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recommendations for TC a b18b motor

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by luVTEC, Feb 10, 2005.

  1. luVTEC

    luVTEC Senior Member

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    Hey there,

    I'm considering turbo charging a stock b18b motor, nothing to crazy, i'm looking in the range of a 40% increase in power so maybe 6-8 psi. I dont want to spend $1000's on a brand new kit when I've heard its possible to turbo my motor by using a turbo from a DSM or something...do these turbos come with internal wastegates?

    I figure I'd also need/want

    1. turbo manifold
    2. a BOV
    3. small intercooler (DSM or SR20?)


    Also I'm not sure what to do about piping.

    will I need any Electronics, since I dont plan on boosting this motor too hard?

    Any advice would be appreciated, thanks
     
  2. projectxspeed

    projectxspeed Senior Member

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    Here is what I am planning for my LS-T setup:

    Intercooler (can be had for around 200 for a ok full length)
    Intercooler Piping (Custom, check out your local exhaust shops)
    Intercooler Piping Couplers/Clamps (home depo trip)
    Air Filter (K&N)
    Turbo (t3/4 is what you should look for, internal wastegate)
    Turbo Manifold (a log style would work well for a low cost)
    Oil lines
    Blow Off Valve DSM
    Fuel Injectors DSM
    Uberdata
    Intank Fuel Pump (Walbro)

    Yes you absolutely need a fuel management system. In mininual terms a vafc-hack, but for the same price you can get uberdata EMS software + setup so I would always go that route. You should also get some gauge to monitor you stuff: Vacuum+Boost / Oil /Engine Temp.
     
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  4. beerbongskickass

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    t3 .60/.63 from a junkyard should work well and be cheap.
     
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    I agree with beerbongskickass. While you are there look for that DSM stuff and if you can score a starion intercooler that will also save on cost. If you want an easy time find that stuff hit up ebay its easy to find there.
     
  6. luVTEC

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    Thanks for the replies...

    DSM injectors will fit on a honda fuel rail?

    what is a t3/4 or t3 turbo off of?DSM?
     
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