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kenshin811
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Nov 25, 3:53pm - #335569 
Turbo Preping

I plan on getting a turbo sometime next year hopefully, do any of you guys know which parts i can buy now that would actually be good for the turbo, i.e. Pulleys or flyweel.

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Nov 25, 4:03pm - #335570 
Clutch - thumbsup
Flywheel -not needed.. but optional (Some like and some think waste of money)
Larger Injectors - thumbsup
Boost Controller - thumbsup
EGT and Boost Gauges - thumbsup

Maybe upgrade internals
Pistons - thumbsup ( Selling mine! Wisceo's)GT and never opened box
Rods - thumbsup (Selling mine ! Crower )GT and never opened box

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Nov 25, 4:46pm - #335571 
Why are you selling your pistons and rods?
Im planning on buying those from MWR for GTS applications.

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Nov 25, 4:48pm - #335572 
Originally Posted by GT2111
Clutch - thumbsup
Flywheel -not needed.. but optional (Some like and some think waste of money)
Larger Injectors - thumbsup
Boost Controller - thumbsup
EGT and Boost Gauges - thumbsup

Maybe upgrade internals
Pistons - thumbsup ( Selling mine! Wisceo's)GT and never opened box
Rods - thumbsup (Selling mine ! Crower )GT and never opened box

thumbsup


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Nov 25, 7:31pm - #335573 
don't you need larger fuel injectors only if you do high boost? well..then again if you are planning on boosting high, might as well replace your pistons and rods.

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Nov 25, 7:35pm - #335574 
Depends on how much you want to boost.

Clutch and flywheel would be nice.


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Nov 25, 11:36pm - #335575 
Originally Posted by fraugts
Why are you selling your pistons and rods?
Im planning on buying those from MWR for GTS applications.


Im selling them because I Need money.. and I'm unsure if im gunna boost my car... I might just engine sway it or maybe i will boost it.. I just know not for awhile

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Nov 26, 2:47pm - #335576 
Wow, thanks for the info! thumbsup

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Nov 28, 3:25pm - #335577 
if your lazy a turbo timer. happywink

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Nov 29, 2:31am - #335578 
Originally Posted by Pnoy
don't you need larger fuel injectors only if you do high boost? well..then again if you are planning on boosting high, might as well replace your pistons and rods.

you really dont have to change your pistons and rods but injectors,you need to change it mine i just bought mitsubshi enjectors &modified it...pretty much what we did for good performance but telling you its too much gas but in exchange for high defferents on your speed. thumbsup


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Nov 29, 9:19am - #335579 
Changing your pistons and rods would be a great thing to make sure and be safe though. I know that your runin like 9psi on your car right now and it may be working But i'd worn against constant use of 9psi... I've haeard of many people blowing there engines with that amount of psi

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Nov 29, 10:49am - #335580 
from what i have heard get a compression ration of 8:8:1 and you wont have to worry about blowing the engine on count of compression with the psi


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Nov 29, 3:27pm - #335581 
^^yeah, lower compression helps. you'd need head gaskets, rods, pistons, and injectors to run that. atilla from c2 told me that injectors aren't a necessity for the st.1 kit, but are a good idea. i won't be getting 'em right away, but eventually i will be.


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Nov 29, 3:31pm - #335582 
what would be a normal boost rate for normal day to day driving for the celica?

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Nov 29, 5:21pm - #335583 
4-6 psi. if i get my kit, i'll be running at 6psi (~200-210 hp)


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Nov 29, 7:30pm - #335584 
Originally Posted by GT2111

Changing your pistons and rods would be a great thing to make sure and be safe though. I know that your runin like 9psi on your car right now and it may be working But i'd worn against constant use of 9psi... I've haeard of many people blowing there engines with that amount of psi

depends who makes your turbo and knows what thier doing...but so far my car runs in its best...and thats up to you how you take care of your car,if you rev your car to the max everytime of course! that piston will give up but believe me toyota's pistons are the best.right now only problem i have is to weld the engine good becuase of too much power engine moves.3weeks now ived been driving my car but no problem so far with that much psi.


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Nov 30, 1:34pm - #335585 
how much psi?


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