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Which Turbo? For Gsr B18c1

Discussion in 'Forced Induction' started by slow hatch, Mar 4, 2003.

  1. slow hatch

    slow hatch Junior Member

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    I'm trying to build my engine for turbo but i don't know which turbo to go with? I need something powerful to blow away V8's and other turbo honda's.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    how much money do you have - and don't say unlimited.

    a BASIC setup will run you 4 grand.
    a GOOD setup will run you 10
    a KILLER setup will run you 15-20
     
  3. xmoua0

    xmoua0 New Member

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    Hey Pissedofsol,
    You said that a Basic is 4k, Good is 10k and Killer is 15-20k. I am new to the car scene and I was also looking for a good setup. I currently have a GSR and planning on swaping it into a Honda Del Sol, not a lot around where I live. Now my budget is $5000-6000. What do you think about this turbo setup (rememeber I am a noob and only gotten into cars this past feew months and initially thought of NA GSR motor):

    GSR block
    Type-R Head
    Skunk-2 stage 2 cams
    ported and polish
    CTR pistons and rings
    550cc fuel injectors
    Hondata s300
    Maybe a Greddy or A GT3255B or GT3000???

    Any tips or helpful ideas will be great. Remeber, I only hav $5k-6k to use.
     
  4. Matts96HB

    Matts96HB . Moderator VIP

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    this thread is really old, but at least your question pertains to the original thread so ill help ya out. next time just start a new thread :thumbsup:

    i wouldnt get CTR pistons. instead, take the cash you wouldve spent on those, and get a set of forged internals. it will yield greater reliability in the long run.

    the skunk2 cams aren't necessary either.
    head work is never a bad idea, i say go for that.

    this is kind of off subject, but is also very relevant at the same time. after piecing together a turbo setup for my car, if i had to do it again, id just buy a nice kit. with 5-6k to spend, you can CERTAINLY get into a nice kit.

    this kit is 4500. give these guys a call, theyre willing to work with you on parts and what not:
    Full-Race Motorsports

    seriously, everything is there except a chipped obd1 ecu, which can be had for ~$100 and you can have it tuned on CROME which is a free program. hondata is a waste of $$$ IMO
    there are other little things youre going to need, but id seriously recommend that setup. proven to make power, and well put together.
    even if you dont decide to buy the entire kit from them, get a turbo, mani, and wastegate from them. great stuff.
     
  5. xmoua0

    xmoua0 New Member

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    Thanks Matt, that was a lot og help and sorry for replying to the old thread. Lol. Once I get the parts in and everything up and running, I will post pictures and dyno chats. : )
     
  6. Matts96HB

    Matts96HB . Moderator VIP

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    no problem on the outdated thread, just a heads up! :)
    good luck with your build :thumbsup:
     
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