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Old 09-30-2004, 02:56 AM   #1
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Standard Connecting rods

I know ive asked this before but

i need to know how much power the Stock 2.0 Focus Connecting rods can take. I'm running 202BHP at the fly, but was told that 240BHP easy with an electronic boost controller, and the setup i have is good for 260BHP, but they don't actually know the max power they should run on the standard connecting rods. on toms site his turbo kit with the t3 on standard engine components can see 250WHP so does this mean i could run 250WHP on the connecting rods?

I don't want to run the absolute maximum the rods can take... i don't want to blow my engine....


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Again it all comes down to proper tuning , I have run 326HP on my ALL STOCK engine but am able to watch and properly tune it

I tell people that 250 is about max i would go with FI and all stock

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Old 09-30-2004, 02:05 PM   #3
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ok then i will defantly look into at least getting it to 240bhp in the future then

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u are running 11.6 psi? with only 204bhp? that dont seem right to me.
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ah well max boost 11.6psi but peaks off to 6psi (or 0.6bar/8.7psi i cant remember now) so i guess that would make it 202 at 6psi/8.7psi? again this was done be the garage so no damage was done, they know what they are doing, but they cant get the official max figures on the conrods even if i told them to take it higher they wouldn't like to, and probably wont warrant a repair if needed. thats why i need the max power the rods can take so i tell them.
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peaks about 4200revs by the way.
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I have lowered my rev-limiter to 6,500 and normally shift around 6,250. I run 12.5 PSI everyday on my GT28R based system and a bone stock long block. I estimate the WHP at something like 210.

I have been running boost on the engine for about 2.5 years, though not at this high an output until fairly recently. So far no problems at all.
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