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Old 10-19-2009, 05:38 PM   #1
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suggestion for F/I system for a stock auto

yeh, i've made a decision on keeping the car until i graduate college, and who knows what will be the faith for the focus then (so, no looking back now). which means in order to turn it into the beast i want it to be on a college student budget, what would be the best direction for a F/I (regardless if it's a supercharger or turbo) that wont damage my stock atx tranny for a 01 zetec? i know i wont getting any high numbers with it at the time being but one day i will look into doing a tranny swap, but i wanna know what would be good idea. and yes both methods of inductions have been done on a non-modified atx before but they would barely reach 200whp without doing at least something to the tranny.

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Old 10-19-2009, 05:42 PM   #2
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i figured, thanks though.
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You can do a turbo on ATX just cannot run a lot of boost with out a built ATX

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I say save up and look around on the buy sell. Idk what kind of job you're working but I'm on a college student budget and I'm in the process of making payments for a Turbo kit. Save up a little and then when you find a nice kit ask the person if they will do payments and work something out with them. Try to research and find out if you'll be able to put it on yourself. If not then save up more to pay to have it put on. I know there is a JRSC for sale right now. I'd say if you find a lower priced kit you could get by spending around $3000-$3500 in the end with tune and anything you need. Maybe less if you find a cheaper kit.

Also if you need some more money find out if there is anywhere in your area you can donate plasma. I do and I get about $200 a month for it.
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Yeah definitely keep your eyes open around here, Im picking up a complete turbo kit for cheap and its all quality stuff, its used but hey its cheap. and Im making payments so i don't break the bank. lol I spend hours upon hours browsing this site and spend a good deal of time in the parts for sale area.
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