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Old 08-24-2012, 10:13 PM   #11
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You will also need the coolant sensor from the same car, since the SVT is a push in sensor vs the screw in type on the contour housing.
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:19 PM   #12
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CFM is your best bet. I had a similar thermotat housing from a now defunct company and I'm very happy with it.
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Old 08-27-2012, 09:55 AM   #13
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Doesn't massive performance or top speed make a fancy aluminum...?
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ok thanks everything works great awesome
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I wish I had seen this sooner - just had mine replaced.
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Old 09-12-2012, 02:18 PM   #16
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Doesn't massive performance or top speed make a fancy aluminum...?
Nothin' from Massive that I've seen and TS still hasn't been released since I last checked. That was a month ago
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...or you could just properly maintain the original one, as it is most often oil leaking down the head that causes the large sealing o-ring to swell and crack the housing.
I do wonder what will eventually happen when the oil returns and swells the o-ring in your new, "stronger" and "improved" housing, what will now break, hopefully nothing as cheap as the original housing.
My solution was to change to Vitron o-rings for the sensor and plug, cost $1.00, no leaks after over two years, cross my fingers and knock on wood!
Fortunately/unfortunately it's maintanance that causes most of our little car's problems, not the design!
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...or you could just properly maintain the original one, as it is most often oil leaking down the head that causes the large sealing o-ring to swell and crack the housing.
I do wonder what will eventually happen when the oil returns and swells the o-ring in your new, "stronger" and "improved" housing, what will now break, hopefully nothing as cheap as the original housing.
My solution was to change to Vitron o-rings for the sensor and plug, cost $1.00, no leaks after over two years, cross my fingers and knock on wood!
Fortunately/unfortunately it's maintanance that causes most of our little car's problems, not the design!
Completely wrong. The design flaw is putting a valve cover relief hole right above the Tstat housing.

I believe that if the SVT was marketed for a couple of more years, this little issue would've been taken care of.
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Never had that problem mine leaked from the Weep hole on bottom.... and my CfM one leaks from the temp senser occasionally
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Completely wrong. The design flaw is putting a valve cover relief hole right above the Tstat housing.

I believe that if the SVT was marketed for a couple of more years, this little issue would've been taken care of.
I doubt you really know what you are talking about and you should consider this when replying.
The relief hole should never be an issue if you maintain your car properly.
Oil should be housed in the engine block and not running down the head.
Before you buy that useless intake, header or inferior coil pack, fix the issues that need addressing!
The biggest issue this car has is children purchasing this car and driving the $&^* out of them!
This is the reason the European versions suffer no issues with the thermostat housing, clutch or anything else that seems to be complained about over and over on these kind of "specialty" websites.
The cars are basically the same, just different owners!
Sometimes I get a good laugh at people on FF or FJ coming up with a new engineering, thinking that they are more capable than an establish car manufacturer or F1 engineering firm.
I drive my car the way it was intended and maintain it like it should be maintained.
That's why I don't have the issues you are so eager to give advice about!
The SVT Focus costs more to own and operate than its domestic sibling and it should, it was designed that way!
Sorry for being so harsh, but your reply seemed so ignorant and disrespectful!
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