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Old 10-18-2010, 10:21 AM   #1
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3.2L swap for 2.5l in 97 986???

Any advice on replacing my tired 97 2.5 for an "S" engine?

Are there any major drawbacks/hassles? I have a wiring harness from an 01 S and the ECM and e-gas parts.

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Old 10-18-2010, 01:55 PM   #2
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DME Issues,
Instrument panel issues,
possible ABS issues.

you might need to upgrade all those above components to the same as on an '01.

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Old 10-18-2010, 02:12 PM   #3
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The biggest issue with a 97 is DME. Recently I experienced these nightmares with a 3.2 based big bore 3.6 installed into a 97 Boxster.. The 97 si not the unit you want to do this with.
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Old 10-19-2010, 09:38 AM   #4
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engine swap

Thanks. I am looking at buying an 01 S and a back up engine for the track. I will sell the 97.
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