02 to v8 swap removal of ecm

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02 to v8 swap removal of ecm

Postby poppabob » Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:35 pm

hey out there I am starting an 02 swap and am looking for any advice on the removal of the ecm and wiring. but may wish to keep existing gauges operational. going from 2.2 to 350 carb motor. this is my first swap so I need all the help I can get thanks
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Re: 02 to v8 swap removal of ecm

Postby mb9ballr » Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:42 am

I'm in the process myself so i really cant give answers yet but i left the ECM attached for now. I will say, I'm not planning to use it. I went from 2.8 to carbed 350. I will put in mechanical/aftermarket OIL, Water Temp, Tach, Ammeter gauges. I used a 700r4 from a 4.3 S10 to replace the stock 5sp and aquired all the plugs/connectors with it so that the speedometer will work, hopefully!! LOL As for shifting it, the Throttle valve cable is supposed to handle that from what i'm told.

I mainly replied to say Good luck, don't think it happens overnight/or a few weekends (like i did), and ask all your questions here of Rickracer or Lowblazin, theyve helped me a bunch. They seem to have heard/know of all the "ins & outs" of swap that i encountered.
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Re: 02 to v8 swap removal of ecm

Postby lowblazin94 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:48 am

Get very familiar with the wiring diagrams is the best advice I can give. Make your own diagrams, know where to run your grounds and what wires you WILL need first then eliminate from there.
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