Oil for a Turbo SVT - Page 2 - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Focus Fanatics > 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 03-01-2012, 08:11 PM   #11
1turbofocus
FF Affiliate
 
1turbofocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1123
Location: Belmont, NC
What I Drive: 2000 ZX3 / 2002 SVT Turbocharged

Posts: 21,637
FF Reputation: 153 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (28)
Hard to say , what oil are you running , what turbo kit , what tuning , how much boost , what HP etc

Tom
__________________
Focus-Power: Your #1 Source for Ford Focus Speed, Tuning & Performance!

Customer Support
AIM: hpdyno
Email: hpdyno@aol.com
Phone: 704-249-3745
Site: focus-power.com

Elder 1turbofocus
1turbofocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-01-2012, 08:19 PM   #12
focusontheD
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
focusontheD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Fan#: 85102
Location: Detroit, MI
What I Drive: 2000 Black ZX3, 2003 Black SVT 5dr

Posts: 33
FF Reputation: 1 focusontheD Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
I ran a 5-20. The turbo is a t3 ball bearing. Your tuning. I run 13 psi and bump up to 20 every once in a while. It dynod at 320 hp
focusontheD is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2012, 08:20 AM   #13
Jack The Ripper
Focus Enthusiast
 
Jack The Ripper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 81179
Location: Los Angeles, CA
What I Drive: '04 SVT ZX5 & '10 Mustang V6

Posts: 191
FF Reputation: 1 Jack The Ripper Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Nowadays, oil is designed to function in both summer and winter, because some genius fluid engineer at some point figured out that seasons are things that just keep happening. That's actually why modern oil grades are hyphenated, such as 5W-30. That means it works as both 5 and 30 grade oil (the "W" stands for "winter" and not "weight," as is popularly believed)
__________________
SoCal Crew #666
Jack The Ripper is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2012, 09:53 AM   #14
1turbofocus
FF Affiliate
 
1turbofocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1123
Location: Belmont, NC
What I Drive: 2000 ZX3 / 2002 SVT Turbocharged

Posts: 21,637
FF Reputation: 153 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (28)
Quote:
Originally Posted by focusontheD View Post
I ran a 5-20. The turbo is a t3 ball bearing. Your tuning. I run 13 psi and bump up to 20 every once in a while. It dynod at 320 hp
Why are you running a stock wt oil when your now at 3.5 times the HP and 5 times the load , you need a thicker oil in my opinion and may be part of your turbo problems

Is your car running lean ? over 10.8 a/f ? are you tuned to 20psi ?

Tom
__________________
Focus-Power: Your #1 Source for Ford Focus Speed, Tuning & Performance!

Customer Support
AIM: hpdyno
Email: hpdyno@aol.com
Phone: 704-249-3745
Site: focus-power.com

Elder 1turbofocus
1turbofocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 01:38 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

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 Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. 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.