Originally Posted by ralliartist
essentially they are the same, but there are many differences.
Even if you stuff an LSJ crank/rods/pistons into a 2.2 block, you won't have the oil cooler like the LSJ has. The LSJ head will bolt onto the block, make sure you use the right crank sensor for the right crank. If you use the LSJ crank, then get an LSJ crank sensor. If you use the 2.2 crank, then get the 2.2 sensor as the counters are different.
Whatever you use, I would go ahead and sleeve the block. That's cheap insurance in the long run.
yeah i know i need to replace the crank sensor, i plan on using a LSJ crank. Do i even need the oil squirters? It will be sleeved, heres my parts list.
Stock crank (as long as its usable)
Diamond forged pistons ups the compression to 10:1 or 10.5:1 (suggestions please)
Carillo H beam rods
Another stock head that will be P&P
Neutral Balance shafts
Supertech 78 lbs valve springs
Exeedy Hyper single clutch