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anthonyehan
02-17-2009, 03:39 AM
so my friend has a 1mzfe engine laying around and im going to buy it from him for 400 dollars. his friend is going to help with the installation, hopefully everything goes to plan :) anybody else try this swap on the 90 celica gt?

Murgatroy
02-17-2009, 04:22 AM
Yes, I can think of several off the top of me head.

You will have to weld in at least one new motor mount, modify the rear exhaust manifold and reweld it, and then the wiring harness.

anthonyehan
02-17-2009, 04:29 AM
do u know where i can get the wiring harness?

Murgatroy
02-17-2009, 04:36 AM
Does the engine have one?

You will take the harness from the 1MZFE and your harness in your factory harness in your GT and make one harness out of them, going to the 1MZFE ECU.

You either make this yourself, or you send the two harnesses to a specialty shop, Like Phoenix Tuning, one of our board Sponsors, and they will do it for you. Dr. Tweak does a great job, and I haven't heard any complaints about his work.

mar_phi6
02-17-2009, 04:59 AM
someone from the bay area

burnyd
02-17-2009, 05:13 AM
make absolutely sure that you get a MT ecu the at and mt are different!!!