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Old 02-16-2013, 11:38 PM   #281
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Thanks :) not enough money in the Focus community to make a jig. be on the look out for a TT kit for the 5.0 tho ;)
im going to try it out and see if i can get a jig built with out going broke lol. i think i can ive had more interest than i thought so far.

i may also be building a cyote kit once the focus kits are done. i will be talking with a local mustang tuner about working with him on some stuff next wed while were at the dyno

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Old 02-17-2013, 11:03 AM   #282
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im going to try it out and see if i can get a jig built with out going broke lol. i think i can ive had more interest than i thought so far.

i may also be building a cyote kit once the focus kits are done. i will be talking with a local mustang tuner about working with him on some stuff next wed while were at the dyno

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mustang kits are where the money at end of story lol, thats where i would put your time and money into.
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:51 AM   #283
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So what I'm getting at is I have to spend $20k plus to go 600whp. Got it.

Good thing I'm not copying anybody's build thread, and I will still be using my vct and I won't be running a catch can :-O
I really hope I don't hit 600whp first time on the dyno, that would look bad on Roush but that's why he went to a v8 so he can make power and go 10's. lol
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i would REALLY like to see 10s in the focus one day but i will be perfectly content with high 11s or low 12s
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Well it took me about ten hours but I got new arp studs installed and new head gasket...look what I found when I pulled the head..

This was probably why I had a bit of smoke on cold starts and boost was creeping and wasn't hitting full boost until bout 4700. Anyway drives better now and will baby it for a few more days. Not thread jacking just wanted to share
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Was it thru the 2nd piston or is that the camera flash?
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So what I'm getting at is I have to spend $20k plus to go 600whp. Got it.

Good thing I'm not copying anybody's build thread, and I will still be using my vct and I won't be running a catch can :-O
I really hope I don't hit 600whp first time on the dyno, that would look bad on Roush but that's why he went to a v8 so he can make power and go 10's. lol
Why would it look bad on me? Are we in a competition lmfao. I've already done 600 when no one else was. It's old news. I would like to see someone push the bar and go for more. All my info is out in the open its not like your trying to reinvent the wheel lol
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Also I deff didn't have 20k in my car. I prob had the cheapest power per dollar since I did it all myself.
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Not sure italo almost every cylinder had about 1\8" minimum ofcoolant on top of piston. But good news was there was no scaring of the cylinder walls so my rings are fine :)
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