Engine Swop

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Engine Swop

Postby Marchando » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:30 pm

Good Day Guys

I am new to this forum. I did introduce myself in the Noobs corner, but here is goed again.

Name is Marchando. Owner of a donkey (Ford Figo 1.4 Trend).

I knew when I bought the car 3 years ago that it wasn't as fast as my MK1 Golf was but it was a new and reliable car.

Also got it for a VERY good price with only 9000km.

Anyways. I have been thinking about upgrades for performance. Now I know spending money on the standard 1.4i motor will be ****, but what about a ST 2lt motor transplant?

Not sure if it will work as i'm not a mechanic or even something close to one. I have a mechanic but he is a old generation dude and believes in standard and only standard.

Will a swop like this work or is it not worth it? Sell the old donkey and buy a GTi or something?


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Re: Engine Swop

Postby FrozenfiST » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:54 pm

sell the donkey and buy ST instead. It will save you a lot of headaches and money.
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Re: Engine Swop

Postby st for life .co.za » Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:24 am

It is possible
how ever i dont think it would be worth it
maybe find a good second 2lt fiesta st
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Re: Engine Swop

Postby Stu » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:56 pm

FrozenfiST wrote:sell the donkey and buy ST instead. It will save you a lot of headaches and money.

^^^ this....
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Re: Engine Swop

Postby TS.170 » Sat Feb 04, 2017 1:08 am

Besides the engine swop. you will need the gearbox and upgraded brakes plus the suspension will need changing as well. Not to mention the wire harness you will also need. Rather sell the Figo and look for a decent second hand ST
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