Race car build- start 02/06/10 finish April - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Forced Induction

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-04-2010, 09:00 PM   #1
NJSVTGUY
Focus Addict
 
NJSVTGUY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Fan#: 46519
Location: NJ, United States
What I Drive: 86 GN, 11.1@128, 20 psi

Posts: 893
Points 4,366, Level 42
Points: 4,366, Level: 42 Points: 4,366, Level: 42 Points: 4,366, Level: 42
Level Up 8% Completed
Level up: 8% Level up: 8% Level up: 8%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 8 NJSVTGUY Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (10)
Race car build- start 02/06/10 finish April

The plan is to build a track only (road race) car and have it done by April. I've been stashing parts for quite some time and this is the year. I'll post the build as I proceed, it's cold so weekend only build for now.

What I have planned for the drivetrain.
Stock SVT engine 82,000 miles
Vortech SC- big boost with water to air intercooler
Torsen LSD

I'm hoping posting helps keeps the motivation, and just as important I get some good advice.
My first question is what clutch/FW would you recommend, I'm thinking CM stg 5?


NJSVTGUY is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2010, 09:24 PM   #2
jarchie
Focus Enthusiast
 
jarchie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Fan#: 51811
Location: Charlotte NC, NC
What I Drive: 2010 Midnight Black SES 4-Door,

Posts: 297
FF Reputation: 5 jarchie Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Sounds cool, Keep us posted and post a boat load of detailed pictures!
__________________
If you can make it go, I can make it go faster.
SEDAN REVOLUTION MEMBER #72 TEAM DURATEC #30
FORD F.A.C.T. INSTRUCTOR, FORD TRAINING CENTER INSTRUCTOR, TECHNICIAN. LOVER & OWNER
jarchie is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2010, 09:42 PM   #3
NJSVTGUY
Focus Addict
 
NJSVTGUY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Fan#: 46519
Location: NJ, United States
What I Drive: 86 GN, 11.1@128, 20 psi

Posts: 893
Points 4,366, Level 42
Points: 4,366, Level: 42 Points: 4,366, Level: 42 Points: 4,366, Level: 42
Level Up 8% Completed
Level up: 8% Level up: 8% Level up: 8%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 8 NJSVTGUY Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (10)
old pic, but it's just been in a barn since.

NJSVTGUY is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2010, 09:54 PM   #4
bmylez
Focus Fanatic
 
bmylez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Fan#: 64637
Location: San Antonio, TX
What I Drive: 2003 350Z Track

Posts: 3,450
FF Reputation: 23 bmylez Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Damn, looks like there's work to be done...you sure you'll finish in April?
__________________
1992 Eagle Talon TSi - sold (POS)
2002 Mustang GT - sold
2002 SVTF - sold
2008.5 Mazdaspeed3 GT - cursed
2003 350Z Track - basically stock, and it runs
bmylez is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2010, 10:06 PM   #5
NJSVTGUY
Focus Addict
 
NJSVTGUY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Fan#: 46519
Location: NJ, United States
What I Drive: 86 GN, 11.1@128, 20 psi

Posts: 893
Points 4,366, Level 42
Points: 4,366, Level: 42 Points: 4,366, Level: 42 Points: 4,366, Level: 42
Level Up 8% Completed
Level up: 8% Level up: 8% Level up: 8%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 8 NJSVTGUY Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (10)
Yes I have a good Team helping me, Seth, Eddie, & Bobb. The plan is to just get it on the track this year and then work on it as a driver. I posted here because I think the FI will pose the most challenge.
NJSVTGUY is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2010, 10:21 PM   #6
bmylez
Focus Fanatic
 
bmylez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Fan#: 64637
Location: San Antonio, TX
What I Drive: 2003 350Z Track

Posts: 3,450
FF Reputation: 23 bmylez Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Really, how so? The Vortech is a bolt-on kit...and isn't the stock I/C water to air?
__________________
1992 Eagle Talon TSi - sold (POS)
2002 Mustang GT - sold
2002 SVTF - sold
2008.5 Mazdaspeed3 GT - cursed
2003 350Z Track - basically stock, and it runs
bmylez is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2010, 10:27 PM   #7
Turbo Turtle
Fins Up!
 
Turbo Turtle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Fan#: 32772
Location: Calera, AL
What I Drive: Miata, STi, GSXR1k

Posts: 4,747
Points 20,705, Level 90
Points: 20,705, Level: 90 Points: 20,705, Level: 90 Points: 20,705, Level: 90
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 54 Turbo Turtle Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (25)
why all this work and using a sc? the cage is sweet as hell. gl with it.
__________________
Turbo Turtle Garage
Mig and Tig fabrication, engine building


facebook.com/TurboTurtleGarage
TurboTurtleFab@gmail.com
Turbo Turtle is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-05-2010, 08:47 AM   #8
700whpfocus
Focus Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Fan#: 40899
Location: ft laud, FL
What I Drive: 2000 zx3 twillight blue focus

Posts: 1,256
Points 5,413, Level 47
Points: 5,413, Level: 47 Points: 5,413, Level: 47 Points: 5,413, Level: 47
Level Up 32% Completed
Level up: 32% Level up: 32% Level up: 32%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 700whpfocus Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
who did the rollcage?
700whpfocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-05-2010, 09:04 AM   #9
Roushturboedzx3
I Fab Too Much
 
Roushturboedzx3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Fan#: 42814
Location: CLearwater, FL
What I Drive: 2002 Liquid Gray ZX3

Posts: 4,739
Points 14,483, Level 78
Points: 14,483, Level: 78 Points: 14,483, Level: 78 Points: 14,483, Level: 78
Level Up 9% Completed
Level up: 9% Level up: 9% Level up: 9%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 20 Roushturboedzx3 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (18)
looks badass man, personally wouldnt of gone SC but no need to bash you looks like its gonna be a good build
__________________
New: 2012 Mustang GT premium
SOLD:RACE GAS 602whp 501tq Pump Gas SAE 454whp
Garrett GT3582r, Topmount, built motor, Ported head,Tuned by Fernando@RacingPartsSolution
I may not be the baddest, but the baddest dont Fu** with me
Roushturboedzx3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-05-2010, 09:22 AM   #10
pitchedblack04
Bewst Anyone!!!
 
pitchedblack04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Fan#: 62993
Location: louisville, KY
What I Drive: 2004 turbo'd svt

Posts: 1,871
Points 3,266, Level 35
Points: 3,266, Level: 35 Points: 3,266, Level: 35 Points: 3,266, Level: 35
Level Up 44% Completed
Level up: 44% Level up: 44% Level up: 44%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 7 pitchedblack04 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Not bashing but why go through all the time and trouble and throw a SC on it? Looks great tho.
Posted via FF Mobile
pitchedblack04 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS 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.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

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

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:47 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : 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 Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. 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. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat