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Old 03-26-2009, 04:26 PM   #1
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Lightbulb which engine swap do you think is the best?

let me know why you think thats the best way to do so for foci's


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Old 03-26-2009, 04:30 PM   #2
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just tell me whats the best engine swap for the foci
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if i had the time and money I would swap in a 2.3 duratec motor in and turbo it!
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For real, I'd say a d23 swap. Most power for the money right off the bat, and the best aftermarket support from the REAL companies. You could build that engine for 500+ horsepower without FI if you wanted too with all the crap Cosworth has available.

Plus, It's a 2.3L... and everyone knows..... SIZE MATTERS!!! HAHAHAHA!!!
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