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Old 12-16-2007, 02:59 PM   #1
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What y'all think of this idea?

Stuffing a Chrysler Intrepid engine/transaxle into the back of a Focus. It would take up the whole back part of the car but it would fit. The engines are all V6's ranging from 2.7 to 3.5 L in size. The trannys are all 4 spd autos. There's lots of Intrepids for sale cheap, you'd buy the entire car so you have all the wiring and electronics. You wouldn't have the traction issues like you would with the v8 swap. You'd have a well balanced, fast, cool, one of a kind car. I think it could be done for well under 10 k.

You would have to be a good welder -fabricator but I don't think it would be that tough to do. You might have to redesign the rear suspension [that might be the toughest part] Pictured is the 2.7L DOHC. 200 hp. The 3.5 is 242 hp.




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Old 12-17-2007, 05:01 PM   #2
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why would you want a crappy dodge motor?

no thanks. ill keep my ford.
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Old 12-17-2007, 09:27 PM   #3
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that motor sucks. good thinking bad idea. i had a intrepid they have bad oil problems
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Old 12-17-2007, 09:35 PM   #4
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yeah man, that motor is JUNK, why do you think there are so many out there for cheap?
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