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Old 07-26-2014, 06:15 PM   #41
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So Satan. Please make sure I understand. I may wanna follow up with my old duratec into Mt zx3 at some point. Its only a 2l, but hell I could keep my eyes open for a big boy and then it would be an easier upgrade later right.
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Old 07-26-2014, 06:23 PM   #42
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I forgot to ask. You do have to swap the guzzinttaz and guzzouttaz right? The one thing I hate about my Zetec, the exhaust.
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Old 07-26-2014, 08:39 PM   #43
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I won't know until I do it. But by the sounds of it, if you just follow the duratec swap thread, http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=262509
you'll be able to do a 2.5 swap. The main difference is using the Timing Cover/Mount Plate from the 2.0/2.3 instead of the 2.5, from what I understand.

Goezin and Goesout would need to be changed. Might be able to reuse some parts or adapt them to work.
Parts of the Goezout should be the same, everything behind the flexpipe. Or make modifications to what you have.

I didn't get out to look for an engine. But rest assured, if there's a cheap option and shortcut, I'll do it. Like I said, I want to do as little wiring changes as possible. And that shouldn't be that difficult. The ECU doesn't care what the engine is, just that the sensors are correct.
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Old 07-26-2014, 09:25 PM   #44
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Well I know I'll be following your build closely for sure. It's going to be like switching from a small block to a big block lol
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Old 07-26-2014, 10:34 PM   #45
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2.5 swap! Very interesting!!!! Sounds like a Houston crew project in the future lol.
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Old 07-27-2014, 10:57 AM   #46
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Has anyone a picture of this swap? That might be tits if you could make it fit. ZOOM ZOOM!
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Old 07-27-2014, 11:07 AM   #47
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Iminhell...my I ask the weights on your in/ex valves? Are you using Dell West valves? Possibly titanium for giggles?
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They are stock SVT.

I'm not a fan of Ti for anything other than dedicated racing parts.
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Old 07-27-2014, 03:40 PM   #49
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SVT are hard to beat. FMC have them made better to avoid warranty issues.
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You should bolt it up and see if you like it before you sell it. My guess is that it's flow just as well as the FRIM up top.
I thought about it. The main reason I'm selling it is because I don't like the idea of drilling/tapping a composite manifold for nitrous. I'm much more comfortable doing that on sheet metal or FRIM style.
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