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Old 01-22-2005, 09:03 PM   #1
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I know its a stretch, but it might be kinda fun. what would it take to drop my bonneville engine and tranny into my tempo? dont cop out and say its impossible either, because i know it is possible. what would it take though? any ideas? or would i really need to alter the structure of this car <like extending the front end>
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I don't think Chip Foose would even take that job on.
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alot of work and to much time and money!!!! thats a funny idea though and i bet you would beat any other tempo on the road with it. do something diff and put it into a cavaleir. (misspelled i know).
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You're going to need to do a LOT of strengthening to get anything out of that soupy Tempo chassis.
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alot of work and to much time and money!!!! thats a funny idea though and i bet you would beat any other tempo on the road with it. do something diff and put it into a cavaleir. (misspelled i know).

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...=cavalier+3800
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Anything is possible when there is a will .
have some fun with it
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alot of work and to much time and money!!!! thats a funny idea though and i bet you would beat any other tempo on the road with it. do something diff and put it into a cavaleir. (misspelled i know).

kid I know put a gtp motor in his cavy...still workin on it but you hafta order all this special crap to convert it over and its costing a huge arse load of cash
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alot of work and to much time and money!!!! thats a funny idea though and i bet you would beat any other tempo on the road with it. do something diff and put it into a cavaleir. (misspelled i know).

kid I know put a gtp motor in his cavy...still workin on it but you hafta order all this special crap to convert it over and its costing a huge arse load of cash
Because they make kits for that now.....I don't think they make a conversion kit for L67 into a tempo....IMO not something that I would try....More power to ya if you pull it off though.
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now that i think about it, its really not worth it. its cramped working on that car as it is with a four banger in it. it would be worse than working on the taurus. i had to get on top of the engine of that thing just to remove spark plug wires. the engine compartment in the tempo is even smaller than that. maybe i should worry about breaking in the engine first before trying to pull off performance crap shouldnt i?
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