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Old 04-26-2016, 06:36 AM   #1
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I have a stock 1.6 which will be mated with the following:
  • garrett gt6041
  • auto mx5 cams
  • 440cc injectors
  • intercooler + various pipes
  • home made ms1 ecu
  • 6 speed gearbox
Anything im missing?

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Old 04-26-2016, 07:35 AM   #2
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A GT6041 is larger than your entire engine...

You will also max those injectors out almost immediately with that turbo.
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That turbo sounds like it's for a 6.0L diesel

Go find yourself a gt2560 and learn to trubo.
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Old 04-26-2016, 10:38 AM   #4
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Garrett GT6041
Product Description1350-2000hp capability
Displacement range: 6.0L to 12.0L
Largest Garrett turbocharger available

I mean Failflora and jtothewhat are going to have to step up their game some.
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Seems totally legit to me, especially on the free-revving 1.6L block. Don't let the toolbags on the forum dissuade you from your vision; the 440's will be just fine on the MS1 so long as you toss in a rising rate FPR. The intercooler could probably be pretty small since you'll be running the turbo so efficiently at reasonable lower boost.

Also, I bet you could just skip the wastegate and related actuator entirely. The silver lining to using a larger turbo on smaller displacement motors is they will inherently self-limit; you won't be able to overrun that turbo on your stocker 1.6L. Now, if later you decide to step up to a VVT head and cams, you might have to reconsider due to all the extra flow you'll have on tap.

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$2,000 turbo, $200 obsolete MS1. Nice.
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This could be going good for a fairly long time.. The 1.6 will never spool that big turbo so it will never be in boost
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