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swaping a newer block in my 97

Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:36 am
by welches
So i just picked up a 02 R/T mag block with a 2000 head with a mag cam in it. the heads on the block and new headgasket etc. but i have to do the timing etc. of course im buying a new T belt as i'm not retarted lol my main question is. will all my stuff on my old block fit the new block? As i have herd this is a drop in process.

I have many new and upgraded parts to go with this swap.

Box intake with mag runners and butterflys removed
60mm TB
aluminum fly wheel
3.94 tranny
pt clutch solid mounts
kirk long tube ETC.

I plan on using as much as i can from my old block. such as the T bels covers and some hard wear.

Also does anyone have a torq spec sheet for the SOHC? greatly appreciated.

Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:47 am
by roysneon
As long as it's all SOHC it's all the same, except the newer (2003+?) 2.0's had mechanical tensioners.

Just use the timing marks on the crank sprocket to line it up.

Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:19 pm
by racer12306
roysneon wrote:As long as it's all SOHC it's all the same, except the newer (2003+?) 2.0's had mechanical tensioners.

Just use the timing marks on the crank sprocket to line it up.
The other problem with 03+ blocks is the NGC stuff, so they block is slightly different.

Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:30 pm
by welches
this thing does have a mechanical tesioner.... i finaly got the braket but it's missing the pully and nut. is the pilly a fully self contained unit or? i mean is the spring and everyting all one unit? in the pics it looks like it is.