So I haven't posted anything about this project yet. I wanted to keep it pretty much under wraps until it was almost done. I just fully rebuild my 12v less then a year ago, but I quickly became bored with it. I messed around with the idea of rebuilding my Z-Engineering supercharger but then found a full 24v swap in Rochester New York for a great deal. I sold the charger to a local friend and then made the 16 hour round trip to pick up the engine. Originally I was planning on using the stock ECU and mating the 12v and 24v wiring harnesses together. Then in February I contacted Lugtronic and talked to Kevin about my options using his setup. Once that happened the ball really started rolling. Its been nonstop work since then to get the car ready for SoWo. This will be my first time making the trip to Georgia and Im really excited it for it. Cant wait to catch up with old friends and make some new ones! See you guys next Thursday
How it looked last summer. Build thread here if you're interested.
The start of the swap, First test fit.
Pulling the 12v harness out
Painting the engine
Engine back in
A bad cell phone picture but pretty much how it sits now. Still a few things to finish up. Ill have more pictures soon.
See you all Thursday in Helen, Ga
Last edited by Gaets; 05-12-2012 at 11:51 AM.
Very very easy, Kevin did a great job with the wiring harness. 3 plugs right into the stock fuse panel and all the stock connectors for the engine. It only took about an hour to install the full harness...and most of that was cutting holes in the fender well for the wires to pass through.
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Thanks guys definitely looking forward to showing it off next weekend.
It runs great. It could still use a little better tune. I dont have the variable valve timing working yet. Im not too worried about it yet. Im just concerned with making it to sowo There are a few other 24v swaps around, you see them on here from time to time.
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