Can anybody help me or recommend me, I want to put turbo in my focus zx3 2005, I don't want to spend a whole lot like over 2000 I want something good but not something that's going to break down on me or blow my engine. Thanks
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thanks for posting.
You're not going to find a good turbo kit for less than $3k. The difference between the good and bad kits is that the good one will actually fit the car, come with a flash tuner, and will work out of the box without further modification.
All of the good turbo kits go for around 4K (Stg 2 anyways) , but if you consider the quality, durability, support, and the power gains you can achieve with them compared to conventional add-ons it's really not that bad of a deal.
Piecing together your own turbo would require lots of fabrication, not to mention that you will need a tune to run any turbo properly regardless of whether it's self made or not. A tune will also require a programmer such as the xcal which is $500 on its own. So when you look at all the time and effort required in a DIY setup, paying 4K from the get go doesn't sound so bad.
Yes I live in California about a hour away from focuswerks I'm gonna check it out. Thanks but at the same time I don't feel like spending so much money in my focus if that's the case ill sell it and put a twin turbo in my g35. My focus is my toy I put so much money into it.