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Ford RS2000 16v 2.0l/2.3l I4

Ford RS2000 16v 2.0l/2.3l I4

Ford i4 16v rs2000 2.0l/2.3l/RX8 adapter

This adapter plate was designed to bolt a Ford i4 16v 2.0l/2.3l engine to an rx8 gearbox using as many of the engines standard parts as possible. It utilizes the engines original engines sump/flywheel and clutch from a mk5 rs2000 16v engine . You will need to use a LRS707 starter motor. A 2.0l/2.3l rwd sump can used be but some of the cooling fins on the side of the sump will need to be dressed back to clear the starter motor.

In most cases it is possible to use the rx8 clutch arm slave cylinder and release bearing with very little work, but In some cases the clutch arm pivot point height might need adjusting to suit. We recomend mocking this up out of the car. Spigot bearing RX8017 is to be used with this adapter. Fitting kit RX8018 can be used to bolt the engine adapter and gearbox bellhousing together.


Tested in motorsport to ensure we offer the most reliable adapter plate on the market.


Adapter plates are normally in stock and are sent out next working day via a 48hour courier. If the item is out of stock there my be delays but we try our best to inform the customer as soon as we can if that is the case. Only for use in motorsport or closed circuit racing.

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