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Anything special to know about doing an engine change? (not conversion 2.9 -> 2.0)

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Old 09-27-2009, 12:57 AM
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Default Anything special to know about doing an engine change? (not conversion 2.9 -> 2.0)

Whoops, title should be 2.9 to 2.9 My fat fingers pushed the wrong button...




So I picked up my used motor from Advance Auto Parts.

It has a 1 year warranty, and I'm replacing the timing belt, tensioner, water pump and obviously spark plugs, oil and filter. Tranny filter and fluid.,

Anything else I should change while the engine/transmission is out of the car?

Anything special about doing the swap? These aren't just a honda civic after all... am I going to have to have anything re-programmed? Or should it literally be plug and play?
 
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Plug and play.
also do the rear main seal.
 
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Yep forgot to mention the rear main seal. Advance didnt have it so Im going to have to order it from rockauto.
 
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Hmmm... Big price difference. Which one to buy?

http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/x,ca...,parttype,5604
 
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Stay away from Orange seals they cause alot of trouble. Check with your local dealer they might be cheaper than the expensive one on the site.
 
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