Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. An engine swap is the process of removing a car's engine and replacing it with another. This is done either because of failure, or to install a different engine, usually one that is more powerful or more modern and maintainable. An engine swap can either be to another engine intended to work in the car by the manufacturer, or one totally different. The former is much simpler than the latter. Fitting an engine into a car that was never intended to accept it may require much work modifying the car to fit the engine, modifying the engine to fit the car, and building custom engine mounts and transmission bellhousing adaptors to interface them along with a custom built driveshaft. A common anecdote among tuners is that the easiest way to make a car faster is to drop in a small block Chevrolet engine as used in the Corvette . The Chevrolet Vega, a 70's economy car not weighing much more than a ton was a popular Chevy V8 small block swap then, and its popularity continuesPlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. An engine swap is the process of removing a cara#39;s engine and replacing it with another.
|Author||:||Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster|