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Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? #51642 Oct 6, 12:21pm Oct 6, 12:21pm

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Has anyone actually turboed their GTS?
Just wanted to know if anyone has put the XS engineering turbo on their GTS? If so please reply so all us GTS owners can dream? haha

Re: Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? #51643 Oct 6, 12:29pm Oct 6, 12:29pm
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There's a couple.

I know a guy from nc.org has it on his GTS.


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Re: Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? [Re: DiabloGTS] #51644 Oct 6, 12:48pm Oct 6, 12:48pm
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I own a GTS an turboing it isn't my dream. The 2zz wasn't designed for turbo much less any f/i.

Re: Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? #51645 Oct 6, 2:39pm Oct 6, 2:39pm
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Yes, Keyshawn over at newcelica.org has the XS kit on his car. You should PM him if you are curios about it, he is a pretty friendly guy, I'm sure he would answer any questions you have about it.

One thing that I do know is that he blew a transmission because of the extra power going through it. If I remember correctly, the people at the shop thought that it may have just been because his transmission was defective/weak from the factory, but at this point it's kind of up in the air...

Re: Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? #51646 Oct 6, 2:40pm Oct 6, 2:40pm
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best I've seen turboed is 13.2 with nitrous and mad traction issues. the other one I saw runs around 14.1 and since I've seen some N/A people hit better times I'm not too crazy bout the turbo yet myself. but it is hella sweet to ride in and hear pssssh lol so if I got one id be mostly for the coolness factor. never know they might improve the design!!


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Re: Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? #51647 Oct 6, 2:45pm Oct 6, 2:45pm
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there are allot of them.

two of them are in DS*R(darkstar racing)

one ran a 13.2(JDM2ZZ) @110 mph with 50 shot for 3rd and 4th gear
horrible traction 2.4 60' and its at calispeedway--a known track that is famous for slower times 2-3 tenths slower to be exact.

another turbo (smaay) hes run a 14.1 at csw which corrected is mid-high 13's. Hes getting slicks and should be into the 12's at carlsbad.

there are several other turbo GTS's.

variable lift and high compression=bad for turbo. Our motors were meant to stay NA, IMHO.

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Re: Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? [Re: Illusive] #51648 Oct 6, 3:30pm Oct 6, 3:30pm
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yup

Originally Posted by Illusive
variable lift and high compression=bad for turbo. Our motors were meant to stay NA, IMHO.

Re: Has anyone actually turboed their GTS? [Re: Illusive] #51649 Oct 6, 4:16pm Oct 6, 4:16pm
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Originally Posted by Illusive
there are allot of them.

two of them are in DS*R(darkstar racing)

one ran a 13.2(JDM2ZZ) @110 mph with 50 shot for 3rd and 4th gear
horrible traction 2.4 60' and its at calispeedway--a known track that is famous for slower times 2-3 tenths slower to be exact.

another turbo (smaay) hes run a 14.1 at csw which corrected is mid-high 13's. Hes getting slicks and should be into the 12's at carlsbad.

there are several other turbo GTS's.

variable lift and high compression=bad for turbo. Our motors were meant to stay NA, IMHO.

peace

Agreed!! but it was fun to ride in th eturbo though! lol soon as my car gets back hes gonna come to my house to do some stuff and I'ma talk him into letting me drive it and then I'll give my opinions then! lol grin


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