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Can you tell me whether any Toyota 1ZZFE engine will fit in a MR2 Spyder? Regards, XXXXX XXXXX NZ
What has Australia got to do with my question? I did not select 'Australia Car' as a category. I do not live there. MR2 Spyders (MR-S) in New Zealand come directly from Japan, usually as used imports.
Thanks for the reply. However, I am curious about your statement about needing to modify the motor mounts. There are two mounts on the bell housing - front and back - and only one on the motor itself, at the timing case end. I appreciate that the manifolds need to be swapped over and I have since learned that the sump also needs to be swapped. I guess the main question was whether the engine block would mate up to the bell housing. You say it will but the engine mount comments leave me less than confident in your answer. I am faced with purchasing and shipping an engine from the other main island, so I need to be sure that it will bolt in.