Ford Contour While only built on a short time span, the Contour was very popular with people of all driving styles, from the base model making for a great family car, to the SVT making a great track toy.

97 Contour advice??

Old 09-20-2017, 05:29 PM
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Hello I recently bought a 97 Contour. V6 24 valve 5 speed. Looking to tune it up a bit and get some more ponies out of her. I was looking into aftermarket parts, clutch kits, exhaust, tuning chips ext. Just wondering what was the best route to go when it came to these areas. Thanks for the help to anyone who responds!
Old 04-06-2019, 09:07 AM
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I have a 97 se 2.5 5 speed and owned it 10 yrs. A fun car to drive. Because of the advanced engine design, you won't squeeze much more out of it without turbo or supercharging. Even the svt is only a tad faster, I have heard about a 3.0 swap but I don't know what's involved. I recently cleaned the injectors and noticed a short linkage was missing on the lower intake manifold. when finally I replace it I could feel the power difference and better milage!
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