Reliable, lightweight, much simpler than a turbo, much more driveable than an LS swap... The longer this tab stays open, the closer I am to having an engine shipped to my door.
Unfortunately without a garage it’s basically “gather all the parts, take to a shop, brutally murder wallet”.
But I still think getting a Volvo is a higher priority. Need something to DD while the Miata gets turned into a non-running project for a while...
Speaking of Cheap Volvo’s... Manual, turbo, wagon, owned by two Volvo fanatics in a row, tons of maintenance records? 🤔