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Old 07-27-2009, 01:08 PM   #1
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Would zetec fit in 1996 Contour???

A guy at work needs a new motor in his Contour and i was wondering if a newer zetec would be able to just swap into his 96 contour. Any ideas? thanks


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If a 351 can fit in a zx3 it can be done. I would say he should look for a svt contour motor in good condition and throw it in, prob easier and more power
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YES the newer zetec would be a nice upgrade! The transmissions should match up, and all the weird parts you'd need to make it work should be removable from the contour's zetec.

FYI though: there are a lot of differences, including the block skirt/windage, motor mounts, etc. This won't be super duper easy, but I'd say it will be worth it.
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and hed need the wiring harness
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