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Old 02-19-2014, 10:34 PM   #21
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could i really only be making only 120 with my current setup? idk but to me that seems a bit low with my cams, intake and what exhaust i do have. i know the gain even with that wouldnt be alot but it should be somethin right? not to sure if the light flywheel that i have helps with anything but reducing rotational mass. even without a tune i have read that a stock zetec runs about 130hp maybe im wrong idk. but all replies are appriciated, im just glad that there are people out there kind enough to take the time to help out.
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Old 02-19-2014, 10:45 PM   #22
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Its 130 at the crank, only your cams gave you any real power change. The intake might of given you 1HP if your really lucky, the exhaust would be about the same gain. You don't gain horsepower by reducing rotational mass either.

My best friends ZX2 with throttle body, header, exhaust, OR Test pipe, Cold Air Intake, Light weight flywheel, short throw and stage 1 cams:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvc6CY8pdpQ

Pretty much stock 4.2 V6 F-150 with a 4" lift on 33" tires stock other than an exhaust, stock gears: (My old truck)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2cuOY8n_AQ

I am sure you can assume my friend and I know how these compare to each other, fact of the matter is, congratulations your as fast as a stock lifted V6 F-150 on mud tires. Our cars are eco box cars, there not made to go fast, there for simple cheap bolt on's will not make them fast. You have to spend your money to make them fast. That is what we are all trying to get at.

I am not going to say there is, but I am also not going to deny that there may or may not be a video of a "comparison".

If you really don't want to be bummed, don't watch my videos of my 4.6L work truck.
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Old 02-19-2014, 10:52 PM   #23
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Even so its a fun car and I have no complaints thus far. I just want it to go "fast", look good, and sound good too
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It will always be an excellent car, and your on the right track. Just follow the advice with a tune and you will be smiling much more.
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Im headed to FocusFest this year and itll be my first time and if i dont have a tune by then maybe ill be able to get one there. Im not to worried about it right now because theres well over a foot of snow on the ground in my neck of the woods so shes just hangin out in the garage
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Maybe throw some pictures up man!
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Of FocusFest? Or my car? haha
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Your car, we all love Focus pictures.
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These are both pics from the day after i got it. for the most part it still looks about the same with the acception of the rims, interior leds and painted accents. oh and i fixed the hood release haha. ill upload some better ones when the snow melts and i repaint the 17s
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Looks good man I really like that gauge pod!
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