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09-23-2012 12:11 PM
VEGAS I believe the head is same, if a head would have a sensor it wont mean the 2.0L would need to plug it in to work. I took out the 2.)l engine and installed the 2.3L and have no spare ware harness plugs I can see
09-23-2012 12:07 PM
VEGAS if you install a OEM 2.3L manifold you need to swap the wire harness and ECU,
09-23-2012 10:29 AM
badazz2010focus Doesn't the 2.3 NOT have that CHT sensor?
09-23-2012 09:42 AM
budpln
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Originally Posted by VEGAS View Post
the intake ports are tiny bit larger ( might no even notice it with the eye) but the 2.0L will bolt up with no issues.
so it should be no problem to run a 20 im and not necessary to run the 23 im
09-22-2012 03:22 PM
VEGAS the intake ports are tiny bit larger ( might no even notice it with the eye) but the 2.0L will bolt up with no issues.
09-22-2012 03:19 PM
mikebontoft nice
09-22-2012 03:17 PM
VEGAS Ports a little bigger, but the head over all is same..
it will bolt up just like the 2.0L


I mention this so if you need to use the 2.0L as a CORE they will accept it
09-22-2012 02:58 PM
mikebontoft so the ports aren't even bigger? that's why I'd assume the 23 IM is required... to get the most benefit from enlarged ports for a higher cfm.

how much does it drop the CR if you don't mill the head?
09-22-2012 02:51 PM
VEGAS i contacted a guy, he said head is same head, just valves cut larger on 2.3L
09-20-2012 12:22 PM
VEGAS i know for a fact it works, and I feel the huge difference in power with 2.3L engine compared to 2.0L even while using the 2.0L intake.

Maybe I will see a huge gain when I add the cozzy knockoff
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