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Old 11-16-2005, 08:48 AM   #1
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Roush Turbo Kit on an ATX

So what do you think!!!! Ive been thinking a lot about this lately and was wondering if you guys think it would be a good idea. I know Im gonna have to mod the tranny to hold up but honestly Im choosing between this and a JRSC but Im most interested in turbo because it works better........... What do you think about this?


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Old 11-16-2005, 08:54 AM   #2
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do the tranny and then do the FI...

tranny upgrades are expensive...
you will need tq converter, valve body and other stuff to handle the 200+ whp that kit will give you...
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Old 11-16-2005, 09:20 AM   #3
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Talk to Tom at Focus-power about the lentech tranny. He uses one in his car. Also, I would get with the guys at Mcnews, I think they have done some work with a boosted automatic.
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Definatley work on the tranny before you put on a turbo. It will help a lot, because the ATX is weak. I would try for a manual transmission swap if I were you it would make your ride a lot more fun.
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Old 11-16-2005, 03:21 PM   #5
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We are building an ATX car now with a Roush kit. Upgraded turbo fully built engine and it is getting a built ATX.
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i hurd atx cars hold boost better cause they dont lose psi during shift changes.....
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Old 11-16-2005, 09:08 PM   #7
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You don't lift the throttle in an ATX but you can also shift a manual without lifting the throttle as well.
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is this roush atx car runnin on stock trans at all ? if so how long and with any problems?
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Hasn't been run yet. Trans was already partially built when it cam in.
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what parts did you used to build the tranny?
parts on mcnews site?
or other?
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