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  1. Performance Modifications
    So I’m looking into swapping my 1zz out for something more capable. I know the 2zz is the popular choice, but is it possible to drop a 4AGE in? I have an opportunity to get a high rev one and am wondering if it can go in the Spyder.
  2. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Going to look at a 2zz swapped car this weekend. Owner swapped from a Celica then rebuilt himself, 5k on the rebuild, engine had 100k on original when it was in the Celica. Any thoughts for someone who has done....quite little work on engines? Thanks.
  3. Performance Modifications
    What do you guys think of putting a 1.8l v6 from the Mx-3 into a spyder? (Randomly thought of that)
  4. MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    Hi all, Im an international student in california and i own a spyder and i dont know much about CA smog laws except the fact that its a pain in the ass. I cant seem to find an answer to my question and forgive me if i posted this in an irrelevant sub page. If i wanna swap my engine out to...
  5. Parts and Miscellaneous for Sale
    I'm currently swaping a 2zz and 6sp C60 into my Spyder. I'm selling all discarded parts in the process, except for the common parts I can use for spares (coils, alternator, clutch slave, etc...). The car is located in Colchester, CT. Heavy parts like engine and trans pickup only. If you need...
  6. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi All, first time here, would really appreciate your advice! I have an 01 Spyder for sale, see ad for condition: http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp?listingId=91806780&searchSource=SEARCH_BY_URL&stkTyp=U I've tried to be super upfront about the condition of the car and price it...
  7. Performance Modifications
    engine advice I want to put a Porsche engine in my 2002 mr2 Spyder. I've been having trouble with my smt tranny and I ready to get some real horses. Will a porsche engine and tranny swap in smoothly or will I have to find another engine.... I really want a six speed. I realy would rather keep...
  8. MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    Are there any veterans of the engine swap in the Denver area? I would love to connect since I am contemplating an engine swap to a 2zz. You can post or private message me. Thank you everyone for your help in advance. Would love to meet other spyder owners that are in this area. Thanks! Radace
  9. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi Everyone, So unfortunately yesterday my engine failed in my '01 Spyder. I lost power, the engine started knocking, and the engine would cut off when the RPMs increased. Needless to say my engine is FUBAR. Mechanic said that cylinder 3 was knocking near the bottom end of the tranny. He...
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