Question about 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

Motor swap I have a 97 eclipse rs 2.0 non-turbo what kind of mods do I gotta do to put a 2.0 turbo in it

Posted by on

  • baggedsonoma May 11, 2010

    how much boost are you plan on running? if more than 9psi you will need stronger rods and pistons. 420A engines will not hold more than 9psi for too long. if you only plan on running low amounts of boost go with a 14b or a small 16g with a internal wastegate, walbro 190 fuel pump, fuel cut defender. u will also need to weld in a fitting on your oil pan for the turbo. if you need any more help lmk.

  • Marvin
    Marvin May 11, 2010

    feul pump, ECM and allot of sensor changes.



1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

If your planing on swaping the 2.0 non-turbo(420a) to the 2.0 turbo(4g63t) your problem will be that the motor and transmission are on opposite side of one another. My GST has the trans on the passenger side and the motor on the driver. The 420a is just the opposite. If your serious about it you should get the motor rebuilt with higher performance crank, pistons, rods, exc.  And they make turbo kits for the 420a.  But you'll need better fuel delivery and some mild tuning.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Is it possible for somwbody to get power steering belt or any belt wrong and timing still be correct on a 97 eclipse rs non turbo?I have rough idle car feels strong when acclerating.Busted rubber in...

only way is to take it in for a tune up unless you have the equipment to do it yourself but i would look at the coil packs as this causes rough idel

Oct 22, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Can I put a turbo in to my 1996 mitsubishi eclipse rs???

Im going to guess that you have the 420A engine 2.0L 4cyl non-turbo engine. They make the turbos for your car for the ones that come with a stock turbo that means that yes you can add a turbo. BUT it also means thats not the only thing your going to have to do to it. Better heads for the heat and power, bigger exhaust, FINE tuning so you dont blow your engine. It will eventually get pretty pricey, i recommend trading for a model with a stock turbo since adding a bigger faster turbo is a much easier and cheaper process.

May 02, 2011 | Mitsubishi Eclipse Cars & Trucks

1 Answer


Since you didn't specify if you had the turbo or non-turbo engine, i'll give you links to both.
2.0L non-turbo (420a) RS/GS
2.0L turbo (4g63) GST/GSX

Sep 04, 2010 | 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse

1 Answer

Gas gauge light comes on, how much gas is left

i have a 97 eclipse and when my gas light comes on i have 10 to 20 miles until i run outa gas. depending on how you car runs and if it is turbo or not. on a non turbo 420a motor w/ a 5 speed i can do this.

Nov 24, 2009 | 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2 Answers

How do you set the timing on a 420a 2.0 eclipse motor??

if you go to you will gain access to the free manuals online for your vehicle. here you can get step by step instructions and cautions, in addition to torque specs for the head gasket. you will need to register and provide info about your car, it is FREE!!! Good Luck!

Sep 15, 2009 | 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse

3 Answers

Wanting to go bigger engine!

if you swap in the turbo 2.0 4g63 your gonna need a turbo trans. the non-turbo wont work and he motor mounts should bolt up the same..hope this helps

Jan 21, 2009 | 1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2 Answers

Can i bplt up a eclipse 2.0L 420a non turbo to a 95 eagle talon non turbo

yes. they are exactly the same.

  • the 95-96 year models, have a few sensor plugs that are different than the 97-99 models. such as the coil pack and the cam angle senor.

Jul 21, 2008 | 1994 Eagle Talon

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Logo

Related Topics:

427 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mitsubishi Experts


Level 3 Expert

83850 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22413 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8841 Answers

Are you a Mitsubishi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides