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Old 09-09-2009, 10:53 PM   #1
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Question Would it be possible?

An idea I have toyed with in my head and would be freakin awesome if possible. Evo or STI. motor and drivetrain in my SVT. but is it even possible? has it been done?


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Old 09-09-2009, 11:43 PM   #2
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Nothing! I might do it then! i dont mind being different!
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dude u gotta wait more then an hour for an answer on something like that. i know there was a guy that was talking about it at one time. but don't think it went much further then talking about doing it. idk i mean its possible with alot of work but let me ask why? at that point why not just buy an evo or sti? i mean whats the point? i could see swapping it to awd some how and keeping the focus motor and making a little sense but really all u want is an evo or sti. i say just buy one or the other and drive it as is. odds are to get a swap like that up and running ur more then likely gonna need just about ever peice of the donor car anyways.
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I dont really so much want the evo or sti motor but mor the all wheel drive. If I could keep my svt motor and make it rear wheel drive that would be fun. Or the RB25 or 26 swap but I havent heard much on how you would do that?
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the evo 4g63 will be a lot more easier than a ej257 engine and tranny.
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Yeah its not been done and itll cost a lot to do right. Its been talked about a lot on here and plenty of different Ideas have popped up and general info. Maybe try searching and you may find those old threads so you ca read those.
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rb26 has been done. and look into an old murkur(spelling) guys over seas do it alot with cossie escorts to focus swaps. but still alot of money man.
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well the all wheel drive has been done a few times, i think there is a how to on it, useing some jaguar parts.
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If I could keep my svt motor and make it rear wheel drive that would be fun.
That would be quite do-able IMO using the Kugel kit as a base to work from.

I tend to agree with the other posters though, if you want AWD then buy a Subaru Evo or WRX and be happy. Unless you feel the need for 500+ hours fabrication work.
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personally id rather have a awd 600hp focus over a awd 600hp evo or sti.
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