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my escort gt is rotted out like crazy and i can get a 3rd gen scort shell for cheap. is there any custom fab that needs to get done or has it even been done before?





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The 2nd and 3rd gen platforms are almost identical. Your biggest problem would probably be the wiring. All the engine mounts should bolt up in the same place.

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Its never been done before as far as I know. The major obstacle is the wiring. Not to mention if you have an OBDII inspection you probably won't pass.
 

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well i have a gt so could i just use my ECU and wiring harness?

and im not to worried about an inspection lol
 

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But it still isn't going to be plug and play.
You would need the GT gas tank unless the 3rd gen is a 97 and probably the pump. The 3rd gen used an electronic speedo and the GT does not so that would have to be hacked together. The dash wiring is completely different, nothing will plug in, everything will need to be soldered and heat shrinked together. Basically rewire the whole car. It might be easier to just swap the GT dash, heater/AC, ect into the 3rd gen if it will fit.
 
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