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HKS Super Turbo Kit

Discussion in 'Forced Induction' started by truoss, Nov 22, 2004.

  1. truoss

    truoss Senior Member

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    4 questions...

    1. On ebay they are selling this GSR turbo kit for $575. I've never heard of HKS turbo kits before. Are they any good? link: HKS turbo

    2. I have heard some people say the GSR engine isn't the best to turbo charge. Why exactly?

    3. I've read that a stock GSR engine can handle a turbo safely if there is good fuel management. True? What would be the max psi for that setup?

    4. Engine = 94 GSR with catback and intake. Would it be cheaper and/or more reliable to build my head (port/polish, valves, injectors, skunk IM, throttle body, cams, etc.), or install a Greddy turbo?
     
  2. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    HKS is great.

    HKS STYLE is not.

    read what he's really selling- shit.

    ssautochrome is garbage dude. everything listed in that auction is generic crap.
     
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    Why? :hide:
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    do a search man.

    SSautochrome are the manifolds that always crack. they are the same as spark racing, obx, etc etc... junk. yo're better off with a log manifold.
    besides the manifold, the rest of ther parts are all garage too.

    theres a REASON why its 500 bucks.
     
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    sohcslammer Senior Member

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    I guess I just needed to hear you say it. I wasn't planning on going out and buying the kit but I have checked it out and it seems OK to me. The manifold is TIG welded = good. The turbo is a garrett = good. Not sure on the wastegate but it all seemed ok even though everyone talks shit. I was just wondering why.
     
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    Destroyed garret turbo = $80
    Bebuild Kit = $100
    Chineese Labor to do the work = $.10/hr

    Didn't know OBX had all their work done in China? They do. Well, TiAl says so anyway. They're pretty sore about OBX cheaply producing look-alike wastegates.
     
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  8. NyQuiL_AcCoRD

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    Have you ever looked at Inlinepro.com? They have pretty good turbo kits. My boy got a turbo kit from them at an reasonable price. He spent around $3,xxx for the turbo. The link is http://www.inlinepro.com
     
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