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turbo on stock b18c1???

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Old 09-12-2007, 07:06 PM
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would it be a good idea to turbo a stock b18c1? if so how much boost would work for an every day driver and what kind of setup am i looking for?
 
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Old 09-12-2007, 08:15 PM
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Default RE: turbo on stock b18c1???

Personally, if you have the money.... spend it. If your trying to build up a turbo kit and run it on your stock internals... TUNE! spend all your money and some you dont have on a tune. Especially if its gonna be your DD. Get a turbo with an internal wastegate... set low more than likely and just run that. RESEARCH RESEARCH RESEARCH.... those are all the tips you need.
 
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Old 09-12-2007, 11:45 PM
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Default RE: turbo on stock b18c1???

about how much boost you can run safely depends on the turbo.
 
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Old 09-13-2007, 03:58 AM
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well what i origanally wanted to do was try to build a 300hp all motor but after some reserch i have found that is next to imposable and even if it could happen it would cost twice as much as a turbo. i have done alot of rebuilds but never have i messed with a turbo. i know this much i would like to push no more than 12 psi.
 
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Default RE: turbo on stock b18c1???

it all depends on the turbo my friend.... you can run 16lbs on a t25 and run 16lbs on a t88 and see 9-10x the difference.... here's a good way to look at it.
if you put 25psi of water pressure through a garden hose you have a nice litle steam.... but if you put 25psi of water pressur through a fire engine hose you have a WHOLE LOT of water. it's the same deal with a turbo. but i am curious about the same question as well.
guys lets say for $hits and giggles that he's running a nice sized 16g like the EVOIII Big 16g. how much boost could you safely run on it and how much HP would it put down? on a DD (yes we kno it has to be a VERY good tune)
 
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