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Old 01-12-2013, 08:57 PM   #1
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Question SVT swap?

i have a 02 zx5 i have been wanting to SVT swap it for the 6speed and more power... the ? is "is it worth it?'' how should i go about it have a donor car or just swap the head and trans?


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Old 01-12-2013, 09:01 PM   #2
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Whether or not it is worth it is a debatable question. If you have access to a cheap svt engine and trans, then maybe it is, but otherwise I would say that investing in a turbo, or jrsc would be a much better idea. If you get lucky, you can get a jrsc pretty cheap, and you will end up with more power.

Also, the Getrag 6speed isnt the greatest of transmissions, the mtx75 is much better for daily driving
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:29 PM   #3
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From another member who has done just the 6-speed SVT tranny swap

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I've been running that swap since 2005, with stage 3 clutch and lightweight flywheel and IT CHANGED THE BEHAVIOR SIGNIFICANTLY! I'd blown the mtx75 up and it cost damn-near the same amount to upgrade the whole gearbox AND the parts inside it... one of the best changes I've made to the car!
I might be able to help you out with that:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=305908
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