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Old 05-21-2008, 02:30 PM   #1
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Is the short block from a SOHC the same as DOHC?

I have a 2002 focus with the split port SOHC engine, 112,000 miles. It has no compression in the #4 cylinder. (I know, I know - the valve seat most likely dropped).

QUESTION:

Can I use a short block from a DOHC engine and a rebuilt cylinder head from a SOHC? (I can get a DOHC from another 2002 that is good and less that 30k miles).

The head has the following code on it: RFYS4E 6090 EA

Any problems with doing this?

Thanks


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