Will it fit a Xantia?

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Will it fit a Xantia?

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Quad valve DOHC Cadillac V-8 with FWD transaxle and the wiring harness...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/_W0QQitemZ220417113859

Yours for USD$3500 plus freight. What a "sleeper" it would be with LX badges and Activa hydraulics!

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Post by CitroJim »

:P Tasty :D

Well, the question of fitting can be simply answered after running a tape across my V6 engine and transmission. Basically, if the whole engine and transmission occupies no more than a metre cube then it'll fit a Xantia engine bay...

Exhaust is in about the right place as well but getting the driveshafts right may be interesting....

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Post by DickieG »

CitroJim wrote:Exhaust is in about the right place as well but getting the driveshafts right may be interesting....
Nah, a quick saw and re-weld will sort that out :lol:

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Post by fatherjack2002 »

They shoehorned one into a Golf, so a Xant should be a doddle :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by addo »

That was my thinking.

I imagine it would be hard on driveshafts, as you'd have to set the transaxle centreline back a little from GM's designed position due to the shorter engine bay.

The other snag could be hydraulics - if they normally run electric assist steering you'd have to work out how the pump might be operated.

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Post by ACTIVE8 »

Now that would be a sleeper!

So if an Xantia had that in it making it a "Q" car, it could be Qantia! :wink:

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Post by red_dwarfers »

ACTIVE8 wrote:Now that would be a sleeper!

So if an Xantia had that in it making it a "Q" car, it could be Qantia! :wink:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: