensor they wouldnt change. It did make a bit of a difference but the problem was still there. Then BINGO. Changed the distributor and started running perfectly. :).

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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #47 on: January 25, 2010, 13:43:12 PM »
hey, im planning on swapping my c20ne for a c20xe. this will be my first engine swap, so i was wondering what all should i look for when buying the c20xe? i know it needs to have: engine, gearbox, ecu, and loom. is there anything else i should make sure comes with it before i buy one? any help would be great. thanks

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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #48 on: January 25, 2010, 14:17:35 PM »
hey, im planning on swapping my c20ne for a c20xe. this will be my first engine swap, so i was wondering what all should i look for when buying the c20xe? i know it needs to have: engine, gearbox, ecu, and loom. is there anything else i should make sure comes with it before i buy one? any help would be great. thanks

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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #49 on: January 26, 2010, 20:43:34 PM »
will the headers and/or cat match up? or am i going to have to buy new exhaust set up? has anyone done the c20ne to c20xe swap that can kind of give me a rough walk through and what to expect as its going to be my first and ill prolly be doing it myself. any and all help is much appreciated. thank you

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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #50 on: January 26, 2010, 22:13:57 PM »
will the headers and/or cat match up? or am i going to have to buy new exhaust set up? has anyone done the c20ne to c20xe swap that can kind of give me a rough walk through and what to expect as its going to be my first and ill prolly be doing it myself. any and all help is much appreciated. thank you

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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #51 on: April 20, 2010, 15:33:21 PM »
Hi guys,

got a question, the guide cays the 8v(c20ne) and the 16v(xev) driveshafts are the same, does that mean the cv's are the same inner and outer? wot about discs and calipers are the 8v and 16v the same. any help would be appreciated.

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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #52 on: April 20, 2010, 15:50:12 PM »
Hi guys,

got a question, the guide cays the 8v(c20ne) and the 16v(xev) driveshafts are the same, does that mean the cv's are the same inner and outer? wot about discs and calipers are the 8v and 16v the same. any help would be appreciated.

Cheers Steve

i cant talk for the eco, but i have swapped shafts between the ne and the xe before, and exhausts.
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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #53 on: April 20, 2010, 16:04:47 PM »
Discs, calipers are the same between those two AFAIK. Different on the V6 and Turbo.
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Re: How to guide: Calibra engine swaps
« Reply #54 on: April 20, 2010, 17:53:20 PM »
Discs, calipers are the same between those two AFAIK. Different on the V6 and Turbo.

As far as I know:

Early V6 and turbo = 284mm 5-stud
Late V6 and turbo = 288mm 5-stud
Every other Calibra = 256mm 4-stud
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