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Turbo b16 question

Discussion in 'Forced Induction' started by Specc, Mar 27, 2006.

  1. Specc

    Specc Junior Member

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    dumb question but i am going to ask anyways.... completelystock b16a1 ... how much boost could you run on it safely without injuring it ....
     
  2. EGProject

    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    Well, it depends on a lot of things.

    Mileage
    Age
    Wear
    What turbo setup
    What fuel setup
    How good the tuning is


    I'd say 8-10 psi would be semi-safe on 93 with decent tuning, althought 12 might be a goal with a really well rounded ECU tune.


    Pay the money for tuning, or pay 3x as much later when your engine grenades.
     
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    im gonna third that, tuning son! :mrgreen: almost every kid thinks of it last! plan that first!!
     
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    Exactly, and it's not really how much boost can it handle it's more like how much power can it safely handle.
    12psi isn't what destroys the motor, crappy tuning does.
     
  6. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    psi is meaningless.

    POWER breaks parts.
    not pressure as mesured at the map sensor.

    275-300 whp is a safe limit for a stock b-series on a SOLID tune.
     
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    werd! B would know too! ive seen a stock second Gen B16 boosted 9psi making 296 hp been driving it that way for 80,000kms. BUUUUUT the guy went to the best tuner in the country and paid 1000 bucks to tune it! so again, lets review TUNING!! lol
     
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