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Old 10-20-2011, 06:53 PM   #41
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wide band? I just commited to the OBX and bought it on ebay, I didnt know I needed the wideband O2 to remote tune.. this going to bite me in the ass?
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Old 10-20-2011, 10:19 PM   #42
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If you need an additional o2 sensor bung, any quality exhaust shop would weld one in for under 15 bucks. Then buy an o2 cheater and voila- no cel.

I had a serious issue with the quality, fit and finish of my OBX header, and I will never own another obx product. However, I have heard the duratecs are a little better quality. You dont need a tune now.

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Old 10-21-2011, 12:51 AM   #43
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I do need a tune now, I am going from a 2.0L to a 2.3L using same computer from 2.0
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Can you get the computer from the donor car?
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I don't think the computer woud fit even if he could because the mounting points are different on the 03' and 07' IIRC, also the harness wouldn't match up.

I don't know about with Duratec, but I remember when I had my old 01' Zetec, that OBX was a brand to stay away from, and so I never gave them a second thought when it came time to my 09'.
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I bought a zetec obx header and it was one of the worst products I have ever paid for. The egr valve was wayy too big, and I lost power from my rotted out fswerks header.

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Yeah, I remember the SVT header with a hi-flow cat was the best setup to have on the Zetec, and something tells me that the header offering from FSWERKS is probably the best one to have for the Duratec since Cosworth no longer makes one for the duratec.

But what do I know
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:29 PM   #48
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well I bought the OBX.. seemed better then the LA Motorwerks version that had no support to hold it in place.

I talked to turbo tom, he said I need only the one O2 since I am not going to need smog.
He will program the computer to ignore the other 2 O2s, seems like it will come together.

Anyone know where the 1/2 Spacers go for the engine mount? a pic or diagram?
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On the bottom side of the motor mount, underneath the three bolt holes. You're basically sitting the motor mount on top of them in order to raise it an inch.
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Old 10-23-2011, 11:40 AM   #50
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ok.... on to another topic.
We seem to finaly have a guy in vegas that does Dyno Tuning in Vegas, I will still use tom for the tune, but this guy has a Dyno and is a SCT Dealer.

in the spring I will add a IM.. I am seeing this Godspeed .. what is the hP gain.. or reason to avoid?



btw.. Engine is in bay, just not bolted down yet.
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