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Old 06-25-2009, 06:37 PM
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Ok I will try... Thanks guys. Gives me something to do this weekend...

IF I am going to need to change the engine (or just decide to... cause 140 HP sounds so much better then the lame not 120 the Saturn got.), I got a KA24DE from a 2.4 L Altima . Would that fit, and work, or other components need to be changed too?

And, yes, the car does run. However it seems to have no power, really rough idle, and is louder then a jet. Which, as far as I remember would indicate low compression, if I am correct? Also, there is a buncha oil on the block, around where the gasket is.

Its got 186K miles on it and has not been driven for just over a month now.

Oh, and also, it has barely passed smog when it was still driven, near 2 months ago, if that has anything to do with it.

As for the compression, a mechanic checked it out. I think he is an idiot... I do not remember the numbers, but he said something along the lines of 100 and some psi as opposed to damn near 200 it is supposed to be at... If that was to be true, would the car even run...? and 200 psi sounds like a bit too much for this car.
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