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Old 01-09-2006, 10:25 AM   #46
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Just like what I said before, almost everything is possible with enough money. But 420a to 4g63 isn't that common due to it's very high price and alot of work.

Has nothing to do with the work or the price of the swap (wich as I previously stated can be done for a little over the price of the full motor). Its simply easier to buy the turbocharged version.
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Old 01-09-2006, 02:04 PM   #47
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Has nothing to do with the work or the price of the swap (wich as I previously stated can be done for a little over the price of the full motor). Its simply easier to buy the turbocharged version.
You normally have the ability to make some fairly lucid comments, but you blew it on this one. If your reasoning for not doing the swap has nothing to do with the work, then how can your reasoning for installing a turbo instead be supported by saying that it's easier? Isn't it easier because it's less work? Enquiring minds want to know.
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Old 01-10-2006, 10:52 PM   #48
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You normally have the ability to make some fairly lucid comments, but you blew it on this one. If your reasoning for not doing the swap has nothing to do with the work, then how can your reasoning for installing a turbo instead be supported by saying that it's easier? Isn't it easier because it's less work? Enquiring minds want to know.

No, I never said installing a turbo. I said buying the turbocharged version(I probably should have said model, as it its commonly used when referring to cars. Sorry). You can simply buy the GS-T or GSX models of Eclipse and save yourself time and money.

However, I'm in no way saying the 420a/4G63T swap is difficult and or expensive.
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Old 01-11-2006, 12:50 AM   #49
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However, I'm in no way saying the 420a/4G63T swap is difficult and or expensive.

Must be easy and cheap then. Hell, theyre done everyday! In fact, theyre so easy I did 2 last night alone!
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Old 01-11-2006, 01:12 AM   #50
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Must be easy and cheap then. Hell, theyre done everyday! In fact, theyre so easy I did 2 last night alone!

Interesting compensation for being wrong... way to take it like a man.
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Interesting compensation for being wrong... way to take it like a man.

I may have been wrong, but he is being a dumbass. If it was so easy and cheap there would be alot more of them done.
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Yeah, he did exaggerate a bit. But, the cost difference between a turbo DSM and a non turbo isn't actually that much. I've seen N/A's with a higher asking price than a comparable turbo.
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Old 01-11-2006, 02:31 AM   #53
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Yeah, he did exaggerate a bit. But, the cost difference between a turbo DSM and a non turbo isn't actually that much. I've seen N/A's with a higher asking price than a comparable turbo.

esspecially talons, i love when ppl sell there cars and have no idea what it could rele be worth

i.e. sum1 selling a TSi AWD Talon w/ 100k mile and then the next guy selling a GSX Eclipse with 150k miles for double the price
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Sell your current car, and patiently wait for a turbo. It will come around and you'll be happier
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Old 01-12-2006, 06:36 AM   #55
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I may have been wrong, but he is being a dumbass. If it was so easy and cheap there would be alot more of them done.

Most motor swaps are niether easy nor cheap. However, it makes less sense to do the swap when you can simply buy a turbocharged model.

Your logic of "if it was cheaper and easier and it would be done more often" just does not fit the standard. It would be easier and cheaper for me to create a custom turbo-kit on my CRX, yet so many more people buy pre-fabricated kits.

Keep in mind that easy is a matter of opinion. What you take to be hard could be a walk in the park with a piece of cake for me.
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