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Old 05-18-2008, 07:28 PM   #1
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DYI instructions for 3.2 -> 3.4 engine swap

So my engine died the famous "intermidiate shaft" death two weeks ago and my mechanic is currently debating with my warranty company...
Be it as it may, I need a new engine, and now I am of course considering a 3.2 -> 3.4 engine swap.
I read in several posts that it is very simple and straightforward but then I found a DYI on RennTech which made it sound more like, yes you can do it, but it's not a straight fit: you need to re-program the DME, several parts on the 3.4L 996 engine are on the wrong side, you need to change the wiring harness, etc.

So I was wondering if anyone here
a) actually did a 3.2 -> 3.4 swap and can share experiences
b) anyone has another set of DYI instructions

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Old 05-19-2008, 06:27 AM   #2
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The DIY you found... Todd's at Renntech... is it as far as DIY guides for the swap...
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:01 AM   #3
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These aren't really instructions, but Instant G does have some helpful photos for doing the swap:

http://www.instant-g.com/Projects/Boxster34/
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Old 05-20-2008, 04:54 PM   #4
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I did the 3.2 --> 3.4 engine swap. It was easy - only took 20 min.

Sorry, couldn't resist. Wanted to wait and see if others responded with real answers before I chimed in.
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