How To Do an Engine Swap—the Right Way

By Colin Wood
May 10, 2021 | Engine swap, Swap Science

Engine swaps sound cool—especially on paper—but actually getting that old engine out, dropping in a new one and having it run is an undertaking not for the faint of heart.

However, it can be done. Need proof? We’ve been running a whole series on engine swaps where we put the engine from an NA-chassis Miata into a 1967 MGB GT. Catch up right here and watch for more going forward. 

Read the whole series below:

  1. Swap Science: 14 Steps Before You Swap That Engine
  2. Swap Science: How To Build Custom Engine Mounts From Scratch
  3. Swap Science: How To Make Transmission Mounts
  4. Swap Science: How To Get Your Clutch Setup Just Right
  5. Swap Science: How To Make A Functional Gas Pedal
  6. Swap Science: How To Hang An Alternator
  7. Swap Science: Engine, Steering, and Exhaust Fitment
  8. Swap Science: Keeping Things Cool by Building a Cooling System

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noddaz GRM+ Memberand UberDork
5/10/21 10:24 a.m.

1) Convince GRM to do a story on your swap.

2) Drop everything off at GRM.  wink

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