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Old 05-15-2012, 02:26 PM   #11
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Like I said, I don't know shit about turbo cars. Thanks for all the feedback, you basically cleared up all the questions. I guess next thing would be; do I need anything else for this kit to bolt on?
Glad I could help. There may be a few focus specif things I'm not aware of (i.e. I think I recall reading some where people delete the PCV system?) but from a broad look, other than gauges this kit should get you started.
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Old 05-15-2012, 04:52 PM   #12
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Check out the universal kit I mentioned:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/00-04-Ford-F...ebd368&vxp=mtr

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Old 05-15-2012, 05:46 PM   #13
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Check out the universal kit I mentioned:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/00-04-Ford-F...ebd368&vxp=mtr
this kit right here.....


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Old 05-15-2012, 08:43 PM   #14
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Check out the universal kit I mentioned:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/00-04-Ford-F...ebd368&vxp=mtr
The turbo is definitely not of the same quality. Well... Basically everything in that kit will be a China knock off. The piping and the welds are usually brought into question.

Some people run these sort of kits with no issue; however some have nothing but problems. Then if you have problems, who do you call?! (don't say ghostbusters). It might be difficult to get china on the phone.

You are paying a premium for a kit like the fswerks (however I still think their price is great). What you are paying for is higher quality parts, materials and to know you have a company only a phone call away to help with any issue you might encounter.
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:17 PM   #15
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Get the FSW kit and call it. Unless you want to do more research and make your own kit. I would stay away from Ebay. You really should buy quality parts. With doing that, you are going to have to drop the paper down.

The only must have thing you will need for the FSW kit is a wideband o2 sensor.
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:22 PM   #16
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Check out the universal kit I mentioned:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/00-04-Ford-F...ebd368&vxp=mtr
Just LOLED hard. Not a good kit
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Old 05-17-2012, 09:07 AM   #17
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Thanks for the feedback guys.
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:02 PM   #18
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Are there any other turbo kits out there?
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:19 PM   #19
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How many of you guys who knock eBay turbos have actually used them? To be honest, I've heard mor stories of improper tuning leading to blown motors and poorly ran oil lines than blown turbos from poor quality. I'm not saying go buy these Chinese brands but you might as well IF you running a car without the correct engine management. But at least your being smart about it and getting a tune. It's just annoying when people automatically assume that's if it's from eBay, it's going to blow up. This statement only have true and I will admit its a a huge gamble and risk I'm not willing to take.
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