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Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:45 am 
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Im turboing my EL XR6.
Im only going to run low boost and dont want more than 6psi.

What turbo brands should i go with. I know i should go with garrett, but what are some of the cheaper turbos that are reliable.

Also what size turbo.

Are second hand turbos that have been rebuilt any good?

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 4:53 pm 
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get a garrett to4z

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:51 pm 
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if your only going to run 6 psi have you weighed it up against a vortech supercharger?

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:32 am 
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They all say 6 Lb...Lol...
Low boost requires good wastegate...

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 2:08 am 
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i think ill go with the garrett t04e, is a tial wastegate good value for $300

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 11:30 am 
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yeah i have one of them ,there good for 550 or so hp.

yes but make sure its a real one as there are a few fake ones out there .got a link to it ?,there about $500 over here you can get them from the us for $210 US which is like $225 AUS

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:04 pm 
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/TIAL-SIL ... enameZWDVW

is this genuine, is 50mm too big?

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:06 pm 
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sorry wrong link, that was too a blow off valve, now i seem like a dumbass
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Tial-38m ... dZViewItem

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 2:47 pm 
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yep 2nd link is a real one good price to ,but he doesnt ship to AUS tho

 

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Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2007 10:27 pm 
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If you dun want alot of PSI...Get a small turbo, so your SU TU TU's go for longer:)

 

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Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:29 pm 
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lol, dose it bro.
i bought a turbo last night, got a Garret T04E

t/4 flange
rear a/r is 1.32
front cover is .70
is the exhaust housing too big, how long do u think it will take too spool, what rmp approx?

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:15 pm 
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turbo brooo, last nightdid ya?
when you gonna put it in?

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 5:42 pm 
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hopefully by the end of the year, im getting the manifold made up at the moment, its almost done, just got to get the turbo on friday then get the flange for the manifold.
then all the rest of the stuff i need. so probably a month or 2.

 

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