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Old 05-14-2007, 04:37 PM   #1
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tomorrow i pick up my car from rpm... they have it tuned for 22psi on my big 16g turbo... ill try and post a video this friday if the weathers good... should be fast.. i hope...
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neato, that's swell!






pics and video and free test rides or ban. (pics optional)
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sweet dude, should be reeeaaaly fast! Video is a must though! Build engine I assume?
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yeah... weisco pistons, cometic head gasket, apr main studs 323 gtr rods, new crank and some other stuff
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yeah i was trying to outrun a new civic si the other day and couldnt... so i decided to get the link and new injectors in
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turns out he had a t70 turbo installed... that turbo looked bigger than my 1.6l motor.. haha... wasnt too upset after that...
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Any more specs on your setup? 22 psi on pump gas?
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lets place some bets, what are the predicted numbers? who wants to go first?
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did they not tell you what kind of power it's making now?
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22psi on GTX rods? what are they capable to?
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i have all the work listed on my vb garage...

not to sure about the power... rpm doesnt have a dyno yet... their garage is to full of cars right now for them to get one...i really have no idea what power im going to be putting down..
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they have run 30psi on them in japan all day long.. i was reading a few different forums with google translator
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i have all the work listed on my vb garage...

not to sure about the power... rpm doesnt have a dyno yet... their garage is to full of cars right now for them to get one...i really have no idea what power im going to be putting down..
I hate to ask... but...

How do you think they tune to 22psi without a dyno?
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this is the best shop on the east coast...they know what they are doing...
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Street Tuning? I know a Subaru shop who does/did that in NC...
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Either on the street or by guessing...
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22psi on GTX rods? what are they capable to?
Quite a bit more than you might think.

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I've been hearing alot about these GTX engines... are they 1.8's ... can we buy the blocks?
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Damn, that just seems like big PITA to street tune a car like that as a business.
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