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Old 08-06-2011, 09:25 AM   #1
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v8 Swap to a 03 SVT Is this possible?

I bought myself a 03 SVT Focus after getting in an accident with my 1993 Cobra I let insurance screw me over because I am young and stupid. I was at my friends house he said in one of his pass Fast Mustangs & Fords he saw a Fox v8 swap into a focus. I tierd to search it online and at there website to download PDF but wasnt able to, does anyone know if this is possible or any facts on this? I am sorry if this is the wrong place to ask this question but I figured the swap would section would be best. It might just have me keep the car instead of selling it.


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Old 08-06-2011, 09:57 AM   #2
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Yes its possible, its a lot of work and not cheap by any means. Kugel Komponents sells most of whats needed for the conversion but i know they dont sell everything you will have to do some hunting and searching for the rest of the parts. There are maybe 2 or 3 v8 focus owners on here hopefully they will chime in with more info for ya

http://www.kugelkomponents.com/focus/focus.html
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Old 08-06-2011, 10:27 AM   #3
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if you have the time you can fabricate your own stuff and that keeps cost way down. you already have the drivetrain for it and all the wiring. 20k is still ridiculous for a swap... those kits are a lot, but I guess you pay for convenience.
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Old 08-06-2011, 10:59 AM   #4
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Here is a thread of a fellow member doing an incredible swap job in his garage.
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Old 08-06-2011, 01:13 PM   #5
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Hey just imo, if you are going to do. Swap sell the svt and get a regular focus cuz those svt are one nice ride. Imo
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Old 08-06-2011, 02:51 PM   #6
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I actually have the issue of mustangs and fast fords with that article in it. Its pretty sweet and if you can do all the work your self you could easily keep cost under 10k. They had the car running 12s in the 1/4 mile with a almost stalk 302.
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Never heard of a V-8 swapped focus......
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Old 08-06-2011, 09:27 PM   #9
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Never heard of a V-8 swapped focus......
Yeah hears a little video of one of them.
http://youtu.be/dgeAVXvlKk0
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Nope never seen a V8 in a Focus either LOL

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