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What do you guys think about a 2.0T swap for 2009 Accent?? I'm not sure what year engine and what car to pull it from. I just wanna know the relative cost of doing it, good idea, bad idea, a little knowledge from other people would help, and experiences.

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What do you guys think about a 2.0T swap for 2009 Accent?? I'm not sure what year engine and what car to pull it from. I just wanna know the relative cost of doing it, good idea, bad idea, a little knowledge from other people would help, and experiences.

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Use the search. There are a couple threads about engine swapping. I believe the "Beta" swap came up a few times. However, that is far more engine than the suspension can handle.

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Use the search. There are a couple threads about engine swapping. I believe the "Beta" swap came up a few times. However, that is far more engine than the suspension can handle. [/QUOTE]


Haha yea the suspension would be upgraded.
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Use the search. There are a couple threads about engine swapping. I believe the "Beta" swap came up a few times. However, that is far more engine than the suspension can handle.

Haha yea the suspension would be upgraded.[/QUOTE]

You have the money you can literally swap anything into anything. lol But in all seriousness don't bother unless you're doing all the work yourself because then it can be a fairly simply project. Few have done it, even fewer have kept upn with it hence why I decided a few months back to walk away. My car isn't swapped but short of forced induction I've done all I could and have spent three times the cars worth doing it. lol I'm buying a Focus ST or RS in a few years or something similar.

Oh and yes the suspension can barely handle what I'm pushing now (torque steers pretty bad) and I'm well under 200 hp, I can't imagine anything in the 250/300 range, you'd die with the stock setup period! lol


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I'm with the others. This is a mildly peppy grocery getter. You can do so little things to make it scoot along a little better but it was never intended to be a street rod. Enjoy it's relative zippiness but I honestly don't see these cars as being worth sinking a fortune in performance gear into. Spend some money, enjoy the car. If you want a pocket rocket it would be cheaper, safer and more fun to buy one.


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