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Old 02-24-2009, 09:00 PM   #101
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just a cool build of another 5.3. revving to 8.5k and making 1200hp. stock block and mains. forged rods, pistons, and crank.

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Old 02-24-2009, 09:19 PM   #102
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do you have to get emmissons done where you live?
and if you do how are you able to do it??? would it go under the hot rod section.
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no emissions here.
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just a cool build of another 5.3. revving to 8.5k and making 1200hp. stock block and mains. forged rods, pistons, and crank.

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That turbo is freaking GIANT!!!
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Old 02-25-2009, 05:35 PM   #105
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Tim i've got a 2002 ZX4 sitting in my back yard with no motor are trans in it. I have a friend that has a welding and fab shop. We are going to watch your build and see how it goes and we just might build a 4 door sleeper. I priced all that conversion stuff and i can't see $6000.00 for something we can build. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK !!!!!!
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Old 02-25-2009, 06:17 PM   #106
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yeah my point is to prove that i can build a turbo v8 focus with a lot more power than i made with the zetec with the same or less money.
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You could have built a NA v-8 Focus and made more power than your old turbo 4 for the same or less money as well.
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Old 02-26-2009, 01:30 PM   #108
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You could have built a NA v-8 Focus and made more power than your old turbo 4 for the same or less money as well.
yep very true. but i love turbos

i would feel really bad loosing the turbo and couldnt make myself do it.
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how does the wire go?
do you have to get new guages or can you use the stock guages?
and do you use the focus ecu,new engine ecu and ms to controll it all or is it just the ms with the new engine ecu?
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i just wanted to know how much work it would be to go carburated?
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