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Old 11-28-2012, 01:51 AM   #1
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Duratec Turbo kits

I just came across this kit from CX Racing, and i'm wondering if anyone has tried one?
http://www.cxracing.com/mm5/merchant...y_Code=USDFORD

Seems less than half the cost of other kits, so whats it missing and why should I buy/not buy it?
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:39 AM   #2
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Buy it and tell us how it goes!

Seriously search, there is tons of info on those craptastic eBay kits.

If you want to go turbo save the coin for a FSWERKS kit or TOPSPEED kit.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:02 AM   #3
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Please no.
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:25 AM   #4
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I would be interested in seeing some one try that kit , I have talked to the guy many times , the turbo is low quality but the piping and manifold looks good

I suggest a full list of what still comes in the kit and what the warranty is

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Old 11-28-2012, 01:21 PM   #5
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Thats just it

There are lots of people say "No Don't do it, they are crap" but no info at all on anyone that has actually bought one.

I figure by now someone must have, and you could buy almost 3 of these for the price of an FSWERKS kit so obviously there must be some huge differences.

I'm not opposed to spendnding money if I have to, and I don't mind doing a little work to save some either, If I bought this kit and the Turbo blew up 3 weeks after i installed it so i had to go and buy a different one I would still be ahead, what else in the kit is not up to par, and where could I get it tuned?
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There are lots of people say "No Don't do it, they are crap" but no info at all on anyone that has actually bought one.

I figure by now someone must have, and you could buy almost 3 of these for the price of an FSWERKS kit so obviously there must be some huge differences.

I'm not opposed to spendnding money if I have to, and I don't mind doing a little work to save some either, If I bought this kit and the Turbo blew up 3 weeks after i installed it so i had to go and buy a different one I would still be ahead, what else in the kit is not up to par, and where could I get it tuned?
You could buy 100 of those kits and still never have the quality, tuning knowledge and customer service that you get from FSwerks.

I am not saying you couldn't "make" it work but having to constantly fix and tweak the kit will get old real fast, especially if its on your daily driver.

I ran my own custom setup for over 30k miles but there were parts (manifold, turbo, downpipe, etc) that I did not take a cheaper route on.
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I can do your tuning by remote and have done A LOT of them by remote tuning and it works very well and you get free tune updates as you add more mods

The piping and intercooler looks good , the manifold looks good ,down pipe looks good I would make it a blowthrough which now days ALL turbo kits should be , I would get a parts list of what comes in the kit

The turbo use to be a OEM Garrett type turbo , internal waste gate , may want to change the BOV

But agree I have seen a lot about this kit and think its worth giving a try and I dont say that much if ever about ebay turbo kits

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Whats the difference between these 2 kits?
http://www.cxracing.com/mm5/merchant...y_Code=USDFORD

http://www.cxracing.com/mm5/merchant...y_Code=USDFORD

Also my focus is stock, I'd imagine I would need a tuner like the diablosport intune I have for my mustang, who makes them for focus?
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:41 PM   #9
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i just contacted seeing if they would be willing to sell an intercooler kit.. we will see if they will offer it to me.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:18 PM   #10
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You should ask them what if we buy 2, since i'm willing to be a beta tester :)
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