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Old 11-30-2004, 05:46 PM   #1
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svt engine swap

Hi guys !

I was looking to ebay and saw a svt engine for sale... I have a ZX3 2000 with the standard zetec and manual transmission. What I will have to buy if I buy this engine ?? let me know

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...category=33615

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Old 11-30-2004, 07:08 PM   #2
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Hmmmm, just to name a few things....off the top of my head...

ECU, Engine harness, DSI module/ cable, axles (prob diff ZX3 - SVT) airbox (or aftermarket intake), etc.

Should be a cool swap!!

I'm still thinking 2.5 Contour SVT motor with twin turbos...that'd be so badass, I just cant bring myself to pull a great running motor...
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Old 11-30-2004, 11:02 PM   #3
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its not worth it at all for only 40hp and 10tq
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Old 11-30-2004, 11:09 PM   #4
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its not worth it at all for only 40hp and 10tq
..you didnt add in the 'bling' factor of 22
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Old 12-01-2004, 02:18 AM   #5
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I would find a new 2.3 duratec and slap it in there.
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Old 12-01-2004, 03:31 AM   #6
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Hmmmm, just to name a few things....off the top of my head...

ECU, Engine harness, DSI module/ cable, axles (prob diff ZX3 - SVT) airbox (or aftermarket intake), etc.

Should be a cool swap!!

I'm still thinking 2.5 Contour SVT motor with twin turbos...that'd be so badass, I just cant bring myself to pull a great running motor...


Don't forget the complete exhaust system from header on back.

As for the swap...I could go on and on with reasons not to do this swap, but it's been covered so many times and caused so many arguments. So I'll just give you the link to the old thread and you can decide for yourself.

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Old 12-01-2004, 09:42 PM   #7
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hey if you're seriously thinking about it, i found this on ebay and would be perfect...
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...category=33615
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It would be cool if you could do it but the factors mentioned on the other post are true. On top of that it's gonna be expensive especially if the ECU isn't included.
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