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Old 03-11-2007, 08:29 PM   #1
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JDM drop into a focus?

Alright alright alright...PLEASE don't flame me for asking because I'm pretty sure the answer is "hell no" but is it possible to put a JDM motor in a focus?

Could a K20 motor be dropped into an SVT engine bay successfully? Don't laugh and please don't get hissy pissy..it's just a question.

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Old 03-11-2007, 08:33 PM   #2
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Of course it can't be done...

The Focus is an american car, and the K20 is a Japanese motor. It's like a square peg and round hole.
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Sure it could.... just take some fab work.... you can put ANY motor into ANY car... it just takes time and work.
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Old 03-11-2007, 10:15 PM   #4
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yahhh..fab is $$$$ it would be cheaper to just put a turbo on my car. Thanks for the answers! I really just want to design my own car with similar proportions to an Ariel Atom and use a K20 motor in it.
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would be expensive as all hell. not only the fab, but wiring and such would all have to be done and adapted. many, many hours....
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Just go with the V8 RWD kit.
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Sure it could.... just take some fab work.... you can put ANY motor into ANY car... it just takes time and work.
Agreed ^^^, and this isn't a flame..but why bother? If you really want a JDM, get a civic si, its a great little car!
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I really just want to design my own car with similar proportions to an Ariel Atom and use a K20 motor in it.
If you want an atom. Just buy a welder, pipe bender, a s load of steel tubing and go to town. Then you can put what ever motor you want in it.


No seriously... do this. I want to see the results.
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Old 03-12-2007, 12:56 AM   #9
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lol thanks evil...you guys will be the first to know when I create this masterpiece. All I need now is a welder, a pipe bender, a bunch'a steel tubing and a garage. Oh yah..and a shit load of knowledge of physics and automobile designing. What would be a good school to go to to learn these trades?

1300 pounds and 210 horsepower is my goal.
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gutted crx... witha k20. not exactly a new idea.
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