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Old 05-20-2011, 07:20 AM   #1
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Just after some feed back on my latest turbo build. In the past ive had a relativly basic setup with fmic/2.5" exhaust / link / TE wideband / T25. It was fun but i ended up selling the gear and its now time for a new build. Below is just a rough out of my plans ill be keeping an eye out for sales and bargins on decent gear. My budget is limited like most, but i have a fairly open time frame so i dont mind waiting for bits.

I live in Tasmania AUS so shipping is a big cost for most things but i think i can do ok.

I was originally going to get the cheapest begi kit / ms / lc - but i figured i would take longer and have better performance and upgrade path. My goal is anything between 180-250rwhp and to max the torque as much as i can. I currently have no urge to build a motor but ive planned my parts arround possible future upgrades. Please let me know what u think and give opinions / alternatives / options.

Stage one
MTX-L - 164AUD
Jeff's detcans - 70US - 64AUD
Brain diypnp - 580USD add 20USD for international shipping - 600usd - 560AUD
TunerStudio - 30USD?
Learn to Tune a bit
total - 830

Stage two
Clutch - undecided would like FM clutch but shipping might rape me - 500aud
Injectors - 440cc+ - 150aud
Tune / brake in clutch
Total - 650

Stage three
AF basic mani and 3" downpipe - 800aud
rest of exhaust made locally 3" - unknown - 500?
Garrett T28 2554 / 2560 - Carton of beer for a mate
Oil / water lines misc - 200aud
turbo smart kompact plumbback - 130AUD -Does it matter what size? 20/25/34mm?
Unsure about intercooling at this point or just going crossover pipe. say 400AUD for inercooler setup
Total - 2040

overall total 3500-4000

Additional things when needed
Fuel pump
Diff when mine blows

For stages one and two i plan to be doing as much track type work as i can to learn to drive better.

Prices etc are rough and im making assumptions on things as ive not spoken in detail with some of the vendors. All prices are shipped.

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Old 05-20-2011, 01:59 PM   #2
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What year is your car? Stage one and two look good, three might be a little steep on the estimates. Definitely go fmic though, can be had cheap on eBay or a used setup on here, either way should be less than 200. Not sure what a plumbback is? Bov? If not you need one either way. As far as exhaust goes you've got the right idea, that's were you want to invest your money into the build.
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Thanks for the input. The car is a 1990. the turbosmart plumback is a recirc BOV ( for street legal ). now to keep an eye out for deals
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