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Old 11-13-2011, 06:36 PM   #1
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focus and escort are the 2.0's the same

i was needing a head for my 2.0 sohc focus and was wonderin if the escorts were the same motor


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Old 11-13-2011, 10:31 PM   #2
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No different animal all together
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:39 PM   #3
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Yeah they are. Assuming you mean SOHC.
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http://www.perfectengine.com/Ford_2_...arts_s/104.htm

http://www.fordforums.com/f166/escort-focus-motor-same-161356/
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:51 PM   #5
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a few minor differences. I've seen people put the focus head on 1.9's for bit less compression and those were escort only.
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Old 11-13-2011, 11:04 PM   #6
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thanks i was just wonderin cause the spi's are hard to find
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yeah they are hard to find.
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Old 11-13-2011, 11:07 PM   #8
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afaik you could get away with using the 1.9 sohc escort head it would be a little higher compession. another option that would be a bit of work but i know for sure would work because its been done and documented is a zetec head swap onto a spi bottom end. neither of which will be easy i think. even with the 1.9 head you may have issues with diffrent accesory mounting plus it would be higher compression and theirs a chance it would turn it into an intereference engine. try and pm jeffescortlx he would be able to tell you if it would work and what would need done because he swapped a spi head onto the 1.9 in his turbo escort
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Old 11-14-2011, 05:45 AM   #9
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:10 PM   #10
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no they wont work i researched it. i found that water passages are different and wont line up. but i guess i could have read something that wasnt true. but thats what i found
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