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Old 08-06-2006, 10:42 PM   #1
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Turbo vs Auto Tranny

I have a 2.3 Duratec atx. What would happen if I put a focus sport or hi boost turbo on it? Would they just tune it down for the atx trannny? What would really happen to the tranny, if say I was running 10psi? What would that do to the tranny? Im just really curious about this. I'm pretty sure I will be buying a turbo, so any help would be greatly appreciated. I need to know if I need to get a more built up tranny for the turbo before next summer.


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I have been told that you would be suprised how much power the stock tranny can hold. But even with that said, I'm not sure it would handle a turbo.
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So I guess I would have to throw a couple thousand into a lentech automatic?
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you can have a very light boosted turbo with the duratec trannys
they are stronger than the regular zetec...
but they will not hold too long...
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Is there anyone on FF that has a turbo atx focus with 2.3?
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