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Old 02-09-2009, 07:55 PM   #121
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i want a second focus to make my DD
or something
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:59 PM   #122
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i want it to get away from this SPI crap.but go for it just let me know if you dont pick it up
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Old 02-09-2009, 09:50 PM   #123
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you got a svt i want the zx3!
You two will be the first to know if I'm getting rid of it... I don't know if the tranny's going out, just that it's kinda clunky. It shifts fine, but when you leave it in one gear and floor it then let off the gas, it feels like there's something "loose" in there.
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Old 02-10-2009, 12:44 AM   #124
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go all black on the wheels todd. it makes them look bigger, the lip breaks it up too much.

i'd love to have a SVT but the fact is i couldnt take the kids anywhere in something that small. i would love to put a SVT or 2.3 duratech engine in my SPI's place.
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Old 02-11-2009, 01:24 AM   #125
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his he trying to pimp your stuff out?

well. its really his. but we have plans of rebuilding that 2.3 and using the one i have as a smog / state ref motor.
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You may be making that much hp but I'm sure your not making that torque. The 2.3 is a torquey SOB.
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Old 02-11-2009, 01:28 AM   #126
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yea im not ready to make my car a trailer queen. if i put a d-tech in i think that is what would happen.
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Old 02-11-2009, 02:05 AM   #127
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lol well chris wants me to hang on to it , so i can sell
that stuff to him so he can build up that $hit
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won't that be a hassle to swap motors every other year?
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won't that be a hassle to swap motors every other year?

not really. probably only take a day?

take off all the wiring harness stuff, hoses, undo motor mounts, header and exhaust, then put it back together with the legal motor.

im sure theres a few detailed things ive missed but kyle can fit in the small places i cant, and i can almost lift that motor out of the engine bay by myself with no lift haha. if it had no oil or anything.
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^^ i make him do all the hard work.
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