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I have an '03 focus zx3 w/ an automatic tranny. If I stay around 190-200whp would the transmission be able to handle it. I don't know too much about turbo kits but would i need a turbo timer because it's an auto??? Thanks
 

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for i few runs maybe it WILL die on u
 

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okay how much hp can an auto handle without being built up? i'm just trying to decide if it's worth the expense
 

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I like my ATX with turbo!
 

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Auto tranny and supercharger

I read that if i stay around 150-160 whp I should be fine. How true is that? I'd like to put out around 200hp at the flywheel. Would it hold up for a few years or should I just invest in a crotch rocket =)
 

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Re: Auto tranny and supercharger

It will not hold. Go the the rocket
 

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Re: Auto tranny and supercharger

A guy with a Contour ATX here installed a JRSC, with custom chip from Tom and smaller pully he's doing around 160whp and 140wtq. He said you'd need a tranny cooler. Personally I do think that's the limit of the ATX for daily driving. But even 150wtq will feel so much better than stock.
 
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