"new" 2012 sel hatch - Partial newmission mod installed? - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current)

DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current) The place to chat about any Duratec 2.0L Ti-VCT engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-27-2014, 09:24 AM   #1
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Fan#: 172825
Location: Clayton, NC
What I Drive: 2012 kona blue sel hatch

Posts: 29
Points 133, Level 2
Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2
Level Up 66% Completed
Level up: 66% Level up: 66% Level up: 66%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Kona blue sel hatch Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Smile "new" 2012 sel hatch - Partial newmission mod installed?

I purchased a 2012 sel hatch from a toyota dealershship that has a non ffv engine. My first tank resulted in a mere 28 mpg and the engine gave off a strange low tone after the automatic tranny shifted. I opened the hood for the first time on thursday. The car had a k&n drop. I took the filter out and noticed that a large hole had been cut out of the air box and an open four inch hose was under the box. It looked like someone had attempted or had done the newmission mod mentioned in this forum. But I did not see where the hose would get air on the inlet side because there were no holes or slots cut in the grill. Where does the hose go to get air.?

I stuck the hose into the air box and the car does seem to run smoother. If I fix/complete the newmision mod, what is the comparison to stock? Mpg increase? Hp increase? Water or dirt issues?

I need to decide quickly if I need to take car back to dealer so I don't have time to read through all the forums and comments. Any quick replies will be greatly appreciated.

Btw, she is FAST!

Look forward to hearing from the FFs.


Kona blue sel hatch is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-27-2014, 08:01 PM   #2
Hammer Down
 
sailor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Fan#: 57268
Location: Williamsville, NY
What I Drive: 2004 Pitch Black ZTS 2.3 5spd.

Posts: 19,704
Points 14,013, Level 76
Points: 14,013, Level: 76 Points: 14,013, Level: 76 Points: 14,013, Level: 76
Level Up 91% Completed
Level up: 91% Level up: 91% Level up: 91%
Forum Activity 100%
Activity: 100% Activity: 100% Activity: 100%
FF Reputation: 82 sailor Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Moved this to the Duratec TiVCT section for you to get some feedback on that mod.

Welcome to FF
__________________
"Rubber Side Down"

S.R. #275
Focus Takeover #003 / Tarbo Fan #003
sailor is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-28-2014, 08:54 AM   #3
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Fan#: 172825
Location: Clayton, NC
What I Drive: 2012 kona blue sel hatch

Posts: 29
Points 133, Level 2
Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2
Level Up 66% Completed
Level up: 66% Level up: 66% Level up: 66%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Kona blue sel hatch Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
UPDATE: The hose runs down to the triangular grill ending in a scoop type device. Any tips to pulling this grill piece off? I hope i can just pull out an insert off that is blocking the scoop.Thanks.
Kona blue sel hatch is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-29-2014, 10:46 AM   #4
Focus Enthusiast
 
mustang0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 96079
Location: racine, WI
What I Drive: 2012 Blue Candy SE HB Sport Package

Posts: 434
Points 754, Level 14
Points: 754, Level: 14 Points: 754, Level: 14 Points: 754, Level: 14
Level Up 54% Completed
Level up: 54% Level up: 54% Level up: 54%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 1 mustang0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Remove the bottom tray pieces first to gain access. Then you will be able to see how it's attached. From what I remember as I did mod more than two years ago it has tabs that clip in that have to pry out. I thought I was going to break it taking it out but didn't. I can be a little stubborn. I removed mine and drilled holes in it around 1/2" in the beginning, but later just left it out after I added a brake duct scoop with screening. Hope this helps.
__________________
65 Racestang 96 Mustang 2012 Focus SE HB Sport Pac 5 speed man. NewMission Cold Air, lunchbox Delete,Custom 3" Magnaflow exhaust, Steeda Rear Sway Bar, Steeda STS,Axis wheels, Blox shift knob,Focus elecrtic RMM, Injected 93 Tune V1 176HP 152Torque
mustang0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-29-2014, 06:02 PM   #5
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Fan#: 172825
Location: Clayton, NC
What I Drive: 2012 kona blue sel hatch

Posts: 29
Points 133, Level 2
Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2
Level Up 66% Completed
Level up: 66% Level up: 66% Level up: 66%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Kona blue sel hatch Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Thanks Mustang I will give it a look.
Kona blue sel hatch is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-31-2014, 10:02 PM   #6
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Fan#: 172825
Location: Clayton, NC
What I Drive: 2012 kona blue sel hatch

Posts: 29
Points 133, Level 2
Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2 Points: 133, Level: 2
Level Up 66% Completed
Level up: 66% Level up: 66% Level up: 66%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Kona blue sel hatch Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
[IMG][/IMG]
Kona blue sel hatch is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:09 AM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1