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Old 03-19-2006, 12:05 PM   #1
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FI on a zx3 with 76k on it????

does anyone know if it is safe to add FI to a car with 76k on it or has anyone else done it before??

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Old 03-19-2006, 12:06 PM   #2
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i dont think the milage would matter as long is maintnence was kept up
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Old 03-19-2006, 12:17 PM   #3
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i agree, the zetec is a strong motor and as long as your car is in good mechanical condition now u should be able to keep it that way. does your car burn any oil???
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Old 03-19-2006, 12:22 PM   #4
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it doesnt burn any oil, it was and is well maintained. it actually runs excellent. im sure the clutch will not handle the power to long.
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well, i'd say u have a motor thats optimum for forced induction then. the clutch will last as long as u treat it right and arent heating it up all of the time.
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If the motor is in good shape and has no major issues, it should be fine. I have seen very high milage FI engines... If you REALLY want to be sure, do a leak-down test on the engine. But my guess is it would be fine.
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good idea i might try the leak down test.
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I made 210 whp / 220 wtq on mine for a goo d8 months and I had 155k miles on it. Ran fine. Finally blew it up when I decided to run 18lbs of boost to see how long it would take to break :) TOok about 6 days! Was sweet. haha
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rikuum what kind of SC or turbo where you running??? im really interested in the procharger, considering i just put one on my buddies 01 mustang cobra and it was a sweet setup.
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Procharger is a nice choice. Talk to Mnewsautomotive about one, they are working on a prototype kit right now.
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