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Old 09-14-2008, 01:24 AM   #1
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So how much of a pain in the *** is it to swap an ls1 into a miata? are the newer years easier to drop one into? just wanna know how much work thisll be if i ever decide to go that route for some more power!
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Gotta learn to search man. This thread is from just a few days ago and goes over just about all of the kits to put a V8 in a miata.

https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/showthread.php?t=25899
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thank you sir!
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Honestly, I think it's one of those, "If you have to ask..." kinda things. It's certainly not gonna be a quick, painless, strait forward, anyone can do it, swap. I seriously considered it for a while, but after some research ultimately decided the swap was just WAY over my head.

Edit: This site documents an entire build, some of the issues and problems he ran into. Really scared me away from attempting it myself: http://home.comcast.net/~npartist/
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pretty easy swap since they make all the conversion parts now, 10-15K and time....

i was dead set on an ls2 for my s13 but the economy....
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