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post #16 of 115 (permalink) Old 10-19-2011, 11:44 AM
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I don't know about going all out on coilover suspension as it depends on what you want to do with the car and how you drive it. If it's a daily driving car with 300 or so hp, I think if everything is not worn out too bad you could just make sure your tires are good. I think the manifold would work and the intercooler piping could be cut to fit your needs. You could even look around for a GOOD used turbo that is not a knock-off. Same for the wastegate.

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questions on these cheap turbo kits have been asked numerous times. just do a search. in short they are crap.

also the 2nd one you posted is for a GTE motor which will not fit
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Do you have any supporting mods now?

Even if the turbo last for more than 3 months, that big mo-fo wouldn't spool until 6K and your (assumed) stock internals would not last long.

Big turbos like that give people drunk-o vision.

the hunt:
Damn that turbo is so hot, it would look awesome under my hood...

the action:
sweet I'm getting some boost action... now only if it didn't take so long to feel good. Wait, there it goes!!!...
and its spent.

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You are leaking fluids and wish you were back in normal operating condition.
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Things you can get universal:

- Intercooler (I'm running Godspeed)
- Charge pipes (make sure there is a MAF flange on it)
- Turbo manifold (GE specific, GTE exhaust ports are different. I'm running XS)
- Downpipe (I'm running XS)
- Oil lines & fittings (though I wouldn't cheap out on these, check out JEGS)

Things you should get brand named:

- Turbo (T4 flange - Precision, Turbonetics, Garrett...I ran an XS for 2 years - though everyone here will tell you they're crap)
- Wastegate (A 38mm or 40mm wastegate is enough for your power goals)
- Blow-off valve (HKS, GReddy, Tial, Turbosmart, Synapse)
- Engine management (I'd go GReddy EMU for your basic setup)

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I am looking to boost for cheap for now. Im trying to decide weather to piece together a basic kit or buy one from ebay and just upgead parts as I go. I have pieced together a kit for my integra and accord in the past but I know this is a entirely different car. Here are some links I came across. If they are crap tell me why don't just say "those are crap"
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I don't know about going all out on coilover suspension as it depends on what you want to do with the car and how you drive it. If it's a daily driving car with 300 or so hp, I think if everything is not worn out too bad you could just make sure your tires are good. I think the manifold would work and the intercooler piping could be cut to fit your needs. You could even look around for a GOOD used turbo that is not a knock-off. Same for the wastegate.
I am lost with what your trying to say here, he never said anything suspension related in his first post.

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Or you could look in the for-sale section:
http://my.is/forums/f99/master-power...ani-ic-435569/

$900 and seems to include almost everything that you need.

ps: not affiliated with the seller or anything, just noticed

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Thanks for the information. It looks like I will start to piece one together soon.

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Or you could look in the for-sale section:
http://my.is/forums/f99/master-power...ani-ic-435569/

$900 and seems to include almost everything that you need.

ps: not affiliated with the seller or anything, just noticed
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Use the search function! Many guys are running this kit. It's worth the money if you know nothing about turbos. If you can shop around you will build a kit for less than that. Don't forget that buying this kit is not the only thing you will buy to go turbo.
If you are only going to run 350RWHP then yes it is everything you need. More than that than you are looking at internals, and building up your tranny, or a tranny swap.

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Piece together your own kit. It'll be cheaper and it'll get built the exact way you want it to. Those injectors are too big and the wastegate is ebay (i think).
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If you are only going to run 350RWHP then yes it is everything you need. More than that than you are looking at internals, and building up your tranny, or a tranny swap.
You're not buying a stage 3 to run 350whp...
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im piecing together my own kit, i would go with what madchyers said, its exactly what i am doing. although i did get a xs power turbo from a SC300. havent finished getting all the parts yet so i can't tell you the end result. don't forget to upgrade your fuel system too.

here is a link to some rebuilt turbos, i almost got one, these might be a little big for your goals tho, im not sure.

http://usedturbos.net/Catalog/index....d=18&Itemid=53

Also check into running a Holset turbo off a diesel, its popular, esp among the supra guys from what i've read. you can get em pretty cheap too. you just have to weld the internal waste gate. some one correct me if i'm wrong, this is just what i've read and been told.

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Some people do guy, its capable. People see it as a kit to buy and not piece together, but not have the funds to do the rest. It just like everything else out there that gets pieced together, just some different parts, and a shitty wastegate that comes with it

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Save your money , prepare for boost (maintenance) and buy parts as you go and put together a better kit then going with full ebay option.....

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or post 4 more times and see the 'for sale' listing. haha

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