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Old 06-13-2006, 01:10 PM   #1
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installed ground wire kit...

Okay..so i've been bored lately so i figured why not try and make my own ground wire kit instead of buying the Hyperground setup.

It cost me $40 for 10 feet of 4gauge copper core ground wire and 10 gold connector thingys. Not bad over all. Not sure how this compares to what comes in the kit..but what i bought is definitely high quality material.

I followed the directions from the "how to" section of the SVT forum..easy install, took a few hrs including cutting the wires to size etc.

I was very intrigued to see the dyno results on the instruction page...showing a clear 3 fwhp and torque gain all across the board...nothing amazing, but surprising none the less.

I honestly didnt notice much at all, if anything. Im giving this mod the benefit of the doubt, cause it passed the time this afternoon haha..and it COULDNT hurt anything..it does make sense when you consider the basic prinicipal of the mod. Idle was just as smooth as before, no change there...throttle response seemed a little snappier, so thats good..other wise..smootheness was the same through out the rev range..I've never had any problems with a tune or any of the mods i've done before so this was a good sign...that i DIDNT anything up Id be interested in seeing some more dynos

overall, fun little mod. give it a whirl.


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Old 06-13-2006, 01:15 PM   #2
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hmmm...interestings....could be worth it....hmmm
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Old 06-13-2006, 04:00 PM   #3
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i made my ground kit to out of 4age wire. yeah i am prity sure it made my car run alot smoother. but i think its worth it.

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I'm happy to see my article and dyno getting some usage! :)
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trogdor the burninator...sweet man :D
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I did it to my SVT and didn't notice any difference, but all the red wire under the hood looked good. I actually am going to do it to my wife's ZX3 soon just for lookes.
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http://www.ojengineering.com/dyno-results.php#

take a look at this
the second one from the bottom is a hyperground test. and this is from oscar jacksons website. (JRSC Guru) I trust his word way more than just anyone off these boards.
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Interesting, and I know we're talking about different models here, but I just installed a Sun Hyper Ground kit on my 08' Sedan and I love it. Now, the 08' is a different animal, it is the first year that Ford changed the throttle to fly-by-wire and I have no idea what other changes they may have made. Simply grounding the throttle body on an 08' makes a noticeable difference in throttle response. I did look at the dyno results above and if you'd like to see a different story READ THIS review, not done on a Ford Focus but certainly different results.

The quality of the wire that comes in the Sun Hyper kit is vastly superior to anything you'll find in an auto parts store. You can READ the details about them at their site but just feeling them will tell you the difference. I compare them to spaghetti noodles. Cooked noodles are soft and very flexible (Sun wires), uncooked noodles are stiff and hard (auto-store wire).

Just my two cents on the Hyper Ground kit.
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I had one on mine for awhile. I wouldnt say you'll get any increase in HP but I got less flickering lights and the car seemed to run smoother.
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