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Would a 190 alloytech fit in a vz executive??

Discussion in 'VZ Holden Commodore (2004 - 2006)' started by mike_07, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. mike_07

    mike_07 New Member

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    hey guys, just wondering if a 190 alloytech motor and manual gearbox would fit right in a vz executive ... would i need to change anything or is it all pretty much the same .. thanks.
     
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    shozzy "Licked by janitor"

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    aren't they pretty much like the exact same engine apart from the executive has only got variable intake on one side of engine, where as the 190 is on both sides... im more than likely wrong but i think i remember reading that somewhere
     
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    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    It should bolt in but i would think it uses a different computer as the 190 has variable intake and exhaust valve timing and the 175 only has variable intake valve timing and should have same gearbox bolt pattern
     
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    hrmmm because i wanted to convert mine to a manual but its abit pricey still and i thought it would be better if the motor was originally manual, it would run better i think .. and would be easier to put in .. old out, new in if it fits plus its a 190 ..


    still just finding info on it :)
     
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    I wouldnt even bother,the 190 is not a power house. I drive the 175 in an exec. at work and i can honestly say i can not tell any diff between my 190 ute
     
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    andyman The Only 6sp VZ Wagon

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    this is what i plan on doing, if you are going 190kw 6-speed into a 175 4sp everything seems to be plug and play, got a few more things to check in my manual, but only one harness needs to be changed (easy one) and a reflash with tech to to link the bcm with ecu and pim, and change the instrument cluster software aswell,


    if you where going 4sp to 5sp, seems you will need to rip the dash out as the wiring is a wee bit different
     
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    yeh im going the manual ... any idea on the price of a 190 motor and gearbox from a sv6 .. oh and how much do the 175 motors sell for and 4sp auto, so i know how much i can get for mine around.
     
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    PaulSV6 CHE Tuned 156.8rwkw

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    Wow 3750 aint bad for a brand new motor!
     
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    andyman The Only 6sp VZ Wagon

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    lolz thats one part of many that is needed, if you bought all the parts new it would have to be $6k+ in parts,

    im hoping to do this for $5 and thats with out selling all my other parts
     

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