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    2002 Northstar security

    What components are responsible for the security system in an 02. Im swapping my 99 to a low milage 02 drivetrain.

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    Re: 2002 Northstar security

    That's not going to be easy, if it's possible at all
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    Even if I have to gut the entire car and replace every sensor. I just wanna know if anyone knows which components exactly are different and incompatible

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    Re: 2002 Northstar security

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    which components exactly are different and incompatible
    just about all of it

    edit: they do take the same PF61 oil filter though
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    Will I need to swap radio? Or the memory modules? Etc
    I guess im asking if I need to rip out the dash too. I will if need be
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    Re: 2002 Northstar security

    as far as i know nothing is going to be compatible - you'll have to swap everything (like you said earlier)
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    Aj. If ur there did u have a chance to look at that diagram I sent u?

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    Im sorry. If u can cram a big ole Northstar n a fiero I don't think its a stretch to be able to do this. This seems minor in comparison

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    Re: 2002 Northstar security

    i didn't say impossible... but imho not worth it... just get a 99 donor
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    My reason for going this rte is bc I've not found a powertrain for my car w less than 100000 mi. If imma spend 3000 or 4000 I want the entire powertrain and close to 50k miles. Getting info from ppl who have the knowledge tho is like trying to squeeze blood out of a turnip. Quite frustrating. Thankfully my uncle has a friend who crams northstars n fieros so he may help

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    Re: 2002 Northstar security

    if you're going to spend that much why not just rebuild your current parts instead of hacking together a Frankenstein (because that's what a 2000+ powertrain in a -1999 body will be)

    at least that way you will know exactly what you've got...

    what assurances do you have that this 2000+ powertrain is in perfect condition?

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    and why are you doing this in the first place? do you have blown head gaskets? leaky lower block seals? p0741 tcc code?
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    I know the guy. And I don't want rebuilt. Factory only. My current engine has problems. Unrepairable

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