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Old 02-06-2015, 03:15 AM   #1
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Brand new to modding.. Looking for tips/tricks

I have a 2011 focus Se in which I installed a cold air intake from from fswerks. I'm not sure what to do next, exhaust headers, the stealth exhaust, or a tune. Also heard great things about cams. If it's at all possible I would love to supercharge it. Any tips are greatly appreciated!


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There's no ready made super chargers. Bolt ons won't do shit for power, believe me I have full bolt ons and all that. Break into your motor and do cams and you will be happy. A header is the only bolt on that made much of a difference for me.
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Are cams something that I could personally install? For car knowledge I have 2 years in a highschool automotive mechanics class which honestly didn't learn much about installing.
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Buy a car worth modding. These are Econo cars.

Find an old Fox body mustang.
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Im stuck with the focus. So I'm attempting to make it more enjoyable to drive
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How far do you want to go? Throw a fwerks turbo at it. Or do a 23 swap,,,
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Cams probably could be done by anyone that's handy. It's more then likely time consuming. If I could do it over I would do cams before spray. I would probably start with a header and a exhaust.
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A pr of mild cams wake up your motor,,,
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Don't have the money for a turbo kit as of yet unfortunately. I should do exhaust headers next followed by the rest of the system then? I'm not looking for a 10 second car :p it would be nice to have a better sound and stronger pull on acceleration
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Don't have the money for a turbo kit as of yet unfortunately. I should do exhaust headers next followed by the rest of the system then? I'm not looking for a 10 second car :p it would be nice to have a better sound and stronger pull on acceleration
If thats the case, get a fwerks header & crane stage 1's w/ a tune,,,,
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