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Old 04-19-2009, 07:41 PM   #1
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tranny swap from svt to a zx3 zetec

can i swap a 2000 svt tranny inton a zetec zx3?


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Old 04-19-2009, 08:21 PM   #2
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yes, but you will need an svt flywheel, svt linkages, svt axles, etc. its alot of work, and the parts for the getrag are extremely expensive!!!
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ditto on what mlb said. for what reason would you want the 6 speed in a zx3 anyway other than to have a 6 speed? the mtx is better in almost every way. shorter gears, cheaper parts, more reliable, easier to work on, and its lighter. put a limited slip diff in there and the tranny is nearly bullet proof
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the svt wasn't made in 2000, but other than that its been done before.
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thanks but my dad wants to trade out the tranny so we can drag it. it has a supercharger in it and it reaches 120 without a problem but he likes speed. thanks again guys
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the zetec can top out at 145 w/ stock gearing, else you can change ur gearing. while its nice having a 6 spd, the MTX is 1k x better!
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Old 04-19-2009, 11:33 PM   #7
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I wouldn't use the svt trans for drag. The 5 speed has better gearing for it anyway.
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indeed. the getrag is junk for drag racing. every svtf owner who is a die hard drag racer with big power cars i can think of has swapped the getrag tranny for an mtx
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