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Old 12-30-2007, 03:00 PM   #1
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whats the diffrence in a duratech and a ztech

i raced a ztech ZX3 focus a couple of times last night ....i had three heavy people in my car and he only had his girl with him...........he beat me the fist time(had bad take off) and then i beat him 2 times...........and also my car only has a CAI and he had SRI, headers, full exhaust, and he said he did some other stuff but woldnt tell me(im guessing cams cuz he said something about cams at one piont..................


................well anyways, i wanted to know if the duratech was a better motor than the ztech since he had more mod's


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Old 12-30-2007, 05:53 PM   #2
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2.0L Duratech is over all a better engine then Zetec....but not by much really........2.3L on another hand is a very good engine

when i had all my mods on my car it was equal to a stock 2.3L Duratech
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don't know why this is in drag racing forum. never seen a track that allows 3 people in a car...
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I know what it is you had headers and u were racing a zetech...
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They was letting that happen at nopi nationals
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duratech is a mazda engine
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nope, its a mazda design. built by ford in chihuahua mexico.
theres a difference in the mazda and ford versions (compression, and ford doesnt use the vvt system, amongst some other things)
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oh well you know what i mean
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i thought the saleen 2.0 d-tecs had a 150 ponies? ive read online that alot of em do, the 04-05 models or maybe all of em, so maybe thats why if its a s121 150hp 150tq
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I know what it is you had headers and u were racing a zetech...


NO....i do not have headers the ztech did......and i wasnt using nitrous if some of think i was
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