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Old 03-08-2012, 07:26 AM   #1
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needs to know cheap way to gain 20+hp

Hi I have a stock motor in my 07 focus and want to know whats the cheap way to gain 20 or + horses¿


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Old 03-08-2012, 07:30 AM   #2
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This should be in the duratec section

There is no cheap way to gain HP , Header , intake , TB , tune , Exh might get you 15 - 20 HP to the wheels

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Old 03-08-2012, 07:34 AM   #3
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Sorry I should have said anything under 1500.00
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:11 AM   #4
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There is no cheap way to gain HP , Header , intake , TB , tune , Exh might get you 15 - 20 HP to the wheels
This^ you might be able to buy all this for $1500, your best bet save for a turbo.
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:12 AM   #5
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Sorry I should have said anything under 1500.00
Exhaust $400
Header $400
CAI $200
Tune $400

Shipping $100

= $1500
Install yourself
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:45 AM   #6
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Some research into 'hot' side thermister resistances and math will be needed along with a fifty cent resistor spliced inline between ECT & ECU will give you 5-10hp, but as it's been said already, save for the turbo; you're half way there already.
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Please tell me you dont believe that ?

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Some research into 'hot' side thermister resistances and math will be needed along with a fifty cent resistor spliced inline between ECT & ECU will give you 5-10hp, but as it's been said already, save for the turbo; you're half way there already.
just sounds like a bad idea
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Some research into 'hot' side thermister resistances and math will be needed along with a fifty cent resistor spliced inline between ECT & ECU will give you 5-10hp, but as it's been said already, save for the turbo; you're half way there already.
TROLOLOLOLOL wow that was so dumb but yet made me laugh my ass clean off.
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