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turbo kit vs. piecing one together

Discussion in 'Forced Induction' started by rlhernandez86, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. rlhernandez86

    rlhernandez86 New Member

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    I've been planning on boosting my stock B16 for a while now. I have just about everything except for the turbo, and fuel management. I want to run a safe setup with out worring about blowing my motor. I have heard that buying a greddy turbo kit or some other kit is a better idea, because they have invested the time and money in making it safe. So should i finish piecing mine together or sell and get a greddy turbo kit. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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  2. Matts96HB

    Matts96HB . Moderator VIP

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    if youre already that close just finish the deal. is the car obd1? if so you can just have the ECU chipped and have a professional tune it

    provided the tune is right, and you have quality parts, that setup will be just as reliable as any greddy kit
     
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    95EGCoupeVtec SOHC VTEC at its best

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    What Matts96HB said, just get your turbo, injectors and your way of tuning and be done.
     
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    rlhernandez86 New Member

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    I just dont want to blow my motor, so I want something reliable. Thats my biggest set back.
     
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    that will mainly depend on the tune, just make sure you get that ecu chipped and tuned before you go out driving it around

    it doesnt take much abuse with the car running lean to fry the rings or damage other parts
     
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    yeah you could just either trailor the car to a dyno to have to tuned, or you could have a base map made from a company and use that (wont make the most power but you wont blow your engine) or you could just do both, get a base map made drive it to the dyno then you could even tell them "hey it's running rich here, it's lean here" things like that
     
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