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Old 09-01-2013, 11:51 AM   #1
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So I have my eyes set on an Fswerks stage 2 turbo kit. Its coming one day. Just not any time soon. Anyway I see alot of folks are running these kits. That being said, are people simply bolting these kits on and calling it a day? Can the duratecs handle the boost with no trouble and last a while. I know the boost level isnt high so I can believe it. Or are people actually adding forged internals and built transmissions? I'm sure that some are but I suspect that most are not. So I guess what I'm getting at is are there any horror stories as far as bolting it up and calling it a day or do these engines and driveline parts simply hold up?


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Old 09-01-2013, 12:50 PM   #2
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If you don't beet on it all the time & don't go for more boost, the motor should last. Forged internals would be ideal. As everthing, you add power & later, you'll want more. The mtx has no problem. Atx's will need a little help.
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See, I have an auto. So where to then lol. Other than a mtx swap. I have read something about lenco atx's i think.
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You mean lentech.
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You mean lentech.
yeah that would be what I mean. Probably something I will have to look into in the future
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I have this kit on my car and mine is also an auto. Anything below 12psi is just fine with all stock internals, anything higher than that then its time to start thinking about forged internals. Of course different variables come into play like how hard you drive it, but im guessing youre not going to be track beating the crap out of it every day so itll be just fine.
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I have this kit on my car and mine is also an auto. Anything below 12psi is just fine with all stock internals, anything higher than that then its time to start thinking about forged internals. Of course different variables come into play like how hard you drive it, but im guessing youre not going to be track beating the crap out of it every day so itll be just fine.
This is good to know. I see your in Ft Lewis. Do you know a ryker taylor?
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