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Old 05-03-2012, 01:41 PM   #71
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Are you going to sell your current one or keep both?
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:46 PM   #72
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The ST 2.0t will make 300whp with a tune and boost controller. Im getting the ST because the interiors are worlds apart. The ST was torture tested to 470hp from ford before it had issues.

The current focus cant make much more power then where its at without ripping the motor apart and putting lower compression. 200whp from a basic focus is good but the ST is going to be where its at for me. Fully loaded those recaros already have my butt waiting to sit in them.

High compression and boost dont mix. you can maybe put 8 psi into this motor and thats about it. 280 (maybe) whp for another 5000. When a base ST starts at 24,900.

You cant get a base focus for under 20,000 that will compare to the ST base
As a general rule of thumb, what's the relationship between boost pressure and HP gains? That is, if you boost an engine 5psi how much of an increase can one expect if the starting point was 160HP?


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Old 05-03-2012, 01:47 PM   #73
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As a general rule of thumb, what's the relationship between boost pressure and HP gains? That is, if you boost an engine 5psi how much of an increase can one expect if the starting point was 160HP?


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The best systems make 10-12whp per pound of boost on our motors

People must remember your not adding a turbo on top of the 165-170whp that came from the bolt ons... Those get removed so you back at adding power from your factory mark.
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:56 PM   #74
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The best systems make 10-12whp per pound of boost on our motors

People must remember your not adding a turbo on top of the 165-170whp that came from the bolt ons... Those get removed so you back at adding power from your factory mark.
Sort of, adding an SC removes the intake, but doesn't remove the header or exhaust. I see your point, guess I'll just get an ST... Boo...

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Old 05-03-2012, 07:07 PM   #75
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Do you have the ability to log fuel pressure?
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:33 PM   #76
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Nicely done dude. I had faith you'd be close to 167
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:51 PM   #77
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Id love to put an RS 5cyl, 6 speed in my sedan... 306 HP stock lol... upgraded, tuned, I think near 450-500 HP then
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:09 PM   #78
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All I have to say after looking at the graphs is HOLY SHIT... This car runs 13+ AFR under WOT thats not a good sign.... That means with tuning were not going to see crap for extra HP on the same gas... Its running Super lean lowend Way to lean which means we can get hp and tq up BIG TIME at 3500-5000rpm mark but past that by bringing it to 12.8-13.0 afr we may see a whole 3-4whp maybe on 87... 93 with higher timing is another story.
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All I have to say after looking at the graphs is HOLY SHIT... This car runs 13+ AFR under WOT thats not a good sign.... That means with tuning were not going to see crap for extra HP on the same gas... Its running Super lean lowend Way to lean which means we can get hp and tq up BIG TIME at 3500-5000rpm mark but past that by bringing it to 12.8-13.0 afr we may see a whole 3-4whp maybe on 87... 93 with higher timing is another story.
could that be due to the openness of the fswerks design pulling a lot of air in?
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:17 AM   #80
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Just curious, how did they get the air/fuel ratio from the car?
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