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Old 09-28-2003, 09:54 AM   #1
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Too Supercharge or Turbocharge

Ok, I have some misunderstanding, I have a 2003 Focus ZTS, I want to add a supercharger or a turbocharger, but don't know where to start, and which one to get I have done no engine modifications yet, I have only put on a Borla Exhaust and AEM cold air intake, I would like some advice on where to start.


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Here's some information on Turbo verses Supercharger to help you understand how they work and differ.

Here are some websites with turbo and superchargers for the Focus to get you started.
Focus Power Turbo
Jackson Racing Supercharger
Vortech Supercharger
FMAX Turbo
BEGI Turbo

Enjoy !

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do you have an auto or manny?
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it depends sure u can get moore boost from a turbo but it's more work and care then a super charger. You can just bolt on a super charger and it's works turbos can be work.
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i was wondering the same thing. now i know if you buy a car w/ a turbo the compresion is lower then a nonturbo car, because the turbo make the compresion higher as it spools up right? now if i would put a s/c or turbo on my car would i have to change my compersion?
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again it depends if your running all heavy boost from a turbo youll probly want lower compression, but a lower boost can be successfully added to a built motor w/ higher compression for a motor that has good NA power which is enhanced by boost, or so i hear, wtf do i know
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I think i'm going to go with the super charger instead, cause i don't know any mofo's that works with TURBO.
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