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Old 01-21-2013, 01:43 PM   #21
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If I decide to go N/A I will have a nitrous setup for track purposes only. All I want is to have fun with the car and I think I will have more fun going N/A over the turbo. I really don't mind if its loud. The car is loud as shit as it sits now. I am running full straight pipe on the factory exhuast manifold with no resonator. Also if I go N/A I know that these Honda guys will try and race me and they will think their cars are faster when inthe end mine will be. And going all motor with a bottle gives me more options, iI can either race against just other all motor cars or against turbo cars and ifi race against turbo cars that's when I turn on the bottle. Besides I like the sound of a fully built N/A car, you just hear the raw power they put out.
Do the n/a build first. Im working on a n/a nitrous setup now. Yeah its expensive but youll be happy with the outcome. When doing builds like this you just need to know all the right information and do the right research. Im not a big turbo fan but ill admit. Yeah they are faster but i have seen them get beat before by n/a vehicels. Also another thing just because you have more hp in a turbo setup doesnt neccesarily mean that you will always be faster. No matter what you do building a car will cost thousands you just need to be motivated to do it and if you are. You wont even be counting the money your spending. If i explained to you all the stuff i did to my car so far (performance/ non-performance) I couldnt even tell you how much i spent. Why? becuase i dont really care because regardless when im done i will win some and lose some. But i will get respect by all. Then look at it this way when your done if you choose to do turbo. Its not like you have to start all over. Just remove some N/A parts and add a turbo and parts inculded in a turbo setup. This is just my opinion on how i feel about my build not trying to bust on turbo guys. You guys definitely get all my respect.
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Also another thing, look at some of these turbo setups they arent close to cheap. Nothing is cheap when building. Just price it out and decide because imo any seroius build of any style. You cant sweat money so much. Not saying blow all your money but where will you really go if your steady monitoring how much you spend. Just ask some of these professionals on the track and they will thell you themselves. performance COSTS!!
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Also another thing just because you have more hp in a turbo setup doesnt neccesarily mean that you will always be faster.

If you take two of the same car the one with more horsepower will always win if everything else is the same.

NA is so rediculously expensive and in a small displacement engine you're going to be slow without massive weight reduction. There is no replacement for displacement but a turbo can help a smaller engine be competitive with a much larger NA motor.
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How much power do you think I can get out of the 2.0 Dtec?
I didnt see anyone address this....?
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Buy a motorcycle. A 7,500 dollar brand new ninja 650 is going to out gun almost anything on the road
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If you take two of the same car the one with more horsepower will always win if everything else is the same.

NA is so rediculously expensive and in a small displacement engine you're going to be slow without massive weight reduction. There is no replacement for displacement but a turbo can help a smaller engine be competitive with a much larger NA motor.
Whats the chances of going against a four cylinder with the same exact mods? People always do different things as far as building a vehicle goes. What im saying is that its alot more things that make a car fast than just HP. As dumb as i may sound think about.
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My buddy just bought a 1.4L Dodge Turbo Dart.. Would take out a 2.0L Ford Focus..
Infact might even give my 2.3L a run for its money..

Turbo is the way to go if have $$$$

HOWEVER cheap power = NOS but at the cost of wearing out the motor faster..

Or do what I did... buy a cheaper Mustang GT hahahaha
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My buddy just bought a 1.4L Dodge Turbo Dart.. Would take out a 2.0L Ford Focus..
Infact might even give my 2.3L a run for its money..
Actually the Focus won this comparo;the Dart has a weight disadvantage. The initial car reviews I've seen has the Focus a few tenths quicker than the Dart in the 1/4 mile but the Dart is getting solid early reviews.

http://www.caranddriver.com/comparis...-rallye-page-2
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Talking about 4 bangers being fast. Bwahahahaha

This place hasn't grown up at all. Only 4 bangers that should be talked about in terms of fast ar motorcycles or real rally cars
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122ci,AWD,full glass and interior panels/dashboard and making over 1000hp at the crank with close to 900hp making it to the wheels through the class mandated exhaust. This car also retains alot of the stock components including the rear axles and factory gearing.

Saw it live a while back up here at 5800ft and it was still clipping high 8s.


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