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Old 09-26-2005, 09:26 AM   #1
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Bell engineering turbo kit

Tom what is your take on this kit. I think it looks pretty good and some decent numbers to boot with 235HP & 237TQ

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Old 09-26-2005, 09:45 AM   #2
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this is the kit originally known as aerocharger, but then corky bell himself(turbo guru) picked up this kit and made some major improvements to it. i think its a really nice it
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Old 09-26-2005, 03:43 PM   #3
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Ok it says the stage I kit comes with a
[ Bell Intercooler Inc. FMIC (18" x 5.5" x 3.5" core) with aluminum splash panel attached]

and the stage II comes with a
[ Larger Bell Intercooler Inc. 24 x 6 x 3.5 FMIC (with aluminum splash panel attached).]


How big of a differance will the stageII kits intercooler be over the stage I
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The stage 2 intercooler is 157.5 cubic inches bigger 504 vs 346.5 so in theory it provides a much great cooling ability
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I dont like turbos bolted to the back of the engines , You have to run a smaller turbo to get good spool or BB turbo then you wont see any good top end numbers when the time comes

I also dont beleive in my opinion that 2 psi of boost will make OVER 50HP at the wheels like they claim so im guessing the higher run was more like 12PSI maybe , from what i have seen Avg.1psi = 10HP at the wheels , the dyno also does not show the temp , ALT , what correction factor was used and so on , I have tuned one of these kit and i didnt like it much , but a lot of that had to do with me making my own kit and thinking it is the best burbo kit on the market

You will need a GOOD header and some type of off road pipe (500.00) add that to the kit + what it will cost IF you want big power 300 later (2000.00) and this wouldnt be a cheap kit as a starter kit

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Old 09-27-2005, 07:01 AM   #6
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Well I already have most f the bolt ons.
OBX 4-2-1,Fs flex pipe,MBRP catback,Ported throttle body,FC race shifter,FC intake,FC cam gears,FR wires. what else would be needed to make this work
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Yeah, I've never actually seen one of these kits in person.
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Nither have I thats way I wanted Toms opion on it. Because he has seen almost every kit out there for the focus
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I have a customer taking his xios kit off and talking about going to my stuff he may be in the market to sell his parts , He isnt real happy with it

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