CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

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CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby SmoovTrip » Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:19 pm

:facepalm:

If anyone knows a good place to get quality motors and a quality shop to swap a CA18det in san diego. Please send it!

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby MeanGreenS13 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:14 am

Moved to the CA section. Lot's of awesome and super knowledgeable guys there that can surely help you out!

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby float_6969 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:46 am

To be completely honest. The newest engine you're going to find is basically 30 years old at this point and has likely been sitting in a junkyard, or on a shelf somewhere, for probably at least 10 years, maybe more. I would plan on buying an engine swap and rebuilding the engine immediately. As far as the swap itself goes, it's NOT hard, Basically remove the KA and put the CA in. Everything bolts up. As far as wiring goes, I wouldn't use the original harness either, for the same reasons as above. Get a new harness from Wiring Specialties. TRUST ME, you're going to have a MUCH better time trying to get it running with as much new/replaced stuff as possible. But DON'T try to modify it during the swap. You'll want to minimize changes as much as you can until you have it running.

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby boost_boy » Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:30 am

I sent you a text message.

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby float_6969 » Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:36 am

Holy. s***. Dee is alive!!!!

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby SmoovTrip » Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:08 pm

Much love, thank you all ^~^

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby boost_boy » Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:22 am

Of course I am, Ryan. That thing called life and being a single father raising two kids with different personalities, paying for two college tuitions, pay for 3 cars insurance, a mortgage, I and all off a single person's income? Yeah, it's been a ride, brother.

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby float_6969 » Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:45 am

Bro. That's a rough go. But those kids couldn't have a better man for the job. You still got my number? HMU if you do.

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby boost_boy » Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:58 am

Check your PMs, brother.

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby Izento » Sat Dec 05, 2020 12:23 am

Glad everyone checks in here every now and again.

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby boost_boy » Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:46 am

This is still home for most of us or at least for some, where it all started. That thing called life eventually catches up and you turn your focuses away from your desires to the things that require all of your immediate attention "Children"

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby float_6969 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:00 am

I check in here on the regular still, but the FB page has all the traffic. It's annoying to use though. It's the same questions over and over again.

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Re: CA18DET Swap for 90 S13

Postby mbmbmb23 » Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:58 pm

Good to see this board is still around (although seemingly hidden since its not on the righthand directory). Hope all the OG's are doing well.


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