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Old 03-24-2009, 02:15 PM   #11
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no problem.

i think the SVT header is well worth it. especially for cali because i can swap a cat on if needed to pass smog.

also the 00 intake manifold with good cams and a good tune shouldn't have problems over 5k...porting makes a huge difference.
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Old 03-24-2009, 02:52 PM   #12
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You will want to get bigger than 24lb injectors with that list of mods. at least 30lb's will be needed.
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no they wont be.

how do you figure 30# injectors are needed for a 160-175whp car?

no...24#s will be more then fine.
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Old 03-25-2009, 03:19 PM   #14
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Old 03-25-2009, 06:42 PM   #15
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i would switch out the fr3's with crower 2's and if going all out then crower 3's.
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Old 03-25-2009, 08:09 PM   #16
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So i figured i would start with my build with prices. And all prices stated are new. You can usually find these items in the bst forum. links will be towards the same or comparable systems.

Stage 1) Basic Boltons

AEM CAI w/ Bypass Filter 265 + 50 = $315
http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku

Steeda Throttle body $250
http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku

Ported 2000 Intake Manifold (did it myself, but the manifold was 80 used) $80

FocusSport header and flex pipe $460
http://www.focussport.com/headers.htm

Borla 2.5 inch Exhaust system $345
http://www.supermobile.com/ProductDe...ode=M-5200-ZX3

New Head Gasket and flex to header gasket $10
http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/rafr...c1372597k52496

Total cost unshipped $1380.00

Stage II) Getting a ford Racing Head

Ford Racing Head $1030
http://www.jegs.com/i/Ford%20Racing/...0002/-1?CT=999

High lift valvesprings/retainers $240
http://www.joeheckracing.com/store/s...ags/Ford+Focus

New buckets 8*16 = $130
(Couldn't find link, if someone finds them, please pm me so i can change this)

Crower II Custom Cams w/ .420/.404" gross lift - $500
http://crower.com/cat/domestic/ford/...amshafts.shtml

ARP headstuds $140
http://www.customcarscentral.com/arp...s-non-svt.html

Adjustable Cam Gears $230
http://www.essentialgears.com/tho/tr...S-4050613.html

ARP Cam Bolts $40
http://www.customcarscentral.com/arp...s-non-svt.html

Complete Head Gasket kit $240
http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/de...W43b3f85c7ab9e

Total Head cost $2550.00

If you can not do this yourself, plan on adding about 8 hours worth of labor for removing the head and 4 hours for the boltons. 12 hours of labor @ $75/hr = $900

Total thus far w/o labor $3930.00

Total thus far w/ Labor $4830.00


Stage III) Custom Head Work

Getting the head decked .050" $80
Estimate from local machine shop, no link

Custom porting on the FR head, (only a small amount of material removed) $300
performed at a performance shop, estimate

5-angle valvejob (when installing new valves) $30
quote from baraga performance

Labor for assembling head ~ $150
Estimate

Custom head work total $560

Total thus far w/o labor $4490

Total thus far w/ labor $5390

Stage IV) Tuning


SCT tuner $380 (from Tom)

AEM Wideband O2 sensor/gauge $300
http://www.aempower.com/ViewCategory.aspx?CategoryID=67

New injectors (svt) $150
http://www.macautoparts.net/ProductInfo.aspx?id=5293273

Dyno time $150/hr * 3 hr = $450

Total tuning cost $1230

Grand total w/o labor ~$5720.00

Grand total w/ labor ~ $6620.00



Stage V) Getting the power to the ground

Spec III+ clutch $370 w/ lightweight flywheel $430
http://jbkperformance.com/spec_clutc.../i-168613.aspx
http://treperformance.com/i-125872-f...-flywheel.html

Torsen LSD $600
http://www.joeheckracing.com/store/s...ags/Ford+Focus

Labor if you cannot do it yourself is about 8 hours @ 75/hr = $600

Total w/o labor $1400
Total w/ labor $2000

Grand total w/o labor ~$ 7120.00
Grand total w/ labor ~$8620.00

Stage VI) Smoking a honda

PRICELESS!!!!

HOPE THIS HELPS EVERYONE!!!
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i didnt spend nearly as much and i just just about the same parts.
got my parts from the bst new but resold in the BST's for lower than retail price.
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i didn't spend that much either, I'm just saying thats what it could have cost.
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Old 03-26-2009, 01:02 PM   #19
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I didn't see anyone mention ARP rod bolts in place of the stockers...
The Lotus/Caterham guys swear by them if you plan to rev over 7,000. Could save your motor.
Cost about $50/set.

Oh, and ITBs (if you can fit them) ; )
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I said this was MY engine build and its pretty extensive, though those are not necessariliy the prices i paid, but what someone else would pay if they didn't find the deals i did.
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