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Old 11-13-2012, 01:09 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by YellowJellyBean View Post
You probably don't have to touch the intake manifold unless you're going boosted or a serious high compression build.

1/4 times shouldn't ever be a goal for a DD Focus. It's a small, light FWD car that with the right mods can be a great car to take out to a windy road on the weekend.


I understand that, just dynos and 1/4 mile are the easiest way to measure an increase in performance. I just purchased a mess of suspension parts for the car as well, and i dont plan on ever taking it to the 1/4, thats what my other car is for.

how do the cams effect the driveability and fuel economy on the 2.3? would it be better to do a stage 1?
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