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Old 01-13-2008, 08:41 PM   #1
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quick Engine question.

Short and simple question,

whats the difference between an engine that had an auto attached to it at the factory and one that had a MTX attached at the factory?

i may have the chance to get a 2.0dura that i can build outside of my car as time and money permits, but it came out of an auto and i have a MTX.


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Old 01-14-2008, 12:12 PM   #2
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Nothing engine wise. Same block, head, cams, pistons, rods....
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There USE to be a small difference on the zetecs... automatics had a different throttle body (same size but different linkage)... and I would bet the Duratec's do as well.
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if its something small like the TB i could live with that... the short block i may get probably would be up and running for about another year, i would just slowly dismantle it, and rebuild it with better internals etc mostly as money permits.
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There USE to be a small difference on the zetecs... automatics had a different throttle body (same size but different linkage)... and I would bet the Duratec's do as well.
Actually, its the same TB on the Duratec.
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Actually, its the same TB on the Duratec.
The hardware should all be the same. There would probably be some discrepancies with some wiring but thats not really an issue.
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No, I meant its the same TB between automatic and manual Duratecs. (completely different TB from Zetec)
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someone on here got a tb off a auto to put on his mtx and it solved his rough start issue
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