Euro anyone? - 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 04-27-2008, 10:14 PM   #1
Focus Enthusiast
 
Irish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Fan#: 55224
Location: Mesa, Arizona, United States
What I Drive: 2006, Black, ZX4 ST

Posts: 132
FF Reputation: 1 Irish Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Euro anyone?

So does anyone know of a company that imports the focus euro engines. More specifically the Focus ST turbo engine? Or has any one even attempted this mod? For nastalga sakes I would think this would be a cool mod, or should I just go with a Focus Sport 2.3 Long Block with a Turbo? Not trying to achieve astronomical goals just want to go faster with something not everyone has, but still Ford. No what I mean.


__________________
ST Crew #101
Team Duratec #237
2006 ZX4 ST
Eibach Lowering Springs, CAI, Balance Shaft Delete
Irish is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-28-2008, 11:29 AM   #2
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)
If you want the turbo I-5, you can get one easier from a Volvo S40 T5. Basically the same engine. But I haven't heard of anyone shoehorning one into a C170 chassis.

Turbo 2.3l, while not unique, is tried and true, and far far easier to do.
Egz is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-28-2008, 11:44 AM   #3
i wear no pants
 
besthaticouldo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Fan#: 26970
Location: The Lou, MO
What I Drive: '11 OBP WRX Sedan

Posts: 17,503
Points 32,330, Level 100
Points: 32,330, Level: 100 Points: 32,330, Level: 100 Points: 32,330, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 104 besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (23)
i imagine its do able...

but ya the volvo...the t5 motor is it.
__________________
remember that building a car shouldn’t come from parts it should come from deep inside your soul. let the car speak for all the emotions, memories and experiences youve made and the car will take a life of its own. truth over fame.
besthaticouldo is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-17-2008, 04:32 AM   #4
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Fan#: 44740
Location: philippines
Posts: 45
FF Reputation: 1 flyingpot_226 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
they have different engine mount placements... but it will fit inside..im not sure if you'll also have to change the transmission though. why dont you go for the volvo 2.0T.. its also 5cylinders but only 2.0L..its also an older engine so it might be easier to find rebuilt ones
flyingpot_226 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-17-2008, 07:40 PM   #5
Focus Addict
 
RobsRedRacer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1515
Location: Bowie, MD
What I Drive: 06 Dodge Ram, 02 TL1000R

Posts: 1,376
FF Reputation: 1 RobsRedRacer Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
save alot of money and just turbo the 2.3...you spend way more money trying to make it fit properly and getting the engine, and then have the same amout of performance as just turboing the 2.3
__________________
Drive a 2002 Suzuki TL1000R, 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 w/5.7L Hemi
Zetec Crew #195
RobsRedRacer 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
2002-2004 Final SVTF Production Numbers WD40 SVT Performance (2002-2004) 237 06-15-2015 05:46 AM
Interest On Euro Custom Plates Godspeed9mm General Car Chat Lounge 12 09-19-2011 04:09 PM
good pic of euro ST badge?? jmotank General Car Chat Lounge 9 08-23-2007 06:21 PM
So you REALLY want euro parts... afocusu General Car Chat Lounge 8 05-08-2005 06:47 AM
converting euro lights to us specs hypn0ticblu MK1 Focus 2 12-24-2003 10:37 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:41 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