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This is a discussion on Engine swap within the Veloster Performance forums, part of the Veloster Turbo Garage category; Originally Posted by rspec2014 Just wonder why he doesn't sell and move on... Maybe he can't. He might like abusive relationships....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rspec2014 View Post
    Just wonder why he doesn't sell and move on...
    Maybe he can't. He might like abusive relationships.
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    I'd rather add AWD than do an engine swap....
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    Buy an AWD car then

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuns View Post
    Buy an AWD car then
    I feel that same way about the engine swap. But it's fun to consider what one could do. Especially when the mad scientists at N are putting engines in the back.

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    Oooooooo, a mid engine, awd wankle!

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    If only Hyundai would give it performance to match it's looks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuns View Post
    If only Hyundai would give it performance to match it's looks
    I donno... with some modding and tuning, mid/upper 200s whp is pretty good for a 2800(ish)lb car. Plus that extra power isn't very expensive either. If you were going to improve upon that in any way I think N nailed it.

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    It's not geared for acceleration and I'm talking about from the factory, no mods. Us who mod our cars are only 5% of the people buying the cars.
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    Mid/Upper 200 whp is simple to achieve. I know most people on here on the forum whom mod their car are looking for a 350+ whp capable stock motor/transmission setup. What makes you think why there's only like 4-5 guys so far here on the forum that has actually tore apart their engine to upgrade their internals. The rest are staying with basic bolt-ons that they'll get bored in a few years after the second generation VT and other newer cars come out with the same or more stock whp as your "modded" VT because it gets too expensive to tear engines apart when you don't have the means or skills to do it yourself.
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