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Old 01-31-2013, 07:49 PM   #1
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zx2 head on a zx3 engine

hi i have a 2000 zx3 manual runs good but i realy dont like the rpm i have a zx2 and the rpm are higher the say i can swamp the heats of the zx2 to my zx3 can it be possible all the specs shos it can be don i want to know if some one don it how did it came out to what spec did you rectify the heats and if you tune up your ecm for higher rpm


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Old 01-31-2013, 08:28 PM   #2
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Do you mean heads ?

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Old 01-31-2013, 08:31 PM   #3
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yes i do heads
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:08 AM   #4
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I think this is what he meant.

"Hi I have a 2000 zx3 manual it runs good, but I really don't like the max rpm limit. I have a zx2 and the rpm limit is higher than the zx3, can I swamp the heads of the zx2 to my zx3? Is it possible to do? All the specs show it can be done. I want to know if someone has done it and how did it come out? What mods have to be done to make it work and does the ecu need to be tuned?"

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I think this is what he meant.

"Hi I have a 2000 zx3 manual it runs good, but I really don't like the max rpm limit. I have a zx2 and the rpm limit is higher than the zx3, can I swamp the heads of the zx2 to my zx3? Is it possible to do? All the specs show it can be done. I want to know if someone has done it and how did it come out? What mods have to be done to make it work and does the ecu need to be tuned?"

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thanks man do you know anything of it
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Yes you can swap the heads but the ZX3 head is just as good , your zx3 should go to 6250 just like the zx2 does

For better performance add a SVT header , intake , TB and a tune and you will see about a 20% gain in performance

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Old 02-18-2013, 03:12 PM   #7
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Yes you can swap the heads but the ZX3 head is just as good , your zx3 should go to 6250 just like the zx2 does

For better performance add a SVT header , intake , TB and a tune and you will see about a 20% gain in performance

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uhhh zx2 goes to around 7k... definatly not 6250?

but regardless if it revs more or not, you will need to get a vct delete if you want to use a zx2 head, and the vct deletes for the zx2 are hard to find... unless you can figure a way to wire in the use of the vct into your engine.

the vct is variable cam timing and it's on the exhaust cam (unlike the intake cam on the svt engines).
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uhhh zx2 goes to around 7k... definatly not 6250?

but regardless if it revs more or not, you will need to get a vct delete if you want to use a zx2 head, and the vct deletes for the zx2 are hard to find... unless you can figure a way to wire in the use of the vct into your engine.

the vct is variable cam timing and it's on the exhaust cam (unlike the intake cam on the svt engines).

I don't think you're understanding.

HP peak (stock) is around 6,250rpm for both engines.
We know full well how VCT works and what the differences are between the ZX2 and the SVT ... unfortunately the standard Focus zetec does not have VCT, so both cases are irrelevant.
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uhhh zx2 goes to around 7k... definatly not 6250?

but regardless if it revs more or not, you will need to get a vct delete if you want to use a zx2 head, and the vct deletes for the zx2 are hard to find... unless you can figure a way to wire in the use of the vct into your engine.

the vct is variable cam timing and it's on the exhaust cam (unlike the intake cam on the svt engines).
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Old 03-31-2013, 04:49 PM   #10
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Do you guys know if i can put 2000-2004 focus parts on a 98 contour?
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