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Old 08-16-2006, 02:35 PM   #1
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Question Swapping To Duratec

Next crazy question...Is it feasible to swap the zetec for a 2.3 Duratec n adding the Cosworth pieces that Focussport has?...wat do u guys think?..What would be needed for the swap other than engine, wireloom n brain?...will the current transmission work(5sp)? and axles?


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Old 08-16-2006, 04:59 PM   #2
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if you wanted a crazier idea swap it for a svt motor
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Old 08-16-2006, 05:53 PM   #3
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hmmmmmmmmmm....not bad...wat would i need for a swap like that besides the obvious?
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Old 08-16-2006, 08:08 PM   #4
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Unless you're getting the engine, ECU, transmission, wiring harness and misc. hardware for next to nothing and can do the work yourself, its not worth the cost to swap a Duratec 2.3 or SVT Zetec into your car.
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Old 08-16-2006, 08:43 PM   #5
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why don't u just buy a focus with a duratec. would be way easier and less expensive. what's wrong with the zetec anyways?
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Old 08-17-2006, 01:17 AM   #6
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after drivin my cousins duratec i would luv to have a duratec swap. got nice punch!!
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The 2.0 Duratec only has 6 HP more than the Zetec, and the Duratecs only have a fraction of the modding potential. As stated, if you want a Duratec then trade your Focus in and get another one, you'd be wasting your money on a swap.
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Old 08-17-2006, 09:40 AM   #8
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thats why you get the 2.3 duratec I almost traded the 2.3 5 speed in my 04 ZTS for the 2.0 zetec in my 00 ZX3 if I had a little more time before it went away I would have found a way.
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The cost of a crate 2.3 plus ECU and all of the other hardware alone (not including installation costs) would be a waste...for that much you could throw a good turbo or supercharger onto your Zetec and have more power than a 2.3.
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Detect a waste of time project in doing a swap
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