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Old 05-05-2009, 09:43 PM   #1
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Question Which motor should i swap for???

Ok so here it is. I got a 2003 Focus SPI, and that SPI motor SUCKS Its seeming to be on its last few months here maybe a year, idk, but Im looking ahead so that I can build a nice motor and just drop it in when mine goes. My car is in excellent shape so I want this swap to be hella clean and nice lookin with more than enough power.

SO.... Which motor should I do? Besides the V6 and V8.

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Old 05-05-2009, 11:07 PM   #2
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Well if you want to go simple you can get an entire Zetec long block from Mike at Hilbish for around 1,100.

Ride looks real good tho!
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Hmm.... Well... I hear theres a 2.3 liter that comes in the SALEENS, would that be a good swap?

And thanks, I try to keep it nice
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You got bad info somewhere, the 2.3 only came in the 03-04 PZEV and 05-07 ST

That would be the one to go with, but it would require a whole slew of parts. Like, you would need a donor car.
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well i know member saleen_n20 has a 2.3 and his is a Saleen...so clearly what you said cant be true either
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the saleen S121 or N2O with 121 in^3 of displacement? 121 in^3 = 2.0L...

http://www.saleencanada.com/english/n2o_focus_specs.htm
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the saleen S121 or N2O with 121 in^3 of displacement? 121 in^3 = 2.0L...

http://www.saleencanada.com/english/n2o_focus_specs.htm
im just telling you what he drives....2.3l Saleen, look up his pro
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he may have engine swapped.
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he didnt...i just looked into it a lil he has an 04' and i dont know if all the 04' Saleen's have 2.3 but in 05' they switched to the 2.0....
now im just curious if they are pzev compliant?

they kind of get into it in the Saleen thread
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oh man totally didnt even know they made a 2004 saleen.

then yeah that would be the pzev motor, but probably lost pzev distinction.
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