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Targa Paul 08-30-2011 06:51 AM

4 door SVT?
 
http://www.nlclassifieds.com/classif...ks/Ford/696377

There was a 4 door SVT?

I thought they were only 2 door.

To the best of my knowledge there is only 1 other of those cars here on the island.

alex62390 08-30-2011 06:55 AM

yes they made 3 door and 5 door. Its a hatch, count the truck too.

02fordsvt 08-30-2011 06:57 AM

Yup. Most people refer to them as 5-door and 3-door versions, the 4-door name is generally reserved for the sedan. Really the only difference between them is the extra set of doors. The chassis and dimensions are all exactly the same between the two Svt models.

scottie.harris 08-30-2011 08:06 AM

Yep, that's what I'm driving.

Targa Paul 08-30-2011 08:15 AM

Is there a weight difference between the 3 and 5 door?

mlbbaseball 08-30-2011 09:10 AM

yes, the 5 door is heavier. for rally, you will want a 3 door

scottie.harris 08-30-2011 09:29 AM

I think the 5door is about 200lbs heavier I believe.

Clark18 08-30-2011 09:55 AM

Plus the three door likely has a stiffer/more rigid frame/body which is preferred in racing.

scottie.harris 08-30-2011 10:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Clark18 (Post 3802282)
Plus the three door likely has a stiffer/more rigid frame/body which is preferred in racing.

They actually put a beefier suspension on the 4door, the only advantages the 3door really has is weight and shorter wheel base.

Targa Paul 08-30-2011 10:15 AM

How hard would it be to "clone" a 3door?

IE....buy a regular 3door and then swap engine/tranny/ecu.I wouldn't need any of the interior/gauges etc.

Do those engines still pop up for sale from time to time....or are they getting rare?


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