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#1 Waggybear

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 02:00 PM

Hello everyone, I have just got a Focus 1.8 TDCI 05 plate and it has been made to look and sound like an ST. And thats all great, sure, looks lovely. But, and its a big but, how do I get it to DRIVE more like an ST? I've looked at remaps and induction kits and whatever else but I'd like some advice from you guys. Realistically I'd like to spend up to £500 and I'd like to get it from 115bhp near to the 160 mark. My uncle said he will sort me out with a remap for £100 which should see a good improvement, but what else is there I can do?

 

Any advice would be great. Cheers  :)



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#2 dezwez

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 02:19 PM

Hi welcome :)



#3 Waggybear

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 02:22 PM

have you got a 1.8 tdci aswell mate? Any advice you could give me? Done anything to yours?



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Posted 27 January 2014 - 05:36 PM

Welcome to the family

 

to get the ST feel of the car, you need remaps, and new turbo's to really get the best out of the car.



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Posted 27 January 2014 - 07:22 PM

I don't want the ST feel, just to make it feel more like an ST, the most improvements I can make for £500

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 07:35 PM

Intercooler, larger turbo, sportcat exhaust and remap.

Likely to be more than £500 though.

Stick with a tuning box for starters and see how you go.



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Posted 27 January 2014 - 07:45 PM

How much is the turbo and inter cooler? Already has exhaust and I'm going to get it remapped after I've done everything. I've looked but can't seem to find the right turbo or intercooler

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 01:59 AM

£300+ for an ST intercooler.
£600+ for a new turbo.

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 07:42 AM

Found some inter coolers for about £120, take it they are useless?

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 07:46 AM

Will the ST225 intercooler fit? Found some of them for cheap

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 09:03 AM

It should, yes.

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 09:26 AM

Awesome, they're cheap enough to leave me a good budget for the turbo. any ideas where I can find them? Struggling on that one.

 

Cheers for the help guys



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Posted 28 January 2014 - 09:38 AM

http://pages.ebay.co...id=151215565190

Do do some research before buying to confirm 100% compatability though.


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