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Old 05-31-2005, 04:15   #1 (permalink)
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convert au to ea

want to trow au motor into ea how easy is it and wot hurdle are there ??
can it still run vct ??
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Old 05-31-2005, 04:26   #2 (permalink)
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I'm not right up to speed on all the details but I will have a go at a couple of points for you. There may be an issue with sump clearance (it is cast alloy not pressed tin like the old style ones) but it is not far off. Easiest way would be to throw in the motor and use an EA multipoint ecu to run it - later models need Smartlock installed to function properly. Only XR6 VCT, Fairmont Ghia, Fairlane & LTDs had VCT engines - if you are referring to the intake manifold, refer to the comment re needing smarlock. Also do a search on "broadband manifold conversion" there might be some easy ways around it.
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Old 06-01-2005, 06:07   #3 (permalink)
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SUMP is no problem , requires only a little grinding.. dont bother with VCT
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Old 06-01-2005, 18:53   #4 (permalink)
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Why Would You Want To Put An Ea Motor In A Au
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Old 07-15-2005, 23:30   #5 (permalink)
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Re: convert au to ea

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Why Would You Want To Put An Ea Motor In A Au
Hey genious, he said put an AU motor into an EA
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Old 07-15-2005, 23:55   #6 (permalink)
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hey get a life disturbed dave. is bagging other people all you have to to with your spare time. Why dont you go and paint some more of your car.
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Old 07-16-2005, 21:55   #7 (permalink)
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no not at all actually... but its not worth getting into it, when these forums are meant for helping, and if painting parts of my car is what i like, i will do it. just so happens its the only thing affordable i can do at the moment, if you dont like it, then keep it quiet
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