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Old 09-20-2012, 12:31 AM   #21
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why are people insisting you need the 2.3L intake? my 2007 focus 2.0L motor died, replaced motor with 2.3L and installed the 2.0L intake no problem..
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why are people insisting you need the 2.3L intake? my 2007 focus 2.0L motor died, replaced motor with 2.3L and installed the 2.0L intake no problem..
I don't know. Probably cause they think a 23 head has to have the 23 i/m. It does the job, but the 23 i/m does it better.
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Old 09-20-2012, 11:22 AM   #23
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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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Old 09-22-2012, 01:51 PM   #24
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i contacted a guy, he said head is same head, just valves cut larger on 2.3L
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Old 09-22-2012, 01:58 PM   #25
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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?
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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
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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.
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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
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Doesn't the 2.3 NOT have that CHT sensor?
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