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Old 03-02-2015, 11:20 AM   #1
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Upgrading and Performance parts!

Hello!! I have a 2005 ZX4 2.0L automatic focus, I have had this bad boy since 05 bought brand new and paid off myself. I have another car now and now I want to make the Focus badass. Any suggestions on where and what to upgrade? I already have a K&N cold air intake and an exhaust on it.


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Tune , TB , header , 180 deg thermostat , AR103 plugs , cams , I have a stock bottom end 2.3 makin 180 to the wheels

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MTX75 swap, header, and tune!
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How would you to the mtx swap I've looked around for some information and kits but I had no luck!!
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and would you do the intake or exhaust headers? Both?
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intake and exhaust headers are great bolt on's and will show you more than reasonable gains with a tune the only thing is there is not a whole lot of choice.

On the exhaust side:

Fswerks 4-2-1 exhaust header
Obx exhaust header
Weapon R stainless steel race header
Maximizer exhuast header

On the intake side:

Cosworth intake manifold
Weapon R intake manifold

Now there are many others out their including mazda parts that may fit but u will need to slightly modify them.
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Tune , TB , header , 180 deg thermostat , AR103 plugs , cams , I have a stock bottom end 2.3 makin 180 to the wheels

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STG1 actually , would have to look up which ones

I would stick with the ATX and with a tune change the shift points and shift psi among other things

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Weapon R stainless steel race header
Maximizer exhuast header
Has anyone used Weapon r on a duractec? Cant say i have seen anyone with that one. Also, I have no heard of the Maximizer brand, is that new?
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On the intake side:

Cosworth intake manifold
Weapon R intake manifold
There is also the knock of version of the Cosworth. The Weapon R (iirc) only works on fly by wire, aka only 2008-2011 focus.
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I have yet to see anyone post images on the forums, the use of the weapon r exhaust header but when browsing around and noticed people complaining the had to drill a hole for the second o2 sensor so i assume people are purchasing them.

hhhmmm didn't know that its only fly by wire for weapon r that's my bad. That's odd that they list an 04-07 than.


The Maximizer im not too sure on how new it is or if its ancient but here is the link:

http://www.shop.tuningdepot.com/Maxi...ec-AAA10MH.htm
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