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Old 07-20-2005, 02:16 PM   #1
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Hey all. Im planning to go forced induction pretty soon so Im gathering ideas and possibilities to get the best for my money. Ive been thinking of going turbo whether with a custom kit or buying one. OK here's the thing my ZX3 is ATX. I was wondering around the focussport website and I saw their superchargers. Thing is the one that I like which of course was the powerworks SC says for 5 speed only. This may be a noobie question but here it goes anyway. Could it be installed on an ATX?


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Old 07-20-2005, 02:18 PM   #2
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Or should I simply stick to the idea of going turbo on my ZX3.
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The issue with the Focus ATX tranny is it can't take a lot of torque.

Most SC and turbo's out there will work on an ATX but the ATX can't handle the TQ.

If you're not going to do any tranny upgrades, it would be best to get the JRSC since it's low on TQ but has some decent HP.
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powerworks ... Could it be installed on an ATX?
Yes.
Stay tuned ... you will hear something about it very shortly.
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^^^ Most know that any Turbo or SC can be installed on a Focus with an ATX tranny but how much sustained TQ can it handle before it breaks/causes damage is the concern.

Without doing some ATX tranny upgrades, you might damage your tranny if you have too much TQ.
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Old 07-22-2005, 03:34 PM   #6
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:) I think that's what powerworks is trying to figure out
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At a minimum I would do a tq converter and valve body on the ATX if you go FI. From what I got from talking to the Powerworks guy during a test drive of the PW car, the main difference is the tune.
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they are in the process of making a tune which can work around the stock atx tranny.
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^^ Yup, as long as you don't dog it alot you should be fine. but to be safe, get build the tranny up a tad.
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hey i dont mean to be hijack this thread but im just wondering how much hp/tq the stock SVT tranny can take.
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