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Old 11-29-2006, 08:06 PM   #1
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running 450 whp streetably

tom is there any way to build a 450 whp focus that would be streetable. if so what parts would i need or would you suggest. if not how much hp is achievable in every day driving. i plan on starting this project in 1.5 - 2 years tops. but will start gathering parts now. should i use your strocker kit or wrc block or will the stock block do? what size turbo and trim sizes would i need. what compression and brand of piston and im guessing crower would be my best bet for rods. and how about the stock crank will it and the drive train take it well. also what kind of tunning software would you suggest?

i am going to school for auto tech. so i will be starting this project as soon as i am out. im also going to be doing some research on a all wheel drive drive train out of a escape that uses the zetec. i thought that you could be the most help to me with this project. any help that you can give me would be greatly appriciated. also i want to build this and tune this myself so are there any books that you would suggest for me to pick up to help me become more knowledgable on tunning a turbo car.

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Old 11-29-2006, 08:09 PM   #2
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good luck brother!
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wow..good luck. Mucho $$$$$$ amigo. Maybe as much as it would cost to get a much better and newer car...
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all of that on stock block and "unaltered" diplacement. how much boost do you think i would have to run to get that kind of power
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You might want to throw a CGI block in there as well...you might be able to hit the 450 WHP mark on a stock block, but I wouldn't want to try it.
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don't forget fuel, on what octane? you won't be driving on race fuel will you?!! and you won't have AC 3 in pipe is tight as hell i that location
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i planned on running the eshuast manifold to the side and having the turbo sit where the battery was, and no i will have 93 octane pump gas. do you think 375-400 whp would be a better/more achievalbe goal? i want my manifold like this one how much turbo lag if any do think that would create?
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It can be done , I use a 2 step type boost comtroller so i dont go into high boost till 3rd gear or i can change boost for each gear going higher each time this helps BIG TIME with traction issues and i can do it by RPM as well but like by gear better

You will need a full return fuel system and a very will built engine

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in which he can get from you^^^^ i wish i could have afforded your built engine awwwww boost, i miss you so much!
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