Cavalier engine swap/interchange

Fairfield, CA

#105 Aug 3, 2010
Would 97 z24 head fit a 97 2.2 head

Clinton, MD

#106 Aug 4, 2010
shawn wrote:
i have a 2003 cavalier and found a crate motor for an 02 cav and was wondering if it would work in my 03?
I am interested in knowing the answer, cuz I am thinking to do the same thing

Rimouski, Canada

#107 Aug 9, 2010
j'ai un cav 95 2.2L je course avec je rouile toujours en premiere mais il es automatique en passant le cut-off ouvre tout le temps ya t'il un moiyen de monter le cut-off a plus de tour/min stp
z24 cav

United States

#108 Sep 14, 2010
will a 3400 sfi out of a 98 chevy venture fit a 96 cav z24,what will I need to do

Appleton, WI

#109 Sep 15, 2010
kyle wrote:
i have a 1990 z24 and i want to know can i fit a 350 bigblock in it
350 bigblock?? who makes this? i think you are thinking a smallblock 350 chevy. and not unless you like to chop up fenders and firewalls it will not simply just drop in.

Chicago, IL

#110 Sep 23, 2010
i have a 96 cavalier two door... i want to make it faster what all can i do to it. and how fast can it potentially go?

De Pere, WI

#111 Sep 26, 2010
What would be the best motor to swap into my 04 cavalier.?
jeff sioux city

United States

#112 Oct 13, 2010
have a 97 what year motors fit it

United States

#113 Oct 21, 2010
I have a 2005 cavalier with a blown motor. Need to swap out, what years are interchangeable. Need to know ASAP as am down to getting rides to/from work and need to get back on the road.

Saint Albans, VT

#114 Oct 21, 2010
rick wrote:
have 94 cavalier motor to put in a 96 cavalier look all the same but the 94 has no cam sensor is there anything i can do thanks
How did you make out with this?

Kannapolis, NC

#115 Nov 15, 2010
I ave a 1998 2.2L (2200).... Can I put a 2.2l ecotec head on it

Mountlake Terrace, WA

#116 Feb 4, 2011
JMO wrote:
will a 2.2 engine from a 1996 Cavalier fit a 2002 pontaic sunfire with a 2.2 engine?
yes the sun fire and the cavalier r pretty much the same car as the sunbird and severl outhers, but if ur having any trouble just take the heads off one motor and bolt them on the outher they all interchange

Mountlake Terrace, WA

#117 Feb 4, 2011
all 2.2 liter from cavalier's will inter change form outher years, u ony have to be careful to make sure the top end is the same or change heads keeping ur old ones, bolted on the replacement engine, as electrical connectors have to all be plugged in so count the connections before doing any swap. this will save u much work.

United States

#118 Feb 17, 2011
Rhonda wrote:
Have a 97 cavalier, the motor has blown twice, have been told it is because of vapor lock. What can be done?
bleed the fuel line (the valve on top of fuel rail)

Lorain, OH

#119 Mar 7, 2011
Does Anyone Know If An Engine Swap Would Work From An '03 manual Trans to A '99 auto TRans?? and What Issues I Can Expect To Encounter??? Thanks For The Help!!!

Walden, NY

#120 Mar 19, 2011
I know this is old but did you ever get that motor running? I have the same issue now, swapping a 93 2.2L cav. mortor into a 94 cav. it all looks good but for 1 plug but the coils, and the darn thing will not run, it fires, but will not run. shoot me an email of you have any info you could share, [email protected]

Frankford, DE

#121 Mar 31, 2011
yes it should i just rebuilt my 97 so i dont see why it wouldnt check to see if the vin matches for the motors

hey ajax i got the same thing 95 motor put into a 97 its all the same except block section of the crank/cam sensor the 95 sensor is longer then the 97 and a major difference in price as well vin #4 matches and yes all look same but what else is needed to get spark , i just got the motor do i need other internal parts for the 95 or is there a simple task thru wiring that makes easy to fire up with spark an so on,could use some helpful hints,its weird so many diiferent years and it should be like older cars all motors drop in and just hook up real easy and simple,,,,please any helpful hints from anybody,sons car i want this pc of @#!*">? outta my garage.........thanks guys

Altavista, VA

#122 Apr 5, 2011
I have a 2001 2.4 chevy cavalier I was wondering can I put back a 2001 2.2 engine thank please email [email protected]

Altavista, VA

#123 Apr 5, 2011
Can I swap a 2.4 out of a 2001 with a 2.2 out of another 2001

Turtle Lake, WI

#124 Apr 23, 2011
I just installed a 92 Cavalier 2.2L into a 97 Cavalier and just noticed the cam sensor and crank sensor ports are different. The 92 doesnt have one. Anyway to bypass this to get the car running?? It is being used as enduro car so it doesn't need to be legal?? Thanks for any help you may have.

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