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3.2 motor went...looking to put a bigger displacement motor (3.4 or 3.6) Looking to get car to 350 hp or more. Easiest way to do this?? 

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1 hour ago, Jared Eager said:

3.2 motor went...looking to put a bigger displacement motor (3.4 or 3.6) Looking to get car to 350 hp or more. Easiest way to do this?? 

 

Welcome to RennTech :welcomeani:

 

Easy: Spend huge amounts of $ (Upwards of $20K) with a leading engine builder like Jake Raby.  Swapping factory engines from different years can be a bit of a nightmare with these cars as each model year brings lots of electronic and mechanical changes, all of which will have to be retrofitted to a car that wasn't designed to handle them.  While the engine purchase could be cheaper, the labor cost to make it work, plus the "Frankenstein" factor when reselling or trading the car comes into play as well.

 

Proceed cautiously, educate yourself about which engine's are a direct swap, and which ones require considerable work.

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On 3/6/2019 at 2:36 PM, Jared Eager said:

3.2 motor went...looking to put a bigger displacement motor (3.4 or 3.6) Looking to get car to 350 hp or more. Easiest way to do this?? 

IMHO, it depends on how much you love that car. If you do love it, than take JFP's advice and hook up with Jake Raby and Flat 6 Innovations. If you don't, I would just get rid of it and buy something newer or comparable in performance. The Boxster values are going down the toilet. You can replace the car in many cases cheaper than putting another engine it. 

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