200 HP NA cars? - Page 3 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus First Generation > DURATEC Performance (2003-2007)

DURATEC Performance (2003-2007) The place to chat about any Duratec 23, 23E, and 20 engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-21-2013, 08:43 PM   #21
1turbofocus
FF Affiliate
 
1turbofocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1123
Location: Belmont, NC
What I Drive: 2000 ZX3 / 2002 SVT Turbocharged

Posts: 21,835
Points 50,209, Level 100
Points: 50,209, Level: 100 Points: 50,209, Level: 100 Points: 50,209, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 40%
Activity: 40% Activity: 40% Activity: 40%
FF Reputation: 154 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (28)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Buickboy View Post
Id like to see how close a stock longblock 2.5 can come with bolt-ons and a good tune. that would be a super simple setup vs a full tilt 2.0
They run great , I have been helping and tuned on in a Rally car and he loves it , Have a few of them out there already

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 10-21-2013, 08:58 PM   #22
1turbofocus
FF Affiliate
 
1turbofocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1123
Location: Belmont, NC
What I Drive: 2000 ZX3 / 2002 SVT Turbocharged

Posts: 21,835
Points 50,209, Level 100
Points: 50,209, Level: 100 Points: 50,209, Level: 100 Points: 50,209, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 40%
Activity: 40% Activity: 40% Activity: 40%
FF Reputation: 154 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (28)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Buickboy View Post
Id like to see how close a stock longblock 2.5 can come with bolt-ons and a good tune. that would be a super simple setup vs a full tilt 2.0
They run great , I have been helping and tuned on in a Rally car ( 2.5 short block) and he loves it , Have a few of them out there already

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
Old 10-22-2013, 08:33 PM   #23
koke'sfocus
Focus Addict
 
koke'sfocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Fan#: 69779
Location: el paso, TX
What I Drive: 05 silver st

Posts: 756
Points 4,213, Level 41
Points: 4,213, Level: 41 Points: 4,213, Level: 41 Points: 4,213, Level: 41
Level Up 32% Completed
Level up: 32% Level up: 32% Level up: 32%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 koke'sfocus Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
Thats with a 2.3 head right?? I saw the thread how much hp is it pushing tom?


Quote:
Originally Posted by 1turbofocus View Post
They run great , I have been helping and tuned on in a Rally car ( 2.5 short block) and he loves it , Have a few of them out there already

Tom
__________________
cossie im, cfm 67mm tb, 3" dp, 3" exhaust and custom turbo kit, holset hx35 turbo on 13psi, exedy stage 2 clutch and flywheel
Stock long block 353whp 280lbtq, 13psi
team duratec #94
D23 crew #9.
koke'sfocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 10-23-2013, 03:01 PM   #24
Buickboy
br/o/stang
 
Buickboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Fan#: 28542
Location: Stratford, CT
What I Drive: 72 Skylark, '12 Mustang

Posts: 5,262
Points 27,848, Level 98
Points: 27,848, Level: 98 Points: 27,848, Level: 98 Points: 27,848, Level: 98
Level Up 50% Completed
Level up: 50% Level up: 50% Level up: 50%
Forum Activity 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
FF Reputation: 39 Buickboy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (29)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1turbofocus View Post
They run great , I have been helping and tuned on in a Rally car ( 2.5 short block) and he loves it , Have a few of them out there already

Tom
I saw that thread too. Really cool stuff.

If/when I get another focus id be interested in using the 2.5 head as well. I know its been discussed before but do you know what the cam defaults to with VCT unplugged? I'd imagine it would default to "straight up" rather than retard or advanced?

Id also want to keep the 2.5 timing cover if possible, motor mount style looks exactly the same and I dont mind losing power steering
__________________
==2012 Kona Blue Mustang V6==
==1995 Light Iris Neon Coupe==
==1972 Skylark==
Buickboy is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 10-23-2013, 04:39 PM   #25
1turbofocus
FF Affiliate
 
1turbofocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1123
Location: Belmont, NC
What I Drive: 2000 ZX3 / 2002 SVT Turbocharged

Posts: 21,835
Points 50,209, Level 100
Points: 50,209, Level: 100 Points: 50,209, Level: 100 Points: 50,209, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 40%
Activity: 40% Activity: 40% Activity: 40%
FF Reputation: 154 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (28)
You would need 2.5 adjustable cam gears and then you could run the 2.5 head on the 2.5 engine
I dont know what power any of them are making right now I cannot get them to get on a dyno

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
Old 11-15-2013, 06:36 AM   #26
UltegraSTI
Focus Enthusiast
 
UltegraSTI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Fan#: 466
Location: earth, Not Listed
What I Drive: 2001 Yellow Honey

Posts: 337
Points 1,586, Level 22
Points: 1,586, Level: 22 Points: 1,586, Level: 22 Points: 1,586, Level: 22
Level Up 86% Completed
Level up: 86% Level up: 86% Level up: 86%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 UltegraSTI Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I might to catch up with old man Lesperance on a 2.5. Hoping to have 2.3 donor car here this wkend but the 2.3 might only need give its harness if i go get the bigger lump from lkq. R
__________________
2001 EggYolk Yellow Focus
14.90 @90.24mph
Best Trap: 91.75mph
UltegraSTI is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2013, 02:48 PM   #27
Driven5
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 95835
Location: Seattle, WA
What I Drive: Building a Duratec powered Locost.

Posts: 74
Points 47, Level 1
Points: 47, Level: 1 Points: 47, Level: 1 Points: 47, Level: 1
Level Up 94% Completed
Level up: 94% Level up: 94% Level up: 94%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Driven5 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Couldn't you also run the 2.5 head on the 2.5 engine with a VCT capable stand-alone, like MS3?
__________________
-Justin

You can follow my Duratec powered 'Locost' build at:
GarageOdyssey.blogspot.com
GarageOdyssey.tumblr.com
Driven5 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 08:24 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : 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 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.