Can you turbo a Zetec?
The Zetec is very receptive to turbocharging, if done correctly, and can be a strong engine if money is spent in the right places.
Is Zetec a good engine?
“Fitted with the 123bhp EcoBoost engine, the Ford Focus Zetec has enough power for overtaking and is also fun on country roads, while the car’s excellent mpg figures come as a very welcome bonus.” It economical at 58.9mpg but not a shade on the 1.5-litre diesel engine, which is capable of a much better 74.3mpg.
How long do Zetec engines last?
Ford designs its engines to last at least 150K as a benchmark. They will last longer if you change your oil reglisiously and perform the proper maintenance on them. But then again you might be the one that gets the one with the crappy part in it that breaks at 80K miles and grenades the engine.
Does a 1.6 Zetec S have a turbo?
Ford’s new 179bhp, 1.6-litre turbo Ecoboost Zetec S reviewed.
Which is better Zetec turbo or Zetec 2.0?
In general you are better off using the 1800cc engine As you would imagine, certain parts of the Zetec engine need to be however if you want more power then go for the 2.0 as it will produce more torque you will also require the 1.8 waterpump
What kind of engine does a Ford Zetec have?
For most people, the 2.0 engine is the engine to go for. It makes around 135bhp as standard, but theres so much more available with some mild tuning. Ford uprated the Zetec during 1997/8 model year, following its introduction back in 1992.
What kind of starter motor do I need for Zetec?
Starter motors are pretty straightforward as one from a Ford CVH engine (Lucas part number LRS707) will bolt straight on. You can also use one from a Pinto engine, although it will need a 14mm spacer between it and the engine to give the correct pinion throw.
How manybhp does a standard Zetec 2.0 make?
A standard head (on a 2.0) with side draughts or throttle bodies plus mapped ignition will make between 160-170bhp. Port the head and add some 285° cams for 200bhp. With big valves and careful gas flowing you can squeeze 220bhp. You’ll need vernier cam pulleys to get the best out of even standard cams.