2.0 to 2.5V6 engine swap

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2.0 to 2.5V6 engine swap

Post by Stew » Sat Mar 09, 2024 11:08 pm

Hi,
Maybe this has been covered before on the UK site, I don't know. Seems to be a popular topic in the States at the moment.
I've inherited a Probe 16V and after doing some research on the Probe and the MX6 it seems that the 24 valve V6 model is much smoother and more powerful.
Has anyone out there had any experience in putting the 2.5V6 engine into a 2 litre Probe ?
Also, I've combed the internet to look for a specialist garage who deals with Probes and Mazda MX6's, but not found anything. I've done a few engine swaps in my time, but it would be nice to give the work to someone else for a change .......
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Re: 2.0 to 2.5V6 engine swap

Post by Kit » Sun Mar 10, 2024 8:24 am

Yes, seveal times.
'Rusty McQueen', was the famous one,

Any one any Photos from them times

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Re: 2.0 to 2.5V6 engine swap

Post by Slick » Sun Mar 10, 2024 1:55 pm

No offence, but why??
Be mentioned lots, but only actually done once or twice, with a few failed attempts along the way……

For all the work, hassle and expense it would be far easier to sell the 16v and buy a 24v 🙄🤷🏼‍♂️

Just my opinion 🤣🤣 I have both anyway 😎😎

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Re: 2.0 to 2.5V6 engine swap

Post by Stew » Wed Mar 13, 2024 6:26 pm

Thanks.
Biggest problem seems to be getting hold of a low mileage or rebuilt 2.5 engine........

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Re: 2.0 to 2.5V6 engine swap

Post by Kit » Wed Mar 13, 2024 7:37 pm

Stew wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2024 6:26 pm
Thanks.
Biggest problem seems to be getting hold of a low mileage or rebuilt 2.5 engine........
That's the easy bit, what a the ECU, Temic system, the wiring loom, transmission.

Do your self a favor & JUST GO & BUY a 24v! for f*** ssck

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Re: 2.0 to 2.5V6 engine swap

Post by mojo98 » Wed Mar 13, 2024 7:50 pm

Looks like a tidy 16v you have, if you want a 24v sell your 16v and buy a 24v
Simple option.

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