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Old 04-19-2006, 09:37 PM   #1
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Ok, I was about to order a SC from powerworks for my Zetec engine. But there is one problem. I don thave the Zetec engine! I checked under the hood and I have to 2.3 L Pzev engine. Does anybody know of any websites that have upgrades for this engine? Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 04-19-2006, 09:42 PM   #2
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hahahah, that is the best story i have ever heard !!! lol, man, talk about a rude awakenin..hey 4k spent wisely on a motor i dont have..ok enough of that, you are better off with the pzev anyway, much more upgradeable..there is a turbo kit coming out soon from focussport, but they also care alot of all motor apps for your car, look into focus-power soon for their release of their turbo kit, as well as f2perf

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www.f2perf.com -turbo in future, along with simple bolt ons (not sure about the url)
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Old 04-19-2006, 09:55 PM   #3
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I still dont see any of the 2.3 Pzev engines, only the 2.3 Duratec
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Old 04-19-2006, 10:46 PM   #4
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the 2.3 counts as a pzev engine according to the ford websites
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Old 04-19-2006, 10:49 PM   #5
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the 2.3 duratec is what you have. and be glad, it is MUCH better than a zetec (no offence to those of you with zetec's, but its true)
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well i wouldnt say MUCH better, zetec still has tbe biggest aftermarket variety, but the 2.3 has sense behind it
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so i have a 2.3 duratech? r u sure because in the owners manual it matches the pzev engine perfectly
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the 2.3 DURATEC (not duratech) is a PZEV motor..
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So, anything that fits the 2.3 duratec will fit in my car? How common is a 2.3L in a sedan model focus?
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Thats correct. It was called the PZEV back in 2003, but only as a promotional way to let people know of Ford's clear air vehicles. Its a great engine, with plenty of aftermarket for it.

If you really were wanting boost, Focus Sport is getting ready to release a light-boost turbo kit.

As for how common it is, lets just say its somewhat rare. In 2004, it was an option on some Focuses, and standard on the ZTS and ZTW. Starting 2005, all cars came with a Duratec engine, but only the ST got the 2.3l while the rest got the 2.0l
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