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Other than the wiring harness and the throttle body, anything different that would prevent me from swapping a complete take out 05 motor (ie AC pump, alternator etc etc etc.) into an 06? I got the impression some bracket was different for the supercharger between 05 and 06 so now I am concerned.

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...i think you've covered the differences, well that plus ECU updates - i've never heard of anyone swapping motors between model years before, but i don't see why it wouldn't be plug-and-play excepting those changes...i also presume you're referring to aftermarket supercharger brackets, as there were no OEM superchargers before 2007...
 

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Yes, aftermarket brackets I was thinking that might imply there were some other differences between the motors in stock form.

I am doing a motor swap and I found an 05 motor. I lost an oil cooler line and now my motor is ticking :(
 

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Could get any 2ZZ-GE from what I understand. Doesn't have to be out of a Lotus.
 

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I am keeping DBW and the 06 ecu, I am just hoping I can use the 05 alternator, AC pump and everything else without having to pull those off the motor (well, maybe pull off the ac pump so I don't have to recharge it).

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What's the reason for not using all of your old ancillary stuff again?

I'm 99% sure you can leave a few components but it's probably less of a headache to use all of your current stuff just in case something isn't compatible. The longblock will be the same.
 

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What's the reason for not using all of your old ancillary stuff again?

I'm 99% sure you can leave a few components but it's probably less of a headache to use all of your current stuff just in case something isn't compatible. The longblock will be the same.
Saves time by not removing and refitting the parts.

Ron
 
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