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Old 12-10-2004, 04:45 PM   #1
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focus central intake manifole, should i get it?

i found a guy selling a new one for 300 plus shipping, my car has a kamakaze race header, truebendz flex, and a custom 3 inch exhaust. one resonator, one import muffler. screamin deamon coil pack and wires. 70 mm mass air meter, will get a 70mm t/body for the intake, and a 3 inch custom cold air or short ram intake, i have both so whatever you all think would be more benificial. thats all i can think of right now, so please let me know if this is a wise buy. also, i bought a fiberglass hatch about a week ago, and will be purchasing another focus to strip out and rally race and all of these parts will be going on it, it WILL be full race spec. so i need to know if i can use it on it or if there is anything better. one last thing, will this intake make any difference if i go turbo?


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Old 12-10-2004, 05:13 PM   #2
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I would do some research first
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Old 12-10-2004, 07:55 PM   #3
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i had one of these and was advised strongly against using it with a turbo cause it's a short-runner design and low end will suffer a lot. this is a great NA intake mani though.
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Old 12-10-2004, 11:10 PM   #4
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well i am not sure if i'll go turbo or not, but i am gunna get it now.
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Unless you get really aggressive cams with a ported head, you don't want the FC intake mani. It's for extreme n/a setups.
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Old 12-11-2004, 12:17 AM   #6
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really aggressive stage 2? or a stage 3 must?
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hey man one post is sufficient. you can probably do some searches to find out what exactly this manifold is good for and what you can expect out of it too.
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well, i posted onn here since i am looking at the vortec, and turbo also and wanted to see what people had to say aboutthis intake with f/i.
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