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2.2 L engine same as a Saturn?


GuyWithCavalier
12-11-2011, 10:39 AM
My friend has a Saturn 1995,
and I have a Cavalier 1999.

Is it the same engine?
And if so, are things like starter etc. swappable?
alternator? Any help will be appreciated.

GuyWithCavalier
12-14-2011, 08:22 PM
My friend has a Saturn 1995,
and I have a Cavalier 1999.

Is it the same engine?
And if so, are things like starter etc. swappable?
alternator? Any help will be appreciated.

Ok I guess this was a dumb question, because neither of the two photos I have of Saturn engines look like mine.


Simple 4 cyl. engine (single OVHC?)
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/460/2129/38648564008_large.jpg

Dual OHC (larger engine):
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/2303/3441/30756720019_large.jpg
In fact, one is apparently a different "litre" size entirely,
and the other is a dual overhead cam.
I think my 2.2 L is just a single OV Cam.

But since posting this I found out that the Saturn (1995) was originally marketed as an actual GM, even though apparently the company was separate (leaving me confused):

Did the Saturn ever have a 2.2. L engine?

And assuming many (most?) of the parts are still GM parts, are some of them at least interchangeable with my Cavalier?

My Cavalier looks something like this:

http://images.dealerrevs.com/gallery/photo.php?id=46583832

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