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Old 01-25-2005, 06:22 PM   #1
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SVT Powertrain/ Cradle/ Etc.

Hey guys, just wondering what kinda money I could get from dropping the front cradle and selling it; Engine, trans, front suspension, cradle, wiring harness and ECU. $4,000? More??

We're thinking of doing a V8 swap (4V Mod Motor) with Cobra IRS in my Focus...just wondering what sorta money I could get back to put towards the swap...

I'd be pleased with the 2.5V6 from a Contour SVT too...twiny twin twin turbos...heh..


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Old 01-25-2005, 06:24 PM   #2
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aww, you don't want to gut an SVT....get yourself a ZX3 for that mess....
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Old 01-25-2005, 06:57 PM   #3
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...kinda what I'm thinkin...but, if I go 4valve mod motor, it is a cobra motor...so, itd be svt powered...
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Old 01-25-2005, 07:05 PM   #4
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You would be doing REAL GOOD to get 2000.00 for it

Engine and trans are on ebay all the time and not bringing 1000.00 any more

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Old 01-25-2005, 07:12 PM   #5
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Oh, if thats all I can get for it, I wouldnt do it....

Might just stick to the origional FI plan then..
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Old 01-25-2005, 07:24 PM   #6
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I don't see how an svtf engine isn't worth more than 1k..they don't make the engine anymore, and they should be hards to find..unless THAT MANY svtf's are being wrecked.
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Old 01-25-2005, 07:40 PM   #7
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I hate the 99 SVT motor, it puts out crappy horsepower for such a developed 4.6 L, plus there is a recall on the exhaust and lower intake manifolds for those engines. Get a 302R Block, it's cheap and the best for 4 bolt mains, plus with 3,000 bucks it will push about 300 more horses than that shitty 4.6 L SVT Motor!!
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Ummm...they DOHC 4.6L is a badass motor. The '99 snakes got jipped on that though, I agree. But '01 +, they have performed superbly!
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see if you can find a 99 cobra engine that already has the recall stuff done to it, they were making a little bit more than the 320hp they were supposed to putting out after the recall, to kind of make up for the mess
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