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Old 07-16-2010, 09:34 PM   #1
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Ok so I have been posting some stuff in another thread, but I decided to make its own thread. I have done a lot in the past couple weeks so I figured I'd get you all caught up on what I have done. This is going to be an ongoing thread as I add stuff.

Other thread: http://therangerstation.com/forums/s...ad.php?t=85708

Lets start with a little history. Its an 04 Focus ZX3. Purchased in June 08.

When I first got it.


After a few months and a couple mods. Rims, cold air intake, strut tower bar, stiffer tranny mount, and blue interior lights.






Then a drop and tinted tail (which have been removed) and a catback.




And then.............

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Old 07-16-2010, 09:43 PM   #2
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Here is my car at "Focus in the Field" in Coldwater, MI August of last year. 6th car down.


And a meet last week in Louisville, KY. 5th one down.
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Old 07-16-2010, 10:00 PM   #3
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Here is the most recent updates.

Got some new rims from John (railman).



And here is what I am currently working on. Going to try to push 15 psi now. In order to do this I got new 42# injectors, an IAT from a Lightning for more accurate intake temps, 5.7" crank pulley, and what was supposed to be a 2.3" supercharger pulley.





Since I am going to be pushing the sc pretty hard, I decided to change the oil in it.


Now as of right now I have the larger crank pulley on and pushing about 12 psi. The sc pulley ended up being the wrong size, so I am working on getting something worked out on that. I went to the u-pull and bought a core alt from them for $7. The pulley on it is the exact size I need. Now I am going to take it to work and have the keyway machined.

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Old 07-16-2010, 10:05 PM   #4
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Like I said I will keep adding to this as things happen. I am not in any hurry. I have basically installed things as they come available. I still have stage 1 cams, forged internals, and an aluminum flywheel that have yet to be installed.

Comments always welcome.
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Old 07-16-2010, 10:19 PM   #5
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Hello

I like that car. I would drive that since it looks stock for the most part.

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Old 07-20-2010, 08:48 PM   #6
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i am jealous. any idea what kind of torque and hp its making with the sc?
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Once I get the new stuff installed, I'll be pushing about 15 psi. Have to get it re-tuned then I'll hit the dyno. Probably not going to be pushing more than 13 psi until I get my forged rods and pistons installed. I have no idea what I'll be pushing then. Pretty sure I am at 190-210hp right now though.
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Old 07-21-2010, 08:04 PM   #8
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Still working on getting the pulley machined at work. They have been too busy to work on my stuff lol. I did pick these up today for a killer price. Should sit me 0.75" to 1" lower than my Eibachs.

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Old 07-21-2010, 08:19 PM   #9
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Aww snap. I shoulda bought my friends Focus.
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Yes sir!
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