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Old 09-30-2012, 10:42 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by zehkaiser View Post
I'm sure it isn't rated for too much more than the motor.
To be pushing 270lbs from the factory it probably is rated to withstand quite a bit of abuse. The Mazdaspeed 3 stock transmission is a tank of a transmission, and the clutch is a Stage 2+ from the factory rated for over 300lbs tq and the car is rated at 280lbs factory, I'm sure the Focus ST will employ something similar... Ford can't expect aftermarket companies NOT to invest in modifying the ST, if the transmission couldn't handle much more than stock it wouldn't be a viable option, since turbo = torque.
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