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Old 04-23-2014, 09:22 PM   #31
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everybody should go watch the Mighty Car Mods episodes where there did a full custom turbo set up on the Miata. It's like three episodes i think. they did every single thing custom. It's a good watch and might give some an idea of what all goes in to turboing a car.
Agreed. MCM is pretty entertaining too, definitely a good watch
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:53 PM   #32
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I love that show. I watch everytime they drop a new episode. Defintely one of the best car shows out there.
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My dreams for this car are just going down the drain...but like I said thanks for the reality check guys, I thought the aftermarket was bigger for these cars..

I probably will just do headers, full exhaust, might see if I can get my intake manifold ported, full suspension, and a small 25hp shot of nos.
Of course all my under hood components will be color matched/custom carbon fiber when I get my paint job.

For the inside I will have custom re upholstered recaros in the front, and custom upholstered bucket seats in the back, with a suede headliner and pillars.

For the outside it will be a completely custom paint job and some body mods/custom lighting.

Good thing is, it's for my wife and she doesn't need 650+rwhp like I do(I wouldn't even want her to have that much lol). ;)

Thanks for all the help, and I will keep you guys updated and will probably post some of my mock ups of the paint job/with body mods, just to make sure y'all think it looks alright and not TO crazy :eek:

It will be getting house of kolor for sure, but haven't decided on the exact color yet.(so many choices!!)

Once again, thanks for the reality check on the turbo/v8 swap, I wish it could be done, but it just doesn't sound possible..
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:52 AM   #34
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If you're doing all if this to your wifes car please post pics of your current ride.. Sounds like you drop money on rides like its nothing
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Yes, for people looking for a bolt on kit...
It much harder then you made it sound just for a kit on your own car , I have built turbo kit for about 30 different cars and I know the work it take to make them
It takes months of fab work then dyno then fab work to make a proper turbo kit

Its a lot of hard work even for a 1 off kit if you do it right

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we believe in you Tom, you can do it! lol
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Old 04-24-2014, 12:06 PM   #37
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If you're doing all if this to your wifes car please post pics of your current ride.. Sounds like you drop money on rides like its nothing
The blue mustang is an 06 that I have, it is supercharged with custom painted carbon fiber fenders, and has all aftermarket parts as you can tell(full suspension, exhaust, whipple charger, halo, rims, hood, front bumper from California special,grille etc) also the side stripes are painted.

The 1970 I restored from the ground up with a show quality paint job.

I just bought the 13 but it already has headers, full exhaust, boss intake manifold and more.

I also have an 08 Tahoe and 2012 focus.... Lol
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:45 PM   #38
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If you have all those Mustangs why mess with a Focus?. The best choice for a Focus build would be to just buy the Focus ST and modify that. The standard Focus 2.0 has 12:1 compression, that will not work with forced induction.
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If you have all those Mustangs why mess with a Focus?. The best choice for a Focus build would be to just buy the Focus ST and modify that. The standard Focus 2.0 has 12:1 compression, that will not work with forced induction.
It's my wife's car, she wants something cool too lol...women..she can't drive a manual like me :(
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It's my wife's car, she wants something cool too lol...women..she can't drive a manual like me :(
Put a FSWerks steath exhaust on it see how she likes it.

I really like the Boss 302 and 2013 Mustangs of yours.
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