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Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress
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Posted 02/10/18 04:25 PM
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New 260bhp Ecoboost motor awaits its modified loom. Old engine on its way out.
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#535428 - 02/10/18 05:20 PM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: griffo]
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That's very compact, isn't it..!

Loving this..
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#535459 - 02/10/18 06:52 PM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: griffo]
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Me too, keep the photos coming.
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#535495 - 02/10/18 11:52 PM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: griffo]
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This is going to be a good one to follow, good luck.
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#535504 - 03/10/18 06:38 AM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: griffo]
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260bhp is amazing.

I remember my first RS1600 with its 110bhp BDA engine, which in full race spec got to 250bhp.

How times and technology have changed.
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#535510 - 03/10/18 07:58 AM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: griffo]
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Someone on here said it wouldn't fit , looks like it does !
Plenty of power and a lightweight lump and fuel efficiency , perfect , just add sports exhaust ?


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#535512 - 03/10/18 08:03 AM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: griffo]
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Loving this, looking forward to further updates, but Point of Order, Mr Chairman - surely it's Duratec to Ecoboost? Ecotec is the Vauxhall/Opel engine like wot I've got in my car.
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#535513 - 03/10/18 08:04 AM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: madmax]
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Originally Posted By madmax
Someone on here said it wouldn't fit , looks like it does !


It certainly fits on a pallet behind a Mog grin2

Really looking forward to more photos as the project progresses
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#535661 - 04/10/18 08:34 AM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: Stewart S]
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Surely it should be Duratec to EcoBoost somestick

Good luck with the swap. Should make for an interesting drive! Full torque at a little over 2,000 rpm should make you the drift king.
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#536006 - 06/10/18 11:55 AM Re: Ecotec to Ecoboost engine swap progress [Re: griffo]
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It's not a engine swap it is an adventure 👍
I will follow it with the highest interest, especially the instrument part... Swapping instruments or making an interface from the original loom to the new ecu ?
I was quite thinking on the same but was not sure enough to start this in real...
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