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Old 05-15-2008, 07:41 AM   #1
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Is It Possible Too Convert

2.0 DURATEC TO A DIESEL?

I DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT ENGINES.


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Old 05-15-2008, 08:12 AM   #2
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possible, yes.
feasible by average joe with a budget, not bloody likely.

the engine head and fuel system would have to be completely custom made/machined, lots of rebuilding, tuning, and a shitload of computer programming too.


oh and, stop your damn YELLING in every one of your posts.
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Old 05-15-2008, 08:13 AM   #3
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No, very difficult and not worth the effort by a longshot. You'd be better off buying a mercedes diesel car from the 80-90s vintage
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Old 05-15-2008, 08:25 AM   #4
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Sure, very easy. Sell the car and buy a Golf.

Or if you want to make it harder, buy a TDI and swap it into your Focus (I've seen a 1.8T swapped in, so a TDI can be done)

Or if you really want to make it harder, import a Ford diesel from Europe, and swap it in.

But if you want to go for the impossible, I guess you can convert your engine to a diesel.
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Old 05-15-2008, 08:33 AM   #5
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^^^ LOL, What he said.

The stock engine components, pistons, rods, block, etc. Are not nearly strong enough to support the compression of a diesel. Its easier to just buy a diesel.
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However,

There is a European ZX5 Turbodiesel for sale on Ebay, or at least there was, and the car is currently in Fla. It's CD silver in colour.
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^^
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also, no, the aluminum block would never be able to hold that kind of compression necessary to opperate a diesel.
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Old 05-15-2008, 05:11 PM   #8
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Could I put a HEMI in my focus? That's not rude either. Just funny. Especially since there has been a lot like this lately. EVO engine into a focus etc...
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i'm down with the hemi. 6.7L mmmm
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In the event of converting it to a diesel, you will might as well buy a MB 240D or 300D for that matter.
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