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Old 07-04-2006, 07:04 AM   #1
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Found out the hard way

Well, I've been working on a custom turbo project for a while now and just recently decided to scrap it. Trying to do it without another car and a hell of a lot of time is pretty much impossible. In hindsight I should have listened to the other guys who said it's a lot easier just to buy a kit- now I'm stuck with lots of random parts. Just wanted to throw a word of caution to anyone thinking about doing it. Not trying to deter anyone with the time and money, just know it takes a LOT of both...


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Old 07-04-2006, 09:02 AM   #2
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Old 07-04-2006, 12:13 PM   #3
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It sounds like maybe I didn't describe it right- the car's fine just gave up with the homebrew turbo kit. What I have sitting is various charge piping (some is fab'd up), a TO3 turbo, turbo mani (they sent me the wrong one and i didin't realize it till it was too late, very small intercooler off a MX3, lots o vacum tubes and I'm sure some other stuff. I'm glad I waited on the BOV, boost gauge, and some other stuff...
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Old 07-04-2006, 02:13 PM   #4
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give the left overs to me, i'll meka good use of them
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Old 07-04-2006, 02:47 PM   #5
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i am putting together my own turbo kit.. im about a little less than 2 weeks..
shoot me a pm of wat u have.. i still need some parts that u may have.
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Old 07-06-2006, 02:51 PM   #6
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why are you giving up it sounds like you have a good start. every ones who does a home made turbo kit runs into probs like that.
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what turbo is the mani for?
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