Contour SVT Swap! Proj. Log! - Page 51 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Engine & Transmission Swap

Engine & Transmission Swap The place to chat about any engine and transmission swap.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply




 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-16-2008, 04:37 AM   #501
aka The Wizard
 
Timmeh!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Fan#: 27514
Location: Lake Orion, MI
What I Drive: '87 Jetta GL, '82 Benz 300TD

Posts: 8,950
Points 22,549, Level 93
Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93
Level Up 20% Completed
Level up: 20% Level up: 20% Level up: 20%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 9 Timmeh! Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
well i gots to see my womans... and its all highway miles anyways.... the only time not having power steering sucks is parking and or when im not moving at all... and a focus dont weigh much... its not like im driving a crown vic without power steering.... its just a light little ZX3.... with a contour motor.... mmmm torque.... can you tell i REALLY want to start the motor today?
__________________
Otto - 82 Benz Turbo Diesel Wagon - cruiser
Mitzi - 87 VW Jetta - low n slow
CATIA is a dirty tramp, until you figure out its sweet spots, and how to make it moan. Then its easy as apple pie on a fall afternoon.
Timmeh! is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-16-2008, 04:41 AM   #502
Focus Addict
 
dullishpage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Fan#: 32500
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
What I Drive: 2006 Ford Focus ZX4 Sonic Blue

Posts: 687
FF Reputation: 40 dullishpage Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
damn, I want to start the motor today. damn if I had a v6 in my focus I would have smoked my bosses Honda Civic SI, damn bastard and his $6000 in mods smoked my damn "super stock" automatic. I was sand bagging for next time, or at least thats what I told him. lol...DAMN, a v6 would rip his honda a new one.!!!!
Quote:
Originally Posted by I <3 my ZX3 View Post
well i gots to see my womans... and its all highway miles anyways.... the only time not having power steering sucks is parking and or when im not moving at all... and a focus dont weigh much... its not like im driving a crown vic without power steering.... its just a light little ZX3.... with a contour motor.... mmmm torque.... can you tell i REALLY want to start the motor today?
__________________
SEDAN REVOLUTION No. 92

Quote:
Originally Posted by dullishpage View Post
I Am The Winner! I WIN BECAUSE I DID IT WITH MY MIND.
dullishpage is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 04:51 AM   #503
aka The Wizard
 
Timmeh!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Fan#: 27514
Location: Lake Orion, MI
What I Drive: '87 Jetta GL, '82 Benz 300TD

Posts: 8,950
Points 22,549, Level 93
Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93
Level Up 20% Completed
Level up: 20% Level up: 20% Level up: 20%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 9 Timmeh! Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
have him come out to the G2g... i'll show him whats up...

and this swap is prolly costing me $6k or more... but the advantage is i can go back... turbo it and make over 300whp without even breaking anything.
__________________
Otto - 82 Benz Turbo Diesel Wagon - cruiser
Mitzi - 87 VW Jetta - low n slow
CATIA is a dirty tramp, until you figure out its sweet spots, and how to make it moan. Then its easy as apple pie on a fall afternoon.
Timmeh! is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 05:22 AM   #504
Focus Addict
 
dullishpage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Fan#: 32500
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
What I Drive: 2006 Ford Focus ZX4 Sonic Blue

Posts: 687
FF Reputation: 40 dullishpage Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
he would never come, he gives me shit constantly about my focus. I give him crap about his unamerican car, even though it is made in canada, still screw him.
__________________
SEDAN REVOLUTION No. 92

Quote:
Originally Posted by dullishpage View Post
I Am The Winner! I WIN BECAUSE I DID IT WITH MY MIND.
dullishpage is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 05:29 AM   #505
aka The Wizard
 
Timmeh!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Fan#: 27514
Location: Lake Orion, MI
What I Drive: '87 Jetta GL, '82 Benz 300TD

Posts: 8,950
Points 22,549, Level 93
Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93
Level Up 20% Completed
Level up: 20% Level up: 20% Level up: 20%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 9 Timmeh! Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
the point is that absolutely 0 dollars of his car ended up here...

even though the Foci are made in mexico... at least the profits end up in Ford America's hands... now if only we could convince them to use it to bring the ST over......
that'd end up being my next car.... my daily for when my car becomes a project only track monster, lol. so Ford America has some time to bring it over.

buying american supports america no matter where the car is made.
__________________
Otto - 82 Benz Turbo Diesel Wagon - cruiser
Mitzi - 87 VW Jetta - low n slow
CATIA is a dirty tramp, until you figure out its sweet spots, and how to make it moan. Then its easy as apple pie on a fall afternoon.
Timmeh! is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 05:33 AM   #506
Focus Addict
 
dullishpage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Fan#: 32500
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
What I Drive: 2006 Ford Focus ZX4 Sonic Blue

Posts: 687
FF Reputation: 40 dullishpage Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Ford CEO announced they are going to make the "EURO" focus in the NA last quarter of 2011 if they can get a loan to convert their plant that makes suv's and trucks to make foci. I posted that info somewhere on here, iono where.
__________________
SEDAN REVOLUTION No. 92

Quote:
Originally Posted by dullishpage View Post
I Am The Winner! I WIN BECAUSE I DID IT WITH MY MIND.
dullishpage is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 05:37 AM   #507
aka The Wizard
 
Timmeh!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Fan#: 27514
Location: Lake Orion, MI
What I Drive: '87 Jetta GL, '82 Benz 300TD

Posts: 8,950
Points 22,549, Level 93
Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93
Level Up 20% Completed
Level up: 20% Level up: 20% Level up: 20%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 9 Timmeh! Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
oh... cool... and my return line is done!!! pics in a little bit when it's actually on the car.
__________________
Otto - 82 Benz Turbo Diesel Wagon - cruiser
Mitzi - 87 VW Jetta - low n slow
CATIA is a dirty tramp, until you figure out its sweet spots, and how to make it moan. Then its easy as apple pie on a fall afternoon.
Timmeh! is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 06:44 AM   #508
aka The Wizard
 
Timmeh!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Fan#: 27514
Location: Lake Orion, MI
What I Drive: '87 Jetta GL, '82 Benz 300TD

Posts: 8,950
Points 22,549, Level 93
Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93
Level Up 20% Completed
Level up: 20% Level up: 20% Level up: 20%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 9 Timmeh! Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
so heres the awesomeness that is the return fuel line (much thanks to ford for making the Focus a semi-return system... more details later)


there it is... a brass female T with male to barb fittings.... a little old gas helped me slip all the hosing on... and it ain't coming off.


and theres the line running from the fuel pressure regulator to the return fitting i made...

the line i tapped into... its that little thing on the left side of the engine bay....
its a fuel evap canister... and it also takes the extra fuel from the rail.

im sure you're wondering why it has a return and why the Focus's stock returnless system has this thing.....

its cause theres a fuel pressure regulator that sits on the end of the rail (that little plastic thing you have to unbolt to get the rail off) ensuring that the rail will never exceed a certain pressure (in case the fuel pump gets grounded constantly or otherwise goes haywire.. it also helps the fuel system keep a constant pressure when it's operating 100% duty cycle)

that little regulator bleeds off into the evap... that condenses the gas vapors and sends the whole deal back to the tank.

so i tapped directly into the lower fitting... which feeds fuel to the tank.

i also disabled the fuel evap... its not needed with the regulator and return style system.
__________________
Otto - 82 Benz Turbo Diesel Wagon - cruiser
Mitzi - 87 VW Jetta - low n slow
CATIA is a dirty tramp, until you figure out its sweet spots, and how to make it moan. Then its easy as apple pie on a fall afternoon.
Timmeh! is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 06:58 AM   #509
Aku
Sneeze
 
Aku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Fan#: 57726
Location: Novi, MI, United States
What I Drive: 04 A4 Avant, 04 R32T, 94 CBR

Posts: 10,459
Points 10,297, Level 67
Points: 10,297, Level: 67 Points: 10,297, Level: 67 Points: 10,297, Level: 67
Level Up 62% Completed
Level up: 62% Level up: 62% Level up: 62%
Forum Activity 11%
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
FF Reputation: 4 Aku Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
Good shit. Hook up the rest of the lines!

Figure out what ur gunna do for the radiator stuff seeing as that hose is too small. You could prolly force it on there with a little bit of lube or something to presuede it on but it would prolly be easier to get 1-1/4" tubing.

You get some money from your mom?
__________________
'04 Audi A4 Avant 1.8T 6MT
'04 VW R32 - (O:o)=R32=W====(o:O)
'94 Honda CBR600 F2
Aku is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2008, 07:51 AM   #510
aka The Wizard
 
Timmeh!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Fan#: 27514
Location: Lake Orion, MI
What I Drive: '87 Jetta GL, '82 Benz 300TD

Posts: 8,950
Points 22,549, Level 93
Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93 Points: 22,549, Level: 93
Level Up 20% Completed
Level up: 20% Level up: 20% Level up: 20%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 9 Timmeh! Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
i'll give it a shot AND look up places that sell 1-1/4" and no... my mom has already loaned me enough money she says she cant really afford it right now... which i understand.. cause shes worried my ex is gonna have some kind of excuse (again) as to why she cant give me the money today.
__________________
Otto - 82 Benz Turbo Diesel Wagon - cruiser
Mitzi - 87 VW Jetta - low n slow
CATIA is a dirty tramp, until you figure out its sweet spots, and how to make it moan. Then its easy as apple pie on a fall afternoon.
Timmeh! is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Tags
duratec deb , effin awesome build , she lives! , svtc swap

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HOW-TO: SVT IMRC DSI Intake Manifold Upgrade FOR ZETEC!!!! 94whtlytng ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 131 05-31-2012 06:56 AM
SVT contour kill MISVTfocus General Racing Chat 9 05-02-2005 10:15 PM
zx3 vs svt contour??? imprtslyr0223 General Car Chat Lounge 9 02-25-2005 03:59 PM
Whats the value of SVT Focus parts to do a swap? Darth Focus ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 9 01-27-2005 11:10 AM
Soon to come, more SVT parts for your non-SVT Focus... myFordPerformance.com ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 32 05-02-2004 04:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:29 AM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum, Civic Type-R Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1