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Old 10-04-2004, 02:27 AM   #1
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Lightbulb what do you think about a gude zx3turbo

hey people just wanted to know what you guys think the best turbo is for a ford focus zx3 cause im going to be putting in a stinger turbo kit from gude and if you people want to see it look at www.gude.com and you can see what im talking about.


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DUDE!!! Please hit the search button before posting in this forum.
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Old 10-05-2004, 12:52 AM   #6
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i heard nothing but bad things about gude turbo, about people blowing engines and stuff but they do boast good number, one mag said 285WHP on stock zx3
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You will never see 285 out of the kit as it comes from gude and do it safely

The gude kit needs proper tuning , a larger down pipe and a decent turbo as well as taking the air intoak out of the engine bay and into cooler air

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Gude claims their kit will make 285 whp.

This is total crap.

The turbo is a stock DSM turbo and if you talk to those guys, seeing that power in their cars isn't possible, so why would it be in a focus?

Fact is there are lots of kits better than gudes junk, precision, aerocharger and bell engineering to name a few.
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if you dont have alot of money go with tom's stage 1 kit and his MIC.
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I'd like to have Tom's kit....but 5000 grand is a little steep for me. But I'm sure it is an awesome kit.
great kit yes, great numbers from the kit yes, good reliablity from the kit from what I have seen yes..
I will be honest and I think that focaltech said it best, FI and Cheap don't belong in the same sentence.. They really don't.. If you plan on going turbo especially, ask anyone who has done it sucessfully on the first try or on the second try, and they will tell you that saving money on a kit is not the way to go.. Saving money and doing it as cheap as possible sounds all well and good, but to spend the money and do it right the first time would have saved me probably about at least 4-5k, I think that there may be others who would agree with that.. Please if anybody buys this gude turbo, please do your research and ask a reputable source.. I am not going to recommend anybody but I am sure if you ask there will be a major consensus of who to talk to .. Good luck to all ..
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