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Old 04-29-2007, 04:48 PM   #1
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so has anyone swapped in the 2.5 v6 from an svt contour? How did you do it? What do you need?


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Old 04-29-2007, 05:06 PM   #2
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There's been several threads on it where Jeremy describes what he had to do to swap the engine in. I don't believe the Duratec 6 has the same bolt pattern as the 4 cyl. I don't know either way honestly, typical Ford, it's probably different, but ask around before you get too far over your head.
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:39 PM   #4
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well I wonder which would be cheaper and give better hp? A 2.4 stroker kit from focus-power or the v6 swap with some mods?
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A stock SVT Contour wasn't so much about the engine. It was rated at 195-200 hp at the crank, and 165-169 ft-lbs. A stock 2.3l isn't that far off. Slap a FS turbo on it, and you'll be beyond that engine for so much less work. Or you could go N/A, and be equal HP wise and close torque wise, for not that much work.

Doing a little research, they average about 165/150 at the wheels with a SRI and catback. Very doable with a 2.3l and some not too crazy mods.
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Old 04-29-2007, 06:32 PM   #6
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It would be cool. But a Focus Sport turbo kit on your ST would be a whole lot easier and faster.
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lol but I DONT want turbo I wanna stay n/a. anyone can have a turbo socus but who the hell has a focus with a v6 (few to none) or a 2.3l with a 2.4 or 2.6 stroker kit?
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^^^^And still retain a little space for maintenance. That 6 cylinder swallows up the entire engine bay.
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Well, if you want to do it for uniqueness, have at it! Nothing wrong with that.
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i think I will do the stroker kit
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