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1991 Toyota mr2. Nonturbo to turbo swap

Hey everyone, my name is Jeff. I bought this car bone stock with 64,000 miles up in Rockford IL from an old school teacher in October 05. The car came with a non-turbo 5sfe motor, which I knew I wanted to replace! I first started with springs/struts to lower my car. After that mod I found a good deal on a crashed turbo mr2 for which I would use the engine and replace it into my car. Over the summer 06' I swapped over the turbo motor into my non-turbo chassis. I also added a upgraded side mount intercooler, bosot gauge, boost controller, Blitz nurspec exhaust, and other small items. As far as audio goes I added Polk momo speakers, Kicker comp VT sub, Eclipse 4chan and monoblock amplifiers, all attached to my JVC arsenal headunit. Once winter 06' came around I took my car to a local mr2/Toyota enthusiast shop Speed-Source. These guys built me a amazing motor! Forged JE pistons, Forged Eagle rods, ARP hardware, new oil pump, seals, hoses everything was done! I also bought some 5 spoke wheels 17x7 in the front and 17x9 in the rear wrapped in Hankook tires. The car hasn't seen to many mods since, other than small/maint. pieces. However this summer I am installing a larger td06 20G turbo, 550cc injectors, tuned ECU, custom 3" exhaust, 3" downpipe, and other items which are waiting for warm weather in my basement! My next plans for the car are saving for a new set of wheels, coilover suspension, and a complete paintjob as my cars paint is not that great. All of that hopefully as a winter project.

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johnney says ... on Wednesday, Dec 9 at 8:10 PM

hey im swaping an turbo motor to my n/a shell so wait thing to i need...im having problem with the fuel line.....i just dont know where they go can you help me out........get me back at johnney_xiong@hotmail.com

ger says ... on Friday, Aug 7 at 11:23 PM

hi all i just did a turbo swap in a mr2. seems legitamate but it doesnt turn on.....he says there is fuel going into the engine but it;s just not starting up.. we think its a wiring problem...but more info suggesting this problem will help

Tony says ... on Monday, Nov 3 at 5:02 AM

Could you also help me with the N/A to turbo engine swap? Is it a clean swap? Is there anything you needed to change so it fit? Did you upgrade the cooling system? please email me at oughtobe@gmail.com

SISCO says ... on Saturday, Apr 26 at 7:04 PM

HEY WILL U BE ABLE 2 HELP ME WITH SOME ADVISED AND DIAGRAMS IFF POSSIBLE? I AM A MECHANIC AND I'M ABOUT 2 DO MY FIRST SW20 N/A 2 A TURBO SOLO. OH AND BY THE WAY YOUR MK2 ROCKS.

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