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KULOD
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LIL RHODY
Feb 16, 10:23am - #104363 
GTS TURBO

I was researching it out and came across this.
http://www.jrponline.com/gallery/gts.asp
Anyone have any opinions on it, looks pretty decent and its cheaper than the XS turbo, one guy said he could get it for me for like 2500, let me know of what you guys think about this.
Thanks

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Caleb
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Feb 16, 10:51am - #104364 
for the price..it looks & sounds decent.

i'm curious of what the #'s will be though when running between 7 & 9 psi (the usual psi for a turbocharger). it's hard to recommend though without having some dyno #'s in that range.

also, i wouldn't recommend anyone be a guinea pig...reliability is key in any aftermarket accessory so let it play out for at least a couple of years. thumbsup

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KULOD
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LIL RHODY
Feb 16, 10:55am - #104365 
I am the guinea pig, once its done and ready, i have to go and pay my guy for it and he said he would even hook it up for me cheap if i represent his store driving around. So when i get it on, ill post up dyno sheets, pics, and videos

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Caleb
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Feb 16, 11:03am - #104366 
sounds good (although risky--but someones gotta do it thumbsup)

definately post back and let us know how it goes--almost everyone here would be interested in turbo kit twice as cheap as the xs engineering turbo (which also has problems) thumbsup

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KULOD
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LIL RHODY
Feb 16, 11:05am - #104367 
I havent heard about the XS problems? Whats wrong with it????

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Caleb
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Feb 16, 11:17am - #104368 
illusive (ecelica user--you can find him in the "racing" forum has said one of his teammates (at least i think its a teammate) has the xs and it's not doing his car good at all. in fact he recommends that no one buy it until some kinks are worked out.

i've also heard of some other problems with the xs (more minor) and coupled with the history of turbos generally having more problems than a supercharger it's jut not worth spending 5k for right now. thumbsup

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IcEd blUe
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Feb 16, 11:19am - #104369 
shi gts has one too, he's having nothhing but problems

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Feb 16, 2:17pm - #104370 
thats Smaay..

he's having problems with the exhaust manifold and some nut came loose in the turbo and screwed up the blades.

among other things.

i'll let him handle the details, if he sees this post


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Steven
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Feb 16, 11:37pm - #104371 
SHI_GTS was having a lot of problems huh? Like what? Last I heard, he just had trouble with a vaccum line attachment or something. I didn't hear anything more serious than that.

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c2gas
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Feb 17, 2:14pm - #104372 
MAn that kit for 2500$ is a gift!! Go for it.

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Feb 17, 2:23pm - #104373 
Is this system available right now or is it still in development like the link says?
Originally Posted by KULOD
I was researching it out and came across this.
http://www.jrponline.com/gallery/gts.asp
Anyone have any opinions on it, looks pretty decent and its cheaper than the XS turbo, one guy said he could get it for me for like 2500, let me know of what you guys think about this.
Thanks


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Feb 17, 2:44pm - #104374 
cool


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Drey
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Feb 17, 7:14pm - #104375 
AWSOM

"products used in this kit are capable of producing up to 350+ HP"

HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE??? wtf


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Feb 17, 7:51pm - #104376 
Originally Posted by Drey
AWSOM

"products used in this kit are capable of producing up to 350+ HP"

HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE??? wtf
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everything is possible.


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Feb 19, 6:25pm - #104377 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by Drey
AWSOM

"products used in this kit are capable of producing up to 350+ HP"

HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE??? wtf
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everything is possible.

yup

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