Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - HP Limit of Stock Fuel Pump?
View Single Post
Old 08-31-2011, 12:39 PM   #7
Shot me 3 deer!!!
mlbbaseball's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Fan#: 53541
Location: Detroit MI, MI
What I Drive: 2 SVTs, 1 V8 SVT & two 7.3L diesels

Posts: 9,247
Points 30,221, Level 100
Points: 30,221, Level: 100 Points: 30,221, Level: 100 Points: 30,221, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 42 mlbbaseball Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (69)
well, after return style, you shouldn[t need to go higher. after that, a custom setup will be required.

as for the pumps, i'm pretty sure they changed them between the 00-04 models. i do think that the 03-04's are all svt's, but the 02's and under are not. its hard to base hp on a fuel pump if running e85. you need more fuel/molecule of o2. so you need to flow more fuel. if john is running 173/151 whp/wtq right now, i'd say thats more than fine on the stock pump. i'm not into tuning, but if you wanna multiply ratio's, i beleive e85 is at what 10.7:1? and 93 octane is at 14.7/1 = 1.374 x more fuel. = 237 whp on 93. now, i honestly have no idea if my logic is correct. but it seems correct to me! lol

but you definitely need more fuel.

The stock pump is good for a bit more than that, but not too much, and once again, i think its a different pump if you have an earlier year.
terminator v8 in an SVT focus (soon to be boosted @ 20 PSI with a 2.9 L Kenne Belle on Corn!!!
(750 rwp and low 10 second focus, here I come!)
mlbbaseball is offline  
    Reply With Quote