Originally Posted by mikealicious
right on. thanks. Wasn't sure since some other car companies have the same engine in different cars (i.e. neon srt-4 and pt cruiser turbo).
The engine block is likely identical, but the exhaust routing and transmission differences make it necessary to tune specifically for the specific platform, as this engine is being put in everything from the Focus ST all the way up to the Taurus and Explorer, so while it may fit in various vehicles the little ancillary details make each application unique.