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Old 06-30-2005, 06:30 PM   #1
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Hey everybody, I'm planning to add some kind of forced induction to my Focus, but I don't know which one to get. Does anybody here know which would be the best: nitrous, turbo, or supercharged?


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Old 06-30-2005, 07:12 PM   #2
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This should be moved to the F/I chat area.

And opinions on this topic are like *******s... everyone has one. Whatever you go with, I wouldn't do much more than 180 tq unless you plan on upgrading the transmission. The stock tranny is only good for 165 ft-lbs as manufactured.
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Old 06-30-2005, 08:14 PM   #3
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I thought I would post it in the ZETEC section because I don't want a bunch of crap about Duratecs, SVTs, or PZEVs.
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depends on how much u wanna spend... from most expensive to least... turbo, supercharger, nitrous... also do u want to have the power all the time or just when racing?
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I'd kinda like it all the time, so yeah, I guess nitrous is ruled out there. Unless there's something new with nitrous that I don't know about.
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^^lol..of course u do...it's urs...
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Damn, I better start saving. I would say, yes it is. If it can make 320 hp on a stock engine. That's just awesome. I'll need to sell my car first to get that kind of money though.
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