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Old 03-20-2013, 11:23 PM   #11
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Where could I buy a 23 head? Is there any other upgrades I could buy that are worth the money
im looking to do the samething with the head swap. i think im just gonna wait till on pops up on the forum. look at some of my threads and read the 2.3 head swap one. tom has some good info, that he shares, and so does felix.
Buy your tuner first. im still waiting on tom to get back to me. but i just put on the header and intake and 2.25inch magnaflow, and without that tuner its just a waste of money, unless your looking for sound lol. i didnt feel anything different about my car except maybe some better response.
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:53 AM   #12
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Has anyone ever done the head swap? This motor has been around for some time now and you would think somebody would have.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:18 PM   #13
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parts from anything better than the se

Can any parts from a more performance based focus be put into a 2007,ford focus zx5
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:56 PM   #14
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Can any parts from a more performance based focus be put into a 2007,ford focus zx5
the only performance based focus you can take parts from would be the 2.3l duratec from 03-07; intake manifold, head, exhaust manifold or entire motor and then new tuning.
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what woukd u recomend?

Would u recommend just going with the 2.3 liter?
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Would u recommend just going with the 2.3 liter?
if you can find one with decent miles/price, it'll be the best base to start with for any future modding. Compare same mods on the 2.0 vs 2.3 on the dyno page.
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if you can find one with decent miles/price, it'll be the best base to start with for any future modding. Compare same mods on the 2.0 vs 2.3 on the dyno page.
This^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Switch motors or a least add a 23 head.
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