Originally Posted by 03glgold
IIRC the housing is cast into the case on the transmission. You could search for an adapter kit, but assuming the reason for the swap is a bad motor in the ecotec, it would be better to just get a replacement motor. The ecotec is a great motor and can take a hell of a beating as long as it is properly maintained. The 2.4l isn't a terrible motor, but I absolutely despise working on it and the ones that I have been around have required a greater amount of work than the ecotec.
That makes things more difficult... I have searched lightly for an adapter kit but nothing as of yet...
And it isnt just a bad motor, it is a bad motor along with a body shot all over with rust. So a new motor may happen, but it will be more money than it is worth. One way or another, this tranny will be used.
As for 2.2 vs 2.4, I feel the 2.4 is way peppier and easier to work on... I absolutly hate the 2.2! Also, I really got confused by the oil filter too .. Not even a metal can!
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