|09-21-2015 06:30 PM|
|linktex||239,000 miles and averaging 39 MPG|
|07-28-2015 01:53 AM|
|Johnw97055||Mine is still going and it has 223k and is tip top|
|07-13-2015 10:45 PM|
|heavyfuel||180+, just basic maintenance|
|07-01-2015 07:54 PM|
|Tjr33150||155 + miles|
|06-20-2015 01:07 AM|
|Johnw97055||I have 220k on my spi still going strong|
|04-27-2015 07:17 PM|
|DjXiest||On my second one. Lol. 9,000 on it and 155,000 on the one with the thrown rod.|
|04-24-2015 04:12 PM|
Not in a Focus, but the Escorts I have.
The 98 Escort wagon had around 181K miles or so, never dropped the valve seat, but did replaced the cylinder head after the head gasket blew as a precaution against that, then the crankshaft key broke damaging the crankshaft.
The 93 Escort 4 door hatchback (not technically a SPI engine but same base CVH as the SPI) has just under 220K miles on it got it for free with about 96K miles after the timing belt broke and he gave me the car. Never had to do anything to the engine besides plus, wires, timing belts, a water pump, and a couple coilpacks.
|04-24-2015 03:42 PM|
|Propagandroid||Bought mine with 117,000 had to replace clutch after about a year and a half later(the mechanic said he didn't think it was the original clutch too).and a few months later I did the timing belt, serpentine belt, water pump, and motor mount at about 128,000. I'm now at about 138,000 and going good. I've had my fair share of brake light problems but I suppose that's is for a different thread.|
|04-18-2015 08:59 PM|
blew at 205K
fixed with bear head from clear-water, FL. valves, gaskets, rings from rock auto...transferred all the guts over to the new head..
had to use spare short block from parts car, as it put a hole in the liner in about 10 sec......
original block is at the machine shop getting #4 over bored and sleeved back to STD, cost will be about $200 for just that.
i need that S\B fixed to get another SPI going. it blew out at 180K or so....
that will make for 3 fixed SPI's
and a 4th S\B to sell or put in another focus.
|03-16-2015 01:45 PM|
|natere2ster||mine croaked at 160,000 miles. SPI is junk if you're a real commuter. stay away from em!|
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