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My brother about a month go called me on the phone and said that he saw a sunbird with a either a 1.8 or 2.0L OHC turbo engine.He was going to buy it for the GC but he said that the engine looked wrecked and that these engines were notorious for head gasket problems :evil: in other words he didn't buy it :cry: I wanted the engine so I can swap the 2.2L OHV with a powerhouse of an engine the OHC turbo. well i'm asking members of this site what they think of the engine because I want the car to have more power
P.S. later on in the year i'm nabbing a 2.8L V6 to put in the car :)
 

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I think youre brother is pretty wise. That motor really looked bad. You would have had to tow it home , replace the head, have the turbo checked to see if its still good and then go through swapping everything over to the gc. Your brother is a smart man. :p :p :p
Oh by the way it was definitely a 1.8L turbo! :pimp:
 

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markeemsz said:
I think youre brother is pretty wise. That motor really looked bad. You would have had to tow it home , replace the head, have the turbo checked to see if its still good and then go through swapping everything over to the gc. Your brother is a smart man. :p :p :p
Oh by the way it was definitely a 1.8L turbo! :pimp:
hmm this doesn't sound familiar,Markeem!! oh I see so ur saying it's a waste of time ok,case closed
 

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Yeah Jamel it would have been more work than we needed to do. We wouldhave definitely nedded Tjs or als help!!!!
 

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IMO after owning 2 of them, each for very short periods of time, the only thing worth swapping the 2.0L OHC either turbo or non, is into the trash can. ;)
 
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