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Old 08-01-2013, 05:25 PM   #1
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Turboing my spi focus

Need some help finding the right kit and manifold for the job would love some helpful advice and would a motor swap void any kind of warrantys on my cars current spi engine sorry its a split question


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Old 08-01-2013, 06:07 PM   #2
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Ebay is probably your best bet if you're looking for a kit.

Yes, a motor swap will void your warranty
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:20 PM   #3
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How do you have a warranty on a 2002?
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:21 PM   #4
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Lol it is my first car i made the mistake of going thro a buy here pay here lot and am paying almost the price of what the car was new
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:23 PM   #5
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The thing is tho the warrenty is only on the engine and tranny so if i do a swap and build the tranny up i dnt need it anyways, right? And what header/manifold would be best for a turbo setup on my spi and what kit would be best if i didnt do the swap?
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:44 PM   #6
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Lol it is my first car i made the mistake of going thro a buy here pay here lot and am paying almost the price of what the car was new
Well lesson learned, if I was you I wouldn't buy any sort of turbo kit for the car/swapping motors in and try to pay it off as quickly as you can. How many miles are on it? These motors tend to have a valve dropping issue, if you haven't already researched that

BUT, if you still want to go this route, this thread may be helpful:http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s....php?t=216106&
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:44 PM   #7
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I wouldn't turbo an spi unless you wantto enjy the turbo for like a few pulls then kaboom
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:47 PM   #8
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Its got 122k but its not the original engine
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Well turboing it doesnt void my warranty any the engine seap does
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^ either one of those is going to void any warranty you bought for the car
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