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Old 04-17-2008, 07:28 PM   #1
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ok I was thinking of going turbo in the next year on my 2001 zetec motor. I don't want huge numbers for it maybe just 200-220 hp now here is my question. I have on the car now a magna flow ss cat back system in the 2.25inch now is there going to be any problems with the system if I keep the cat back system I have on it now. will it just hinder the turbos true performance or am I risking blowing something up if I leave the cat back on.

any info would be greatly appreciated. the other thing is if it is a bad think to keep the cat back would it be better if I went super charger instead or am I going to have the same problems.


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You should be able to achieve your power goals and still keep your current exhaust.... bigger is always better but then there is also overkill.
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I will be doing the same with my 2.25" focussport stealth. The only difference will be that you will have to add a psi or 2 to get to 220

So, no worries, enjoy your boost
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so what you are saying is if I was to do a 10 psi of boost to get 200 on a system with a 2.5 inch cat back then I'd just have to run like 12 -14 psi of boost instead. that is fine with me beacuse I found a place with a turbonetics kit ant is claims 210 to the wheels with just bolt ons ( injectors, piping, intercooler, turbo , blow off valve and computer retune.) so that would be perfect
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not 12-14, probably 11 or maybe 12

PS 10 psi on a t3-sized turbo would get just about any zetec above 200 no problemo, including one with 2.25" exhaust
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