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anyone think that this is possible?

i think itd be sweet to have not 1 but a twin turboed SPI fofo!!! [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8]

oo man i would be able to run down vettes and shit, i was thinking about this all day today


man this vision could become a reality but ima need to do much research on turbos in general......


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man effin nuts it shall be hehe[8] [8] [8] [8]
 

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^ one turbo is better, believe me
 

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2 small turbos equal i BIG turbo. IMO i would just get one big one if the motor could hold it.
 

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i'm sure a single turbo can create more boost than a spi can handle, why go with a TT setup? or is it just an originality thing?
 

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^ dude, SPIs can handle ALOT of boost especially after a bottom end build up
 

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Twin turbo is possible for any motor.
But just because there's 2 turbo's does'nt mean it's gonna make twice the boost and twice the power. A single system will be easyer to install and perform just as good. Maybe you should tackle a single first, then when you master that you can try for 2.
 

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just curious, but how are you going to get around the heavy flywheel? If Ford was to put lighter ones in then we could have a better chance out there, with what i have done so far to this thing. I should be right there next to stock B16 hondas, but i seriously think the flywheel is the killer of all the potential the SPI or even the Zetec could ever have. On a lighter note GO CAST IRON BLOCKS.
 

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The SPI-T god has spoken
 

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viney266 said:
Anything is possible, all it takes is money.
Very true! I believe that just about anything is possible ..... however, that still didn't keep me from LOL as soon as I read the title! LOL

Anyway, the feasability and practicality of a twin turbo 4 banger is questionable at best IMO.
 

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F2focus.com did it on the Dura I believe, but as we know, that is a completely different engine, so obviously it can happen, the real question is, will it ever?
 

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just curious, but how are you going to get around the heavy flywheel? If Ford was to put lighter ones in then we could have a better chance out there, with what i have done so far to this thing. I should be right there next to stock B16 hondas, but i seriously think the flywheel is the killer of all the potential the SPI or even the Zetec could ever have. On a lighter note GO CAST IRON BLOCKS.
The flywheel is'nt holding that much power back. If that was the case then my Escort with the N/A SPI swap and lightend flywheel should run 14's, but it did'nt. Not as fast as a b16 civic even with the light flywheel and 2300lb curb weight.
 

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The heavier flywheel will help the motor create better low end torque in a FI application...... but then again faster revs are pretty sweet
 

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^^

F1's rev pretty damn fast as is, I would hate to see what it would do with a light weight flywheel.
 

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focusin said:
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F1's rev pretty damn fast as is, I would hate to see what it would do with a light weight flywheel.
F1's dont really have much of a flywheel, the clutch IS the weight of the flywheel.
 

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LOL

Isn't the biggest problem with lightweight flywheels the potential to warp?

What are the chances of that happening on a daily driver weekend racer?
 

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The biggest problem with a light weight flywheel in a daily driver is the loss of drivability. F1's dont take off from a stop doing a burn out because it looks cool, they have to do that to keep the engine from stalling.
 

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Ahh...


Ok then, so are thier other options like just a reduced weight flywheel that will help with revs but still be drivable or is it just the race flywheels?
 

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do it good luck finding a manifold and header set up its all custom fab, I got quoted 1600 just for a single mani with a T3 set up. but I am not sure how much bost you can run.

I found out its cheaper and easier in the long run to just throw a small block in my rambler slap a 4 speed on to it throw a 9 inche rear in the back ( not sure what gears) and hold on and call me daddy
 
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