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Old 05-15-2012, 11:33 AM   #8
amoosenamedhank
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Originally Posted by zetecfocus View Post
FSWerks: , no fuel pressure gauges or regulator, no manifold, no dump pipe, no oil feeds lines(maybe it doesn't need them because it's a hybrid turbo?), no turbo timer, no turbo boost controller, no catch tank, and no boost or oil pressure gauges

Please tell me how I can justify a kit without these parts? Do I not need these parts?
I'm not sure what you're looking at but the kit from fswerks seems pretty complete to me.

I think you're confused on what you need here. The Bosch Diverter Valve is what the non ricers call a "BOV". Most turbo kits don't come with gauges, those you purchase separately. It appears by the pictures they have an adapter to use the stock exhaust manifold. The phrase "dump pipe" is typically used for the pipe that routes the external waste-gated exhaust gas. Since this is an internally waste-gated turbo, no need. Every turbo needs an oil feed, and if you look at the picture, it shows both oil/coolant lines. It as states "Water line kit" in the description. Since the turbo is water cooled as well, there is no need for a turbo timer. I don't see a boost controller so I'm guessing they intend for you to run spring pressure. However boost controllers are cheap. Is a "catch tank" suppose to mean an oil catch can? If so, also not a typical part you see in a turbo kit. For your last point, once again, gauges typically don't come in turbo kits. All they would do is jack up the price of the kit and force you to buy a certain gauge.

I also see an EGR block off plate in the picture as well.

Source:


● Garrett GT28 turbo with custom modifications
● Garrett GT28R, GT28RS and GT2871R (Optional)
● Internal wastegate actuator
● Stainless steel downpipe with o2 sensor fittings
● Powder coated plumbing with bead rolled ends
● 3 and 4 ply silicone connecting hoses
● Stainless steel hose clamps
● 42lb. Bosch fuel injectors
● Water line kit
● Bosch Diverter Valve
● Custom MAF housing
● ITG Maxogen air filter
● FSWERKS / SCT X3 ECU flasher
● Custom FSWERKS ECU programming
● Free dyno tuning session - call for details
● Front mount intercooler

For $3,295, I think this is a pretty damn good deal.
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