swapping engines from 2.2 to a z24. will it swap out or what problems could i encounter?

Asked by Jul 23, 2011 at 06:24 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Car Customization

2 Answers

135

First why are you putting that big of an engine in a cavalier??? Many problems will the transmission work will it mount properly the time and cost to do this will be to much hate to tell you but your going to spend alot of money trying to get this to work not saying it wont but their is lots of factors

65

ive seen it done before, as far as i know the 2.4 twin cam has the same mounts, but you'll need the 2.4 trans becuase they have different bell housings.. also the motors have to be from around the same year car so you'll need one from 97-99 (they changed trans in 2000 i believe) other than that you're gonna want the computer and possibly wiring harness out of the z24 as well. hope that helps.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,930
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,330
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,180
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
812 Great Deals out of 88,108 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,062 Great Deals out of 77,909 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Focus
631 Great Deals out of 57,259 listings starting at $795
Used Chevrolet Camaro
243 Great Deals out of 31,194 listings starting at $369
Used Honda Accord
947 Great Deals out of 77,739 listings starting at $899
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Corolla
851 Great Deals out of 70,589 listings starting at $1,874
Used Toyota Camry
1,101 Great Deals out of 90,760 listings starting at $1,599
Used Pontiac Sunfire
324 listings starting at $2,100
Used Chevrolet S-10
5 Great Deals out of 1,310 listings starting at $2,695
Used Ford Taurus
269 Great Deals out of 20,573 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,765 Great Deals out of 181,201 listings starting at $250

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.