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Old 08-16-2009, 04:25 PM   #1
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turbo to no turbo

can you run a boosted car without the turbo? that is my question.. plus why is it that when you put a different turbo on even if it is the same turbo that you have to retune?


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You could always try to run a supercharger instead of a turbo.
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Old 08-16-2009, 06:05 PM   #3
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I'm assuming this is a continuation to your other thread with your turbo issues--why not just use the same turbo and take a few pulls and get the tune checked over, and be on your way? No use in doing a ton of extra work.
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i would think you can if ur not making boost, just need to have an intake for it.
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i dont see why you couldnt just drive it easily and it have any bad affects.

but as far as the swapping to a new turbo i would leave the same tune and datalog and have tom check it to make sure you are good or if there are any changes that need to be made... or you could just swap to a bullseye s256 while youre at it and go for 550.
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^^^ lol.... the only thing that i want to do is get a turbo that spools faster... i dont want any more power than i have.. what i m looking to do is possibly run the car without the turbo until i get the turbo fixed or figure out what to do...
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Duel or trip BB turbo will spool faster , and a tune is needed because even if you stick with the same turbo and rebuild it it may spool faster or slower both need timing changes

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oh... the computer cant natrurally compensate for that kind of stuff?
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i'll take the turbo from ya ;)
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