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Old 06-13-2006, 01:23 PM   #1
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SVT transmission swap into ZX3?

Perhaps I am retarded for asking this..but could I swap out the 5 speed ZX3 transmission for the 6 speed SVT Getrag transmission....just swap for swap..or would this require I change the WHOLE motor out?


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Yes, you can, but you will have to change more than just the trans, the axles, whole clutch/flywheel setup and a few choice other items will have to be changed as well.
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Old 06-13-2006, 01:36 PM   #3
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do you know if there is a "how to" on the forum somewhere? Also...what would this do for my car? Would it extend my gear ratios?
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This is also assuming that the Getrag has a separatable bell housing. The Zetec engine has a different bolt pattern, and if you can't separate the bellhousing from the Getrag transmission, you won't be able to bolt it up. If it is separatable, you would need a custom bellhousing made to allow it to bolt up.
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doesnt fit wtih a d-tec
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I believe he means duratech....funny thing is in europe...the SVT engine is known as a duratech.....so technically it does fit with one :)
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The svt is a ZETEC engine and has the same bolt pattern. Sorry, i just noticed that he has a Duratec, no, it wont fit a duratec that im aware of. I appologize for that, i didnt notice that he had the Duratec
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since when does duratec have an H at the end

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I believe he means duratech....funny thing is in europe...the SVT engine is known as a duratech.....so technically it does fit with one :)
except it came from the factory that way
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