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I assume you can get one to fit, HOWEVER that is not the biggest issue with the swap. If you have the DCT you are going to need to swap to a manual gearbox that can handle the ratings of that engine. You are also talking about replacing or creating a custom ecu and the need of a highly experienced tuner who is willing and able to accept the project and devote thousands of hours of work, which of course equals tens of thousands of dollars in labor when it's all said and done. Additionally you will need more supporting parts and probably custom fab work possibly extending to modification of the axle and drive shaft. All in all it's much more cost efficient and plausible to wait and purchase the focus RS or if you simply can't wait purchase an ST and go stage 3.
 

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Ok you are going to run into a lot of unknowns while doing just an engine swap. Best bet if you don't want an st for say or another car note. Find a wrecked/salvaged st and steal all the goodies needed to do the swap. Makes a lot more plug and play. There is a nice st on eBay right now for 7,500. It's wrecked but complete, either rebuild or swap over everything.
 

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You'll need (for sure) a new gearbox and new harness/ECU. May need different motor mounts and shift linkage as well, and likely some modifications for the intercooler.

I'd like to point out that a 2014 Mustang V6 can be had for just over $20,000 new. More power, right wheel drive, and spend the extra money from this proposed swap on go fast parts.
 

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sell titanium, buy ST.

just saved you months of time. cost about the same.
 

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Yeah either trade for ST or buy a wrecked ST. That crate engine doesn't even include the wiring harness, which is another grand on their site. 8 grand to have an ST engine in your titanium, and that doesn't include other misc parts you will need along the way or labor if you are not able to do the job yourself. DCT may handle the power but its questionable, and likely to fail.
 
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