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Old 11-06-2011, 04:57 AM   #1
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2012 Focus Roushcharger!!!

I just saw the SEMA Roush Focus RS3 concept... wow!!! I really hope the supercharger kit hits the market soon! I think that an extra 50hp would really wake up my SE.

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Old 11-06-2011, 07:54 AM   #2
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50HP ? You kidding right ?

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Old 11-06-2011, 08:23 AM   #3
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I saw it also. Talked to the guy he said 230wheel
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:48 AM   #4
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I saw it also. Talked to the guy he said 230wheel
230hp & 210lb-ft, i read the specs wrong. Wonder what the pricing will be like?

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Old 11-06-2011, 10:54 AM   #5
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230 whp is more like a 100hp increase over stock
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Yeah, is it whp or hp?
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Yeah, is it whp or hp?
Roush's own website just says 230/210, not WHP or crank-hp.

When that's all that's said, it's usually crank-hp

http://www.roushperformance.com/blog...1/roush-focus/

So at 230 crank-hp, I'd pass, and go straight for a turbo set-up.

Plus, Roush-modified cars don't have a very good reputation for reliability.


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my 2012 dynoed at 148whp 139wtq no mods with the powershift so Ford underrated it greatly. I believe another one dynoed at 148whp and 143wtq with a manual.

I think turbo is a smarter choice any day of the week in my opinion. While the Roush kit is cool and all thats just another drag on the motor at the same time as being an adder.

The ST will hopefully show us power and great gasmileage is possible.
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:38 PM   #9
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230/210 wheel is 270/247 crank

an 82hp increase and 67 lb/ft increase is a lot to the wheels!!!!

St is supposed to do 247/265 so wheel 209/225

Roush 0-60 i estimate ~5.5s
St 0-60 5.7-6
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:40 PM   #10
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IDk exactly, but if it ends up like the GT500 vs Roush.
The ST may be quicker in a straight line but the roush will annihilate it in the corners.
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