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Old 06-27-2007, 08:15 PM   #191
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dang...so the project is on hold until winter break?
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Old 07-10-2007, 10:41 PM   #192
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I am very depressed to see no progress in this thread, however, I will add a link to keep those little mice running in all your heads.

401/381 WHEEL!!!! cresting 300 at 4k rpms, drool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.suneil.net/Ford%20Contour%20SVT.htm
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Old 07-10-2007, 10:51 PM   #193
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In just 600rpm's it gained 140whp and 140wtq. Went from 160whp/230wtq at 3700rpm's to 300whp/370wtq at 4300rpm's.
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:55 AM   #194
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Well, we originally had it timed out so we would finish it before Brian left for college. We ended up needing more parts than we thought we did, so we are going to finish it whenever he comes back. I tell you guys, this WILL get done and a "how to" will be put together!
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Well, we originally had it timed out so we would finish it before Brian left for college. We ended up needing more parts than we thought we did, so we are going to finish it whenever he comes back. I tell you guys, this WILL get done and a "how to" will be put together!
Thread from the Dead! Hey, so can you give us a quick run down on the major modifications needed to slide the v6 in the focus?? Custom mounts? Driveaxles? Can you keep the car 1x108? What major compontents get swapped in? Keep this thread going!!!
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Old 07-30-2007, 04:11 PM   #196
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^im with this guy, i have a thought on another v6 swap but its from another company owned by ford, bonacci knows all about it lol, but it would be nice to know how the wiring goes and the mounts and such.
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I'M BACK!!!!

there might need to be some custom motor mount work at most, and custom wiring for sure.

i will definitely keep track of this stuff and make sure it goes in the how-to.

i got back in MI on sunday and had myself a mini-christmas.

besides the newer trans (don't have pics of it yet) '98 SVTC trans with only 10K on it,
i got:

a lightened (and remachined) flywheel


a contour shifter


and some shorty exhaust headers for the V6






so i'm gonna start getting myself organized and get ready to wrench.

anybody who can make it to southeast michigan is more than welcome to come out and lend a hand or just check it out.

this thread has risen from the dead!
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wow glad to see your back. Lets see this progect moving again.
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thanks, and it'll get moving ASAP. i'm super excited and i wanna drive my baby so bad!
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YAY this thread is back....i cant wait to see all of the progress....its going to be killer for sure V6 POWER!!
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