Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum - Reply to Topic
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Forced Induction > Jackson Racing Supercharger Questions?

General Forced Induction The place to chat about turbochargers, superchargers nitrous systems and custom engine fabrications.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Thread: Jackson Racing Supercharger Questions? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
08-07-2005 10:00 AM
finalley Hi Focus Racer. I DID own an 02zx5 ATX w/ a JRSC m45. Had a 65mm TB and Borla as well on it. In the Very beginning, the 1st few times driving it , it seemed like it was a big change in performance, till I got my SVTF. I think it ALMOST could keep up with the SVT till 60/70mph.
It picked up the "off the line performance " but it ran out of breath at 60/70. It was reliable in as far as it always started, and nothing fell off, but keeping the belt tight was a P.I.t.a.
When JR 1st came out it was the only thing {SC} out there, for the money. I sold it and the car after about 6-9 mos, don't remember exactly,and bought another SVTF. I think you will out grow its modest performance gains quickly. Bela's discription of a budget booster is apt.
If I knew then what I now now I would have invested my $3000+ in an alternative choice.
08-05-2005 04:52 PM
justjeffrey I have a JRSC and I am Stoked with it. I run a Green Drop in filter, stock TB, Focus sport exhaust, stock cat, stock header and wires. It runs excellent now, but i opted to buy the Ford racing BBK anyway on Monday. It just showed up at my desk today. They give you a newfactory Ford Airbox, it is the same one as the Focus SVT so i cant use my Green filter anymore. (by the way, i thought i noticed a better pull with my Green filter vs the K&N i was using) It also comes with new factory Ford Injectors, New MAF which is stuck to the SVT airbox, new anodized blue 3.0 Pulley and a shorter belt so you can still run a safe tension with the Jackson racing tensioner. And paperwork to fill out so you can send in your ECU to Ford. I am going to install it this weekend and send my ECU to Ford for a reflash on Monday. Ill post my results.
I dont know my exact numbers but i am definitely happy with the base JRSC. Check back @ JR because they just had a price drop on their retail prices. You might find they have a better price than what it was a few days ago. They cut out their distributor network and passed the savings on to the end customer. If you call them with questions, ask for Oscar or Steve and just say jeff sent you to them from the Focus fanatics forum. We are all good friends and they will know where to find me.


PM me if you have mo' questions.
Late.
08-05-2005 02:46 PM
pio search man..
there are a few members with them
08-05-2005 02:36 PM
belacyrf Well I dont own one, but I have driven one multiple times.
I think for a budget booster, it's a good buy. Low enough torque that your ATX should be able to handle it without issue. IMO it's the cheapest long term solution for more power and it's very reliable.

But the downside to the JRSC is it's upgradeability. Take a look at what Ray at McNews has done with the big boost, and that's really your "safe" daily driver limit. I mean there might be more power there, but I think it will be at the cost of reliability.

If you truly to plan on replacing the ATX, and your long term goal is "big" power, then dont get the JRSC. It's gonna cost you tons of money to get it where you want to go. I'm not speaking from my own perspective, but from reading countless other threads where guys have found out that the JRSC just costs to much money and work to get up to the high power numbers they want. But for a budget booster who will be happy with lesser power, it's a great choice if that helps.
08-05-2005 01:20 PM
Focus Racer S2
Jackson Racing Supercharger Questions?

HI guys. Ideas are still being considered by me here about what kind of forced induction would be best for my focus ATX 2.0 Zetec.

So naturally the first opinion most people gave me was to go with the jackson racing supercharger. So I would appreciate if those of you who own and are running the jackson racing supercharger under the hood of your 2.0 Zetec engines would tell me your experiences and opinions about this product. Also what kind of numbers are you running and any other mods done to your engines and trannys.

What Im looking for here is to hear from actual owners who can tell me if their satisfied with the gains and what kind of numbers are you running along with other mods you have done to your engines along with the supercharger to make it run better and improve your numbers. And most importantly if this product is a good buy.

Thanks in advance.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:37 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.