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Old 04-21-2012, 09:09 PM   #1
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What cars 2.3L can i use?

Hi, I just purchased a 2005 Focus ZX4 and want to get a 2.3L from the local pick ur part. I wanted to know what cars and years can be used for the swap. Thank you. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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It doesn't matter what vehicle you use, you're going to need to have the PCM tuned. I wouldn't suggest swapping a donor vehicle PCM into your car because all the other computers have to be set to work on the network with the PCM.

The mechanical swap is not hard. I would look for an ST or 03-04 PZEV vehicle which shouldn't be too hard to find in your area if you look for cars from Green states.

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