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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:24 pm 
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If I was to buy a Ford Ka what engines could be swapped in quite easily?

And likewise what could go in with a little work for more power?

Thinking about a project. :D

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:51 pm 
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Cvh 1.6

Zetec goes in

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:08 am 
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When you say zetec? like the good old 2.0 mondy ones?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:15 am 
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1.8/2.0 - yes ;)

bit of a squeeze mind :lol:

look on here: http://www.fk-oc.com/e107_plugins/forum/forum.php

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:56 am 
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Interesting, I guess a 1.7 puma goes in too.

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yeah i think there is complications on that conversion but the FK-OC has some guides

to be honest there's a car on there with a 3.0v6 in the front with turbo in the boot :lol:

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:26 am 
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why a ka out of interest?

would be easier to get a mk4/mk5 fiesta and puma that :lol:

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yeah i think there is complications on that conversion but the FK-OC has some guides

to be honest there's a car on there with a 3.0v6 in the front with turbo in the boot :lol:


That was a ridiculous project, do the sport engine in it and turbo that, FK-OC's flagship car really, im sure meilack will be able to put a link to the car, its pretty well known if youve been on FK-OC :P


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it's an awesome car - custom conversion though :lol:

Andrea likes my car also :lol: i'll have to direct her over here :)

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Is that the blackkawith vauxhall v6?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:21 am 
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meilack wrote:
yeah i think there is complications on that conversion but the FK-OC has some guides

to be honest there's a car on there with a 3.0v6 in the front with turbo in the boot :lol:
Not seen that.


Saw the one with the 2.5 in the front.
T'was a proper engine though, 54deg block!

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2.5/3.0 - same difference :lol: still a big V6

turns out to be a 3.0 V6 as the 2.5V6 died

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meilack wrote:
2.5/3.0 - same difference :lol:
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still a big V6
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turns out to be a 3.0 V6 as the 2.5V6 died
Odd. If I was to turbo either, it'd be the 2.5.

I say if, I've got 90% of what's needed just lying around :rolleyes:

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do it :lol:

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Pay for the fuel and insurance and I'll think about it :thumbsup:

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Well we are looking at a ka due to cheap parts, light weight, and looking pathetic.

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watch out for rust :lol:

would be worth completely rust proofing the inside.......

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:49 pm 
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Looking at something which can swap in and out easily, how about looms/ecus any easier or harder.

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that would be a weopen probably the easies engine woul be cvh turbo or silly power zetec 1.8 turbo :)


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