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Old 02-27-2008, 04:58 AM   #1
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Default 99 sl1 sohc to dohc


i am new to the working on saturns and i was wondering what i will need to swap the head and how to do it

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Old 02-27-2008, 03:01 PM   #2
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i am new to the working on saturns and i was wondering what i will need to swap the head and how to do it
I'm planning to do the same on my '00 sc1. i do believe all u need is the pcm, the head, intake & exhaust manifold and the timing chain.
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Old 02-27-2008, 03:56 PM   #3
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Its much easier just to get a DOHC engine and transmission. Its also much cheaper too.

Otherwise you need the following from a '99- '02 DOHC:
DOHC PCM
DOHC cluster
DOHC head
DOHC Timing chaing
DOHC a/c brackets
DOHC Power steering bracket
DOHC exhuast manifold and downpipe
DOHC intake manifold

If automatic, you need a DOHC tranny (MP7), otherwise the SOHC tranny mixed with the DOHC PCM will barely get you out of the driveway.
If a manual, then you could get by with the SOHC tranny however cruise control will not work.

There may be a few other things you need also.

This applies to both preceding posts
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Old 02-27-2008, 04:54 PM   #4
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Its much easier just to get a DOHC engine and transmission. Its also much cheaper too.

Otherwise you need the following from a '99- '02 DOHC:
DOHC PCM
DOHC cluster
DOHC head
DOHC Timing chaing
DOHC a/c brackets
DOHC Power steering bracket
DOHC exhuast manifold and downpipe
DOHC intake manifold

If automatic, you need a DOHC tranny (MP7), otherwise the SOHC tranny mixed with the DOHC PCM will barely get you out of the driveway.
If a manual, then you could get by with the SOHC tranny however cruise control will not work.

There may be a few other things you need also.

This applies to both preceding posts
hmm didnt realize that. well looks like i'm just gonna go back to Plan A.
i'm planning to swap to manual, so ur saying i could use my sohc tranny onto the dohc engine?
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Old 02-27-2008, 05:33 PM   #5
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hmm didnt realize that. well looks like i'm just gonna go back to Plan A.
i'm planning to swap to manual, so ur saying i could use my sohc tranny onto the dohc engine?
Yes if it is a manual. Automatics wont work. Cruise Control will not work in either situation.
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Old 02-27-2008, 07:57 PM   #6
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Yes if it is a manual. Automatics wont work. Cruise Control will not work in either situation.
yea i knew that, kinda had a moment there lol. hmm get just the dohc engine or get the dohc engine, tranny and manual stuff..hmmm..hmmm????

wat shall i do lol
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Old 02-27-2008, 09:31 PM   #7
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how much does the engine and trany run for
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Old 02-27-2008, 11:30 PM   #8
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how much does the engine and trany run for
Depends which junkyard/pick-n-pull (or wherever u might go) you go to.
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