Engine swap

Asked by Guru5NH8P Jan 22, 2018 at 09:08 AM about the 2000 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: General

Can I got 351w in 2000 ford focus zx3 and yes ik
have to switch out motor mounts?? But need to
kno if the engine in general wud for ig

6 Answers


I don't see a 351 Windsor fitting into a Focus engine bay. I really, really don't.

Earned a focus with one on YouTube and told mustang motors only


"Earned a focus with one on YouTube and told mustang motors only" - no idea what this means, and there are other Mustang motors besides 351W. Focus is a FWD, Mustangs are RWD. You's have to tunnel out the Focus to convert it to RWD. I saw on on some Mustang forums there is such a beast (Focus w/ a 351) but it is a full custom.

Sorry ment seened and I Mean wanna do sum different and the budget is 5 maybe 6 grand don't want a Honda Acura or suburu...is this possible


I work on Fords more than anything else, and the Focus has to have one of the smallest engine bays I've seen in any Ford, not counting the Fiesta. Any install would be custom - new crossmember, all redesigned suspension, tunneled for RWD, new rear, subframe would have to be tied, steering moved/redesigned, all new electronics/harnesses, and being a 2000 - would not pass and emissions checks so no longer street legal. All that on a 5K budget? Not gonna happen.

Your Answer:


Looking for a Used Focus in your area?

CarGurus has 1,662 nationwide Focus listings starting at $1,890.

Postal Code:

Ford Focus Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    G A Arne
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers


Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
112 Great Deals out of 8,156 listings starting at $850
Used Ford Fiesta
24 Great Deals out of 536 listings starting at $2,499
Used Ford Mustang
31 Great Deals out of 1,080 listings starting at $7,500
Used Ford Escape
153 Great Deals out of 5,909 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Corolla
180 Great Deals out of 7,167 listings starting at $988
Used Toyota Camry
57 Great Deals out of 2,404 listings starting at $1,350
Used Hyundai Elantra
143 Great Deals out of 4,742 listings starting at $2,888
Used Honda Accord
43 Great Deals out of 1,780 listings starting at $100
Used Volkswagen GTI
14 Great Deals out of 339 listings starting at $4,995
Used Ford F-150
104 Great Deals out of 8,308 listings starting at $3,970

Used Cars for Sale

2018 Ford Focus For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 125 listings starting at $8,990
2017 Ford Focus For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 183 listings starting at $9,770
2016 Ford Focus For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 278 listings starting at $7,900
2015 Ford Focus For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 250 listings starting at $4,996
2014 Ford Focus For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 262 listings starting at $4,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.