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Old 12-06-2019, 02:39 PM   #251
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No.
Please no.
Why not?
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Old 12-06-2019, 02:45 PM   #252
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He meant to say:
Yes.
Please yes.

Turbos are fun. What's the downside?
- exhaust won't sound as snorty - but it's already a bit softer sounding because of the multi-valves
- boost lag
- rear suspension will tear loose

Upside:
- spooly turbo sounds, BOV sounds
- boost hits and car *really* scoots
- welders exist to fix that sort of thing
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Old 12-06-2019, 02:56 PM   #253
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What if I did a GIANT turbo on this car? Like a stock C30 turbo.
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Old 12-06-2019, 10:06 PM   #254
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Why not?
Mostly because I think this thing has an NA motor, which I suspect won't like too much boost?
I don't know.
I really like the NA/ITB/racecar system this thing has going for it.

It'll be excellent either way.
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Old 12-06-2019, 10:19 PM   #255
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Old 12-10-2019, 06:50 PM   #256
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c30 turbo would be lit
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Old 12-10-2019, 11:36 PM   #257
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I completely get wanting the power the turbo has.... but I think I'd just leave this alone. It's so fantastic as it is.
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Old 12-10-2019, 11:38 PM   #258
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If not turbo, at least some revs
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Old 12-11-2019, 10:22 AM   #259
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I completely get wanting the power the turbo has.... but I think I'd just leave this alone. It's so fantastic as it is.
Completely agree, at the end of the day it's your car, as far as opinions wanted...this thing is so bad ass as-is. Get the 242 back up and make it the fast/turbo-spoolin' car.

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Old 12-12-2019, 05:27 PM   #260
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If not turbo, at least some revs
I'd really like to rev it higher but I need to investigate there. The damn thing just doesn't want to rev past 6k. On the Dyno the power just dies, timing be damned. That and that ****ty t5 shake rattles the hell out of the shifter right around there.
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Old 04-17-2020, 01:53 PM   #261
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I'm gonna need to see this masterpiece in person sometime.
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Old 04-17-2020, 04:57 PM   #262
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I'd really like to rev it higher but I need to investigate there. The damn thing just doesn't want to rev past 6k. On the Dyno the power just dies, timing be damned. That and that ****ty t5 shake rattles the hell out of the shifter right around there.
Time for cams, springs (maybe?), and headwork I'd wager.
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Old 04-17-2020, 06:19 PM   #263
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Ditch the ITB's if you go turbo. It makes tuning a hassle and adds a bunch of complexity for no appreciable performance gain. I'm eventually going to do some head work on my 242 and I'll convert back to a single throttle body at that point.
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