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Old 08-28-2012, 03:29 AM   #141
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Yes it's staying auto, my wife also drives the car and she don't want to learn manual. You can ask her yourself. plus it's cheaper to not need to buy a trans and everything else. I don't have lots of money.
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Old 08-28-2012, 04:03 AM   #142
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sucks the spi mode had to be finally let go of. but hey, it is what it is, and a close to 130 crank hp. zetec really is no slouch. just a good dyno tune and getting the stock cams in proper timing does a heck of a lot.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:27 PM   #143
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Just got the best deal ever! So I've been holding on on buying a engine util I got a mechanic willing to do it for cheap. I now have one, so I called the place I've been looking at the last week. They have 8 zetecs ranging from $350-$800 not including harness and ecu. Anyways I called for one I saw for $400, it came with a warranty. When I told the guy which engine I was caling about I asked if there is any way he could throw in a harness and ecu as a package deal. I told what I was doing and he said he knew the harness had to match the year of the engine for it all to work. He said the engines don't usually come with alternators or ac either. He asked what year of car I had. Then he told me to hold on. After a min or so he came back and said I just got a complete '02 focus in and then asked how much I have to spend. I told I could easily spend $500. He asked if it was cash or credit, I said cash. He said if you come and pay tomorrow ill give you everything you need for the swap for that. Hells yea! So ill be going tomorrow to see my new engine!! Bow chica bow wow.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:31 PM   #144
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damn nice deal dude. i hope it all works out well, i do believe you will like the Zetec.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:32 PM   #145
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nice! how many miles on that beast?
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:04 PM   #146
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Sweet! Damn good deal
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:14 PM   #147
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Its got 118k. Not bad considering I had 120k on my car when I bought it. Its like starting over but better.
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:19 PM   #148
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Sorry for my grammar and spelling in that last post. I'm on my phone at work. I was trying to get it typed before I had to go back.
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for peace of mind i'd do a timing belt while she is out and its super easy to do. its approahing the time.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:11 PM   #150
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You know I actually thought about that. Lol
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