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Old 02-26-2013, 07:46 AM   #31
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Awe, if I knew we were pimping cars for sale, I would have mentioned mine. But alas, its not listed yet, at least not until I get a new clutch in it.
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:31 AM   #32
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buy my car. easier and cheaper and faster.

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sorry for going off topic OP.

I like all my cars, but I don't need three. The C32 is great for a daily driver. Torquey, rwd, and it likes to go sideways.
You got everone fired up 'bout your Foci= awesome car, & yeah whats wrong w/ having 3 cars? LOL
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:10 AM   #33
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lol It's alright. I've been looking at some of the builds some folks are suggesting. I think I might just build my own 2.3 to work with.

Going to start looking around for a 2.3 block and see if I can house it at my friends place until I buy my house.

Are there any guides you guys know of for help with the build?
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Going to start looking around for a 2.3 block and see if I can house it at my friends place until I buy my house.

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Haynes.

North South Ranger engine is for torquing. Focus East West engine is for horsing.

Ranger crank is lighter than Focus crank. Balance shafts are not needed. If you buy piecemeal remember that really late model heads started farting around with variable timing somesuchnonsense. No good. 2.0 head and ranger head bad. 2.3 head and nice intake good. And there may be a rebuild or two in the faq section. If not, someone on the turbo ranger site has done one or two.
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Haynes.

North South Ranger engine is for torquing. Focus East West engine is for horsing.

Ranger crank is lighter than Focus crank. Balance shafts are not needed. If you buy piecemeal remember that really late model heads started farting around with variable timing somesuchnonsense. No good. 2.0 head and ranger head bad. 2.3 head and nice intake good. And there may be a rebuild or two in the faq section. If not, someone on the turbo ranger site has done one or two.
Right on. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I'd add look for a '03-'07 23 out of a foci= no vct or whatever. Like said grab a ranger crank & get a plug for the bs feed hole. Get a 23 escape manifold= no tumble flaps. Lookup cfm & fwerks to start w/. Also to give you an idea= Burtonpower in the Uk. Seems like they have alot of great motors over there. Look what they run in the Caterham's.
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