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Old 03-21-2019, 03:21 PM   #1
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Would a 2003 2.7 direct fit a 2002 2.7?

I know some things changed over the years, but would a 2003 motor fit in a 2002? Straight swap?

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Old 03-21-2019, 04:04 PM   #2
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I think there is a difference in the ECU,..due to a 3 chain versus a 5 chain engine,..I would like to know myself .
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Old 03-21-2019, 04:34 PM   #3
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No the variocam system changed and the ecm is different. Only 00 to 02 will work.
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Old 03-22-2019, 04:08 AM   #4
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No the variocam system changed and the ecm is different. Only 00 to 02 will work.
That's a bummer. thanks.

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