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Old 10-11-2007, 01:51 PM   #1
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SVT motor into my 2000 ZX3

So things have panned out to were I have run into deals I can't pass up.

I am thinking about picking up a SVT motor and throwing it in the ZX3.

The car I am pulling the SVT motor out of is an Euro SVT. It is about to under go a v8 transplant.

I am going to get everything out of the car basically. (motor trans wiring harness etc.)

I am wondering what else I will need to purchas eot make it work.

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every wiring harness, fuel pump, evap system, tranny stuff, all interior wiring, ecu, gem module. tons of stuff.
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Save yourself the trouble and just swap the bottom end of the motor and the tranny.

sell the head and the intake manifold.
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Save yourself the trouble and just swap the bottom end of the motor and the tranny.

sell the head and the intake manifold.
Why sell the head? It flows better than any other out there.
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ya keep the head...the head and cams are better then anything aftermarket...the intake manifold flows better as well...keep it all.
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Save yourself the trouble and just swap the bottom end of the motor and the tranny.

sell the head and the intake manifold.
I am going this way only because I have a PW SC for the Zetec head and didn't want to spend like 4 grand on a new supercharger, so I'm just installing a new bottom end, and keeping my 5 speed becuase I just spent like 600 bucks on flywheel and clutch, and everyone says the 5 speed is better than the 6? Still not sure about that one though.
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if youve driven a 6 youd think differently...
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ive heard the mounting points are different for the svt engine, so you would have to get custom mounts or swap front ends.
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nope...mounts are the same.
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Well it's just alot less work to not use the svt head and IM, you don't have to screw with the harness and removing your dash ect...

But ef it right? go for it.

And the 6 speed is awesome except for dragging woo that first gear takes all day, for DD i'd take it, nothing like cruising down the highway in 6th...straight line 5 speed is tons better, but it's a focus right? getragftw
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