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Old 05-03-2009, 02:20 PM   #1
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Exclamation going to boost my foci

i am going to install a turbo kit for my foci..i need the following question to be answered to the best of your knowledge..

what turbo trim should i go for example..t 25/28 t3/4?

what is the compression ratio for my 2003 ford focus zx3?

is it high compression or low compression?

what is the limit the foci can be boosted on stock internal?

what horsepower gain will i see?

how well will the foci response be with the turbo?

where can i get a turbo kit that is not so expensive and not so cheap and is very durable?


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Old 05-03-2009, 02:44 PM   #2
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all of these questions have been answered many a times. but ill answer them anyway
9.6:1 mid compression. zetec can handle about 240 safetly have seen 270+ but thats not safe. u will gain alot of power depending on the kit. and if i had the money for a kit id go with either the new massive speed kit or top speed kit.
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Old 05-03-2009, 02:47 PM   #3
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i need to know what trim is good for the car to spool and boost point
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I am planning on using a GT28 size turbo when the time comes. They are stock on the 240 so they should be a great match to the Zetec. That is what I've concluded, but others may disagree.

There are many threads on this topic I'm sure, just search
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Old 05-03-2009, 04:04 PM   #5
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well the thing i would like to know is the boost limit for motor
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Old 05-03-2009, 04:43 PM   #6
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generally 11-12 psi max on stock internals..with a good tune! & like others have said about 240whp on the safe side....some have gone higher though!
Turbo size will also determine how much boost you can run, a larger turbo will flow more air at a given psi than a smaller turbo at the same psi. and responce will also change with turbo size.

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Every question you have asked and everything you basically need to know is at the top of the FI thread page. It is a sticky. You should really read up on it and then ask questions about what you dont understand. You will learn a lot more that way.
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Talk to Tom, he has a good turbo kit thats well priced. I look forward to getting it after I get my new motor.
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Assuming you have a zetec there is no better kit out than Tom's DIY kit he is currently selling.
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Since your car is otherwise stock, from what others have said, it sounds like Tom's kit is a good kit. The Top Speed kit is baller, but it has advanced parts that you don't really need for a DD setup. Like others have said, though, you should look at the sticky for a lot of your questions.
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