Just curious - 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 12-28-2007, 09:44 PM   #1
Focus Addict
 
Cajun Boy876's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Fan#: 32579
Location: Alabama
What I Drive: 2004 Silver ZTS

Posts: 815
FF Reputation: 6 Cajun Boy876 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Just curious

Since my dad purchased MS6 I was wondering if their 6speed will fit in our car?


__________________
FS Exhaust, CAI, BSD, FSWERKS/SCT 3, Z3 Fenders, Smoked Corners, Clear Turn Signals, F2 RS Bumper, FC Stress Bar, Roush Stage 2 Suspension Kit, 2003 SVT Wheels Wraped In Maxis MA-Z1 Victra, 35% Tint.

Team DURATEC # 127
Cajun Boy876 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-28-2007, 09:55 PM   #2
Focus Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Fan#: 24778
Location: ., United States
What I Drive: a better car than a focus.

Posts: 8,506
FF Reputation: 219 honhon Excellent Standing Member honhon Excellent Standing Member honhon Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (21)
*moved to engine swap*
__________________
http://www.full-race.com/r14-fire-video.html
honhon is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-30-2007, 01:48 PM   #3
Focus Addict
 
m0nny's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Fan#: 8465
Location: Baltimore
What I Drive: 2001 Black ZX3

Posts: 701
Points 4,306, Level 41
Points: 4,306, Level: 41 Points: 4,306, Level: 41 Points: 4,306, Level: 41
Level Up 78% Completed
Level up: 78% Level up: 78% Level up: 78%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 m0nny Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
MS6 = MazdaSpeed 6?
__________________
- Yael
Quote:
Originally posted by m0nny
"Exactly.
Dont race him, it would be a waste of gas. You would probably win.
Zetec is a cheap ripoff of vtec and is nothing like vtec, i dont even think you can feel it kick in. "

Anyone else feel their zetec kicking in?
m0nny is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-22-2008, 09:31 PM   #4
Focus Addict
 
Cajun Boy876's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Fan#: 32579
Location: Alabama
What I Drive: 2004 Silver ZTS

Posts: 815
FF Reputation: 6 Cajun Boy876 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Yes, Mazdaspeed 6.
__________________
FS Exhaust, CAI, BSD, FSWERKS/SCT 3, Z3 Fenders, Smoked Corners, Clear Turn Signals, F2 RS Bumper, FC Stress Bar, Roush Stage 2 Suspension Kit, 2003 SVT Wheels Wraped In Maxis MA-Z1 Victra, 35% Tint.

Team DURATEC # 127
Cajun Boy876 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-23-2008, 06:51 AM   #5
What bump stop?
 
tiresmoker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Fan#: 20426
Location: Youngstown, Oh, Afghanistan
What I Drive: '00 ZX3 Turbo, '06 ST Turbo

Posts: 1,947
Points 5,063, Level 45
Points: 5,063, Level: 45 Points: 5,063, Level: 45 Points: 5,063, Level: 45
Level Up 57% Completed
Level up: 57% Level up: 57% Level up: 57%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 24 tiresmoker Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
As in the transmission, or the whole drivetrain?

Short answer to both, no. Not without heavy modification. Two completely different platforms.

It would be way, way easier to stick an SVT transmission into the Focus (and has been done several times over), as long as your engine is a Zetec.
__________________
ST Crew #19
2006 ST Turbo: JUNE 07 ROTM 2007 Ride of the Year
2000 ZX3: superturbochargedpartscar
2005 Shinka RX-8: too many mods....
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03OrangeSVT
It was like concentrated death on chicken
tiresmoker is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-23-2008, 07:12 AM   #6
Egz
Sückn' n Blown
 
Egz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Fan#: 442
Location: Tappahannock, VA
What I Drive: 2003 2.3l ZX3

Posts: 7,744
Points 10,229, Level 67
Points: 10,229, Level: 67 Points: 10,229, Level: 67 Points: 10,229, Level: 67
Level Up 45% Completed
Level up: 45% Level up: 45% Level up: 45%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 111 Egz Excellent Standing Member Egz Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
But he has a Duratec.
Egz is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-23-2008, 07:13 AM   #7
What bump stop?
 
tiresmoker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Fan#: 20426
Location: Youngstown, Oh, Afghanistan
What I Drive: '00 ZX3 Turbo, '06 ST Turbo

Posts: 1,947
Points 5,063, Level 45
Points: 5,063, Level: 45 Points: 5,063, Level: 45 Points: 5,063, Level: 45
Level Up 57% Completed
Level up: 57% Level up: 57% Level up: 57%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 24 tiresmoker Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
D'oh, never looked at his signature. Yeah, scratch that idea on the SVT transmission.
__________________
ST Crew #19
2006 ST Turbo: JUNE 07 ROTM 2007 Ride of the Year
2000 ZX3: superturbochargedpartscar
2005 Shinka RX-8: too many mods....
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03OrangeSVT
It was like concentrated death on chicken
tiresmoker is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-25-2008, 01:15 AM   #8
Focus Fanatic
 
rockthezx3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Fan#: 2116
Location: Milford, MA
What I Drive: 05 Silver WRX Wagon

Posts: 3,000
FF Reputation: 1 rockthezx3 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
There's nothing great about a 6 speed anyway...except for the 6th gear, which is only useful on the highway. I had no problems when I had my 5 speed zetec Focus, and had quite a few problems with the SVT 6 speed getrag junk.
__________________
First - 03 Egg Yolk Yellow ZX3
Second - 02 Infra Red SVT
Now - 05 Platinum Silver Metallic WRX Wagon
...now with dyno tuned stage 2
rockthezx3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

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:
What I Drive
Year, color, and model of your car. Example: 2003 Pitch Black ZX3
Name
Your real name.
City
State
Country
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

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
Curious about SVT Cajun Boy876 SVT Performance (2002-2004) 25 08-25-2007 10:10 AM
curious... XxXREDZX4 DURATEC Performance (2003-2007) 1 05-01-2007 06:55 PM
A bit curious...(racing question) dantegl36 Drag Racing 13 04-16-2006 10:44 AM
Curious on Porting out a FR head more Knuckles899 ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 4 07-07-2005 06:46 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:23 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