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Old 11-09-2005, 07:27 PM   #1
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need some guidance

i searched already and kinda found the answer i was looking for but more not so much

basically, i started on the road of n/a and have since decided that i will be going FI since the hp/tq im looking for seems to be only available in FI.

i'd like to be making around 200 whp/200 wtq or maybe a little more. now the kicker is that i would like the power to come on as quick as possible. i read in a thread that one of ur turbos starts at 2500+ but was wondering if there were ne that came on sooner.

im also curious, what kind of boost needed to achieve these numbers, as it would be my daily driver can i get away with this without hurting the engine? what kind of gas would i need, the highest octane that i KNOW i can get is 93, MAYBE 94. last consideration, i have to stay emissions legal, is this possible with what im looking for?

next question, ive already ordered (on the way to me) a 65mm tb, FR stg 2 cams, cam gears, and an aem sri. and i just installed an msd coil and wires plus some ngk double plats. will these help or hurt the boosting process? what i mean is, i was looking into getting a new exhaust from the header back, but i read that some kits replace the header, tb, intake, etc. so am now wondering if its worth while spending money on stuff thats just gonna get replaced again. i hope that makes sense...

neways, thanks in advance for the help, and once again, sorry if im asking questions that have already been covered


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Old 11-09-2005, 07:42 PM   #2
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just put a sc on it and go. that's supercharger.
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i was thinking about that but it seems like the superchargers arent going to get me 200 wtq without ridiculous amounts of boost, plus i was under the assumption that superchargers make better hp #, not tq.

i figure that turbo would be easier than the supercharger for what i want. especially the tq.

btw, ne idea bout the mods on the way...good/bad, and if so y?
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Old 11-09-2005, 09:25 PM   #4
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Stay away from SC they just wont get you the numbers you are looking for

To make your goal of 200/200 you will need to make 9 to 11 psi and on 93 this isnt an issue

The NGK plugs will need to go and do a set of AZFS22C the TB , cams , camgears will all be a plus , the turbo kit comes with a turbo header , larger Exh will be a plus but not a must at all for that power range

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Old 11-10-2005, 08:10 AM   #5
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yeah it helps alot

since the kit comes with a header i assume that it means that i also need a flex, cat, and cat back, to make up the rest of the exhaust. should i go with 2.5" or can i get away with 2.25"?

also, my main concern is, will it pass emissions?
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for the turbo i'd say you want at least 2.5 exhaust. i believe if you are looking into toms kit they can be bolts to the stock cat if you need to pass emissions. otherwise i would say yes get a bigger flex, and cat-back.
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one more question...i live in canada and im not driving down to NC, what would be the best way to go about tuning the chip? should i email u a list of all my mods, and nething i want and u custom tune it or do i just tell u the extras and the rest is a one size fits all? i ask because i dont believe that the ppl im gonna get to install it have a dyno that they can tune it on.

btw, everyone, thanks again for all ur input.
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The down pipe does away with the CAT and bolts directly to your Exh , you would need to find a tuner that can tune it , I only do tunes mail order for the SVT

I can also cut you a deal on the SCT Pro Racer and you will have the ability to tune it your self with my help

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so thats a no for emissions legal then? no cat = no pass on the test = no driving the car...unless im really missing something here

also, how difficult is it to tune the chip myself? b4 u answer, keep in mind, im a noob when it comes to this...
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If you have a OBDII test the computer wont show there is no cat , it will come down to if they look and know where to look many of my customers add a high flow cat and that seems to get them through

As allways i sell my kits for off road use only LOL

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