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Old 04-06-2010, 11:00 PM   #61
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Ok good. Lol were you surprised about the SVT mani on my ZX2?
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Ok good. Lol were you surprised about the SVT mani on my ZX2?
Surprised no , Was just letting you know that the runners dont line up and you block off the runner by about 1/4 inch , this will hurt performance in 2 ways
1 your runner is now smaller
2 you now have a flat step at the end of the intake manifold runner where the air will create a tumble effect among other things slowing down and changing how the runner in the head and intake flows

I feel the ZX2 intake out flows any other Zetec intake manifold out there and curious why you chose the SVT for your project?

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Old 04-07-2010, 07:59 AM   #63
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Surprised no , Was just letting you know that the runners dont line up and you block off the runner by about 1/4 inch , this will hurt performance in 2 ways
1 your runner is now smaller
2 you now have a flat step at the end of the intake manifold runner where the air will create a tumble effect among other things slowing down and changing how the runner in the head and intake flows

I feel the ZX2 intake out flows any other Zetec intake manifold out there and curious why you chose the SVT for your project?

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Yeah I understand what you're saying. I installed it a few months back to see how it performed. I will probably go back to the ZX2 intake once I sell the SVT manifold. Why didn't Ford use a similarly flowing manifold for the ZX3?

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Old 04-07-2010, 12:25 PM   #64
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good info!!!!!!!!!
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They kind of did for 1 year then went to a cheaper way of making the intake and screwed everything up

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Oh I see. Anyway, back to tuning lol. Where is the best place to put the O2 sensor bung? Before or after the turbo?
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i can vouch for multiple tunes being supplied from Tom for free. i have gone through about 6. some included rev limiters so i can flash the car for when my friends take it for the weekend. lol, car wouldnt go any higher than 3k rpms. was halarious.

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Tom, if i were to get a wideband. would it be ok to install it into the bung closest to the flexpipe? how would this get datalogged through the predator?
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some included rev limiters so i can flash the car for when my friends take it for the weekend. lol, car wouldnt go any higher than 3k rpms. was halarious.

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Lmao nice!
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i can vouch for multiple tunes being supplied from Tom for free. i have gone through about 6. some included rev limiters so i can flash the car for when my friends take it for the weekend. lol, car wouldnt go any higher than 3k rpms. was halarious.

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Tom, if i were to get a wideband. would it be ok to install it into the bung closest to the flexpipe? how would this get datalogged through the predator?
You cannot datalog the AF through the Predator , agy o2 bund can be used for the wide band , before CAT is best

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is there a way to know what my diablo is tuned for? i bought it new from someone you sold it to, didnt know i wouldnt get updates, i dont remember if the diablo was tuned for stock or with any mod, i have a wideband sitting in my room, i could install it if i decided to update my tune.

Do you know the avarage life time of a wideband kit component? (i have an AEM)
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