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Old 04-03-2007, 08:56 PM   #1
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I called my dealership today and asked if they would accept a trade in, my 2007 zx3 for a 2002 SVT. The SVT is gunmetal "liquid gray" color, with the EAP wheels on it. Lowered on Eibach Pro Kit System Coilovers, and intake, headers, exhaust, and sts. Lots of other stuff. THey said it would be even trade but id still have to make my payments on my other car, but it would get switched over. SHould i do it or just avoid all the trouble and keep mine?


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Old 04-03-2007, 09:03 PM   #2
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Hmmm.....Tough question, me (and this is only me) I'd keep the '07 w/factory warrenty, make the payments ( fact of the matter is, it's worth more being newer) and maybe get an SVT later down the road. But it's only me.
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yea thats what ive been thinking, but i like to do appearance mods and there is almost NO mods like that for 05+ focus. No halo headlights, no OEM carbon hoods, nothing... ANd the SVT is faster, and i cant think of how to make my 07 as fast as a svt. right now im running about 155hp
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It's all your call! But I have a D23E engine with "I think" about 140hp stock, and I'm adding a cossi with hopes of an additional 7ish Hp, and then a exhaust about another 7-8ish hp, +/- SCT flasher and I hope to be near 160-160 hp. We'll see.
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i have the D20 and with my mods it comes to around 155hp. What can i do to put the stock SVT's to shame?
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Keep the 07 you get the warenty and avoid alot of hassle since the SVT is getting older

Well we cant do UDP maybe ajustable cam gears TB,Headers, Flex Pipe, just basically anything off focus sport will at least help a lil
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i have the D20 and with my mods it comes to around 155hp. What can i do to put the stock SVT's to shame?
Maybe tune? Us duratecs have more tourque than the SVT=out right fast, but I refuse to get into the ST vs. SVT conflict/war . LOL
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ok, lets say i have a STOCK 2007 ZX3 with a D20 motor. If i do all these mods will i beat a svt

2.25 exhaust
intake
tune
header
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vs a STOCK SVT
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It would would be a good race
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