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Old 09-17-2003, 09:11 PM   #1
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yay or nay on these mods....

k.....first of all i got an spi. and im not lookin to make an all out race car. just a good daily driver with a little....."UUMPHH!!!" if you guys know what i mean. anyways, how does adding, a early 2000 intake, 60mm tb, iceman intake, street headers, flex pipe, magnaflow cat, udp, spark plugs & plug wires sound??? you know just the basic bolt ons. and what kinna gains would i make with that?? any replies would be much appreciated


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those r good ..u should get cam gears and new cams to tune the intake and exhaust for more power tho...n ull feel a pretty good uumph!!

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Zetec intake does not work on SPI's. All other mods are fine. 10-15 whp....doesn't sound like alot, but will make a good difference. And when you're not dogging it...you should see an increase in mileage too.
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well being its an spi, the 2000 intake is a no-no...the tb,intake,magnaflow is all good...but is FC's headers finally a go?...or r they just on the site.
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As the others have said, you can't put the early intake manifold on your SPI. Better check on that 60mm t/b, Black Diamond Racing makes that for Focus Central and FC is out of them and last time I asked, BDR had no plans to make any more t/bs. So, that impacts your intake kit plans as well, if you go with the Iceman and no 60mm t/b, then you need to make sure you get the Iceman kit for the SPI with the reducer. Check on the FC short header as well, they had to be re-worked for a fitting issue, and I'm not sure they got them back from the guys that make they for FC yet. On the spark plugs wires, the Zetec wire kits won't work on your SPI, at least I don't thing they will, so make sure you find SPI wires. Focus Sport makes SPI wires. Otherwise, the UDP is a good choice, Magnaflow catback as well...
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Better check on that 60mm t/b, Black Diamond Racing makes that for Focus Central and FC is out of them and last time I asked, BDR had no plans to make any more t/bs.
gosh darn it!!! i guess ima have to port my tb then. and that header thing...... im probably gonna call about the availability on that one. this is sure ruining my plans darn it. if no intake manifold & header......then ill probably get a chip. that might help
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