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Old 01-12-2018, 01:57 PM
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Default 5cyl 280z

I love odd engines. vr6s 5cyls rotaries.
so now that I have a 280z with a motor that has questionable wiring I am thinking about what i could replace it with. I am a complete noob when it comes to volvos and what is available, so I'm here to see if someone can point me in the right direction. I want to stay rwd and manual. i think it is possible with volvos but how much is it going to cost? any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 01-17-2018, 08:11 AM
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It will cost a lot.

Here is the short parts list for mounting a whiteblock to T5, start searching for prices. Then you'll need all supporting parts to mount the combo onto the car, then you'll need to get engine management. You'll also need to know how to weld or have a buddy that does.

T-5 to white block throw out bearing. - Turbobricks Forums
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