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Can I switch a 2011-13 engine into a 2010?

new to forum. My wife loves the style of the mini’s, me too. 🙂 Interested in a 2010 clubman with bad engine.After reading info on the Internet I am a little concerned about quality of the engines. Would a 2011-2013 engine be an easy swap in a 2010. Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated, even where to purchase engine. I live in southern central Pennsylvania.

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Here is the answer

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/r55-clubman-talk-2008/317021-08-clubman-s-with-12-n18-engine-swap.html
 
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Originally Posted by Jeff Wagaman View Post
new to forum. My wife loves the style of the mini’s, me too. 🙂 Interested in a 2010 clubman with bad engine.After reading info on the Internet I am a little concerned about quality of the engines. Would a 2011-2013 engine be an easy swap in a 2010. Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated, even where to purchase engine. I live in southern central Pennsylvania.

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awesome thread. Very helpful swap seems to difficult for my skill level. 🙂 I have replaced a 4 cylinder in a 1999 Jeep cj but not near as complicated.

Do u know what a rebuild would cost?

any other possible suggestion would be very much appreciated,

thanks for reply.
 
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The easiest and simplest way is the replace the pistons and rods with forged parts. This will make the car better than the N18

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It all depends on the issues with the current engine.

N18 swap requires the engine, engine harmess, N18 ECU, some rewiring and coding.

I had all of the parts from a parts car i bought by "mistake".
 
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The easiest and simplest way is the replace the pistons and rods with forged parts. This will make the car better than the N18

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roughly what would that cost?
 
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roughly what would that cost?
I’m doing a couple right now and it’s about $2500 in parts and machining. Labor is another $1500 if you have to pay someone

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