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B20 VTEC turbo reliability?

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by wajouba, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. wajouba

    wajouba New Member

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    Im planning to go with a turbo on my B16 head B20 block... but I was thinking about alot of things, especially the sleeves.. :( they all say it won't withstand the power! I mean I want around 300whp or 10 - 12 PSI... will that happen? I will go with pistons and rods, but will the sleeves take it?
     
  2. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    The sleeves will be fine at 300whp. Just tune the engine well and make sure there's no detonation- that's what damages the sleeves in the first place.

    Moving this to a new thread too- the last activity in this one was over 3 years ago. Look at the dates next time.
     
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    FLounder power hungry VIP

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    the sleeves should be just fine as long is its tuned correctly.
     
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    78civic Junior Member

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    I'm looking into using a block guard on mine. Although it's not intended right now for a turbo, i may add a small one at a later date.
    I've been told and read that it's good cheap insurance.

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  5. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Only if you install it correctly.
     
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