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Old 11-24-2008, 03:27 AM   #1
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turbo or sc? help...

i have a '03 zetec. ive been leaning more towards a SC so i can keep my header that i absolutly love! but anyway, what would you FI vets recommend?

i am keeping an open mind for a turbo, but like i said ^ i want to keep my header. the FS SC looks nice plus easy to intall. also been checking out the CFM vortech SC but the extended SC drive might not fit over the SVT header that i have.

on second thought tho my header is prob. meaningless compared to a turbo.



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Old 11-24-2008, 05:08 AM   #2
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It all depends on your power goals and what you want to do. Also If you were to do supercharger the procharger is probably the best unless you just want a nice DD with some power find a JRSC or pwerworks and pop it on
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just imagine how nice a turbo tubular manifold would look in place of your header....TURBO end of story
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Old 11-24-2008, 09:00 AM   #4
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now this isn't coming from experiance or anything...TURBO!!!

I have been thinking about getting a turbo on my focus
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Old 11-24-2008, 09:45 AM   #5
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as mentioned before it really depends what your power goals are
if your gonna be happy with 200-225hp then a supercharger will probably be fine
but if you want big power turbo is the only way to go
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Wow.... you'll settle for less power just to keep a header.........
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A turbo is a lot better looking then a header under the hood.....

Turbo is great and can be fine for a DD, I know several people that use there turbo car as a DD. I could but I don't, but thats just me. I would have no issues doing so.
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my focus is the only car i have and it will def. be a DD. for now im not wanting to tear into the internals so what would be a safe hp or boost level for my stock rods (ive heard there a weak point on the zetec) ?
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svt can handle up to 15psi safely.... (may be more i cant remember)
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i cant find a turbo kit for a zetec. anyone know of some good turbo kits for an '03 zetec?
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