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 Post subject: 1242 conversion
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:03 pm 
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been offered a 1242 8v spi engine foe 30 pound and just wondered if that was all you need for the conversion im pretty sure all you need it so extend the exhaust 20mm but do you need a ecu chip :) cant wait to start building up the engine, this is for the seicento btw :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: 1242 conversion
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:48 pm 
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Pretty much, yes - don't forget to factor in the cost of coolant, oil, filters, plugs, hoist hire etc. though.

Good bet is to do the cylinder head gasket while it's off, if you don't know it's been done right recently.

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 Post subject: Re: 1242 conversion
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:25 pm 
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yes i would rebuild it first anyway with new gaskets cam mni port and polished had and inlet bigger tb etc etc :twisted:

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