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Old 11-07-2014, 12:06 PM   #1
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Default NB 1.8 engine needed. What other model, besides Miata has it?

Hey Guys,
I need a new (used) engine for a 99 Miata. Obviously, it's the 1.8 BP engine. The problem I'm facing is that none of the local yards stock Miata parts. From what other model I can use the long block?
Protege?
Escort GT?
And what parts would need to be swapped from the old motor? Oil pan, intake?

Thanks in the advance.
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Old 11-07-2014, 12:28 PM   #2
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pretty sure the bp4w only came on miatas... They got more compression and a different head than the other 'generic' BP engines.

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As far as I know the BP blocks are all interchangeable, but the heads and compression ratios changed slightly.
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Correct. BP4W is miata only.
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