Dave A.· Registered
The 7MGTE is rated at 230 HP in stock form and is very reliable if you don't abuse it. Why not just do the conversion and save yourself the headache and grief of wondering whether or not a modded 5M with a huge turbo is going to hold together or become an instant boat anchor. All of this talk of taking a 5MGE engine and performing voo-doo magic on it is really getting out of hand. If you had your choice between two engines that cost roughly the same amount, which would you choose; a stock 5M with an aftermarket turbo kit or a stock 7MGTE, both producing 230 HP?