Does the SVT? - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus SVT > SVT Performance (2002-2004)

SVT Performance (2002-2004) The place to chat about any 2.0L SVT DOHC Zetec engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply




 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-08-2007, 06:05 PM   #1
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkc0bra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Fan#: 43289
Location: Wichita, Ks
What I Drive: 2002 Infra Red SVT

Posts: 263
FF Reputation: 1 darkc0bra Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Does the SVT?

I just bought a Magnaflow exahust with the ORP and it wont be here till tuesday of next week. I was wondering if the SVT has a flex pipe? If it does do I have to buy another one to fit the exhaust that I just bought


darkc0bra is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-08-2007, 06:45 PM   #2
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Fan#: 35906
Location: Bentonville, Arkansas / Grand Rapids, Michigan, AR
What I Drive: 993 Carrera

Posts: 371
FF Reputation: 5 02_SonicBluSVT Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
Yes... the SVT has a flex pipe. No, I don't think you will need a different flex, I think the stock is actually a fairly large diameter... though I don't know for certain.
__________________
New Car: Volkswagen MkV GTI w/DSG

Previous Car: 2002 Sonic Blue SVT #2769 Built June 13, 2002

Beer is proof that God loves us, and wants us to be happy. -Benjamin Franklin
02_SonicBluSVT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2007, 07:04 PM   #3
Focus Addict
 
texassvt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Fan#: 18366
Location: south texas
What I Drive: 04 cd silver svt

Posts: 579
FF Reputation: 1 texassvt Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
flex pipe

you should be fine, i have the magnaflow and a high flow cat pipe and all fit well. no problems at all and it sounds good, not sure on the the sound of the off road pipe cause mine has a cat still. i also hacked off the lunch box on mine.
__________________
you want to play you got to pay.

mods: modified exhaust
wayne's tune Xcal1 unit
MSD coil & wires copper plugs, RT cat, FR STS
VF rear trans mount
redline mats, viper alarm, tyc tails
kyowa 17" gunmetal rims with BFG KDW's hoen hid match foglight bulbs
SVT SQUAD #117
texassvt is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2007, 11:55 PM   #4
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkc0bra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Fan#: 43289
Location: Wichita, Ks
What I Drive: 2002 Infra Red SVT

Posts: 263
FF Reputation: 1 darkc0bra Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
great that makes me feel a little better about this LOL!!!
darkc0bra is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2007, 09:23 AM   #5
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkc0bra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Fan#: 43289
Location: Wichita, Ks
What I Drive: 2002 Infra Red SVT

Posts: 263
FF Reputation: 1 darkc0bra Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
isnt it the same size as the stock exhaust though. If it is souldnt I buy a little bit bigger one?
darkc0bra is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2007, 10:11 AM   #6
Focus Fanatic
 
SVT_BMXer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Fan#: 11226
Location: Columbus, OH
What I Drive: 1991 BMW 318is

Posts: 9,084
FF Reputation: 20 SVT_BMXer Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (17)
The factory exhaust is only a tad smaller than a magnaflow anyways. SVT did thier homework with the exhaust, the only real bottle neck is the cat.
__________________
02 Jackson Racing supercharged SVT
SOLD

Current:1991 BMW 318is: Bilstein sports, H&R springs, TMS chip, UUC short shifter, dyna-max muffler
SVT_BMXer is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2007, 10:37 AM   #7
Focus Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Fan#: 34375
Location: colorado springs, United States
What I Drive: 06 G35

Posts: 1,012
Points 3,559, Level 37
Points: 3,559, Level: 37 Points: 3,559, Level: 37 Points: 3,559, Level: 37
Level Up 40% Completed
Level up: 40% Level up: 40% Level up: 40%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 5 blkthunder Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
yeah, just while installing the ORP make sure to smooth out the flange area of the header some. It'll help a bit.
__________________
06 Lakeshore Slate Infiniti G35 Coupe. Deceptively Stock!
Gone But not forgotten: 2004 SVT Focus... the way a SVT should drive.
blkthunder is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2007, 11:34 AM   #8
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkc0bra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Fan#: 43289
Location: Wichita, Ks
What I Drive: 2002 Infra Red SVT

Posts: 263
FF Reputation: 1 darkc0bra Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
for connecting the two. Great i will have to do that. Thanks
darkc0bra is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2007, 12:14 PM   #9
EDM Specialist
 
CaysE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Fan#: 22059
Location: Tampa, FL
What I Drive: Blown red SVT

Posts: 6,581
Points 15,831, Level 80
Points: 15,831, Level: 80 Points: 15,831, Level: 80 Points: 15,831, Level: 80
Level Up 97% Completed
Level up: 97% Level up: 97% Level up: 97%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 80 CaysE Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (13)
I'm fairly certain the stock exhaust is a tad larger than the Magnaflow kit. Others have reported quarter mile losses when switching to the Magnaflow kit from stock. The ORP will offset those losses, but you may want to keep your stock flex-back.
CaysE is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2007, 12:45 PM   #10
Focus Enthusiast
 
focus_wrc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Fan#: 29284
Location: SD
Posts: 70
Points 1,033, Level 17
Points: 1,033, Level: 17 Points: 1,033, Level: 17 Points: 1,033, Level: 17
Level Up 33% Completed
Level up: 33% Level up: 33% Level up: 33%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 focus_wrc Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Yeah i have a Magnaflow and its smaller than stock Exhaust. I just bought a 2.5" flex pipe and 2.5 Exhaust and will see if i gain anything. but i wouldnt change to magnaflow just keep your stock one. Return the Magnaflow or try to sell it.
focus_wrc is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HOW-TO: SVT IMRC DSI Intake Manifold Upgrade FOR ZETEC!!!! 94whtlytng ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 131 05-31-2012 06:56 AM
SVT is not dead osunick General Car Chat Lounge 34 07-29-2007 02:02 PM
Total SVT exhaust install on 2001 ZX3 Unexpected Results ITLRUN ZETEC Performance (2000-2004) 29 07-21-2006 10:21 AM
Return of the SVT? TriniZX3 General Car Chat Lounge 21 02-07-2006 06:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:19 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum, Civic Type-R Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1