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Hey all, I have a 1997 Base 5speed with a bad motor and my buddy just wrecked his 1997 SH 5speed and I need to know if I can just get his motor and not have any issues with the whole ATTS system or what the deal is. If anyone has an idea please let me know all info...I am not sure and kind of in the dark...any help is appreciated
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

The ATTS unit is on the transmission so I don't think taking his ENGINE block will be any issue, just avoid the transmission
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Sweet!!! if your right and I can take the block and use my tranny would be perfect situation
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

Yes sir - that should work, especially since it's the same H22 motor. Good luck with it!
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

Keep your stock motor for parts. I forget which ones exactly but there's some parts you'll need to transfer over to the SH motor. I gotta try to find it.

What's wrong with the current motor exactly?
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

if you can find any swap instructions would be HUGE!!!

My motor has been giving me misfire codes for months now but still runs perfect(unless the check engine light is on, power gets trimmed a little) the only things I have not done to check my current motor are valves, leak down, and compression tests...I have done cap, rotor, wires...yada yada
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

your gonna need a custom made bracket so you can bolt the intermediate shaft to the SH block. lemme see if i can find who makes them on H-T.....
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

so there will be special parts and not just a simple swap...any specific info you can find would be much appreciated
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

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if you can find any swap instructions would be HUGE!!!

My motor has been giving me misfire codes for months now but still runs perfect(unless the check engine light is on, power gets trimmed a little) the only things I have not done to check my current motor are valves, leak down, and compression tests...I have done cap, rotor, wires...yada yada
Check your EGR and clean it.
I had the same problem and none of that stuff you named worked either.
Which cylinder is misfiring?
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

so there are special parts needed...I didn't think it was going to be a simple swap. Any specific info you can send my way would be awesome.

Thanks all for the help..such a big help!
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

oh god, please stop jumping to conclusions thinking you have a bad motor if you haven't even done the BASIC diagnosis of compression and leakdown tests.

you said yourself it runs PERFECT, but yet you wanna replace the ENTIRE engine just from misfire codes?? it could be such a simple fix like an o2 sensor or something.
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

I have done the o2 sensor and soo many other things to try and make the misfire go away
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

well i highly doubt its so bad that you need an entirely new motor.

give us a list of exactly what you have replaced, and maybe we can go from there.
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EGR..........
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im with E on this one, pull the EGR off and clean it out or buy a new one
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

Is it cylinder 3 that's misfiring?
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cap, rotor, wires, plugs, radiator flush, thermostat, O2 sensor, cleaned out the IAC, I have a fuel filter and need some crows wrenches to install

I only get MIL flashes when I am at 2800k-3200k rpm's

recently I was driving around and my MIL went off...until I tried to get it back on my driving at the danger zone(2800k-3200k rpm's) and is now back on. I am kinda broke but am a garage mechanic and like to do it myself instead of paying $100's at a dealership or garage. I love the car but cant figure out wtf is going on
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OH and its random misfire and cylinder 1...IE P1399 and P0301 codes from my reader
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Re: I have a bad motor in my 97 base and need to know if the SH motor will fit

Very well could be the EGR.
Reason I said 3 is because that's the most common in our cars.
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can i clean EGR or do i have to replace?
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You can clean it unless it's just broken.
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