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Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? #158679 Apr 18, 6:58pm Apr 18, 6:58pm
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Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor?
i was just wondering cause i hear that Turbo is not good for cars yet wrx, evo, srt, and others come with Turbo so how bad can it really be? confused

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Fear] #158680 Apr 18, 9:36pm Apr 18, 9:36pm
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... Yes. Of course it could hurt your motor. Those cars you listed above were MADE for a Turbo set up. Celica wasn't. Especially with the weak valves...

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Rocketman] #158681 Apr 19, 4:03am Apr 19, 4:03am
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most cars that come with a factory Turbo do not have high psi's running through them. whereas most aftermarket Turbos run in the 6-8 psi range.

turbos wear down ANY engine (weak valves or not). a Turbo does hurt your celicas engine to answer your question. however, it does not significantly hurt it (instead of your celica lasting 20 years like a typical toyota yours might last 5 years less).

to most, the power gains are worth the loss in engine efficiency (i'm a part of this group) thumbsup

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #158682 Apr 19, 9:20am Apr 19, 9:20am
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thanks for info =]

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Fear] #158683 Apr 19, 10:08am Apr 19, 10:08am
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just do internals and yur fine.

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: spaztikid] #158684 Apr 19, 12:38pm Apr 19, 12:38pm

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^^well technically internalls would include the Turbo...lol

i get your point wave

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? #158685 Apr 19, 12:45pm Apr 19, 12:45pm
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Originally Posted by XplodCelica0708
^^well technically internalls would include the Turbo...lol

i get your point wave


well, technically internals do not include the Turbo, internals only include parts on the inside of the engine wave hense, internals

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: spaztikid] #158686 Apr 19, 12:46pm Apr 19, 12:46pm

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rofl

what ever wtf

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Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? #158687 Apr 19, 12:50pm Apr 19, 12:50pm
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ANY mod from CAI - nitrous - Turbo will be more harsh on your car then leaving it stock. If you are worried bout that you shouldnt mod your engine. stick to looks smile


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Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #158688 Apr 19, 3:19pm Apr 19, 3:19pm
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
most cars that come with a factory Turbo do not have high psi's running through them. whereas most aftermarket Turbos run in the 6-8 psi range.

turbos wear down ANY engine (weak valves or not). a Turbo does hurt your celicas engine to answer your question. however, it does not significantly hurt it (instead of your celica lasting 20 years like a typical toyota yours might last 5 years less).

to most, the power gains are worth the loss in engine efficiency (i'm a part of this group) thumbsup


...15 yrs is still good smile by then we'll have 8th gen celicas and we'll all be driving them and selling our Turbo 7th gens. thumbsup

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #158689 Apr 19, 7:34pm Apr 19, 7:34pm
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
most cars that come with a factory Turbo do not have high psi's running through them. whereas most aftermarket Turbos run in the 6-8 psi range.

turbos wear down ANY engine (weak valves or not). a Turbo does hurt your celicas engine to answer your question. however, it does not significantly hurt it (instead of your celica lasting 20 years like a typical toyota yours might last 5 years less).

to most, the power gains are worth the loss in engine efficiency (i'm a part of this group) thumbsup


what do you mean stock Turbo cars dont use a lot of boost, WRX uses 14.7 lbs stock spineyes


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Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: eric_h] #158690 Apr 20, 5:54am Apr 20, 5:54am
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turbos are not meant for the 1zz and 2zz engines, if you get them it would be wise to invest in internals including iron sleeves, the Turbo could seriously damage the all aluminum block under extreme pressure

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: eric_h] #158691 Apr 20, 7:53am Apr 20, 7:53am
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Originally Posted by eric_h
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
most cars that come with a factory Turbo do not have high psi's running through them. whereas most aftermarket Turbos run in the 6-8 psi range.

turbos wear down ANY engine (weak valves or not). a Turbo does hurt your celicas engine to answer your question. however, it does not significantly hurt it (instead of your celica lasting 20 years like a typical toyota yours might last 5 years less).

to most, the power gains are worth the loss in engine efficiency (i'm a part of this group) thumbsup


what do you mean stock Turbo cars dont use a lot of boost, WRX uses 14.7 lbs stock spineyes


MOST do not. obviously there will be exceptions to every rule. the wrx sti is a very good Performance car, hence the higher psi thumbsup

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #158692 Apr 20, 7:58am Apr 20, 7:58am
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^^ besides, that's maxiumum boost from it's Turbo (although thats still very good).

the evo gets up to 19.5 psi eek eek

Re: Could the stafford fabrications turbo kit hurt my car's motor? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #158693 Apr 20, 9:55am Apr 20, 9:55am
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thats cause the stock Turbo could be a lot more efficient. wink


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