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Old 02-04-2008, 10:23 PM   #1
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Default gt17, how small are they?

anyone familiar with the Garrett gt17 turbo? max cfm, psi, etc?
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turbotim used two tiny turbos for his TT setup. Might have been 17s actually. Try a search for his setup, might shed some light.
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Tim used GT15's
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small for a 600cc motorcycle engine small
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lawn mower turbo ftw.... because uk, my sr20 T25 was a bit too big for this tractor...

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we would have loved a gt17 for that project! haha (btw the t25 DID spool, but only after we bypassed the governer.. and when it did it pulled like hell)
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they came stock on the Saab 9-5, so they can't be that small guys.
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they came stock on the Saab 9-5, so they can't be that small guys.
I have seen a turbo on those cars, the size of my hand MAYBE. Its way too small for anyhting useful.
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well, I would just swap it in for auto-X days and I have a bigger t3 for more power.
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lawn mower turbo ftw.... because uk, my sr20 T25 was a bit too big for this tractor...

we would have loved a gt17 for that project! haha (btw the t25 DID spool, but only after we bypassed the governer.. and when it did it pulled like hell)
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LMAO, That's awesome!

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that lawnmower= win

would love to see a video
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lawnmower is awsome, more details and pics and videos of the lawnmower. How much boost? Was it still carburated?
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damn... does it get more redneck then this?!



i want one.
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hahaha that lawnmower is pretty sick. I like the pipe threaded exhaust manifold What did you do for an oil pressure source?

I used two GT1544's on my TT setup, which is being replaced with two GT1548's. The original build thread on that setup was deleted by Philip. I have one good GT1544 left if anyone wants to attempt to turbo their lawn mower
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yay, from 15 lb/min to 20 lb/min!!!!
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Can we see some mad tyte JDM lawnmower drifting?
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