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Old 06-10-2005, 02:35 PM   #1
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tom very important!

ok i really need to know a couple things, ive read that having a stock auto. tranny with a turbo is a bad idea so i just bought a stock manual tranny to swap. so i gotta put that in yet, but after i do or even if before i do, is it safe to drive my car with the turbo on it to a tuner shop. the guy there said i would have to bring the car down to put on dyno and get it tuned. The shop is about 4 1/2 hours maybe a little less from where i live and that is the closet one that can tune a diablosport switch chip that i have for my car.
my other question is am i going to have to put engine to swap out tranny to put in a manual one or can it be done without doing so?


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Old 06-10-2005, 07:44 PM   #2
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It can be installed with out pulling the trans , How far are you from McNews

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Old 06-11-2005, 07:37 PM   #3
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no , i need to know if i have to pull motor to put in a manual trans, cause i am going to swap my auto trans out. the turbo is already on motor. and i need to know if it is safe to drive my car with the turbo on it to the tuner shop. i dont know where Mcnews is?
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drive it. who said you can't drive it? racing it now that's another story.
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it's generally not conisdered a good idea to drive an untuned turbo car for any amount of time. yes, some people get away with it with no harm done, others blow up their engines. mcnews is in dillsburg, pa off of rt 15 a few miles south of the PA turnpike
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drive it. who said you can't drive it? racing it now that's another story.

If you stay out of boost you should be able to drive it there as long as the injectors are big enough. However, I will defer to Tom's opinion on this one.
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With larger injectors and larger MAF comes more timing even at cruise , I wouldnt do it

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There is the expert opinion on that one ^^^^...
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Mcnews is just as far as the other tuner shop, but maybe ill give them a call too. well, im prob gonna have to drive it there. so i guess ill have to take it easy or something.
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...you could always have it towed. AAA+ gives up to 4 tows and up to 100mi .
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