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VF 3.0 to 3.6 conversion

Discussion in 'VF Holden Commodore (2013 - 2017)' started by Damon Brennan, Mar 24, 2020.

  1. Damon Brennan

    Damon Brennan New Member

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    Hi all

    I have a VF Evoke with a 3.0l V6 with 273000km. Just wondering is it worth it to swap it with a 3.6l V6? if so is there any issues that you have encountered?

    Thanks
     
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    _R_J_K_ Well-Known Member

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    No. Would be much better off selling what you have and buying what you want. The electronics involved kind of make it not worth it.
     
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    Damon Brennan New Member

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    Why is that? What's is involved electronic wise? Even if you had the ECU from the motor you're putting in it wouldn't make a difference?
     
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    The dash cluster and mylink are vin locked and there are probably other modules locked down.
    The new ecu might not communicate with the bcm among other issues you might find along the way.

    Its not impossible but it is something you will need someone with knowledge or you can do alot of trial and error.
     
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    Ron Burgundy Well-Known Member

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    Definitely not worth it. sv6s are cheap as ships these days
     
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    Forg Well-Known Member

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    Heh heh ... I see what you did there. :)
    *elbow-bump*
     
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    I agree with @Ron Burgundy. It going to be too costly and probably not worth the hassle with the electronics. If this is a project car, the why not go all in and do an LS swap ;)
     
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    Honestly, same problem. Actually worse probably because the platform is entirely different as you're not starting out with the same engine family. You have to buy so much stuff to do it. It's not like they're thin on the ground, sell what you got and buy what you want. Conversion done.
     
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    I know. I really don't expect anyone on this forum to be naive enough to take that suggestion seriously :D
     
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    Do something completely different and jam a blue 202 in it lol..
     
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    Go the whole hog, black 202 with the Bosch injection system...:D
     
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    Nah, you want to fit a pair of Rochesters off a 5L!
     
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    Put a hybusa motor in it. Stuff it put 2 busa bro engines. At least then it would be worth the hassle of stuffing around.
     

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